Georgia Dixon

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10 senior’s card discounts you didn’t know about

10 senior’s card discounts you didn’t know about

There’s nothing like a good discount, and while you might use your senior’s card every now and then, odds are you’re barely scratching the surface of the savings available. Here are 10 senior’s card discounts that you didn’t know about.

1. Removalists

If you’re planning on a move, don’t do it yourself. Your state’s senior’s card may entitle your to discounts with removalists. We found two removalists in NSW offering discounts of up to 20 per cent on the price of moving on weekends.

2. McDonalds

Partial to the golden arches? You’ll be happy to hear your senior’s card entitles you to a free coffee/tea/soft drink with any burger or McMuffin purchase.

3. Magazines and newspapers

Looking for something new to read? iSUBSCRiBE offers an extra 10 per cent off subscriptions for seniors, with over 2000 different titles to choose from.

4. Zoos

Witness creatures big and small while taking advantage of senior’s discounts at zoos all around Australia. Sydney’s Taronga Zoo offers a great price for seniors ($32.50, down from $46) and Western Plains Zoo has a similarly great discount ($33.50, down from $47).

5. Transport

While you’ve probably already used your senior’s concession on buses and trains, you might be interested to learn that in NSW ride-sharing service Uber is offering members a significant discount on rates. For more information click here.

6. Cricket history

Learn more about Australia’s rich cricket history with a nice discount on tickets to the International Cricket Hall of Fame in Bowral, and enjoy 33 per cent off tickets for a 90 minute behind-the-scenes tour of the legendary Sydney Cricket Ground.

7. Hogs Breath Café

Hungry? Multiple Hogs Breath Café outlets in Victoria including outlets in Knox, Highpoint and Geelong are offering seniors 20 per cent discounts on mains.

8. Photo shoot

One option we found for seniors looking to strut their stuff is an offer from Stylistic Photography, which is offer 50 per cent off a photo shoot for all seniors.

9. Queen Victoria Market

It’s been the heart and soul of Melbourne for over a century, and you can experience the best of the Queen Victoria Market on a guided tour, with a 20 per cent discount for all seniors to take advantage of. For more information about this offer, click here.

10. Health and fitness

Feel like pumping a sweat? Many health and fitness facilities offer great discounts for seniors. Fuller Fitness in Subiaco is offering a discount of $10 a month on membership.

Were you aware of these discounts? Do you take advantage of your state’s senior’s card? Let us know in the comments section below, we’d love to hear from you.

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