You have worked hard to get here, senior citizen! It is time to reap the benefits of your time and effort and embrace the perks of your retirement years. Like many discounts and money saving techniques, not all of them are made apparent, but they are there if you are willing to look or ask. Did you know that senior discounts were available in shops, restaurants, recreation facilities, public transport and even hotels? You will be surprised to see what you can save! Here are our top nine senior discounts to get you started.

1. Book Yourself in for the Night

Whether you are planning a retirement trip or simply resting after a day out, be sure to check out the discounts available in hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and inns. You should find that your senior status will get you a satisfying discount, between 15 and 50% off the room rate! For example, Marriott, Best Western and Motel 6 all offer discounts to over 60s.