SENIOR DISCOUNTS/FREE SERVICES
Disclaimer: Recommendations and discounts mentioned on this page are accurate to the best of our knowledge and should be used as a guide only. The actual discount and/or policy will be as published or advertised by the store, proprietor, agency or service at the time of purchase and may be subject to change. The opportunities mentioned on this page are not to be construed as having been recommended by Seniors on Site (Ottawa) Inc.
New Ontario Electricity Support Program – You may be eligible
You or someone you know may be eligible for The Ontario Electricity Support Program. This program helps reduce electricity bills for low-income households with a monthly on-bill credit. The amount of the credit will depend on how many people live in your home and your combined household income. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply. Call 1-855-831-8151 toll-free within Ontario. Find out more at OntarioElectricitySupport.ca.
Shoppers Drug Mart
Shoppers Drug Mart offers a Senior’s Day the last Thursday of every month. Seniors get 20% off with a Shoppers Optimum Card (which can be obtained free of charge at the store) and 15% without an Optimum card. Discounts exclude: sale items, prescriptions, insulin, codeine, tobacco products, newspapers, stamps, lottery and bus tickets, electronic gift cards and prepaid phone cards. Discounts may not exceed $50. Shoppers also have Super Senior’s Day every few months. Information on those days will be listed in that week’s flyer.
Rexall Pharma Plus
Seniors save 20% the last Tuesday of every month. Applies to regular prices; excluding sale items, prescriptions, products with codeine, home health care products, gift cards, lottery tickets, transit tickets, baby formula and diapers, prepaid phone cards, cigarettes, milk, bread and photofinishing.
Hudson’s Bay is a national chain of department stores and offers a 15% discount to seniors across Ontario on the first Tuesday of each month.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
For seniors 60 and over: chequing accounts no service fees, transaction fees apply, no commissions added to the drafts and money orders although they have a charge. 5$ discount on safety deposit box fees. Toll free 1-800-465-2422
TD Canada Trust
Discount_info: Has free chequing/transactions on chequing accounts for seniors.
Toronto Dominion Bank
Seniors age 60 and older receive no monthly fees; free paperless, monthly statement, passbook, and cheque return. Free basic cheques, no fees on Canadian and US drafts and money orders. Also $5.00 discount on safety deposit rentals 1/4% interest bonus on GIC. Toll free 1-800-387-6545
The Scotia Plus Program for Seniors age 59 and over offers no monthly fee for up to 40 debit transactions (teller or non-teller) each month. Services Include: your choice of passbook or statement, free personalized Scotia Plus cheques, no service fees for certified or post-dated cheques and stop payments, no commission fees for bank drafts, money orders or regular American Express Travellers Cheques, and a discount of $5 on the annual rental fee for any size safety deposit box.
Seniors age 55 or older receive at least 10% off regular room rates at any of the nearly 2,400 Best Western locations in North America and many of the more than 1,700 locations elsewhere in the world.
Canadian Pacific Hotels
Seniors receive 10% – 30% off regular room (rack) rates to AARP and CARP members. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply.
Choice Hotels International
If you are a 60+ traveler, you are entitled to savings of 20% – 30% when you book in advance at any of these participating hotels: Clarion, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, MainStay Suites, Rodeway Inn.
For seniors age 50 and older, September Days Club allows members to enjoy great discounts of 15% – 50% off standard room rates at more than 1,900 Days Inn hotels.
Seniors age 55 and older will find fabulous discounts (approximately 25% off regular rates) at all 26 locations throughout Western Canada all year long.
CITY OF OTTAWA
Participants who are 65 years of age and over can receive a discount of 10% when registering for adult programs offered at all recreation facilities. Seniors rates exist for memberships as well as public swimming pools and skating rinks.
Seniors 65+ are entitled to a monthly pass for $26.25. Seniors 65 and older can ride free all day on Wednesdays. This offer includes all bus routes and the O-Train, but does not include Para Transpo. Seniors who pay-per-ride with cash or PRESTO will save on regular-fare routes; pay just $2 per trip any day of the week. These are big savings compared to adult fares or bus tickets.
Canadian War Museum
$10 Adults; $7 Seniors (65+) and only $3.50 on Sundays. Free Thursdays from 4 to 9 p.m.
$6 Adults, $4 Seniors (65+)
Museum of Civilization
$10 Adults, $7 Seniors (65+) and only $3.50 on Sundays. Free Thursdays from 4 to 9 p.m.
Museum of Nature
$4 Adults, $3.50 Seniors. Free admission on Saturdays until noon.
$6 Adults, $5 Seniors. Free on Thursdays after 5 p.m.
10% off for seniors at Bulk Barn on Wednesdays at locations throughout Ottawa.
Hallmark Card shops in Ottawa offer 10% off for seniors if requested.
Located at 420 Hazeldean Road, Browns Cleaners offers a 15% discount to Seniors. You can get 20% off if you pre-pay.
Dentist Dr. John Li offers a 10% discount to seniors.
Located at 62 Stonehaven Drive, Bridlewood Square, Tel: 613-270-0006. Accepts new patients
Hazeldean Family Chiropractic Clinic offers a complete initial chiropractic consultation and examination
(including x-rays if necessary) for only $35.00 (a value of over $120).
8-484 Hazeldean Rd., Tel: 613-831-9665
Take someone for a FREE ride! Take advantage of the standard 10% discount offered to seniors and get a free second ticket for an accompanying family member or friend!