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Senior Citizen Discounts Or Free Items You May Not Know About

Senior discounts are a great way to stretch your retirement income.

Many of our buyers in this area of Florida are at, or near retirement age.

Now is the time to take advantage of your “Golden Years” with senior discounts.

Here are some discounts you may not know about :

National Parks and Historic Sites


You can get free lifetime admission to more than 400 national parks and historic sites if you are 65 and over.

You can make the one-time purchase of the pass for $10 on site, or $20 online.

Amtrak Discounts

If you are 62 years old and over, you are eligible for a 15 percent discount on the lowest available rail fare on most Amtrak trains.

Find out more about these discounts on Amtrack’s website.

AARP Membership

Many people know they can save on a variety of things like rental cars, hotel stay, supplemental health insurance and more.

Discounts start at around 10 percent.  You can purchase a one year, three year or five year membership starting at $16.

Get more information on AARP’s website.

Gym/Fitness Discounts


Silver Sneakers is a popular nationwide organization that helps insured seniors find free gyms, exercise programs, and classes covered by their policies.  Visit their website to find our more information and to see if you qualify.

Dining Out

Several fast food restaurants like Wendy’s, KFC, and Taco Bell offer discounts for seniors.

Check out Wisebread.com for a list of over 40 other restaurants that offer senior discounts.

Walgreens Discounts

On the first Tuesday of each month, 20 percent discounts are offered to all Walgreens Balance Rewards card holders who are 55 years old and older.

New York City Discounts

Seniors, 65 years old and older, can ride the city’s subways and buses by showing a government-issued photo ID and pay only $1.35 for a round-trip fare.

You can also buy reduced fare Metro Cards at subway tollbooths.

Getting to the airport is as affordable as $8 one-way with Newark Airport Express.

Find other New York senior discounts here.

Free Tax Filing

If you earn $54,000 annually or less, The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will help you in filling out and filing your federal tax return.  See more information on the IRS’s website.

If you know of other discounts, please mention them in the comment section below.

Ann-Marie is a real estate agent in the Greater Ocala, Florida area with over 2 decades in the business. She is a veteran of the United States Air Force and her clients know her as a go-getter and pro-active agent specializing in the luxury market.