Subway: Grab lunch at Subway and save—most locations offer a 10% discount for those who are 55+.
IHOP: Treat your grandkids to yummy pancakes at participating IHOPs and get 10% off your bill; some restaurants offer a discounted senior menu and/or take 50% dinner on specific nights. Check with the IHOP near you. You must be 55+
Other discounts to check out: Some Wendy’s give 10% off to people 55+, other chain restaurants do as well.
Carnival Cruise Line: The all-inclusive aspect of cruises just got even more attractive—save an extra $100 or more on some Carnival cruises if you’re 55+. Many other cruise lines offer various deals for seniors; call the company you’re interested in and ask what discounts are offered.
Amtrak: What kid doesn’t love riding on trains? Take your grandkids on a weekend trip on Amtrak and save 15% off the lowest available fare if you’re 62+, and save up to 50% for the kids as well.
Other discounts to check out: Many airlines give great discounts to people 65+, so ask when you book your flight. Ask at hotel chains too, as some give 20-30% discounts to people 60+.
National Parks: You finally have time to see the world? Why not start with the wonders at home? Get an America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass for just $10 and never pay an entrance fee to a park again if you’re 62+ (the pass covers up to three people in your vehicle as well).
Kohls’ Department Stores: Shop at Kohl's on Wednesdays and slash 15% off your purchase if you’re 60+.
Jiffy Lube: Keeping your car in good shape just got cheaper—get 10% off services at Jiffy Lube such as an oil change or state vehicle inspection at participating locations nationwide. You must be 55+.
Other discounts to check out: Rite Aid offers savings of 10-20% for people 55+ as part of their Living More program.
AMC Movie Theaters: Why wait till the weekend to go to a movie? Go to an AMC movie theater on a Tuesday instead and save up to 60% off the adult ticket price if you’re 60+. Go on any other day and you still get 30% off. Call your local cinema to see what discounts are offered.
Other discounts to check out: Many museums offer free admission on certain days, or if you’re over a certain age.
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