Aging doesn't always have its perks, but this list of discounts might add some pizzazz to the fact of getting older and help cut costs for retirees. Starting at age 50 (the minimum age for AARP membership), seniors can cash in on numerous deals just for being born on or before the date required for the bargain. Simply flash an ID to collect on most discounts, although some apply only to AARP members and some are offered only by select chain franchisees. These discounts might make retirement a little more fulfilling.


Note: Be sure to check with each company regarding exclusions and additional requirements.




Restaurant Discounts

RestaurantDiscount & Eligibility
Bonefish Grill10% off for AARP members
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.10% off for AARP members
Carrabba's10% off for AARP members
Carrow's RestaurantsDiscounted breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus for 55+. Prices and locations vary.
Chart House10% off for AARP members
Cicis PizzaDiscounted buffet. Prices and locations vary.
Claim JumperEarly bird specials all day for seniors.
Corner Bakery Cafe10% off for AARP members (cannot be applied to delivery)
Denny'sSpecial discounted menu for guests 55+. Extra 15% off for AARP members.
El Pollo Loco10% off for 60+ (max. value of $1)
Golden CorralDiscounted buffet for 60+. Prices and locations vary.
IHOPDiscounted menu for 55+
Joe's Crab Shack10% off for AARP members
Landry's Seafood House10% off for AARP members
Macayo's Mexican Food20% off with senior discount card for 55+
McDonald'sDiscounted coffee for 55+. Prices and locations vary.
McCormick & Schmick's10% off for AARP members
The Oceanaire Seafood Room10% off for AARP members
Outback Steakhouse10% off for AARP members
Perkins Restaurant & BakeryDiscounted lunch and dinner menus for 55+. Prices and locations vary.
Ponderosa Steakhouse10% off for 60+. May vary by location.
Rainforest Cafe10% off for AARP members
Saltgrass Steakhouse10% off for AARP members
Top It Off Frozen Yogurt10% off every Tuesday and Wednesday for 60+
Wendy'sVaries by location

Hotel Discounts

HotelDiscount & Eligibility
Ascend Hotel CollectionUp to 10% off for AARP members
Atlantis Casino ResortVaries on Monday dining for 55+
Avista ResortOffers senior rates for 55+
Best Western5-15% off for AARP members
Cambria Hotels & SuitesUp to 10% off with advanced reservations for AARP members
Castle Resorts and HotelsUp to 25% off rates in Hawaii for 55+
Choice HotelsUp to 10% off for 60+ or AARP members at participating locations
Clarion HotelsUp to 10% off for AARP members
Comfort Inn/Comfort SuitesUp to 10% off for AARP members
Conrad Hotels & ResortsUp to 10% off for AARP members
Econo LodgeUp to 10% off for AARP members
Extended Stay AmericaDiscounted rates for 55+
Extra Holidays Resorts20% off for AARP members
Glo Resorts & HotelUp to 15% off for AARP members
Grand Canyon Railway and Hotel15% off hotel, RV park, and train tickets (use promo code SENIOR)
Hilton Hotels & ResortsUp to 10% off select hotels for AARP members
Howard Johnson by Wyndham10% off select hotels for AARP members
HyattVaries for 62+
Intercontinental Hotels GroupSenior rates vary by location for 62+ or those with member ID card
Kingsmill ResortUp to 10% off for AARP members
La Quinta by WyndhamDiscount for guests 60+. 10% off for AARP members
MainStay SuitesUp to 10% for AARP members
MarriottUp to 40% off for 62+
Mermaid Cottages5% off for AARP members (use promo code AARP)
Motel 68% off for 60+
Quality HotelsUp to 10% off for AARP members
Radisson10% for AARP members
Ramada by WyndhamUp to 10% off for 60+
Red Roof Inn10% off for 59+
Rodeway InnUp to 10% off for AARP members
Sleep InnUp to 10% off for AARP members
Studio 610% and late checkout for AARP members
Suburban Extended Stay HotelUp to 10% off for AARP members
Super 8Varies for 60+ or 10% off AARP members
TravelodgeVaries for 60+ or 10% off AARP members
TripBeat/Endless Vacation25% for AARP members
Trump Hotels10% for AARP members. Use code PROAARP
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & ResortsUp to 10% off the best available rate + late checkout for AARP members
Wyndham Hotels & ResortsVaries for 60+

Retail Discounts

StoreDiscount & Eligibility
AT&TAT&T Senior Nation Plan for 65+: 200 minutes for $30/mo. Up to $10 per line per month on AT&T Unlimited Elite plan, plus up to $45 in waived activation and upgrade fees for AARP members
Consumer CellularUnlimited talk and text starting at $20/mo. + 5% discount on monthly service for AARP members
DressbarnVaries by location for 55+
Fred Meyer10% off first Tuesday of month for 55+
Harris Teeter5% off on Thursday for 60+
Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores20% off on Senior Discount Days for 55+ with ID
Kohl's15% off on Wednesday for 60+ with ID
Michaels10% off for 55+ with ID
New Seasons Market10% off on Wednesday for 65+
Ross Dress For Less10% off on Tuesdays for 55+ with Every Tuesday Club membership
Salvation ArmyUp to 50% off on select days for 55+
UPS Store5% off shipping and 15% off eligible products and services for AARP members
Verizon Wireless$60 for one line or $80 for two lines with autopay for 55+
WalgreensUp to 20% off on certain days for 55+ or AARP member with myWalgreens membership

