Retirement planning means looking forward to relaxation, enjoyment, and spending your days doing the things you love with the people that matter. Getting older has many benefits some may not know about; however, these discounts can make a huge difference. Maintain your budget while enjoying yourself with countless restaurant and retail discounts or treat yourself to some relaxing  health and beauty services. Maybe plan a family trip without worrying, using senior’s discounts on flights, hotels, and car rentals. No matter how you plan to spend your retirement, there is a discount out there that can help you!



  • Applebee’s: 10% off depending on location and may require Golden Apple Card though this program has been discontinued in many states (60+)
  • Arby’s: 10% off or a discounted drink (55 +)
  • A&W All American Food: 10% off or a discounted drink, varies by location (55+)
  • Ben & Jerry’s: 10% off on all orders (60+)
  • Boston Market: 7% off and some locations may be flexible on the age requirement is flexible (65+)
  • CiCi’s Pizza: 10% off for many locations though some may not offer discounts to seniors as they are often individually owned (60+)
  • Country Kitchen: Great Senior Menu while others offer a Lighter Appetite menu with smaller portions and prices; some may offer an additional discount depending on location (55+)
  • Dairy Queen: 10% off or a free small drink for seniors (15% for coaches) varies by location (free small drink at some locations) (55+)
  • Dunkin’ Donuts: 10% off or free or discounted drinks or a donut with purchase and AARP card depending on location( 55+)
  • Einstein’s Bagels: 10% off baker’s dozen of bagels (60+)
  • El Pollo Loco: 10% off senior discounts varies by location (55+)
  • Fuddrucker’s: 10% off and many offer discounted senior menus ( 55+)
  • Furr’s Family Dining- Fresh Buffet: Up to 10% off the All You Can Eat buffest at most locations (55+)
  • Gatti’s Pizza: 10% off lunch and dinner buffets or $1 off of buffet and game room depending on location (50+)
  • Golden Corral: 10% off dinner or entrée purchase (55+)
  • Grandy’s: 10% discounts at most locations (65%)
  • Hardee’s: discounted drinks or 10% off every day (60+)
  • IHOP: 10% off and offers a 55+ menu with special prices and smaller portions; some locations may offer half priced dinners one night a week (55+)
  • Jack in the Box: Up to 20% off the total or a discounted drink ( 55+)
  • KFC: Free or discounted small drink with any meal or 10% off; some locations may offer meal deals on specific days of the week ( 55+)
  • Krispy Kreme: 10% off depending on location or a discounted drink ( 50+)
  • Le Peep Restaurant: Most locations offer a 10% discount (55+)
  • Long John Silver’s: Various discounts at locations however most off 10% off ( 55+)
  • McDonald’s: Discounts on coffee or soft drinks everyday ( 55+)
  • Fields: 10% off at participating locations (60+)
  • Papa John’s: 25% off for online orders. Enter the code “AARP25″ when placing order (50+)
  • Pizza Hut: 15% discount off regular adult prices (55+)
  • Sonic: 10% off or free beverage however not all location offer discounts (60+)
  • Subway: 10% off on meal purchase or a discounted drink (55+)
  • Taco Bell: 5-10% off the entire meal as well as free or discounted beverages for seniors depending on location (65+)
  • Waffle House: 10% off on specific days, usually every Monday, while others might have a special senior menu (60+)
  • Wendy’s: 5-10% off regular menu items or a free or discounted drink (55+); depends on location
  • Whataburger: Free drink w/ purchase of a meal- varies by loc. (55+)
  • White Castle: Some locations offer 10% off, while others offer a discount card that allows 10% for each visit; other locations provide free or discounted drinks (50+)


Grocery Stores

  • Albertson’s: 10% off first Wednesday of each month (55 +)
  • Fry’s Supermarket: Free Fry’s VIP Club Membership with discounts as well as a 10% off with a minimum purchase of $15 on the first Wednesday of every month (55 +)
  • Great Valu Food Store: 5% off every Tuesday or Wednesday depending on location and may exclude certain items (60+)
  • Piggly Wiggly: 5% off on a specific day of the week depending on location (55+)
  • Sigel”s Fine Wines and Spirits: 10% off one day a week, usually Monday or Tuesday, depending on location (60+)
  • Tom Thumb: 10% off (65+)

Health and Beauty

  • Avon: 20% off of all products (50+)
  • Great Clips: $1-3 off regular adult haircut (65+)
  • Mary Kay Cosmetics: 10% off (50+)
  • MasterCuts: 20% off of all salon services and haircare products Monday through Thursday (60+)
  • Sally’s Beauty Supply: 50% off annual membership card which offers 5-25% off items all over the store (55+)
  • SuperCuts: $2 regular adult price haircut (60+)


Fitness and Nutrition

  • 24 Hour Fitness:  Participant in the Healthways SilverSneakers Program, which offers classes for seniors specifically designed to maintain health, strength, and flexibility as well as health education and access to online health support (50+)
  • Bally Total Fitness: $100 off memberships (62+)
  • GNC (General Nutrition Centers): 10% off (50+)
  • Gold’s Gym: Participant in the Healthways SilverSneakers Program, which offers classes for seniors specifically designed to maintain health, strength, and flexibility as well as health education and access to online health support (50+)


