financial perks for seniors

Best Senior Discounts for Ultimate Savings in Retirement

One of the best parts about retirement are the incredible financial perks for seniors. From discounts on travel and dining to entertainment and retail, there are countless opportunities to unlock substantial savings. Discover a treasure trove of financial perks for seniors as we reveal the best discounts and benefits available!

Tip: Many senior discounts require an AARP membership. Look into signing up for AARP today so you don’t miss out on any big savings!


Many major airlines, hotels and other travel-focused companies offer exclusive senior discounts on flights and accommodations. Don’t be afraid to ask when booking your next trip or explore their websites for specific details! Some examples include:

  • United Airlines: Discounts for seniors 65 and older.
  • Delta Airlines: Discounts on fares in certain markets.
  • Royal Caribbean: Reduced prices (for certain sails) for seniors 55 and up.
  • Carnival Cruise: Reduced prices (for certain sails) for seniors 55 and up.
  • Amtrak: 10% off most domestic rail fares for people 65 and up; 10% off most Canadian rail fares for seniors 60 and up.
  • Best Western: 15% off for seniors 55 and up.
  • Motel 6: Seniors receive an 8% discount on the lowest rate, which can mean spending less than $50 a night.
  • Hertz: Up to 20% off your next rental for seniors 50 years old and up.
  • Budget Car Rental: Up to 30% off your next Budget rental for AARP members.
  • Avis: Up to 30% off your next Budget rental for AARP members.

Entertainment & Culture

Explore your local parks, museums, movie theaters, and cultural attractions to discover discounted or free admission for seniors. Some great examples of these include the following:

  • AMC Theaters: People 60 and up receive discounted rates on tickets.
  • National Parks: The America the Beautiful Senior Pass offers a $20 annual park pass or $80 lifetime park pass to 2,000+ recreation sites for seniors 62 years and older.
  • Ticketmaster: 50% off deals for AARP members.

Health & Wellness

Many pharmacies and convenience stores offer additional discounts or loyalty programs tailored to seniors, making it easier to manage your healthcare needs and everyday expenses. Some examples include the following:

  • Rite Aid: Rite Aid’s Wellness program offers 20% off purchases (other than prescriptions) on the first Wednesday of each month and 5x points on in-store purchases for seniors 65+.
  • Target Optical: Exclusive deals for AARP members, such as $10 off an eyewear purchase, extra $10 off non-prescription sunglasses, 10% off contact lenses and more.
  • CVS ExtraCare: 2% back in ExtraBucks Rewards (when you use your ExtraCare card).
  • Lenscrafters: 10-50% off select items for AARP members.
  • Walgreens: 20% the first Tuesday of each month for seniors 55+ or AARP members.
  • Walmart Pharmacy: Discounts on various prescriptions AARP members with RX cards.

Retail & Technology

Retailers often provide special senior discounts for clothing, home goods, and more; this goes for technology and utilities, too. Some examples include the following:

  • Goodwill: 15% off for seniors 55 and older.
  • JOANN Fabrics: 20% on Senior Days for those 55 and older.
  • Kohl’s: 15% off every Wednesday for seniors 60 and older.
  • Michael’s: 10% off for members 55 and older.
  • Amazon Prime: 50% off a Prime membership.
  • AT&T: Up to $45 off activation fees, 15% off eligible accessories and more for AARP members.
  • T-Mobile: Discounted phone plans (ranging from $27/line a month to $45/line a month) for seniors 55 and up. 
  • Verizon: $15 off one or two lines for seniors 55 and up.

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