What are the benefits of the SNCF's Sénior+ card?

What is the point of the SNCF’s Sénior+ reduction card that cost me €60? When I visit the website for tickets it seems OAPs are offered higher prices than younger people and so in the end there is no benefit from any ‘reduction’ from the card. And I have no idea what benefits come with the Voyageur card that was sent to us.  R.M.

It sounds surprising if you consistently find that prices for younger people are cheaper.

We checked out several different long-distance journeys at sncf-voyages.com and were not able to corroborate the discrepancy of younger people paying less for tickets than OAPs for prices without a reduction card.

On the contrary, the standard prices offered to us were sometimes slightly less for over-60s due to a rate called Découverte séniors – an automatic 25% reduction which is applied on ...

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