NEW *Updated* List of 100+ Amazing Senior Discounts

Today is August 31, 2018 and I have just updated my Super Saving Tips senior discounts list effective right now so it’s bigger and better than ever. Bonus: You don’t have to be 65+ to take advantage of a lot of these discounts as many retailers and services recognize 50 as the line for discounting to “seniors”. I love AARP: If you are the spouse of an AARP card holder (who is age 50+), you can get the discounts they offer no matter what your age. My own wife at 48 gets them!

I've updated my comprehensive list of senior discounts, with everything from dining to groceries and shopping to travel. For many, you don't have to be 65!


Many of your favorite places to shop and dine are offering these special discounts. Regardless of whether you feel like eating fast food or a steak dinner, shopping at high end specialty stores or major discount operations, keep this list handy but do keep in mind that these deals may vary based on location. Oh, and don’t forget to ask for the discounts! You may not ever be proactively offered discounts just because you are standing in line at the checkout, so ask!

Also, most places do not allow you to combine discounts, so if you have a coupon or other discount, confirm you can use both or be sure to do the math so you get the better discount.

Senior Dining Discounts

Applebee’s 10-15% off, varies by location, may require Golden Apple card (60+)
Arby’s 10% off, some reports of a free drink, varies by location (55+)
A&W 10% off, varies by location
Backyard Burger Free drink with purchase
Ben & Jerry’s 10% off, varies by location (60+)
Bob’s Big Boy Discount varies by location (60+)
Bonefish Grill 10% off for AARP members
Boston Market Discount varies by location (65+)
Burger King 10% off, plus additional discount on coffee and soft drinks (60+)
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co 10% off for AARP members, 10% military discount
Captain D’s Seafood Wednesdays choice of 8 meals + drink for $4.99 or less, varies by location (62+)
Carrabba’s Italian Grill 10% off for AARP members
Carrows Restaurants Golden 55 Menu, discounted breakfast, lunch, and dinner (55+)
Chart House 10% off for AARP members
Chick-fil-A Free refillable senior drink, not including coffee, varies by location
Chili’s 10% off (55+)
CiCi’s Pizza Varies by location
Claim Jumper 10% off for AARP members
Corky’s Homestyle Kitchen & Bakery Special senior menu and senior’s frequent diner card (buy 9 get 1 free) (55+)
Country Kitchen Senior menu (55+)
Culvers Corner 10% off (60+)
Dairy Queen 10% off or a small drink (55+)
Denny’s Varies by location, 15% off for AARP members
Dunkin’ Donuts Free donut with purchase of large or XL beverage for AARP members
Einstein’s Bagels 10% off (60+)
El Pollo Loco 10% off (60+)
Fazoli’s Special offerings and menu items when you join “Club 62”
Friendly’s Restaurants 10% off and a free coffee during breakfast or free sundae during non-breakfast
Fuddrucker’s 10% off any senior platter (55+)
Gatti’s Pizza 10% off
Golden Corral Most locations offer 10% off and early bird special (60+)
Hardee’s $0.33 beverages every day, also 10% off at some locations (52+)
IHOP Senior menu with discounted items (55+)
Jack in the Box Up to 20% off (55+)
KFC Varies by location, free small drink with any meal (55+)
Krispy Kreme Donuts Age and discount varies by location, 10% off (50+)
Landry’s Seafood 10% off for AARP members
Long John Silver’s Varies by location (55+)
McCormick & Schmick’s 10% off on food and beverages (excluding alcohol) for AARP members
McDonald’s Discounts on coffee and other beverages (55+)
Mrs. Field’s Varies by location, 10% off (60+)
Old Country Buffet Daily discounts (55+)
The Old Spaghetti Factory Senior menu with discounted items
Outback Steakhouse 10% off on food and beverages (excluding alcohol) for AARP members
Papa John’s Varies by location
Perkins Restaurants Special menu and deals (55+)
Pollo Tropical 10% off (50+)
Ponderosa Steakhouses Varies by location, senior menu available (60+)
Rainforest Cafe 10% off for AARP members
Sizzler Varies by location, special senior menu (60+)
Sonic 10% off (60+)
Souplantation Senior meal deal $7.99 including beverage from 2-5 pm, Mon-Thu, all other times 10% off (60+)
Steak ‘n Shake 10% off (50+)
Subway 10% off, varies by location (60+)
Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt 10% off for AARP members
Sweet Tomatoes Senior meal deal $8.29 including beverage from 2-5 pm, Mon-Fri
Taco Bell 5% off, free beverages (65+)
TCBY 10% off (55+)
Tea Room Cafe 10% off (50+)
Traditions Restaurant (East TX) Senior platter meal for $4.71 (50+)
Uno Pizzeria & Grill 25% off on Wednesdays for “Double Nickel Club” members (55+)
Village Inn 10% off (60+)
Waffle House 10% off every Monday (60+)
Wendy’s Varies by location, 10% off or free coffee
Whataburger Varies with location, free drink with meal purchase (55+)
White Castle 10% off (62+)

