AMC/Loews Theatres— amctheatres.com
Arena Stage—Seniors often take advantage of their Group Rate: 30% discount off any performance for groups of 10 or more. Box Office: 202.488.4380. arenastage.org
Ford’s Theatre— For seniors 60+, matinée prices for some musicals and plays are $30 on weekends, $27 on weekdays. Ticket information: 202.347.4833. fordstheatre.org
Olney Theatre Center— Seniors 65+ receive $5 off all tickets, except Sat. evening and Sun. matinees. Box Office: 240.644.1100. olneytheatre.org
Round House Theatre— Ticket prices for seniors 65+: Bethesda – $40; Silver Spring – $10. roundhousetheatre.org
National Theatre— Seniors can take advantage of their Special Patron Ticket Program (SPT). Check availability at 202.628.6161 or visit nationaltheatre.org.
Shakespeare Theatre Company— For seniors 60+, 20% discount; at Wed. noon matinees, 50% discount. Note: 20% not available for Fri./Sat. evening performances. Box Office: 202.547.1122, option 1. shakespearedc.org
Studio Theatre— Seniors 62+ receive $5 off tickets for all performances except on Saturday evenings. I.D. required. Possibly better discounts available for groups. Box Office: 202.332.3300. studiotheatre.org
Music Center at Strathmore— No senior discounts, but patrons can take advantage of discounts in advance through “Special E-mail Offers.” Create an account to receive news & email-only discount ticket offers. Tickets: 301.581.5100 or visit strathmore.org.
Weinberg Center for the Arts, Frederick, MD— For seniors 62+, typically $2 off ticket price. Group discounts for 10 or more. Box Office: 301.600.2828. weinbergcenter.org
Regency Cab— Seniors 70+ (ID proof of age required) can call 301-990-9000 to arrange for (1) free round-trip rides, up to 10 miles each way or (2) free round-trip rides to pick up something, 5 miles each way (they will wait only 15 minutes for return trip). This program is so popular that there are certain restrictions on availability and schedules fill quickly. regencycab.net
WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY
Metrorail/Metrobus— Seniors 65+ may ride for half the regular fare on Metrorail, for 60¢ on regular Metrobus routes, and for discounted fare on other participating bus service providers. wmata.com If you are a local resident, you may pay the reduced bus fare by showing the bus operator a valid Medicare card and a government-issued photo ID.
Budget Rent-A-Car— Get a 20% AARP discount on all rentals from corporate locations and participating licensee locations. Budget.com
Enterprise Rent-A-Car— Enterprise offers AARP members 5% off the everyday low rates. enterprise.com
Hertz Rent-A-Car— Hertz offers AARP discount rates worldwide on daily, weekly, weekend and monthly rentals. Call 800-654-3131. Hertz.com
National Car Rental— AARP members receive discounts ranging from 5–15%, depending on car type and day of week. Call 877-222-9058. NationalCar.com
Amtrak— Seniors 62+ receive 15% discount on the lowest available rail fare on most trains. Proof of age required. Visit amtrak.com and click on “Passenger Discounts.”