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GENERAL BENEfits FOR ALL BC RESIDENTS

Travel & Transportation

  • Via Rail offers 10% off to anyone 60+.
  • All public transportation system in British Columbia offer a discount to seniors 65+. Translink offers Concession Fare to seniors 65+ with valid ID. BC Transit offers $45* monthly passes (vs regular $85 for adults) to seniors 65+. *Price as of July 2020.
  • ICBCSenior driver savings apply to policies where the vehicle is owned or leased by a senior (65+) and is used for pleasure use. Now, seniors may use their vehicle for up to six days in a calendar month for commuting, business or delivery – a change from the previous seniors’ discount, which had restrictions on vehicle use. However, if the senior has an at-fault crash, the savings will be reduced, and then eliminated if there’s a second at-fault crash in the same scan period.
  • Parks Canada Discovery Pass discount for 65+.
  • BC Seniors age 65 or greater travel free on BC Ferries Monday through Thursday except holidays noted below on presentation of a BC Services Card, a BC Driver’s License, a BC Identification Card, or a Birth Certificate. If you are presenting a Birth Certificate, proof of residency in BC is required. The BC Seniors discount applies only to the passenger fare. The free fare is not applicable on the Inside Passage, Haida Gwaii and Discovery Coast Connector routes. However, a special discount on B.C. Senior passenger fares on these routes is available.
  • Discounted fare on the Vancouver Aquabus.
  • Seniors who are 55 or older can 10% off daily rates plus $50 dining credit at participating FairmontHotel . Members of CARP are eligible for $25 credit per stay plus free nights at select locations. Restrictions apply.


  • Flight Discounts – a list of Canadian and International airlines that offer discounts
  • Transitions Abroad – an informative and resource-intensive website
  • Elder Treks – an adventure travel company designed exclusively for people 50 and over
  • Walking the World – travel for people with adventurous souls
  • Road Scholar – a not-for-profit leader in educational travel




Arts & Entertainment

  • All Cineplex theatres offer seniors discounts usually of 20% or more. Inquire at time of ticket purchase online or in person.
  • The Vancouver Art Gallery offers admission by donation for all seniors (65+) on the 1st Monday of every month, from 10:00am to 1:00pm.
  • The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) has $5 admission for seniors (65+) on the first Tuesday of each month. Take a stroll through the Vancouver History galleries or check out the featured exhibitions. 
  • The UBC Museum of Anthropology offers a 10% discount to seniors 65+.

*Offers may vary depending on the location. The list from CARP was published in 2019. The 411 Seniors Centre Society list was published in 2014.

You can also find programs for seniors at your local community centres, for example in Vancouver and Surrey. Additional resources can be found through the Senior Services Society.

Banking

  • Scotiabank offers seniors a free basic account, and other discounts.
  • TD offers a rebate of up to 25% on monthly chequing fees for people 60+.
  • RBC offers rebates to people 65+.
  • CIBC has a 60 Plus Advantage program.
  • BMO offers discounts to people 60+.



Senior Driver Discounts and Benefits

If you own and drive a car or other vehicle, you may be eligible for discounts and benefits such as the following. 

Autoplan Insurance: Discounts and Savings (ICBC) 

Offers a seniors’ discount and other savings on Autoplan insurance premiums.




Shopping

  • On the last Thursday of every month, Shoppers Drug Mart offers 20% off for customers 65 and older, if you have an Optimum card.
  • The Bay offers 15% savings to people 60+ on the first Tuesday of every month.
  • Salvation Army Thrift Stores offer a 10% savings every day to everyone 60+.
  • Most Banana Republic stores offer a discount to people 50+. The discount varies by location, so you need to ask at the store.
  • Laura Secord offers a 15% senior’s discount on the first Monday of every month.
  • Some Home Hardware stores offer discounts.
  • Seniors citizens are eligible for a 30% discount every Tuesday at participating Value Village outlets. 
  • Senior citizens who are 60 or older can get 10% off their order at participating Salvation Army Thrift Stores
  • Ming Wo Cookware for seniors 60+, get 20% off on the first Monday of the month, regular priced items only.

Banking

·         Scotiabank offers seniors a free basic account, and other discounts.

·         TD offers a rebate of up to 25% on monthly chequing fees for people 60+.

·         RBC offers rebates to people 65+.

·         CIBC has a 60 Plus Advantage program.

·         BMO offers discounts to people 60+.

Information presented above is current to the best of our knowledge, discounts are subject to change by the company. Kindly let us know if you encounter any problems and we will update our information immediately.

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