Senior Shopping Discounts

Banana Republic 10% off including sale items in stores only (62+, 65+ in Canada)
Bealls 15% off every Tuesday (50+)
Belk Exclusive in-store savings on the first Tuesday of the month (55+)
Burkes Outlet 15% off every Monday with free loyalty card (50+)
C.J. Banks / Christopher & Banks 10% off every Wednesday on full priced merchandise in stores only (60+)
Dress Barn 10% off every Tuesday or Wednesday (varies by location) (65+)
Family Dollar Exclusive savings on select items to AARP members
Goodwill 10% off, day of the week varies by location (55+)
Joann Fabric 20% off, in stores only (55+)
Kohl’s 15% off every Wednesday, in stores only (60+)
Michael’s 10% off, in stores only (55+)
Ross Stores 10% off every Tuesday with senior discount card (55+)
Salvation Army Thrift Stores Varies by location, 15-50% off (55+)
Stein Mart Discounts the first Monday of each month, visit the website for Senior Day coupons (55+)
TJ Maxx 10% off every Monday, Florida only (55+)
Walgreens 20% off once a month with Balance Rewards card (65+ and AARP members)

Senior Grocery Discounts

Albertsons 10% off the first Wednesday of each month (55+)
American Discount Stores 10% off every Monday (50+)
Bi-Lo 5% off every Wednesday (60+)
Compare Foods Supermarket 10% off every Wednesday (60+)
DeCicco Family Markets 5% off every Wednesday (60+)
Fred Meyer 10% off the first Tuesday of each month (55+)
Fry’s Food Stores 10% off the first Wednesday of each month (55+)
Great Valu Food Store 5% off every Tuesday (60+)
Gristedes Supermarket 10% off every Tuesday (60+)
Harris Teeter 5% off every Thursday (60+)
Hy-Vee Varies by location
Morton Williams Supermarket 5% off every Tuesday (60+)
New Seasons 10% off most items every Wednesday (65+)
Piggly-Wiggly 5% off every Wednesday (60+)
Publix 5% off every Wednesday only in TN, NC, and the northern portions of AL, SC, and GA (60+)
Uncle Guiseppe’s Marketplace 5% off every Wednesday (65+)

Senior Airline Discounts

American Airlines Various discounts, call to apply (65+)
British Airlines Save up to $200 on flights for AARP members
Southwest Airlines Various discounts, call to apply (65+)
United Airlines Various discounts, call to apply (65+)

Senior Car Rental Discounts

Alamo Car Rental Up to 25% off for AARP members
Avis $10-25 off for AARP members
Budget Rent-A-Car Everyday savings of 10-25% off all vehicles, use discount code #Y508537 to get the lowest rate for AARP members
Dollar Rent-A-Car 10% off (50+)
Hertz Use discount code CDP#2007815 for exclusive deals (50+)
Payless Car Rental 5% off leisure daily, weekly, weekend, and monthly rates, use discount code KW47RY for AARP members

If you know of any additions (or corrections!) to this list, please let me know so I can pass them along. Things change, but you can keep on top of those changes by simply asking about a discount!

Good bargain hunting to you and enjoy all of these ways to save. I’d also love to know how much and where you took advantage of some of these deals so please feel free to post your comments!


  1. Louise

    Thanks for the list! I hadn’t looked at car rental discounts before.
    Like your wife, I was also a young bride and benefited from my husband’s AARP card until I grew into my own. We use that card often for motel discounts, usually 10%.
    Amtrak has 10% off fares for seniors over 65. Children riding with adults have special fares, and if those can be combined, it could be a fun quick family trip. My parents took us and all the neighborhood children on a one-way train trip one weekday when I was young, riding thirty miles to where another parent picked us up to drive us home. We didn’t live in a city or with mass transport, so it was a big deal.

    1. Great information, Louise, regarding Amtrak. You made me recall the time when my daughter was little and we took the train from our home in Central NJ into New York City, just for the ride. It was her first time on a real train. In this modern age of jet travel, a train ride is somehow a more interesting experience than you might think. Thanks for commenting.

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