Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list...

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Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list...


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Restaurants
 



Applebee’s: 15% off with Golden Apple Card (60+)
Arby’s: 10% off (55+)
Ben & Jerry’s: 10% off (60+)
Bennigan’s: discount varies by location
Bob’s Big Boy: discount varies by location (60+)
Boston Market: 10% off (65+)
Burger King: 10% off (60+)
Captain D’s Seafood: discount varies on location (62+)
Chick-Fil-A: 10% off or free small drink or coffee (55+)
Chili’s: 10% off (55+)
CiCi’s Pizza: 10% off (60+)
Culver’s: 10% off (60+)
Denny’s: 10% off, 20% off for AARP members (55+)
Dunkin’ Donuts: 10% off or free coffee (55+)
Einstein’s Bagels: 10% off baker’s dozen of bagels (60+)
Fuddrucker’s: 10% off any senior platter (55+)
Gatti’s Pizza: 10% off (60+)
Golden Corral: 10% off (60+)
Hardee’s: $0.33 beverages everyday (65+)
IHOP: 10% off (55+)
Jack in the Box: up to 20% off (55+)
KFC: free small drink with any meal (55+)
Krispy Kreme: 10% off (50+)
Long John Silver’s: various discounts at participating locations (55+)
McDonald’s: discounts on coffee everyday (55+)
Mrs. Fields: 10% off at participating locations (60+)
Shoney’s: 10% off
Sonic: 10% off or free beverage (60+)
Steak ‘n Shake: 10% off every Monday & Tuesday (50+)
Subway: 10% off (60+)
Sweet Tomatoes: 10% off (62+)
Taco Bell: 5% off; free beverages for seniors (65+)
TCBY: 10% off (55+)
Tea Room Cafe: 10% off (50+)
Village Inn: 10% off (60+)
Waffle House: 10% off every Monday (60+)
Wendy’s: 10% off (55+)
White Castle: 10% off (62+)

 



Retail And Apparel
Banana Republic: 10% off (50+)
Bealls: 20% off first Tuesday of each month (50+)
Belk’s: 15% off first Tuesday of every month (55+)
Big Lots: 10% off
Bon-Ton Department Stores: 15% off on senior discount days (55+)
C.J. Banks: 10% off every Wednesday (60+)
Clarks: 10% off (62+)
Dress Barn: 10% off (55+)
Goodwill: 10% off one day a week (date varies by location)
Hallmark: 10% off one day a week (date varies by location)
Kmart: 20% off (50+)
Kohl’s: 15% off (60+)
Modell’s Sporting Goods: 10% off
Rite Aid: 10% off on Tuesdays & 10% off prescriptions
Ross Stores: 10% off every Tuesday (55+)
The Salvation Army Thrift Stores: up to 50% off (55+)
Stein Mart: 20% off red dot/clearance items first Monday of every month (55+)

 



Grocery
Albertson’s: 10% off first Wednesday of each month (55+)
American Discount Stores: 10% off every Monday (50+)
Compare Foods Supermarket: 10% off every Wednesday (60+)
DeCicco Family Markets: 5% off every Wednesday (60+)
Food Lion: 6% off every Monday (60+)
Fry’s Supermarket: free Fry’s VIP Club Membership & 10% off every Monday (55+)
Great Valu Food Store: 5% off every Tuesday (60+)
Gristedes Supermarket: 10% off every Tuesday (60+)
Harris Teeter: 5% off every Tuesday (60+)
Hy-Vee: 5% off one day a week (date varies by location)
Kroger: 10% off (date varies by location)
Morton Williams Supermarket: 5% off every Tuesday (60+)
The Plant Shed: 10% off every Tuesday (50+)
Publix: 5% off every Wednesday (55+)
Rogers Marketplace: 5% off every Thursday (60+)
Uncle Guiseppe’s Marketplace: 5% off (62+)

 



