Use your age to your advantage with five money saving tips

  Money – The Sun  

WITH age come advantages.

So here are some of the great savings I’ve found for the over 60s.


Use the advantages of old age to save some cash on a selection of activities

There will be lots more in your local shops and restaurants – make it your mission to make the most of them.

RAIL AND HEARTY: A Senior Railcard is essential.

Ride the rails for a third less with the pass, which costs £30 a year or £70 for three years.

You can also get a National Express senior coach card for £12.50 plus £2.50 postage, which will allow you travel with at least a third off fares.

SUPERMARKET SAVERS: Asda offers the over 60s a bowl of soup and a roll for £1, until the end of March.

Plus, older shoppers can pop into the store’s cafe on a Wednesday to get 10 per cent off.

Tuesday’s the magic day at Iceland when older shoppers can save 10 per cent in store if they show proof of age.

AGE ADVANTAGE: If you have a Boots Advantage Card and are a member of the store’s Over 60s Rewards, you’ll get a whopping eight points for every pound spent on Boots products.

Each point is worth 1p. There are also one-off offers.

Put April 26 in your diary, when members can save 10 per cent when they spend £20 or more.

SPECS APPEAL: As well as getting free NHS Eye tests after you hit 60, you can also get great deals on glasses.

If you buy a pair of glasses from Specsavers’ for £69 or above, you’ll get 20 per cent off. That includes frames and lenses.

At Boots Opticians, you can save 20 per cent on your first pair of glasses or prescription sunglasses, plus get every additional pair half price.

GOLDEN AGE OF CINEMA: Check out what deals are available from your local film house.

Odeon Silvers screenings show new blockbusters and old classics at quieter times of the day, from £3.50 for My Odeon members.

Book online and get free tea, coffee and biscuits served before the film.

  • All prices on page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.

Deal of the day

Save £35 on this four litre air fryer at Wilko

IF you still haven’t been convinced about the benefits of an air fryer, then let the half price four litre model from Wilko tempt you, down from £70 to £35.

SAVE: £35

Cheap treat

Enjoy Iceland’s 12 Luxury Macarons for the pretty price of £3.50

ENJOY Iceland’s 12 Luxury Macarons for a pretty price – £3.50 or as part of a three-for-£10 deal on a range of foods.

What’s new?

MORRISONS new meal deal means you can get two selected pizza or pasta mains, plus two sides for £8, saving up to £6.96.

Top swap

Little princesses will look the part in H&M’s glittery tulle dress, £19.99
Budding bridesmaids could be in for a treat with this sequin tulle dress, £10 at

LITTLE princesses will look the part in H&M’s glittery tulle dress, £19.99, while budding bridesmaids could be in for a treat with this sequin tulle dress, £10 at

SAVE: £9.99

Leah’s little helper

LONDON Repair Week starts tomorrow but you don’t need to live in the capital to get tips to make your items like new.

Take a look at to find handy hacks and expert advice along with a list of workshops.

Shop and save

Save £6.40 on the Hot Wheels Track Builder Premium Curve playset at The Entertainer

DRIVE little ones wild with excitement with Hot Wheels Track Builder Premium Curve playset down from £16 to £9.60 at The Entertainer.

SAVE: £6.40

Hot right now

ENJOY outdoor evenings when warmer days come, with Aldi’s patio heater, £39.99, available to pre-order from today.

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