Canadian Senior Discounts

We started this List for Canadian senior citizens to help them save money every day. We regularly try and verify the following senior’s discounts available and attempt to add more as we stumble across them or when regular folks like you help us in the comments.

There are tons of options for discounts from grocery stores, drug stores, restaurants, transportation, movie theatres and more.

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At what age can You start to get senior discounts?

Some places will start giving you a senior citizen a discount at the age of 55, and then from there, the ages will increase; once you are 65 years old, you will no longer worry about being old enough for a senior’s s discount.

Frequently Asked Questions with Seniors.

What discounts do seniors get in Canada? 

We have found discounts on movie tickets, public transportation, hotel, restaurants, drugstores, department stores and more.

Tips for getting Seniors Discounts

  • Make sure you always carry a valid id as proof of age to get a discount,
  • Always ask at the new store you decide to shop in; some stores will offer a seniors day a month and may not be advertised.

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Food, Grocery Stores Savings, Discounts for Seniors in Canada

What stores give discounts to seniors?

Nothing says savings like a discount at your local grocery store. All you will need is a valid id to get a discount for proof of age. Some grocery stores will want you to be 65 and older such as the Bulk barn, and in some stores, you will get a discount on regular-priced merchandise only.

  • M&M Meats offers a seniors discount every Tuesday. Save 10% off Regular priced merchandise when you have a valid id for 60 and older.
  • Bulk Barn: Get a 10% senior discount every Wednesday when you are 65 and older! See Bulk Barn Coupon on other days of the week. 
  • Giant Tiger: 10% discount to seniors on the 1st Monday of Every Month
  • Nature’s Fare: Nature’s Fare offers a 5% discount senior discount every Wednesday and Thursday to 60+
  • Liquor Depot/Barn on every Tuesday senior citizens over 65 years of age: Save 5% off on regular-priced merchandise
  • Safeway: see your local store, and ask about a seniors discount, it’s usually the first Wednesday of the month, but there are no corporation rules on a discount.
  • Sobeys – check your local Sobeys; some locations host a discount one day a month – it’s not a corporate rule, but some individual stores will offer one for 65 years plus.
  • Calgary Community Natural Foods: Seniors who are 65 or older can get 5% off their purchase.
  • Calgary amaranth foods Every Tuesday of every month Get 10% off as a discount on age 65 and older.

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Senior Discounts at Pharmacy Drug Store in Canada

Pharmaceutical drug stores have always had great seniors discounts all of the time; you have to prove age to get a 10 discount like shoppers drug mart offers.

What stores give discounts to seniors?

Shoppers Drug Mart has a senior discount every Thursday of the week. You will get a 10 seniors discount on regular-priced items.  Since the Pandemic, Seniors save 20% with a PC Optimum Card on almost all regular-priced merchandise.

Lawtons Drugs:  offer a discount Appreciation Day at least one day a month in all stores to customers who are 55 years of age and over. These customers will receive 20% off on regular-priced merchandise.

Rexall Pharma Plus has a senior discount with their new Advantage 55 days of the month. Save 20% off on regular-priced items.

Pharmasave – does not have a corporate seniors day promotion, but since each pharmacy is individually owned, you may want to ask yours to see if they have a seniors discount day of the month.

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Clothing/ Hardware Store Senior Discounts in Canada

What stores give discounts to seniors?

Hudson Bay: has a program called “Timeless Style Tuesday,” which is held as a seniors discount for the 55 plus crowd. You will need to be registered in their HBC rewards program ( free to join) on the first Tuesday of every month.

Goodwill: – Seniors (55+) get a 25% discount on the 2nd Monday of every Month at Select  Goodwill Community Store locations in Ontario. 

Jiffy Lube: Some locations offer a discount for ages 55+. You will need to ask at a location near you.

Michael’s Craft Store: save 10 senior s discount on regular-priced and sale items purchases every day of the week. exclusions apply: See More Michaels Coupons for Savings

Global Pet Foods:

Pet Valu: On your rewards card (it is free), Senior discounts are on the last Thursday of every month. save 10% on regular priced merchandise

Salvation Army Thrift Stores: Check your location for their discount day and valid id for age.  They are independently run, and most thrift stores offer seniors discounts, but the date and age seem to be different for this chain.