Arts and Entertainment

  • AMC Theaters: Up to 30% off regular adult admission with some locations offering additional discounts of up to 60% off on Tuesdays (55 +)
  • Cinemark/Century Theaters: Up to 35% off with seniors often paying $2-4 admission depending on location; many locations also offer an additional 10% off on Mondays (65+)
  • Rave Motion Pictures: Up to $2 off all showings (55+)
  • Regal Cinemas:  Up to 30% off regular priced tickets (60+)
  • Starplex: Up to 40% off depending on location (60+)


  • Ace Hardware: 10% off everyday (60+)
  • Banana Republic: 10% off (62+in the US, 65+ in Canada)
  • Bayberry: 10% off using the code SR10 (50+)
  • Bealls Outlet: Offers the Club 50 Plus, which gives 20% off all purchases every Tuesday (50+)
  • Dress Barn: 10% off Tues and/or Wednesday depending on location (55+)
  • Goodwill: 10-20% off one day a week depending on location (55+)
  • Hallmark: 10% off one day a week (date varies by location) (50+)
  • Hancock Fabrics: 10% off on the first Wednesday of every month (55+)
  • KB Toy Outlet: Offers the Grandparents’ Reward Club for free which provides 10% off purchases every Tuesday (50+)
  • Kohl’s: 15% off on Wednesdays (60+)
  • Michael’s: 10% off in store with coupon (55+)
  • Rite Aid: 10% offers the Wellness65+ program for free that provides expanded pharmaceutical services, free health screenings, discounted immunizations, and 20% off all purchases on the first Wednesday of every month (65+)
  • Ross Dress For Less: 10% off on Tuesdays (55+)
  • The Salvation Army Thrift Stores: 15-50% off on certain days of the week depending on location (55+)
  • Shoe Carnival: 10% off every Tuesday for Senior Discount Day, Florida may have a different day (55+)
  • SteinMart: 20% off red dot and clearance items on the first Monday of every month (55+)
  • TJ Maxx: 10% on Mondays in Florida only (55+)
  • Waldenbooks: Offers Senior Savings Day on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings depending on locations (55+)
  • Walgreens: 20% off once a month (55+ and AARP) “Balance Rewards” Card required


Travel and Transportation

  • Alaska Airlines: 10% off (62+)
  • American Airlines: Up to 50% off on select domestic flights (Tuesdays – Thursdays) (65+)
  • Delta: Discounted fares and shuttle routes when requested while booking with a senior fare (62+)
  • E-Z Rent-A-Car: 5% off of all car rentals (50+)
  • Hawaiian Airlines: 10% off (60+)
  • Midwest: Discounts only available by phone (55+)
  • Southwest Airlines: Various discounts with proof of age and seniors are also offered full-refunds (65+)
  • United Airlines: Discounts on select flights for select locations (65+)
  • U.S. Airways: Various discounts  on select flights (65+)



  • Best Western: 10% off regular hotel rates when joining the Gold Crown Club and using the promo code MVP1000 at checkout or when mentioned during phone booking; they also offer 1,000 additional points for members of (50+)
  • Comfort Inn: 20-30% off hotel room rates across the US and applies to all other Choice Hotels including: Cambria, Clarion, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Econo Lodge, MainStay Suites, Quality, Rodeway Inn, Sleep Inn, or Suburban Extended Stay. Use the discount code #00062600 when calling or reserving online using the 60+ option (60+)
  • Hilton: Hilton Hotels offers seniors the Senior HHoners Program for free, with discounted rates including additional rooms, designated reservation services, expedited check-in, and seasonal travel offers. This offer applies to other Hilton Hotels, including: Double Tree, Embassy, and Hampton Inn and Suites (60+)
  • Holiday Inn: 10% minimum savings on regular room rates in the US and applies to all other InterContinental Hotels including: Candlewood Suites, Crowne Plaza, Indigo, and Stay Bridge (50+)
  • Hyatt Hotels: 25%-50% off regular rates in the US and Canada (62+)
  • Mainstay Suites: 10% off with Mature Traveler’s Discount 50+ and 20%-30% off for 60+
  • Marriott Hotels: 15% off and applies to all other Marriot Hotels including: Courtyard, Fairfield Inn, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Spring Hill Suites, and Towne Place Suites (62+)
  • Motel 6: 10% off room rates in the US and Canada and offers free stay for children and grandchildren under 18 with senior guest; discounts also apply to Studio 6 (60+)
  • Quality Inn: 20%-30% off (60+)
  • Radisson Suites: 10% off room rates depending on location (60+)
  • Ramada Suites: Members of receive 5% off of the best Rate of the Day with advanced reservations using the ID# 26146 and may offer additional discounts for seniors 60 years or older. This offer extends to other hotels, including: Baymont Inn & Suites, Howard Johnson, Knight Inn, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Super 8 Motel, and Wingate (60+)
  • Travelodge: 10% off (50+)

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About the Author: Victoria K. Stickley is a copywriter, editor, and senior content manager based in the Dallas area. Her graduate education in counseling and research has helped immensely in her writing as well as the care she provides for her grandparents. She currently provides support and resources to senior care websites as she learns and experiences senior care first-hand.