25+ World Senior Citizens Day Deals & Discounts

August 21st is World Senior Citizens Day, and to celebrate Sara Skirboll, trends & shopping expert at The Real Deal Blog, has put together a…


August 21st is World Senior Citizens Day, and to celebrate Sara Skirboll, trends & shopping expert at The Real Deal Blog, has put together a list of 30+ discounts for seniors to snag.

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Amazon Prime: If you have a Medicaid card, you may qualify for a discounted Amazon Prime membership. If so, you can pay just $5.99 per month instead of the full-price $12.99 monthly rate. Nice, right?

Belk: In select stores, customers 55 and up enjoy exclusive in-store savings on Tuesdays.

Goodwill: Many Goodwill stores have weekly senior discounts. Check with your local store to find out whether they have a senior discount day.

JOANN: Keep an eye out for Senior Discount Day, when shoppers 55 and older get 20% off their total purchase.

Kohl’s: Every Wednesday, Kohl’s knocks 15% off your bill if you’re 60 or older.

LensCrafters: Give yourself a new look with their senior discounts and your AARP card. (Get it? A new look?)

Michaels: If you’re 55 years or older, you can get crafty at 10% off!

Rite Aid: With the wellness65+ program, you get a free blood pressure screening and a pharmacist consultation to discuss your medications and immunizations, plus a 20% off senior discount on the first Wednesday of every month.

Tanger Outlets: Shopaholics, rejoice! Save on already-good prices at Tanger Outlets with a free coupon book, available at the on-site Tanger offices. It includes discount offers of up to 20% off from stores like Rockport, Eddie Bauer, Easy Spirit and Harry & David.

T-Mobile: Customers ages 55 and older can get two lines for $35 per line with AutoPay—all with unlimited talk, text and LTE data. Time to call the grandkids!

Walgreens: Get 20% off in-store purchases on the first Tuesday of the month if you are 55 or older and a Balance Rewards member.

American Airlines: Senior discounts are available for some domestic flights for travelers 65 years and older, but you’ll need to call American Airlines to make the reservation.

Best Western: Those 55 and older get 10% or more off their room rate at any of Best Western’s 4,100 hotels worldwide.

British Airways: AARP members get up to $200 off flights to Europe, Asia, the Middle East or Africa on British Airways.

Greyhound: Why not leave the driving to someone else? Those 62 and older receive 5% off passenger fares.

Hertz: Travelers over 50 can save up to 20% on a rental car. Now you can afford to upgrade to a snazzy little number next time you’re on vacation.

Marriott: If you’re 62 years old or older, score 15% off your stay at Marriott brand hotels worldwide, seven days a week.

Royal Caribbean: Retirement: Time to kick back and relax. Royal Caribbean offers deals and steals on the high seas for travelers 55 and older.

Southwest Airlines: If you’re over 65, you’re eligible for senior fares (fully refundable) and perks.

Zipcar: Urban retirees who rely on public transportation but want an occasional set of wheels should check out the car-sharing company Zipcar. AARP members join for $40 (versus $70) and get $40 in free driving credit.

Cici’s Pizza: Many locations offer senior discounts, but deals vary, so contact your local store for more information.

Cinemark: Every Cinemark theater offers different senior discounts but on different days, so check your local theater box office for pricing and participation.

Denny’s: Check out Denny’s 55+ menu catered specifically to seniors. AARP members get 15% off.

El Pollo Loco: Ages 60 and up get a 10% discount—maximum savings of $1.

Golden Corral: The senior buffet will save you about 50 cents off regular menu prices, but the early bird special is where it’s at. Guests 60 and up can enjoy the buffet between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Saturday, for $7.59—drinks included.

IHOP: From buttermilk pancakes to BLTs, the IHOP 55+ menu has senior discount prices on a variety of menu options.

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