Government discounts for seniors that will save you money while travelling

When you’re on the road travelling across Australia, there are some simple and easy ways you can take advantage of government discounts.

If you’ve got a Seniors Card, you could be saving money while you travel.

Your Seniors Card can offer you a range of travel discounts on everything from public transport to entry prices at tourist attractions.



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Best Western Australasia: 10% discount on accommodation. Conditions apply

Choice Hotels Australasia: Up to 10% of the best available rate

McNevins Motels: 10% discount on accommodation

Oaks Hotels and Resorts: Book online for 5% discount on best available rate.

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Greyhound: 10% discount on full adult fare

Discovery Coaches: Seniors discounts available on selected tours.


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Plus a range of bus, ferry and train discounts in major cities across each state and territory.


Car rental

Europcar: visit the website for details on seniors deals

Avis: visit the website for details on seniors deals

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Budget: visit the website for details on seniors deals

Alpha Car Hire: 15% discount for three or more consecutive days. Code: PRSNR


But it’s not just Australian travel you can save on with your Seniors Card.

If you’re travelling overseas, you can still find discounts for pensioners.

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Across Australia, you can save money when preparing for and booking an overseas trip, as well as saving on luggage and travel goods.

You can also save on parking at major airports across the country.


Currency Exchange

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Travel Insurance


Travel Agencies/Tours

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  • Cruiseabout: 2% OFF when you book 2 cabins, 3% OFF when you book 3 cabins, 4% OFF when you book 4 cabins, 5% OFF when you book 5 cabins.
  • Escape Travel: $100 off all bookings over $2500pp.
  • Flight Centre: $50 off tours/cruises/accommodation/car hire/rail* *T&C apply – offer is per person/per booking, minimum spend of $1500 per person.
  • Seniors Holiday Travel: Save 30% off travel insurance up to 81 years young.
  • Aurora Expeditions: 20% off Antarctica & Patagonia packages, 10% off selected Antarctica and European Arctic voyages, 5% off all other departures.
  • Grand Pacific Tours: $50 off New Zealand coach holidays.
  • International Rail: Max. 15% off some Eurail/Britrail/Eurostar/Australia rail.


Travel Goods

  • Luggage Direct: An extra 5% discount on all online items including already discounted prices. Discount code “LDextra 5%”
  • Strandbags: 10% off original marked price of any item
  • Zelows: 10% off storewide. Online voucher code: SENIOR


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To see a full list of the discounts you can receive while travelling with your Seniors Card, you can visit the following sites: 

QueenslandOnline discount directory search

New South WalesOnline discount directory search

Western Australia – Online discount directory search

South Australia2016 online directory to view online 

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Australian Capital Territory – Online discount directory search and 2015-2017 PDF for download

Tasmania – 2016/2017 downloadable directory 2016/2017

Northern TerritoryOnline discount directory search

Victoria – Online discount directory search

New Zealand

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