The savviest college students already know about these great discounts, but incase you don’t, let’s get you up to speed! There are a lot of memberships and subscriptions that offer discounts for student. College students get Spotify Premium for just 4.99/month, and now that includes (yes, INCLUDES) a Hulu subscription! $5 a month for 2 apps? Uh, yes please. Other special student rates apply atAmazon Prime, Adobe, Sam’s Club, Apple, and subscriptions like The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The Wall Street Journal… so much more.
Most people hate going to the movie theatre now because the prices are insane. Regal Cinemas Theatre’s offer student discounts that vary by location, so contact your local Regal to find out. AMC Theatres offer discounts to students on Thursdays. Some Cinemark theaters also offer the discount. Just call and ask.
Most college student’s paychecks every week goes to food. Why not start saving? A lot restaurants offer pretty good student discounts. Places like Subway and Chick-fil-A give students 10% off their meal. Other stores like Pizza Hut, Papa John’s, Qdoba, Waffle House, Dairy Queen, and Burger King also offer discounts, but they don’t advertise it and some locations vary.
Believe it or not, your student ID can save you a lot of money on your next trip! Most tourist attractions and museums will offer a decent discount to students. New York City, despite the high prices of almost everything, is the Mecca of student discounts. Tickets are a mere $10 for students at Carnegie Hall. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden charges only $6 for students. Save 28 percent of admission with tickets for $18 at the Guggenheim. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA, The New York Historical Society, and even Broadway tickets can be scored with student discounts! Every time you are anywhere, ask if the site offers a discount. Most historical and touristy place do, so again – ASK!
It will blow your mind to see how many stores offer student discounts, and most of them are 10% or more! Banana Republic, H&M, Aeropostale, Charlotte Russe, Topshop, Kenneth Cole, Club Monaco, Mod Cloth, Barnes & Noble, and even Goodwill gives you a whopping 20% on Tuesdays. When you’re out shopping, don’t be scared to ask cashiers if they offer student discount. Some stores don’t advertise, but if you ask you could be looking at some savings.
Going somewhere? Don’t spend half your budget on just getting there. Dozens of transportation companies offer discounts for students. Greyhound buses, Amtrak, Coach USA, and other local transportation services will grant you anywhere from 10%-20% off your travel ticket. And if you’re looking for a decent place to stay, Choice Hotels offers a discount to Students with a Student Advantage Card. Traveling while you’re in college is financially difficult, but possible.
T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint all offer students special deals and discounts. The only catch with some of these deals is that you might have to attend a school that qualifies.
Gyms like 24 hour Fitness and Gold’s Gym offer students 10% off membership fees. A lot of local gyms will offer a summer special for students home for break. Corepower Yoga also offers special pricing for students, but their locations are minimal at the moment. You can get all your fitness gear at Eastern Mountain Sports, where students get 15% off full-price national brand items and 20% off all full-price EMS brand items when you show your ID.