You’ve worked hard your entire life, now why not reap in the benefits and savings? As a senior, you must be aware of the fact that there are many retailers which cater to you. It’s not just stores, but restaurant, travel, and even communication services are available at lower rates. But, how do you find the best senior discounts and which companies offer them? Here we’ll cover some of the many areas you can find senior discounts and save on items you buy.
Jiffy Lube, Midas, and Goodyear are a few companies that offer discounts. The amount you’ll save will vary by location. And, in some locations it’s 55+ while others you have to be 65 or older to save. But, the next time you go in for an oil change, inquire about senior discounts. It’s available, and you can save quite a bit on the cost of car care and service needs.
Shopping for Clothing
Retailers like Kohls offer 15% discount to seniors 55+ on Wednesdays (might vary by state/city). Ross is another retailer offering 10% discounts certain days of the week. Goodwill, and other retails also get into the game. If you’re buying clothing for yourself or others, save on that clothing. You’ll simply have to show your ID and confirm your age to save. Many retailers even honor the discount different days of the week. So, just ask, you can save.
Grocery Bills and Restaurants
Many grocery stores offer discounts to seniors as well. Location and grocery chain differ on the amount of savings and days you can save on groceries. So, check your local grocery store and inquire as to the senior savings.
If you dine out regularly, most restaurants have senior discounts and savings as well. Early bird specials or free meals are regularly promoted for seniors. And, you can save at top food restaurant chains. Burger King, Wendys, Papa Johns, Applebees, Boston Market, and several others offer savings.
If you’re older than 65, there are utility discount programs. In fact, you can save at least $20 a month on metered utility readings. Some cities even exempt certain services like sewage costs if you’re over 65. Talk to or call your local light or utility provider. You’ll find that there are countless rebates, savings, and free services available to you.
National Park Admission
Like Hiking or the great outdoors? If you visit national parks, you can save. Senior discounts are available for parking, RV stays, and entrance to some of the biggest national parks in the US. Like other discounts on the list, days and times might vary as to your savings amount. But, as long as you present a valid ID, you can save on the cost of entry and other costs to visit national parks.
It’s not only discounts here, you can get free gym membership as a senior in some health clubs. Silver Sneakers is available through Medicare and it’s free membership for seniors. It has a list of over 200 gyms, in all 50 US states. So, regardless of where you live, you can save on your gym membership. In fact, you can get it for free. Other health clubs also offer 50% discounts to seniors and other saving options. Some gyms offer discounts on smoothies and other health foods.
Seniors can pay less for movie tickets. The senior discount is close to the same price as a child’s ticket in most theaters. Some theaters restrict the time you can use the discount. Others will allow you to buy discounted tickets at any time. AMC and Cinemark are a couple of popular chain movie theaters that offer senior discount pricing.
You don’t have to pay the full price for items you are going to buy. In fact, there are quite a few ways you can save as a senior, for everyday purchases you are making. So, don’t hesitate to find out more. Ask questions and talk to local managers at grocery stores and restaurants. You’d be surprised just how much money you can save. Oftentimes, it’s as easy as asking for a discount. So, make sure you get the most back in savings as possible, use these great perks to sav