Safe driving. Auto insurance discounts of up to 10 percent may be available to graduates of AARP's Driver Safety Program. Ask your insurance agent — restrictions may apply. A classroom course costs $12 for members ($14 for nonmembers). An online version is $15.95 for members ($19.95 for nonmembers). New York residents pay $23.95 for members, $27.95 for nonmembers. Details at 888-227-7669 toll-free or online.
Travel bargains. The AARP Travel Center, powered by Expedia, offers discounts on car rentals and hotels, up to $100 in extra onboard credits on select cruises, savings of up to $450 on vacation packages and more. Explore online or call 800-675-4318.
Free tax preparation. In partnership with the IRS, AARP Foundation offers the Tax-Aide counseling program at thousands of locations during the January-April filing season. Trained and certified volunteers help low- to middle-income filers, with special attention to those 60 or older. To find an AARP Tax-Aide site near you, call 888-227-7669 toll-free or check online.
Movie extra. Pay $5.50, up to a 49 percent discount, for a bundled purchase of a 32-oz. soft drink and 64-oz. popcorn when you show your AARP card at Regal Entertainment Group theaters in the U.S.
Save a buck. For more great savings tips, updated year-round, go to AARP's Budgeting and Saving channel on the website.
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Contributors: Arthur Dalglish, Sid Kirchheimer, Cathie Gandel, Joan Rattner Heilman, K.C. Summers, Jeff Yeager, Bob Calandra and AARP members like you.
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