The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) was established in 1958 and offers a variety of senior discounts on travel, shopping, hotels, restaurants and much more. A membership fee of $16 for United States residents, gives you access to a wide range of discounts, benefits and support from AARP. Membership for Mexico or Canada is $17 a year, other countries is $28 a year.
AARP Membership Benefits And Discounts
With your membership card, you have access to the savings and discounts that come with an AARP Membership. Plus, AARP gives you the opportunity to help out around your community, have an advocate in Washington and learn more about the world around you. With AARP discounts, the older one is the better, discounts increase with age.
Below are examples of current senior discounts available from AARP partners:
Travel carries inherent risks and access to MedjetAssist is one of the values of an AARP membership. AARP members can receive up to an 18% discount on a membership at Medjet.
Medjet provides medical transfer to a hospital of your choice when one is hospitalized more than 150 mile from your home. The AARP discount applies to the cost of the Medjet membership which is required to access the service in the United States and abroad.
Air and Rail Discounts
Discounts available for British Airways and Park Ride Fly USA
Vacations by Rail
AARP members save 5% on:
- Canadian Train Vacations
- United States Train Trips including Amtrak, National Park vacations
- Europe Rail Tours including Orient-Express, Glacier Express, Royal Scotsman
- Asia/South Pacific/Africa including Rovos Rail, Ghan Train, Blue Train
- Select city to city Amtrak
- Service fees on European rail
Enjoy your membership discounts at the following hotels. Discounts range between 5-20%, inquire at each hotel for any restrictions which may apply.
- SHERATON HOTEL
- DAYS INN
- BAYMONT INN & SUITES
AARP Travel Center and Expedia
The AARP Travel Center in conjunction with Expedia has teamed up with the world’s leading travel suppliers to offer special deals on vacation packages at amazingly low rates. Get the best deal on your next trip when you book your airfare and hotel together.
Travel packages and opportunities abound ranging from escorted tours, river cruises and national park tours amongst the many offered. As always, the fine print and restrictions should be carefully examined so that each traveler is well informed as to the requirements and regulations for each trip.
AARP discounts are available at the major car rental companies including: Payless Car Rental, Budget Car Rental, Zipcar and Avis Car Rental. Discounts vary per agency. Check with the AARP website for details.