All The Best Senior Discounts

Key Takeaways

  • Senior discounts help senior citizens enjoy their retirement without financial stress.
  • Many companies have very generous discounts they offer seniors to help them save money.
  • Senior discounts are there to assist the elderly in affording all their necessities and the opportunity to travel, go to the movies, and dine out at affordable prices.
  • If you become an AARP member, you will receive exclusive senior discounts that non-AARP members do not have access to.

We’ve all heard about senior discounts, and it is nice to know that countries are looking out for and making provisions for elderly citizens. But what most of us don’t know how extensive the list of senior discounts is. We have broken the list down into categories, listing some truly wonderful senior discounts.


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Necessity Expenses Senior Discounts

AARP is the leading senior discount program that allows seniors to receive all the vital necessities they need, such as optical, hearing, or pharmaceutical requirements and insurance (home and car) at senior discount prices. Click on each of the links below to view the senior discounts made available by AARP. These include the following companies;

Restaurant Senior Discounts

Although dining out is considered a luxury, occasional dining outing is good for the soul. The opportunity to eat out doesn’t have to exclude senior citizens who are not always able to afford the regular prices on menus. Click on the links to view the senior discounts. The following restaurants have made provisions for seniors by offering senior discount deals:

Luby’s

  • Discount Details: The Senior Luann Special @ $7.99 – 3:00 pm to closing time only.
  • Who Can Benefit: Everyone (no requirements).

The Oceanaire Seafood Room

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit:  You must present your AARP card at checkout.

Landry’s Seafood

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit: You must present your AARP card at checkout.

Chart House

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit: You must present your AARP card at checkout.

Rainforest Café

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit: You must present your AARP card at checkout.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit: You must present your AARP card at checkout.

Perkins

  • Discount Deal Details: Select your favorite meal from Perkins’ Fifty-Five Plus menu
  • Who Can Benefit: 55 & over.

Joe’s Crab Shack

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit: You must present your AARP card at checkout.

McCormick & Schmick’s

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit: You must present your AARP card at checkout.

Corner Bakery Café

  • Discount Details: 10% will be deducted from your check.
  • Who Can Benefit: Present AARP card at checkout.

Bonefish Grill

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit: You must present your AARP card at checkout.

Saltgrass Steakhouse

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit: You must present your AARP card at checkout.

Landry’s Inc. Restaurants

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit: You must present your AARP card at checkout.

Outback Steakhouse

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit: You must present your AARP card at checkout.

IHop

  • Discount Details: Select anything from the 55 Plus Menu.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors of 55 and over.

Denny’s

  • Discount Details: Select anything from Denny’s 55+ Menu and save 15% of your check total.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors of 55 and over.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

  • Discount Details: Save 10% on nonalcoholic beverages & food.
  • Who Can Benefit: You must present your AARP card at checkout.

Public Transport Senior Discounts (Flights, Train, Bus, Etc.)

Many seniors cannot or don’t feel confident driving anymore or prefer to use public transport to get to their desired destinations. Many transport companies offer travel fare discounts to make it possible and easier for senior citizens to travel by bus, train, or plane. These include the following:


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Delta Airlines

  • Discount Details:  Senior discounts are available for limited itineraries. Please click on this link for more information.
  • Who Can Benefit: Contact 800-211-1212 for more information about flight eligibility discounts.

United Airlines

  • Discount Details: Select your travel destination and save on Senior Fares.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors of 65 years and over.

Amtrak

  • Discount Details: Amarok gives 10% off most travel fares.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors 65 years and over.

Greyhound

  • Discount Details: Senior discounts are only available for specific dates and destinations.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors of 62 years and over.

British Airways

  • Discount Details: Receive $200 off Club World (business class) tickets if you buy round-trip transatlantic tickets online to more than 130 destinations, or $65 off World Traveler Plus (premium economy) and World Traveler (economy).
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

Grocery Store Senior Discounts

Groceries are expensive, and after paying our monthly bills and mortgages, we spend most of the money we have leftover on groceries. Seniors who have retired and are receiving their monthly pension payout can’t always buy everything they need. Thankfully, plenty of grocery stores offers senior discounts on various in-store items. These stores include:

Food Lion

  • Discount Details: Seniors get personalized savings and various ways to earn rewards every month. Click on this link for more information.
  • Who Can Benefit: Shop & Earn MVP Monthly Rewards card members only.
  • Discount Availability Days: Mondays to Sundays.

