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December 10, 2014

Don’t forget about student discounts

by Grace

The folks at Simple Dollar compiled a list of 60 student discounts from a wide range of retailers and service providers. To name a few:

  • Take 15% off J. Crew and Banana Republic in-store purchases
  • Tech giants like Apple, Microsoft, Adobe, and Dell offer discounts from 5 to 10% and you can save hundreds on laptops.
  • Flash your student ID when traveling with Greyhound and Amtrak, and shipping packages with Greyhound is 40% cheaper for students.
  • You get 20 to 30% off when you flash your ID at FedEX.

Another one worth noting is the 50% discount off Amazon’s Prime service, but if their parents subscribe students can just participate in that.

Most of these are college student discounts, but some also apply to younger students.  I try to make sure my high school daughter takes her student ID everywhere, but many merchants will give the discount even without it.

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Tori Reid, “Save Big with This Huge List of 60 Student Discounts Everywhere”, LifeHacker, Dec. 5, 2014.

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