Travel & Transportation Discounts

CompanyDiscount & Eligibility
AlamoSenior Circle discounts for 50+
American AirlinesVaries for 65+
Amtrak10% off for 65+ on "most rail fares"
AvisUp to 30% off base rates in U.S. and Canada for AARP members
British Airways$65 off economy ticket or $200 off business-class seat for select flights for AARP members
BudgetUp to 30% off rentals+ free upgrades, additional driver at no cost, and more for AARP members
CarnivalVaries for 55+
Collette Cruise Tours$50 off per person on cruise tours for AARP members
Expedia/AARP Travel Center10% off hotels, 30% off base-rate car rentals, up to $300 onboard cruise credits
Grand European Travel$100 per person on over 30 luxury river cruises in Europe, Asia and Egypt
Greyhound5% off for 62+ with ID
Hertz20% off base rates for 50+
Park Ride Fly USA12% off on reservations for AARP members
Payless Car Rental5% off some car rentals for AARP members
Public TransportationVaries; check your local transit system
Rail EuropeDiscounts on rail passes in Balkan States, Great Britain, France, Ireland, and Romania for 60+
Royal CaribbeanVaries for 55+
Trailways10% off + half-fare program for 65+
United AirlinesVaries for 65+
Vacations By Rail5% off on select rail & cruise vacations for AARP members
Zipcar$40 annual membership + $40 free driving time for AARP members

Gifts & Entertainment Discounts

CompanyDiscount & Eligibility
1-800-Baskets.com20% off or $20 off orders $79.99+ for AARP members
AMCVaries for 60+
Cheryl's Cookies20% off or $20 off orders $79.99+ for AARP members
CinemarkVaries for 62+
Marcus Theatres$6 admission before 5:30 p.m. on Fridays for 60+
National Parks$80 lifetime pass ($20 annual pass) + discounted amenities for U.S. citizens and residents age 62+
Regal CinemasUp to 20% off Regal ePremiere Tickets purchased online + $3 off popcorn & soda combos for AARP members
Silver Cuisine by bistroMD25% off first $99+ order. 10% off + free shipping on subsequent $99+ orders for AARP members
Simply Chocolate20% off or $20 off purchases of $79.99+ for AARP members
Showcase Cinemas$7.75 admission on Senior Wednesdays + $5.50 popcorn and soda for 60+
Stock Yards20% off for AARP members
TicketmasterVaries by show
Wolferman's20% off or $20 off purchases of $79.99+ for AARP members

Education & Services Discounts

ServiceDiscount & Eligibility
Allstate Roadside AssistanceUp to 20% on annual membership fees for roadside assistance plans, including Roadside Assist and Roadside Elite, for AARP members
Ancestry30% off annual All Access or World Explorer subscriptions for AARP members
Cornell UniversityUp to 6 credit hours at no charge + other perks for retirees
Hartford InsuranceVaries for AARP members; discounts offered on homeowners insurance, mobile home and RV insurance, golf cart and snowmobile insurance, and more.
Jiffy LubeVaries by location
Mesa Community College50% off any open course for 65+
Pep Boys10% off parts and services for 55+ with ID
Portland Community College50% off credited courses + free course audits for 62+
University of Scranton50% off credited courses+ free course audits for 60+

Health Discounts

CompanyDiscount & Eligibility
CVS PharmacyVaries for AARP members
Costco Membership Prescription ProgramPrescription discount varies. Special discount for Costco Membership.
Glasses.com30% off complete pair (frames + lenses) with code AARP30 at checkout, free expedited shipping, and free frame adjustments at LensCrafters for AARP Members
HearUSA15% off for AARP members
Kroger PharmacyVaries for AARP members
LensCrafters50% off prescription lenses with purchase of frames, 30% off non-prescription sunglasses, and a $55 eye exam
Kmart PharmacySavings vary for Prescription Savings Club members
MedjetAssistVaries for AARP members
Petplan Pet InsuranceUp to 10% off on premiums when signing up online for AARP members
Rite Aid Pharmacy20% of non-prescriptions on the first Wednesday of the month for 65+ with Wellness 65+ membership
Target Optical$10 off pair of glasses for AARP members
The National Hearing TestFree annual telephone hearing test for AARP members
Walgreens PharmacyVaries for AARP members
Walmart PharmacyVaries + $4 generic prescription refills
SilverSneakersFree classes + free access to select fitness centers for those with Medicare coverage or select insurers
WW (formerly Weight Watchers)Up to $120 off a six-month membership for AARP members