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July 20, 2007


This Week's Special Section:
Last week, SeniorDiscounts reviewed discounts available at the national and local movie theaters. You can see last week's newsletter by visiting our newsletter archives located on our web site, click here.

This week we have unearthed a senior discount available at one of the nations leading movie rental companies.

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Senior Discounts Section:
We highlight discounts available at Costco, books and outlet malls, among others.

Challenge Section:
SeniorDiscounts announces a new winner in the Add A Discount Challenge and Weekly Newsletter Challenge every week. Do you know what US city is the best place to live, according to Money Magazine?





Jim, from Sacramento, CA reminds us that many Whataburger Restaurants provide a free coffee/small soft drink or a 10% discount to customers 55 and older.

Abby, in Tucson, AZ, informs us that Tres Amigos World Imports located in Arizona and Colorado provides a 10% discount everyday to shoppers 60 and older.

Erin of Conway, MA lets know that at the Settlers' Green Outlet Village shoppers 55 and older receive a 10% discount every Tuesday at participating stores.

Thanks for all of your submissions.

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Discounts on your Movie Rentals

Most of us are aware of the age related savings available when attending a movie at a local theater. And those discounts are needed now, more than ever, with theater prices steadily increasing every year.

But if you are like millions of other Americans and enjoy watching a movie from the comfort of your own home or prefer to save money making your own movie snack, then this discount will certainly help.

At Hollywood Video, guests age 60 and older, receive an automatic 10% discount on all rentals. The discount is even good on other purchases made in any of their locations. That means you can save even if you would like to purchase one of their previously viewed movies. Better yet, the discount is good every day.

The discount should automatically be applied to your purchase when using your Hollywood Video movie card. The Hollywood web site states that if you are age 60 or older and not receiving the discount, they may not have your birth date entered into their computer system and you should ask a Guest Service Representative to set up the discount for you.

If you don't like going to the rental store, you may also want to try online movie rentals that are shipped directly to your home. Netflix and Blockbuster both have programs starting at $4.99 per month for one movie at a time that will ship DVD's directly to your home. If you are an avid movie watcher, this may be your best way to save money. Blockbuster will even allow you to exchange a mailed DVD for another within any of its stores.

Either way, there are now more choices for saving on your next favorite rental. So get comfortable in your favorite seat and enjoy the show from the comfort of your own home.

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 This week, we bring you some of the discounts available for Gold and Premium Members in our SeniorDiscounts Database. The following discounts and over 135,000 more can be found at Included in each listing is the phone number, address, discount details and more. 

Before September 1st, join Costco Wholesale and receive a $10 Costco Cash Card. The annual Costco membership also includes a free Household Card. ($10 Costco Cash Card offer is available only to non-members for their first year of membership. Limit one offer per household.)You must print out the application form and bring it to the nearest Costco location. (New discount offers will be available on September 1, 2007.) Click here to print the form:

Premium Outlet Malls
 Premium Outlet Malls across the United States provide a 50+ Shopper Club. Receive a 10% savings on Tuesdays by presenting a photo identification with your proof of age to the cashier at participating stores. Check with the front office at each mall for a list of stores that participate. 
Borders Book Stores and Outlets
Many Borders Stores have a Senior Savings Day each month. They recommend contacting a local store location for participation and details. Typical age requirement is 55 and older. (Participation may vary by location.)
Gottschalks Department Stores
Gottschalks credit card customers 55 and over receive 10% off most items when purchased on Tuesdays. Card holders also receive a complimentary card for a spouse regardless of age, and free shopping bags from the gift wrap department.
Details about these discounts and information about thousands more are available on our web site for our Gold and Premium members.
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Add a Discount Challenge

Each week in this newsletter we announce a new winner in the Add A Discount Challenge. Let your fellow senior discounters know about any new discounts you find and keep those discounts coming.

We are looking for any and all NEW Senior Discounts. This means discounts that we don't already have on our web site. Ask at your favorite place of business and find out if it offers a senior discount. If it does, simply submit it on our web site. Click here.

As always, we greatly appreciate your participation in adding value to our service.

Our winner of the senior discount challenge this week, James Surratt of Iowa City, IA, will receive a one year SeniorDiscounts Premium Membership and Guide Book. James, please e-mail us at: to claim your prize.

Weekly Internet Challenge

Answer the trivia question correctly and you will be entered to WIN a complimentary SeniorDiscounts Premium Membership and Guide Book.

This Week's Challenge:
According to Money Magazine, what US city is the best place to live?

To answer this week's question and for last week's challenge and answer, click here.

Our winner of last week's challenge, Michael Fischer, of Passaic, NJ, will receive a one year SeniorDiscounts Premium Membership and Guide Book. Michael, please e-mail us at: to claim your prize.


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