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Senior discounts..

mustangluver 2012/01/23 23:55:28
I'M NOT GETTING
OLDER, I'M GETTING DISCOUNTS


As I was waiting in line behind an
older gentleman at Wendy's recently, I heard him ask for his senior discount.
The girl at the register apologized and charged him less. When I asked the man
what the discount was, he told me that seniors over 55 gets 10% off everything
on the menu, every day.

Being that age myself (or a little older), I
figured I might as well ask for the discount too. As I waited for my turn, I
thought about the consequences of doing so. If the employee asked me for I.D.,
it could be embarrassing having to show my license. But if she didn't ask for
proof, I would get depressed that I really did look "old" and that I didn't need
to prove it. Since I always like to save money, I boldly asked for the discount,
and sadly she just rang up the discount (even though I am convinced I don't look
a day over 54).

Anyway, this incident prompted me to do some research,
and I came across a list of restaurants, supermarkets, department stores, travel
deals and other types of offers giving various discounts with different age
requirements. I was actually surprised to see how many there are and how some of
them start at the young age of 50.

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Hmmmm, Dunkin Donuts
gives free coffee to people over 55. If you're paying for a cup every day, you
might want to start getting it for
free.

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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  • sglmom 2012/02/01 06:07:06
    sglmom
    +1
    Thanks for this listing ..
    Don't know whether to laugh (or not) .. seems the grey on the roof gets the discount without even being asked for in the first place!
    (and who doesn't like a discount for us "Golden" folks!)
  • Mrs. V 2012/01/24 02:22:31
    Mrs. V
    +2
    I love getting my Senior Discounts.
  • beachbum 2012/01/24 00:30:48
    beachbum
    +2
    Oh, yeah - always ask for the discount.

    Thanks for posting the info!!!!!!!!!!!

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