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6 Best Discount Programs for AARP Members

By    |   Monday, 14 Nov 2016 08:20 AM

Senior discounts are among the perks when a person reaches age 50. Some of the best discounts are offered by the numerous programs included in an AARP membership.

The retirement years, as well as those years before retirement, are made more pleasant for AARP members because of the discounts available for many activities and services. The discounts start immediately for the spouses and partners of AARP members who receive free memberships that offer the same deals and discounts.

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These are the six best discount programs for AARP members:

1. Travel — AARP members save big on a variety of travel deals. They get discounts from top rental car companies and Zipcar memberships, reports Money Talks News. Members can score anywhere from 20- to 35-percent off on hotels. Discounts are also offered through major cruise lines. Members-only flight deals are available through AARP’s travel center on Expedia.

2. Insurance — Reputable insurance companies, such as The Hartford and New York Life, sponsor discounts through AARP, according to the Motley Fool. Members can take advantage of low costs for auto, home, life, dental and vision care, and small business insurance.

3. Dining — Members simply show their AARP membership card for discounts at many restaurants throughout the country, making breakfast, lunch, or dinner even more enjoyable. AARP also has a rewards credit card that provides cash-back benefits.

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4. Consumer products — An AARP membership saves monthly charges on cellular phone services, according to the organization. Other discounts include savings on LensCrafters, hearing devices, food and movies at theaters, computers, Amazon products, and other discounts. AARP also offers information on ways to save on daily expenses.

5. Roadside assistance — Motorists save on the AARP Roadside Assistance program through Allstate. The program provides 24-hour emergency road service, including help with lockouts, towing, fuel delivery, tire changes, and jump starts.

6. Financial assistance — The free services offered through AARP are the ultimate discounts for a member’s financial needs. AARP has a tax-assistance program that helps prepare and file tax returns. Investment resources, retirement information, and other financial resources are available through materials and online tools.

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