Discounts and Deals for Boomers and Seniors – MyBabyBoomerDiscounts
Get a better price on your purchases and spending and you will be able to save more for retirement or make your money last longer in retirement. Getting a better deal will not lower your standard of living, you will just be paying less for it. This can really help out and amazingly easy and for the asking in many cases.
Beginning on your 50th birthday, you qualify for discounts, perks, priv9ileges, and special programs. Discounts offered are for ages 50 – 55 – 62 – 65 and above. Boomers are one of the largest and wealthiest demographic groups in the US and are enormous market. How do you get these discounts and perks? You ask! Discounts at restaurants, hotels, airlines, grocery stores, travel and vacations, educations, transportation, the list is endless. Most still refer to senior discounts, but that is OK when you are saving money.
Boomer and Senior Travel Discounts
Vacations to Go – has 55 and over discounts
Airfares – Southwest and United Airlines are two airlines that offer discounts to seniors
Hotels – Hilton Seniors Honors Priceline.com – Biddingfortravel.com is a great website to learn how to use Priceline.
Del Webb and many of the 55 Community developers have 3 days getaways at low prices. Also VRBO has individual home and condo rentals for a getaway.
Try typing the name of the state gas prices.com. For instance “southcarolinagasprices.com”
Trains- Amtrak gives a 15 percent discount for 62 or older
Trips and Tours
Boomer Groups / Associations Discounts
AARP Travel Center – Get discounts on travel, insurance, lodging & more. Rental cars, AARP members get online discounts of 20% to 30%. Visit the web site for AARP travel discounts on cruises, travel, and vacations. Check out their restaurant Discount Center and the Grocery Coupon Center.
AAA – Discounts on shopping, restaurants, automotive, travel and more. For local dining discounts see web site. Home, health and services discounts too. Best to check web site for to see where discounts apply. You may be surprised to see how many of your everyday purchases qualify for a AAA discount.
Good to get a membership it at least one of above AARP or AAA. You may not need both, at least for discounts.
Boomer Entertainment Discounts
Ball games, Museums, Movies Just ask for the senior discount!
National Parks Golden Age Passport (for citizens or permanent residents of the United States who are age 62 or older) The Golden Age Passport is a lifetime entrance pass to national parks, monuments, historic sites, recreation areas, and national wildlife refuges that charge an entrance fee. State parks also have senior discounts.
(Kroger and Publix) stores did give a 5% discount on Wednesday, but I believe they are stopping this discount. Just ask where you shop and see what they offer.
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Frugal Web Sites
DiscountDealGuide.com – good tips to get the best price and a good deal.
Consumer Boomer – discusses issues like investing, health care, long term insurance.
Coupon Mom -lists grocery deals by state. You need to register, but it’s free.
Frugal for Life -has fun posts on how to beat back “frugal fatigue” and frugal living.
Coupon Shoebox – tips to help you live a better life.
By Robert Fowler