January 27, 2020

THE 2020 BEST TRAVEL DISCOUNTS FOR SENIORS

Some think winter is no time to travel. But it IS a GREAT time to do some trip planning!  

 

Once again this year, our close friends @the senior list have gathered the best airline discounts for seniors for 2020.  They annually allow us to reprint their findings. We hope you will check with The Senior List often for valuable information on aging well.

 

*Please note: Some of the discounts you’ll see below are offered by franchise owners in local markets.  This means that senior discounts may vary by location.

 

This List of Best Travel Discounts for Seniors is full of verified senior discounts. Senior Discounts that have a verified flag next to them have vetted by us or our community members. If you know of a discount not listed, please help us build this list by submitting the information here.

 

Remember that discount policies can change throughout the year.  Our best advice for discount shoppers is to ask ahead of time so there are no surprises.

Jet outside the NAS Air Museum in Pensacola, Florida

 

Senior Discounts On Airline Tickets

 

 

American Airlines: Various discounts for 65 and up (call to apply senior discount). verified
Southwest Airlines: Various discounts for ages 65 and up (call to apply senior discount). verified
British Airlines: AARP members can save up to $200 on flights. verified
United Airlines: Various discounts for ages 65 and up (call to apply senior discount). verified
U.S. Airways: Has merged with American Airlines (see above). verified

 

 

Senior Discounts on Car Rentals

 

Travelers on the Blue Ridge Parkway in NC

 

Alamo Car Rental: Up to 25% off for AARP members verified
Avis Senior Discounts: AARP members save $10-$25 off Avis Car Rental verified
Budget Rent-A-Car Senior Discount: Everyday savings of 10-25% on all vehicles (domestic and international). Use Budget Customer Discount (BCD) # Y508537 to get the lowest rate(s) for AARP members (50+) verified
Dollar Rent-A-Car: 10% off (50+)
Hertz Senior Discount: Hertz offers exclusive rental car deals for renters 50+. Use discount code CDP# 2007815. verified
Payless Senior Discount: AARP members enjoy discounts at Payless Car Rental, including everyday savings of 5% on leisure daily, weekly, weekend, and monthly rates. Use Payless Promo Code KW47RY verified

 

Senior Discounts on Hotels

The Grand Hotel in Silverton, Colorado

 

Best Western Senior Discount: 10% or more for AARP or senior guests (55+) verified
Cambria Suites Senior Discount: (Choice Hotels) “Senior Rate”:  If you are 60+ or an AARP member, you’ll save up to 10% with advance reservations. Just select “Senior/AARP” from the special rate dropdown or request the Senior Rate* when you call 800-4CHOICE (800-424-6423). (60+) verified
Candlewood Suites:  Discounts vary (62+) verified
Clarion Hotels – (Choice Hotels) “Senior Rate”:  If you are 60+ or an AARP member, you’ll save up to 10% with advance reservations. Just select “Senior/AARP” from the special rate dropdown or request the Senior Rate* when you call 800-4CHOICE (800-424-6423). (60+) verified
Comfort Inn Senior Discount: (Choice Hotels) “Senior Rate”:  If you are 60+ or an AARP member, you’ll save up to 10% with advance reservations. Just select “Senior/AARP” from the special rate dropdown or request the Senior Rate* when you call 800-4CHOICE (800-424-6423). (60+) verified.

Comfort Suites – (Choice Hotels) “Senior Rate”:  If you are 60+ or an AARP member, you’ll save up to 10% with advance reservations. Just select “Senior/AARP” from the special rate dropdown or request the Senior Rate* when you call 800-4CHOICE (800-424-6423). (60+) verified
Crown Plaza:  Discounts vary (62+) verified

 

 

Mary Washington Inn & Spa in Abingdon, Virginia

 

Days Inn:  Discounts vary (60+) You can also call 1-800-225-3297 and request the “senior rate” verified
Hampton Inn & Suites – AARP members save 10% verified
Holiday Inn Senior Discounts:  Discounts vary (62+) or with valid membership ID of a retired persons organization. verified
Howard Johnson Hotel Discounts:  Discounts off best available rate (60+) You can also call 1-800-225-3297 and request the “senior rate”.  verified
Hyatt Senior Discounts:  Up to 50% off (62+) verified
Knights Inn:  Up to 10% off (60+) verified
La Quinta Inn Senior Discount:  Discounts vary (65+) verified
Marriott Senior Discount:  15% off (62+) verified
Motel 6:  10% off (60+), AMAC members 10% off by using code CP545906 verified
Sleep Inn – (Choice Hotels) “Senior Rate”:  If you are 60+ or an AARP member, you’ll save up to 10% with advance reservations. Just select “Senior/AARP” from the special rate dropdown or request the Senior Rate* when you call 800-4CHOICE (800-424-6423). (60+) verified
Super 8:  Seniors save 10% off (up to 20% with AARP card) verified
Travelodge Senior Discount:  Discounts vary (60+) verified
Wyndham Hotels:  Up to 20% with AARP card, AMAC members 20% off verified


Cruise Discounts For Seniors

 

Oyster boats in Beaufort, South Carolina

 

The cruise lines are always offering discounted fares for one reason or another.  Make sure you call your favorite cruise line to make sure you’re getting the best deal for the month in which you’re cruising.  In most cases, the big cruise lines like Carnival Cruises, Norwegian, Celebrity Cruises, and Royal Caribbean will offer discounts to those travelers that are 55 and older. (Be sure to ask).

 

 

Other Travel Discounts for Seniors

 

The Durango to Silverton steam-powered train in Durango, Colorado

 

National Parks Senior Lifetime Pass:  $80.00 *Lifetime Pass provides access to more than 2,000 recreation sites managed by five Federal agencies (62+).
Greyhound: 5% discount (62+) verified
Amtrak Senior Discounts: Amtrak travelers (62+) years of age and over are eligible to receive a 15% discount on the lowest available rail fare on most Amtrak trains. On cross-border services operated jointly by Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada, a 10% Senior discount is applicable to travelers (60+). verified