Safeway

  • Discount Details: Seniors can redeem rewards for groceries and gas and earn points every week with special deals and coupons.
  • Who Can Benefit: U reward card members only.
  • Discount Availability Days: Mondays to Sundays.

ACME Markets

  • Discount Details:  Seniors can redeem rewards for groceries and gas and earn points every week with special deals and coupons.
  • Who Can Benefit: U reward cardmembers only.
  • Discount Availability Days: Mondays to Sundays.

Publix

  • Discount Details: Savings every week with special deals and coupons.
  • Who Can Benefit: Club Publix rewards card members only.
  • Discount Availability Days: Mondays to Sundays.

Fred Meyer

  • Discount Details: 10% Off selected items.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors aged 55 and over.
  • Discount Availability Days: First Tuesday of every month.

Albertsons

  • Discount Details: Seniors can redeem rewards for groceries and gas and earn points every week with special deals and coupons.
  • Who Can Benefit: U Reward cardmembers only.
  • Discount Days: Mondays to Fridays.

New Seasons Markets

  • Discount Details: Seniors get 10% Off most items.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors aged 65 and over.
  • Discount Days: Every Wednesday.

Kroger

  • Discount Details: Senior citizens can save with special promotions and coupons, Community rewards, fuel points, and earn cashback.
  • Who Can Benefit: Shopper’s card members only.
  • Discount Days: Monday to Sunday.

Harris Teeter

  • Discount Details: Receive 5% off your purchase.
  • Who Can Benefit: 60+ years.
  • Discount Days: Monday to Sunday.

Retail Stores Senior Discounts

Many retailers have fantastic senior discounts that allow them to buy the things they need, such as clothes and shoes. These retail outlets include:

Kohl’s

  • Discount Details: Receive 15% off your purchase.
  • Online Or In-Store: In-store.
  • Discount Days: Wednesdays.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors 60 and over must present their state-issued photo ID at checkout.

Walgreens Senior Day

  • Discount Details: Receive 20% off cash rewards and eligible items.
  • Online Or In-Store: In-store & Online.
  • Discount Days:  Visit your local Walgreens to learn about their senior day schedule.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members or seniors aged 55 can benefit from selected deals if they create a myWalgreens account.

Rite Aid Wellness 65+

  • Discount Details:  Receive a free pharmacy consultation to check your blood pressure screening and immunization needs, review medications, and free Medicare Part D questions. You will also earn 5 x points for in-store purchases on that day.
  • Online Or In-Store: In-store.
  • Discount Days: First Wednesday of every month.
  • Who Can Benefit: wellness+ member and seniors aged 65 and over. Enroll in-store for the wellness65+.

Big Lots Big Reward

  • Discount Details: Account holders will receive VIP shopping discounts, cashback rewards, and a birthday surprise.
  • Online Or In-Store: In-store & Online.
  • Discount Days: Mondays to Sundays.
  • Who Can Benefit: You need to create a Big Lots account to benefit from this deal.

Michaels

  • Discount Detail: Receive 10% off your purchase.
  • Online Or In-Store: In-store & Online.
  • Discount Days: Mondays to Sundays.
  • Who Can Benefit: Only Michaels Rewards account holders and seniors 55 and over can benefit from this deal.

Tanger Outlets

  • Discount Detail: Seniors will receive a free Tanger coupon booklet with savings of up to $1,000.
  • Online Or In-Store: In-store.
  • Discount Days: Mondays to Sundays.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

JOANN Senior Discount Day

  • Discount Detail: Receive 20% off your purchase.
  • Online Or In-Store: In-store.
  • Discount Days: Visit your local JOANN store to learn more about their senior day schedule.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors of 55 and over. You are required to present your state-issued ID at checkout for age verification.

