For those heading back to school with dread in their hearts and a lightness in their wallets, chins up! Your status as a studier entitles you to a plethora of delightful student discounts, so you can at least spend less while you cram more.
GiftCardGranny.com has a list of 81 — yes, 81 — different discounts you can nab with your handy ID card and a smile. Or just the card.
Here are a few to whet your appetite, from clothing to sporting events, travel to food:
AMC Theatres: Thursday night is student night with discounted tickets at these theaters with your student ID.
Arty Institutions: While GiftCardGranny has a lot of location-specific artistic institutions with admission discounts to check out, you can always ask at your local museum or theater even if it’s not on the list.
CoachUSA/ShortLine: Tote your laundry home for 15% off bus tickets with your student ID.
Geico: If you can maintain a B average and are a full-time student between the ages of 16 and 25, you can get up to 15% off Geico car insurance.
24 Hour Fitness: Work it out with special pricing plans at these clubs. Check with your nearest location for details.
Cell service: Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T all offer a discount on your monthly bill. Check with your provider for more info.
Amazon: Sign up for free with Amazon Student program and get six months of free two-day shipping. An annual membership with shipping benefits and streaming videos is available for $39.
Target: Save 10% off Target online purchases.
81 Student Discounts [GiftCardGranny]