Seniors Discounts ~ Where & What?

One of the benefits of getting older is the bonus discounts!

Check out our comprehensive list below & see what you can save today!

Pharmacies

Shoppers Drug Mart: On the last Thursday of every month, Shoppers Drug Mart offers 20% off for Optimum Card Holders, 65 & older (some locations age 55).  Some stores offer it every Thursday. 

Rexall PharmaPlus: 20% off on senior’s day, which varies, age 55+.

Lawton Drugs20% off regular-priced merchandise on the monthly 55+ Appreciation Day (check your local store for dates and details). Some exclusions apply.

Food

A&W: 10% off Food Purchases

Manadrin Chinese Buffet: Get 20% off the buffet price with valid ID. People of age 65 and over qualify.

Imperial Buffet: (55+) – 35% off Monday to Thursday (lunch and dinner) and Friday (lunch only) with government issued ID

Arby’s: 10% discount at participating locations. ages 55+.

M&M Meats:  5% discount, age 60+ (Tuesdays).

The discount increases to 10% if you spend over $30.

Bulk Barn: 10% senior’s discount every Wednesday.

Taco Bell: Free drinks for seniors at participating locations.

Wendy’s: A free drink at some locations. Ages 55+.

 Dunkin Donuts: Free donut with large or extra large drink purchase.

IHOP: Order off the 55+ menu for discounted prices.

McGavins Bread Basket: 10% Wednesdays

Subway: 10% off (60+)

Taco Bell: free drink

McDonald’s: Discounted senior coffee at participating locations.

Burger King: Free seniors coffee (location may vary)

KFC: Free small drink with any meal (55+)

Denny’s: Seniors Section on Menu (location may vary)

Rickys All-Day Grill: 10% (location may vary)

White Spot: ask for seniors menu (location may vary)

Safeway: 10% off on Air Miles, First Tues, Customer Appreciation Day, min $35 with Safeway card

 

Entertainment 

Parks Canada Pass: Get a discount on a yearly pass to the National Parks or historic sites. Ages 65+.are eligible.

Toronto Symphony Orchestra: Save 25 percent on certain shows if you are a CARP member

1-800-Flowers.com: 20% off or $20 off purchases of $79.99 or more. AARP members.

AMC Theaters: Discount tickets available for Ages 60+.

National Parks: Free entrance to national parks with purchase of $10 Senior Pass. Good for life.

Regal Cinema: A discounted senior movie ticket for ages 60+.

Cinemas: (Cineplex Odeon, Landmark) offer senior discounts.

 

Other Discounts

The Bay: 15% savings to people 60+, on the first Tuesday of every month.

Salvation Army Thrift Stores: 10% savings every day to everyone 60+.

Laura Secord: 15% senior’s discount on the first Monday of every month.

Michael’s: 10% on regular and sale-priced purchases everyday. Some exclusions apply.

Carlton Cards: 10% every day.

Goodwill: 10% discount one day a week for ages 55+. Specifics may vary by location.

Jiffy Lube: Some locations offer a discount for ages 55+.

Value Village: 30% Tuesdays

Canadian Tire: 10% off First Wed off reg priced items

Cloverdale Paints: 15%, Any day 25% paint, 15% tools and accessories

Home Depot: Anytime Manager’s discretion

Home Hardware: 10% discounts vary, manager’s discretion

Rona’s: 10% anytime

Hallmark: 10% off one day a week, age varies by location

Giant Tiger: 10% off every 1rst Monday of the month 

The Bay: 15% off most items the 1rst Tuesday of the month

Reno Depot: 1rst Tuesday of every month, seniors 55 years and older get 10% off everything in store.

 

Transportation Discounts

Amtrak: 15% discount on adult rail fare with some exclusions, 62+.

Budget: Save up to 25 % off of the lowest discountable car or truck rental rate. Must be a CARP member. You will get free enrollment into their Budget Fastbreak service and receive Air Miles.

Hertz: Discounted rates through the 50 Plus Car Rental Program.

Via Rail: offers 10% off to anyone 60+.

TTC: Students and people 65+ both pay the same reduced fare.

Greyhound: 20% savings, age 62+

Banks

Scotiabank: Seniors get a free basic account, & other discounts.

TD: Rebate of up to 25% on monthly chequing fees for people 60+.

National Bank: offers a $3.95 account for people over 60.

RBC: Rebates to people 65+.

CIBC: has a 60+ Advantage program.

BMO: offers discounts to people 60+.

Hotels

Best Western: If you are age 55+, you can get 10% off or more. You may also get early check-ins, late check-outs, & free room upgrades. Make a hotel reservation & show proof of age upon check-in.

Sandman Hotels: Sign up for 55+ Program for discounts at all locations.

Wyndham Hotels: (Includes: Baymont, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Hawthorn Suites, Microtel and Travelodge, Wingate by Wyndham) : 10% off for ages 50+.

Choice Hotels: (Includes: Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn) 10% discount when you book in advance. Ages 60+.

Marriott: 15% or more off rates. Ages 62+.

DoubleTree: Ages 65+ are eligible for the senior rate. 

Holiday Inn Express: Get a discount at participating locations. Ages 62+.

Hyatt: Up to 50% off at participating hotels. Age not specified.

Days Inn: 60+ are invited to enjoy special savings off our Best Available Rate when they stay at participating Days Inn hotels. 

Hilton Hotels: (also includes Doubletree, Embassy Suites, Harrison Conference Centers, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn, Red Lion) Paid membership plan for 60+, guaranteed low rates, & 20% off meals at participating restaurants.

Howard Johnson Hotels: 55 + is entitled to a 10% discount.

Travelodge Hotels (includes Thriftlodge): 50+ can receive a 10% discount off the regular room rate. Seniors can also receive in-room coffee, no long distance access charges & free weekday lobby newspapers.

Auto Insurance

Canadian Insurers MUST offer a premium discount to retirees aged 65+ and those younger, if they are receiving a pension such as Canada or Quebec pension.

CPP/QPP Benefit Audit
The Retirement Planning Institute provides CPP/QPP benefit audit services (at discounted rates) to ensure that you and your partner are receiving the correct benefit. An audit application form may be requested by contacting the Institute at 1-888-822-3948 or by sending an e-mail to cpp@rip-ipr.com, or can be downloaded from https://www.federalretirees.ca/en/.

Become a CARP Member

The Canadian Association of Retired Persons is a nationwide non-profit organization with the aim of promoting and protecting the rights of aging Canadians. Annual membership starts at $14.95, which also includes coverage for your spouse. Members receive great discounts on veterinary bills, gym memberships, insurance, various attractions, travel packages, and health resorts. Full details can be found here.

 

*** The BEST way to get a senior discount, is to ask for one. MOST retailers offer a senior discount but don’t advertise it, so if you’re unsure, just ask the store clerk or manager.***