Bealls Cost2Coast Reward

  • Discount Detail: Receive 10% off your purchase.
  • Online Or In-Store: In-store.
  • Discount Days: Tuesdays.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors 55 and over must present their state-issued photo ID at checkout.

Ross Dress For Less 55+

  • Discount Detail: Receive 10% off your purchase.
  • Online Or In-Store: In-store.
  • Discount Days: Tuesdays.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors 55 and over must present their state-issued photo ID at checkout.

CVS Veterans Advantage

  • Discount Details: Receive 20% off your purchase.
  • Online Or In-Store: On-line.
  • Discount Days: Mondays to Tuesday.
  • Who Can Benefit: VetRewards members only.

Red, White & Blue Thrift Stores Senior Citizen Day

  • Discount Details: Receive 50% off your purchase.
  • Online Or In-Store: In-store.
  • Discount Days: Wednesdays.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors of 55 years and over.

Amazon Prime

  • Discount Details: Receive 50% off your Prime membership.
  • Online Or In-Store:  Online.
  • Discount Days: Mondays to Sundays.
  • Who Can Benefit: Only “qualifying government assistance recipients,” including SNAP and SSI, can benefit from this deal.

Entertainment, Cruises & Leisure Senior Discounts

Who said retirement has to be boring? No matter what your age, everybody enjoys a bit of entertainment and visiting some of Mother Earth’s most beautiful wonders. Various movie houses, travel companies, and cruise liners offer terrific senior discounts to make traveling easier and more affordable for senior citizens. These generous companies include:

Ticketmaster

  • Discount Details: Receive great savings on tickets to select events and shows.
  • Discount Dates: Everyday.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

Grand European Travel

  • Discount Details: AARP Members Save up to $100 (per person) on over 30 breathtaking luxury river cruises.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

Vacation By Rail

  • Discount Details: : Receive 5% off on more than 40 cruise and rail vacations.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

Regal Cinemas AARP Movie Tickets

  • Discount Details: Get up to 20% off when purchasing Regal premiere tickets online.
  • Discount Dates: Everyday.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

AARP Travel Center (Powered By Expedia)

  • Discount Details: Selected cruises offer up to $300 in additional onboard credits.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

Ancestry

  • Discount Details: Save 30% on an All Access or World Explorer membership for the first year.
  • Discount Dates: Everyday.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

Royal Caribbean

  • Discount Details: Receive great senior pricing on selected sailings.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors of 55 and over.

Marcus Theatre & Movie Tavern

  • Discount Details: Pay only $6.00 for any show on the Young Heart special.
  • Discount Dates: Every Friday before 5:30 pm.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors of 60 years and over.

Collette Cruise Tours

  • Discount Details: Receive $50 off cruise tours.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

National Parks America – The Beautiful Senior Pass

  • Discount Details: Seniors can get a $20 annual park pass or $80 for a lifetime park pass that provides admittance to over 2,000 beautiful recreation sites.
  • Discount Dates: Everyday.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors aged and over. You have to provide proof of residency, citizenship, and age. If you have purchased your passes by mail or online, you need to pay an additional $10 fee.

Carnival Cruises

  • Discount Details: Visit Carnival Cruises’ website for more information on their exclusive savings for seniors.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors aged 55 and over.

Silver Sneakers

  • Discount Details: Get free fitness and healthy living classes at more than 17,000 fitness locations.
  • Discount Dates: Everyday.
  • Who Can Benefit: Only members of select Medicare and other health plans and seniors aged 65 can benefit from this deal.

Hotels Senior Discounts

Accommodation can be very expensive, depending on how luxurious you want your stay to be. Many hotels offer great senior discounts so that senior citizens can experience affordable luxury hotels. The hotels include:

Best Western Hotels & Resorts

  • Discount Details: Receive 5%-15% off at more than 4000 hotels globally.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

Wyndham Hotels

Cambria Hotels

  • Discount Details: Get up to 10% off the best rate available.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

Marriott Hotels

  • Discount Details: Receive a senior discount rate at our participating locations.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors of 60 years and over.

