Benefits and discounts for over 60’s

There are now nearly 14.7 million people in the UK aged 60 and above*, with this in mind we decided to search for the very best benefits and discounts that are available for over 60s in the UK.

Let us know if we have missed any out and we will add them to the list!

Boots Advantage Card

Pick up 10 points per £1 on all Boots branded products* in store, 25 percent off complete glasses at Boots Opticians when you spend £79 or more and 15 percent off all hearing aids at Boots Hearingcare

B&Q

Become a member of their Diamond club and get 10% discount every Wednesday, every week, every B&Q store

National express

Save 1/3 with their 1 Year Senior Coachcard - on our standard fares any time £10 a year plus £2 p&p.

Specsavers

When you buy a pair of glasses from their £69 range or above, you’ll get 25% off

Hollywood bowl

Get your bowling shoes out and enjoy a discount rate at Hollywood bowl!

NHS

If you are over 60 you will automatically recieve free NHS prescriptions

Cineworld Cinemas

Offer senior tickets to all customers aged 60+

TV Licence

When you reach the age of 75, you may apply for a free over 75 TV Licence.

Free bus pass

If you live in England and were born before 5 April 1950 you now get free off-peak travel anywhere in England.

Fuel

For winter 2014/15, people born on or before 5th July 1952 will be eligible to receive a Winter Fuel Payment from the Government.

All discounts correct 6/2/2015

Sources

http://www.boots.com/en/Join-More-Treats-for-Over-60s-today_1279186 
http://www.diy.com/diy/diamond-club 
http://www.nationalexpress.com/waystosave/senior-coachcard.aspx 
http://www.specsavers.co.uk/offers/over-60s 
https://reservations.hollywoodbowl.co.uk/ui/stockton/book.aspx 
http://www.nhs.uk/Planners/Yourhealth/Pages/Prescriptioncosts.aspx 
www.cineworld.co.uk 
http://www.tvlicensing.co.uk/check-if-you-need-one/for-your-home/aged-74-and-over-aud3 
https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-elderly-person-bus-pass 
https://www.gov.uk/winter-fuel-payment/overview 

*Mid - 2013 Population Estimates UK Office for National Statistics, 2014