Save money with special senior discounts

LOS ANGELES /*Goodwill Stores*/ are a great place to find cut-rate prices on clothing and other goods. If you're 55 or older, you can save 10 percent off the total price of your purchase.

/*Kohl's Department Stores*/ offers periodic savings to seniors 62 and older. The store usually offers a 15-percent discount on Tuesdays or Wednesdays. Check Kohl's weekly ads in the newspaper or online to find out when the discounts are offered.

/*Ross Dress For Less*/ stores gives customers 55 and up a 10-percent discount every Tuesday.

If you're 60 and older, you can rent or buy movies from Hollywood Video for a 10-percent savings. The discounts are good every day.

If you want to see something currently in theaters, you can find discounts on select days at two theater chains.

/*Laemmle*/ offers a cut-rate price of $4 per ticket every Wednesday for moviegoers 62 and over. The only catch is that the film has to start before 6 p.m. /*AMC*/ theaters offer discounted tickets of $6 on Tuesdays at most of its locations if you're 60 and over.

If you travel, you can qualify for all kinds of discounts if you're a senior. At /*Southwest Airlines*/, you must be at least 65. /*Amtrak*/ offers passengers 62 and up a 15-percent discount off the lowest rail fare on most of its trains.

The following major hotel chains offer savings to seniors:

  • /*Hyatt*/: 50 percent off at participating hotels for those 62 and over.
  • /*Marriott*/: 15 percent off for those 62 and over.
  • /*Motel 6*/: 10 percent off to guests over the age of 60.

Both /*Hilton*/ and /*Holiday Inn Hotels*/ give seniors, 62 and over, a special discounted rate.

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