Communication & Internet Senior Discounts

As with all the categories listed above, communication and internet services can also be expensive. Luckily, many companies offer reasonable senior discounts on selected services and items to help our senior citizens stay in touch. These companies include:

T-Mobile

  • Discount Details: Choose between three Unlimited 55+ plans; the Magenta MAX starting from $45 per line, the Magenta starting from $35 per line, or the Essentials starting from $27.50 per line. This senior discount is available in all 50 states.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors aged 55 and over.

Consumer Cellular

Discount Details: Consumer Cellular offers 3 deals:

  1. Pay from as little as $15 for Consumer Cellular’s Talk Only plan per month.
  2. Pay a minimum of $20 for the Ultimate Talk with Text and Data plan per month.
  3. AARP members get a 5% discount on usage charges and monthly services and a 30% discount on accessories.

Who Can Benefit: AARP Members only.

AT&T Senior Plans

  • Discount Details: The plans start at $60 per month (single line only) or $80 per month for two lines. AT&T’s 55+ plan is available to Florida residents only.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors aged 55 and over.

Verizon

  • Discount Details: The Verizon 55+ Unlimited Plan offers unlimited data, texts, and calls for single lines from as little as $60 a month or $80 for two lines a month.
  • Who Can Benefit: Seniors of 55 years and over residing in Florida only.

Jitterbug

  • Discount Details: Jitterbug offers some of the best no-contract prices and senior-friendly phones available on the market. You can also save $60 a year on selected Health & Safety Packages.
  • Who Can Benefit: AARP members only.

The following are some of the most frequently asked questions about senior discounts;

What Is The Most Popular Industry Offering Senior Discounts?

The industry that offers the most senior discounts is the travel industry. Everything from rental car companies and hotel chains to major airlines and cruise lines. Seniors can get up to 30% off depending on the companies’ senior discount program, making vacationing possible and much more affordable.

Some companies do not advertise or mention senior discounts on their websites, so it would be best to contact them to find out if they offer them. We guarantee you that the answer will be yes more often than not.

What’s The Youngest Age To Start Receiving Senior Discounts?

Whether you’re retired or not, AARP members can start receiving senior discounts from the age of 50. However, most companies set the bar at 55 and over, and anyone below 55 will not qualify for senior discounts. Some companies even start at 65 and over and do not give senior discounts to unretired persons.

Are The Companies That Do Not Offer Senior Discounts?

Unfortunately, the answer is yes. There is an extensive list of companies that do not offer any senior discounts, such as:

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Academy Sports & Equipment
  • Advance Auto Parts
  • Adventure 16 Outfitters
  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • American Freight
  • Ashley Furniture
  • At Home Décor Superstore
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Barneys New York
  • Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Benjamin Moore
  • Best Buy
  • Bon-Ton Department Store
  • Books-A-Million
  • Burlington Coat Factory
  • Cabela’s
  • Café Press
  • Conn’s
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Dillard’s
  • Discount Tire
  • Eddie Bauer
  • Empire Today
  • Flooring America
  • Foot Locker
  • Fry’s Electronics
  • Gap
  • Gordman’s
  • H&M
  • Harbor Freight Tools
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Home Depot
  • HomeGoods
  • IKEA
  • JC Penney
  • JoAnn Fabric & Crafts Stores
  • Joss & Main
  • LL Bean
  • Land’s End
  • La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries
  • Lowe’s
  • Macy’s
  • Marshall’s
  • Men’s Wearhouse
  • Micro Center
  • NAPA Auto Parts
  • National Floors Direct
  • Nationwide Carpets & Flooring
  • Neiman Marcus
  • New York & Company
  • O’Reilly’s Auto Parts
  • Office Depot
  • Old Navy
  • Pet Supplies Plus
  • PetCo
  • Pottery Barn
  • RadioShack
  • Rooms to Go
  • Rural King
  • Saks
  • Sears
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Staples
  • Sun & Ski
  • Talbot’s
  • Target
  • The Buckle
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • Urban Outfitters
  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Walmart
  • Wayfair
  • World Market

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