Travel
Alaska Airlines: 10% off (65+)
Alamo: up to 25% off for AARP members
American Airlines: various discounts for 65 and up (call before booking for discount)
Amtrak: 15% off (62+)
Avis: up to 25% off for AARP members
Best Western: 10% off (55+)
Budget Rental Cars: 10% off; up to 20% off for AARP members (50+)
Cambria Suites: 20%-30% off (60+)
Clarion: 20%-30% off (60+)
Comfort Inn: 20%-30% off (60+)
Comfort Suites: 20%-30% off (60+)
Continental Airlines: no initiation fee for Continental Presidents Club & special fares for select destinations
Dollar Rent-A-Car: 10% off (50+)
Econo Lodge: 20%-30% off (60+)
Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 5% off for AARP members
Greyhound: 5% off (62+)
Hampton Inns & Suites: 10% off when booked 72 hours in advance
Hertz: up to 25% off for AARP members
Holiday Inn: 10%-30% off depending on location (62+)
Hyatt Hotels: 25%-50% off (62+)
InterContinental Hotels Group: various discounts at all hotels (65+)
Mainstay Suites: 10% off with Mature Traveler’s Discount (50+); 20%-30% off (60+)
Marriott Hotels: 15% off (62+)
Motel 6: 10% off (60+)
Myrtle Beach Resort: 10% off (55+)
National Rent-A-Car: up to 30% off for AARP members
Quality Inn: 20%-30% off (60+)
Rodeway Inn: 20%-30% off (60+)
Sleep Inn: 20%-30% off (60+)
Southwest Airlines: various discounts for ages 65 and up (call before booking for discount)
Trailways Transportation System: various discounts for ages 50 and up
United Airlines: various discounts for ages 65 and up (call before booking for discount)
U.S. Airways: various discounts for ages 65 and up (call before booking for discount)

 



Activities And Entertainment
AMC Theaters: up to 30% off (55+)
Bally Total Fitness: up to $100 off memberships (62+)
Busch Gardens Tampa: $3 off one-day tickets (50+)
Carmike Cinemas: 35% off (65+)
Cinemark/Century Theaters: up to 35% off
U.S. National Parks: $10 lifetime pass; 50% off additional services including camping (62+)
Regal Cinemas: 30% off
Ripley’s Believe it or Not: @ off one-day ticket (55+)
SeaWorld Orlando: $3 off one-day tickets (50+)

 



Cell Phone Discounts
AT&T: Special Senior Nation 200 Plan $29.99/month (65+)
Jitterbug: $10/month cell phone service (50+)
Verizon Wireless: Verizon Nationwide 65 Plus Plan $29.99/month (65+).

 



Miscellaneous
Great Clips: $3 off hair cuts (60+)
Super Cuts: $2 off haircuts (60+)




 



















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    Davydd
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/01 15:03:24 (permalink)
    My experience is most of those places you have to ask for the discount or at least remind them you are aware of the discount. They aren't going to volunteer or try to guess your age.
     
    My local independent liquor store gives 10% off on Tuesdays for seniors 62+. You really have to plan ahead for a weekend that early.
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    Michael Hoffman
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/01 15:16:09 (permalink)
    If I live long enough to ever qualify for those discounts I'll be sure to try them.
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    ces1948
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/01 22:01:17 (permalink)
    Mike the barber.. Port St Lucie, FL $10
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    CNW
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/01 23:26:07 (permalink)
    I have always considered Sr. Citizen Discount programs to be age discrimination. The idea behind them is to give a discount to Sr. Citizens who are living on a fixed income and may be having trouble making ends meet. I have worked in the restaurant business for 25 years and have never seem the discount used in that manner. The typical customer that asks for a senior discount at the restaurants that I have worked in is well dressed and when I look to see the car that they are getting into it is invariably a relatively new luxury nameplate.
     
    When I was managing restaurants, I got so fed up with it that I tried to discontinue it but my district manager made me reinstate it even though the discount had never been a matter of policy. So, I just expanded the program. I give my cashiers the leeway to give the discount to whomever they wanted to with a few guidelines. They could offer it to family and friends and I wanted them to try to give it on based on apparent need. At the time I was running a fast food restaurant just off the interstate and I would give the discount to people with out of state plates driving old beat up cars because they were traveling because they had to. No one with a choice in the matter would drive some of those cars unless they had to.
     