Value Village: Save 30% off Tuesdays for those 55+ – See Value Village Deals for other savings
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Seniors discounts In Restaurants

Are you a Senior Yet? Or 55 +? Well, if you a senior citizen or over the age of 55 years of age: You can start saving money on certain days of the month at all aspects of your life. Check out our following list of Seniors Discounts for Dining in Restaurants!

Restaurant Discounts:

Humpty’s:  Join the Emerald 55 Club ( it is free) and receive 10% off on all menu items( Excludes alcohol), and Every Tuesday gets 20% off on all menu items.

Denny’s offers not only a special menu for seniors, but you can get 15% off every Thursday between the hours of 2 pm and 10 pm.

McDonald’s: At some locations, you can get discounted coffee and free refills: See McDonald’s Coupons for more savings

Taco Bell: Discounts  for Senior Citizens aged 60+ at some Canadian locations: See Taco Bell Coupons for additional savings

IHOP: provides a special menu for 55+ Also, Watch for Free Birthday Specials

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Travel & Entertainment Discounts offers seniors:

For sure, seniors Citizens are classified as 65 and older; some participating locations offer discounts for as low as 55.

Find offers to receive air miles, get a discount at participating hotels that will give a regular room rate, car rental, Find discounts at Wyndham hotels, best western transit offers, and special customer appreciation day.

Let’s Get out there and save money!

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Movie /Show Discounts:

AMC Theaters: Save up to 30% off the regular adult admission and save even more on Tuesday with discounts up to 60% off the regular adult ticket price. 60 age upon check.

Cineplex Odeon: You can purchase discount tickets if you are 60+.

Landmark: Every Monday: Save20% off ticket prices and concession food

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Hotel Discounts for Seniors Every Day

We all know seniors have time to travel, or so we are lead to believe, and now you can get room discounts on some of Canadians best hotels such as best western, choice hotels, and Travelodge motels, plus some hotels and get free weekday lobby newspapers.

Best Western: Save Up To 15% off room rates at participating best western hotels

Choice Hotels: If you are 60+ or an AARP member, you’ll save up to 10% with reservations with the online Choice Hotels website

Days Inn – At participating Days Inn hotels, guests over the age of 60 can enjoy discounts, but you will need to see which hotel offers what discount.

Hilton:  All guests over 65 years old can save 10% off the best available rate; book and make sure you ask for the Seniors’ rate and make sure you bring in your valid id for proof of age when you check-in.

Howard Johnson Hotels:  Guests 60 years and older are invited to enjoy a special discount when booking at your hotel. Just ask about their 60+ program when you call or choose a seniors rate when you make a hotel reservation online.

InterContinental Hotel Group:  Guests over the age of 62 can enjoy reduced hotel rates worldwide. A valid ID will be required during check-in.

Sandman Hotels Get a well-discovered discount if you are 55 years old or more. It’s free to join their 55plus membership. Plus free weekday lobby newspapers. 10 discount is the norm

Travelodge Hotels:  Guests over 60+ years old can get a discount on room rates—every day of the week. Expect 10 discount  Make a hotel reservation by choosing a seniors rate.

Wyndham Hotels:  if you are 60+ years of age, make a hotel reservation and get the senior rate when booking online or call in; make sure you ask for the 60+ program at any of the participating locations of Wyndham hotels

Niagra Falls Marriott:  If you are age 62 years old or more and planning to visit Niagra Falls, consider the Marriott and save 15% off your bookings.

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Travel Discount for Seniors

Amtrak offers a percentage of 10 discount for 65 +. Plus, you can get 10% off via rail at the age of 60.

Hertz: If renting a car, consider Hertz, as they have special car rental rates with their 50 Plus car Rental program.

Greyhound: if you’re over the age of 62, you can save with offers of 20% savings with a valid id.

Cheap O Air:  offers discount flights for senior travel. The discount is for both domestic as well as international destinations, with top airlines.

Via Rail: If you are 60 years of age or older, you’ll enjoy a 10 discount all year round on the adult regular fare when you travel by Via Rail offers.

CARP Discounts on Travel: 

CARP Members can enjoy savings of up to 35% off Budget

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Transit Offers across Canada

British Columbia Ferry for  Residents: Over the age of 65 years old, You can save 50% off Monday through Thursday ( Except for holidays) if you ride via foot and sometimes free to certain places in British Columbia

Manitoba Winnipeg Transit: Enjoy a senior’s fare for ages over 65 and older. You may need to provide a valid id.

