Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Addicted to student discounts

ANITA LI - The Globe and Mail

Cheaper clothes, discount travel rates and lower-priced movie tickets – sometimes, it pays to be a student.

Michael (not his real name) uses his university identification card to take advantage of the student rates offered by Greyhound Canada, an inter-city coach service, and tourist attractions such as the Ontario Science Centre. In April, he flashed his ID to score a discount to see the Tim Burton exhibition at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox. But Michael, 23, sheepishly emphasizes that he “rarely” uses it any more. That’s because he’s no longer a student.

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