    CNW
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    Davydd
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/02 10:38:54 (permalink)
    CNW,
     
    Actually the senior discount is more designed to tap into the spending power of a large group of citizens and create an incentive to get them into restaurants. It is no different than happy hour in bars or kids eat free on Tuesday nights to drive traffic. The idea is to drive business for profit and singling out seniors is just a good marketing ploy. That well dressed senior driving that luxury car you disdain might have just gone to the next restaurant down the road if you didn't have the discount.
    post edited by Davydd - 2012/02/02 10:40:02
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    Sundancer7
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/02 11:06:42 (permalink)
    I definitely am a senior citizen.  I sorta live on a fixed comfortable income and all my bills are paid and I owe nothing and I intend to keeping it that way.  I do that by choosing where I spend my expendable income.  Krogers  on Wednesday and restaurants that provide a senior discount.
     
    My mother (Mamaw Smith) who lives next door is 90.  She likes Captain D,s.  I know some of you do not but she likes it and I take here where she wishes.  Perhaps you would to.  Captain D's offers on Wednesday a senior discount for three piece fish, slaw, fries or whatever, hushpuppies and drink for $5.00.  Mamaw thinks she has died and gone to heaven.  She also likes Ryan's buffet which offers lunch for $4.99 including drink after 1:00PM.  I take her there also on occasion.  I have noticed that on occasion, she smuggles a few pieces of fried chicken out.  Incidentally they have great veggies and salad.
     
    As another poster mentioned (Davydd) indicated many establishments do the same thing for other groups.  Us seniors have some disposable income and we can spend where we choose.  You gotta protect your assets so there will be some left for children and grandchildren after we have gone.  
     
    Paul E. Smith
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    Davydd
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/02 13:18:53 (permalink)
    Paul,
     
    I know you dress well and drive a Cadillac.
     
    When we travel in our RV we often stop at a McDonalds in the morning usually to sign onto the internet and catch up on email. We often just order cups of coffee. I know they have a discount policy but we never mention it and I estimate only about a quarter of the time do they ring it up as a discount.
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/02 13:44:12 (permalink)
    Davydd

    Paul,

    I know you dress well and drive a Cadillac.

    When we travel in our RV we often stop at a McDonalds in the morning usually to sign onto the internet and catch up on email. We often just order cups of coffee. I know they have a discount policy but we never mention it and I estimate only about a quarter of the time do they ring it up as a discount.

     
    DavyDD:  Thanks for your comment.  I am somewhat fortunate but that is not the issue.  The issue is maintaining what you have.  I appreciate the fact that you rarely ask for a seniors discount but I do.  Like yourself, I have worked hard and long for what I have accumulated and I intend on maintaining that.  Perhaps it is not much that you save but over a period of time it mounts up.
     
    I know you travel a lot and I use to.  Travel is expensive and I know your RV is not cheap to run.  You have some rather expensive hobbies and I am sure that you are able to continue that because you manage what you have. So do I.
     
    Paul E. Smith
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    mar52
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/02 15:23:01 (permalink)
    I've noticed something about senior discounts when I see my mother order them.
     
    They are not discounts.  They are smaller portions at smaller prices.
     
    I don't think that's quite truth in advertising.
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    kland01s
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/02 16:23:51 (permalink)
    I'm 65 but I never use them except when I am making hotel reservations. 10% is hardly anything off and hardly worth it to me.
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    ces1948
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/02 17:00:11 (permalink)
    I use them for haircuts, coffee etc.
    The senior portion menu at most restaurants is smaller servings, smaller price I believe rather than a discount off the regular serving.
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    chewingthefat
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/02 17:47:25 (permalink)
    Sullivans Steakhouse in Palm Desert has a special Thursday food and drink prices in the bar area, the place is PACKED with Seniors, all driving Rolls Royces, Bentleys, that high end type of car. You would think the place was giving away jumbo C D's with each drink. LOL, more diamonds per square inch there than Harry Winston's!
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    Greymo
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    Re:Seniors with discounts on your mind? Here's the list... 2012/02/02 17:49:41 (permalink)
    I like the way Tom takes care of the seniors wanting  a discount.  If they ask for one, he charges double the price!
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