St John’s Metrobus you can get a discount for the bus transit either on a 10 ticket pass or on a monthly pass for a discount to seniors aged 65+

Halifax Transit Travel:  (Free fares every Tuesday of every month 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM and after 6:00 PM) for 65 and older.

Go Transit:  Get discounted rates with Go Transit. Senior single-ride fare is half the adult single-ride fare every day.  Age 65 and older as an age upon check.

British Columbia Transportation System (BCTS): offers discounts for Bus passes for low-income seniors and people with disabilities in British Columbia

Calgary Transit: There are two different discounts you can apply to get a yearly bus pass. One is the Regular Seniors Discount and another one for low-income senior citizens.  The age of this discount will be 65, and proof of age will be required.

Toronto Transit:  Get a discount on bus rates with a valid id when you ride the bus.

Ottawa Transit: Proof of age to be 65 +  and live in Ontario. Available discounts with Pesto Card. Free No charge service every Wednesday and Sunday on all bus routes. Plus, you can get a discounted monthly pass and get a lower cost per ride.

Banking & Finance Discounts for Canadian Seniors

ATB Financial: Freedom 59 account includes $10 off a safety deposit box, no monthly fees, free personalized cheques, and unlimited transactions. Exclusions apply.

BMO Bank of Montreal: Has a Seniors bank account for folks over 60 years old, which comes with 12 monthly transactions, and if you keep a minimum balance, get your monthly fees waved, and for a limited time offer earn up to $350 when you open a new chequing account. exclusions apply

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce:  The CIBC Smart for Seniors program offers exclusive benefits to 65 and older seniors. The program includes discounted monthly fees and $5.00 off. These include discounted monthly fees for chequing and savings accounts, $5 off the safety deposit box annual fee, and also enjoy free banking transactions. Exclusions apply.

Canadian Western Bank:  The Gold Leaf Program is for people over the age of 57, which gives you no monthly fees, unlimited transactions, free personal cheques, Save 15% off on a safe deposit box rental.

Continental Currency Exchange: Get a discount every Monday of the month

Royal Bank of Canada: Sixty Plus Savings Designed for ages 60 and over. With a minimum deposit of $100, Enjoy no monthly service charges and tons of free transactions. Save a 50% discount on a small safety deposit box yearly fee and more ways to save money.

Servus Credit Union: For anyone over the age of 60 who can benefit from a no-fee daily banking plan. Get free enrollment and discounted rates, including no monthly fees, 100 free cheques per year, and save $10 off a yearly safety deposit box.

Scotiabank:  Get a discount on your saving and chequing accounts.

Carp Membership

Carp membership is $20.00 per year, and you can save on the following services and entertainment just for being a carp member.

Rexall: Get 20% off on thousands of regular-priced private label products at all Rexall stores across Canada when you are a carp member.

Sandman Signature Hotel: carp Members will save 25% off the Best Available Rate and get a 10% restaurant discount at the onsite restaurant

Fairmount Hotel Get 1 Complimentary Night and $25 hotel (meal/spa) credit with participating Fairmont Hotels!

Motel 6 Save 10% on your Motel 6 or Studio 6 stay across Canada.

CARP Insurance: A Complete Protection Plan for Canadians 50-Plus. A plan just for carp members.

Sutton Place Hotels 25% off the Best Available Rate and receive a 10% restaurant discount at the onsite restaurant.

IRIS benefits: $150 towards any complete pair of prescription eyewear or prescription sunglasses – frames and lenses (lenses valued at $250 or more)

Ultramatic Save 25% OFF sleep accessories, $50 OFF mattresses, adjustable bases and lift chairs or $100 OFF walk-in bathtubs

Zoomer Wireless: Exclusive plans for a CARP Member, phones starting at $0, plus 10% off your monthly phone plan fees and FREE CARP Membership

Esso/ Mobile Savings when you purchase prepaid gas cards, seniors can get $5.00 of free gas and a savings card for 2.5 cents per litre.

Well.ca Get Wellness Delivered – Save 10% on hand-selected products for CARP members.

Kobo Get $10 off your eBook or audiobook purchase at kobo.com for carp members.