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October 5, 2006


Senior Special Section: In the last three newsletter installments, we have reviewed the major retail and department stores that provide a senior discount program. If you would like to read about those stores and their discount programs, visit out newsletter archive page. Click here.

This week, we have just discovered that there is another retail chain that is now offering a senior discount, KB Toys. Read below for more information.

SeniorDiscounts News: Save on Dental, Vision and other Health services, click here.

Thousands of business locations now offer exclusive discounts for members of the SeniorDiscounts Card. For more information on becoming a member of the SeniorDiscounts Card program, click here.

Senior Discounts Section: We highlight SeniorDiscounts Card Member discounts available on car rentals, pet medication and estate planning among others.

Challenge Section: SeniorDiscounts announces a new winner for the Add A Discount Challenge and Weekly Newsletter Challenge every week. Do you know what year did the fist Oktoberfest take place?

If you would like to tell others about
SeniorDiscounts and this Newsletter, click here.



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Margaret, from California reminds us that Gottschalks Department Stores provide a 10% discount to customers 55 years of age and older every Tuesday. Other benefits and discounts are also available when signing up for their senior credit card.

Faith, in Indianapolis, IN informs us that Paragon Family Restaurant provides a 10% discount to customers 60 years of age and older.

Paul, of Longview, TX reminds us that many Taco Bueno locations provide 10% off meals to customers 62 and older. Age requirement and discount will vary with location.

Thanks for all of your submissions.

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KB Toys Offers Discount to Grandparents and Seniors

KB Toys just announced that as of October 2, 2006, it is offering a discount to shoppers 50 years of age and older. Dubbed the Grandparents' Reward Club, customers 50 years or older will receive a discount of 10% every Tuesday at its more than 600 nationwide stores.

The new discount is aimed at attracting grandparents to shop at its stores on one of its previously slowest days.

Grandparents and adults 50 and older can sign up for the program by filling out a short application in any KB Toys store. Membership is free and Club members will receive a KB Toys Grandparents' Rewards Club Card and keychain card, which they can present when shopping at KB Toys on any Tuesday during the year. The discount is applied to the entire purchase. Members who provide their e-mail addresses will also receive advance notice on sales & promotions at local KB Toys stores and exclusive e-mail-only offers.

Here are the restrictions associated with the discount program as posted on the KB Toys web site:
Discount taken off lowest ticketed prices of in-stock items at register. Discount excludes sales taxes, cannot be combined with any coupon or discount offer and cannot be applied toward purchase of gift cards or video games, systems and accessories. Valid only in KB Toys, KB Toy Works and KB Toy Outlet stores.

For more information about the KB Toys Grandparents' Rewards Club, visit the KB Toys web site at
SeniorDiscounts does not have this new discount posted on its web site yet, but you can locate the nearest KB Toys store on their web site.

At this point in time, there are no other major toy stores offering a discount to seniors, but SeniorDiscounts will let you know of any other toy stores decide to offer a senior discount as well.

  This week, we bring you some of the discounts available in our SeniorDiscounts Card program. The following discounts and over 130,000 more can be found at Included in each listing is the phone number, address, map of the location and more. Remember - we add more discounts every week.  

Do you know of a senior discount that we don't? Tell us and you could win a free on year subscription to our Card program.
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  Budget and Avis Car Rentals
  Budget and Avis Car Rentals are now providing a full 10% off car rentals for SeniorDiscounts Card Members. For more information, visit our web site and search for car rentals.  
Click here for more details about this discount. Search our Car Rentals category.

SeniorDiscounts Card Members receive a 5% discount on all orders from 1-800-PedMeds. Enter the code SENIORDISCOUNTS when purchasing online or ordering by phone.

Click here for more details about this discount. Search our Online Retail category.
 (Denver, CO) is a full service locksmith offering Home, Auto and Commercial work. They provide service for new installations, security surveys, computer chip (transponder) car keys, lost keys, lockouts, safes, broken keys, handicap entry, and more. SeniorDiscounts Card Members receive a 10% discount. Please mention coupon code "SeniorDiscounts".  
Click here for more details about this discount. Search our Local Services category in Denver, CO.
  Tax Estate and Business Law
(New Mexico)

  Tax Estate and Business Law in Albuquerque, NM can help prepare wills and plan your estate. SeniorDiscounts Card Members receive a free consultation and a 25% discount on fees. Call 505-830-2200 for information.
Click here for more details about this discount. Search our Local Services category in New Mexico.
  Cane Plus Inc. (Springfield, IL)
  Cane Plus Inc. manufactures and markets Grip’n Rise for help in getting up from the sitting position. Orders can be placed nationwide. SeniorDiscounts Card Members receive a 30% discount off each Grip'n Rise.
Click here for more details about this discount. Search our Medical Services category in Springfield, IL.
  Find a retirement or assisted living community, nursing home or Alzheimer's care home that matches your needs at View maps and online tours or get driving directions. Check out their new, easier search, click here.

Find elder care at This free referral service helps you find everything from Home Care and Assisted Living to Financial Planning and Personal Emergency Responses. Click Here.

Add a Discount Challenge

Each week in this newsletter we announce a new winner in the Add A Discount Challenge. Let your fellow senior discounters know about any new discounts you find and keep those discounts coming.

We are looking for any and all NEW Senior Discounts. This means discounts that we don't already have on our web site. Ask at your favorite place of business and find out if it offers a senior discount. If it does, simply submit it on our web site. Click here.

You can also tell us about businesses you think would be interested in offering a senior discount. Provide us with the businesses' information and we will contact that business and invite it to offer a senior discount. The more discounts you enter, the better your chances of winning. Click here.

As always, we greatly appreciate your participation in adding value to our service.

Our winner this week, Faith Van Wormer of Indianapolis, IN will receive a one year SeniorDiscounts Card membership. Faith, please e-mail us at: to claim your prize.

Weekly Internet Challenge

Answer the trivia question and you will be entered to WIN a complimentary SeniorDiscounts Card Membership with included SeniorDiscounts Guide Book.

This Week's Challenge:
What year did the fist Oktoberfest take place?

To answer: Click Here and tell us your answer to the Weekly Challenge. Good luck.

Last Week's Challenge Question:
What is the smallest country (area) in the world?
Last Week's Challenge Answer:

The Vatican City at .44 km².

Our winner this week, Duane Snook of Chesterton, IN will receive a one year SeniorDiscounts Card membership. Duane, please e-mail us at: to claim your prize.

Corrections Challenge

We can always use help keeping our database of discounts current and our web site free of errors. If you find a discount that is not correct, no longer valid, or an error on our web site, let us know and we will send you a gift. Just e-mail us at: with the mistake you have found and please include a correction if applicable. We appreciate your help.


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Oktoberfest Facts:

Over 6 million visitors attend the Munich Oktoberfest every year.

30% of the year's production of beer by Munich breweries is consumed in the two weeks of Oktoberfest.

12,000 People are employed at the Oktoberfest. Of these, 1,600 are waitresses.

There is available seating for 100,000 people.

The six Munich breweries, (Spaten, Augustiner, Paulaner, Hacker-Pschorr, Hofbräuhaus, Löwenbräu) sold 6 million mugs of beer at Oktoberfest in 2005 (5.5 million in 2004).

Roasted oxen consumed: 88

Sausages consumed: 220,000 pairs

Roast chickens consumed: 460,000


Oktoberfest Toast:
Hoch soll sie leben (Long may you live)
Hoch soll sie leben (Long may you live)
Dreimal hoch (Three cheers)

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