Seniors often don’t realize the deals that await them. Whether in restaurant discounts or a percentage off their travel needs, there are lots of options available in Maine. Check out these senior discounts for those who live in the state. You’ll be glad you did.
One day each month—the first Thursday, to be exact—senior citizens get a 10 percent discount on their purchases at Lovell’s Guilford Hardware & Building Supplies. This doesn’t include sale or discounted merchandise, tools, power tools or rental equipment. Proof that you are at least age 60 is required.
A combined amusement and water park, Funtown Splashtown USA offers a senior discount to its patrons every Wednesday. If they are accompanied by a paying customer, they get in for free.
Portland Stage Company is home to theater, music productions, seminars and more throughout the year. Senior citizens aged 65 and over receive a $4 off discount on the regular price of admission.
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For those senior citizens who love the cold Maine winters and to stay extremely active, Big Squaw Mountain ski area has something for them. Those who are aged 70 and up get their ski lift tickets free. And believe it or not, countless seniors take advantage of this offer every single year.
In Bangor, senior citizens get a discount for care of their furry friends. Broadway Veterinary Clinic & Pet Care Center offers seniors aged 65 and up a 10 percent discount on their bill.
Senior citizens receive a discount on tickets at the Portland Symphony Orchestra for most performances. Contact the ticket office and let them know which performance you’d like to attend. They will let you know if the one you’ve chosen qualifies for senior discounts, as well as how much the discount will be.
Senior citizens aged 65 and up receive a 10 percent discount off the price of camping at Balsam Woods Campground in Abbott. Make your reservations early, and mention that you’d like the discount. Proof of age is required when checking in.
If seniors are flying in or out of the airport in Portland—or are simply traveling to Portland to shop or see a show—the Hilton Garden Inn at the airport offers them a discount. Those with an AARP card receive a 10 percent discount on their room and meals.