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Senior discounts on flights, hotels, cars and more!

Posted at 4:54 AM, Sep 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-10 09:06:15-04

One of the best things about retiring is having the freedom to travel, but your budget that can get in the way, especially if you're on a fixed income.

I found travel discounts for seniors, no matter where you plan on going!


If you plan to fly, ask airlines about their senior fares.

Southwest Airlines offers discounted fares if you're 65 and older, plus you can board early and get a full refund if you cancel. 

American, Delta, and United Airlines also offer senior discounts but you’ll need to call to check eligibility.

Prefer the roads? Get a 10-percent discount at Amtrak if you're at least 65. At Greyhound, the age is 62 to get five percent off.

Want your own car? According to, Avis Car Rental offers up to 30 percent off base rates. Hertz offers up to 20 percent off and Alamo offers deals like free upgrades.

Finally, hotels.

If you're 62 or older, Marriot gives you 15 percent off, Ramada offers 10 percent off, and if you're an AARP member, you have even more choices.

You'll get 10 percent off if you're at least 60 at Choice hotels like Quality and Comfort Inns, and 10 percent at Best Western if you’re 55 and up.

Expedia offers 10 percent off hotels, 25 percent off car rentals and up to $300 in cruise credits, according to

And don’t forget, you will pay $80 for a lifetime pass to national parksThat means free admission into every national park for the rest of your life!


The list just keeps going... No matter what your age, the rules stay the same: always ask for a discount.