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The YourLifeChoices Travel page is your gateway to the world of seniors travel information. Discover your options when it comes to cruising, tours, train trips and bus travel. YourLifeChoices also offers comprehensive information on how to buy travel insurance, and finds best seniors travel deals available.

Everyone views seniors travel differently, and here you will find information tailored to the solo traveller. If you're travelling on a budget we have the best seniors travel discounts available and when you're ready to splurge, we can help you find a luxury trip. For more in-depth advice you can also read the many personal travel accounts written by both the YourLifeChoices writers and your fellow subscribers. Bon voyage!

Preparing your phone for travel

Preparing your phone for travel

With a bit of planning, your phone can be a very helpful travel companion.

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Tiger’s adventures at Tampa Airport

Read this heart-warming story about Hobbes the tiger’s adventures at Tampa airport.

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Explore more of Europe with Travelmarvel and immerse yourself in history past culture.

Greece: Your travel Q&A

Greece: Your travel Q&A

How will Greece’s financial woes affect your travel plans?

Planning a trip to the Rockies

Planning a trip to the Rockies

Kay O’Sullivan is happy to point Sara in the right direction for planning her trip.

Celebrate Christmas ‘kiwi style’

Celebrate Christmas ‘kiwi style’

Celebrate Christmas ‘kiwi style’ with a choice of two Grand Pacific Tours’ coach holidays.

Seniors Holiday Travel Club

Seniors Holiday Travel Club

Seniors Holiday Travel is giving all new members a travel voucher.

Travel Deals

$199 Echuca resort stay

What could be more pleasant than a weekend stay in a relaxed town beside the mighty Murray River? The Comfort Resort Echuca Moama, NSW, is the perfect base from which to enjoy all that Echuca and Moama have to offer. For just $199 for two midweek nights ...

Mighty Murray stay

Kimberley cruise

Discover Australia’s Kimberley Coast and experience this wild and remote region.

Partners fly free!

$153 Tasmanian treetop cabin stay

Stay in a treetop cabin in Cradle Mountain, Tasmania for $153.

Forest escape


Cruising and visas

Jo Hall has a clear and concise guide to what visas you need, and when and how to get them.

What you need to know

Look like a local

There are good reasons to blend in like a local.

Blend in

Cruising Tasmania

If you enjoy a little adventure on your travels, this Tasmanian expedition cruise may appeal.

Cruising local

Coach Tours

Complete New Zealand experience

Enjoy the complete New Zealand experience by cruise and luxury coach.

Book now and save

European coach tours

Departures for 2016 and last minute deals for European coach tours are now available.

Find out more

Cruise & Coach Tours

Combine a luxurious cruise with a luxury coach tour for the complete NZ experience.

NZ as never before

Rail Tours

World’s longest rail journey

Here’s something that many travellers have wanted to do.

Do it now

Go GoldLeaf on Rocky Mountaineer

Why not turn your Rockies dream into a reality and travel in the lap of luxury?

Find out more

All aboard for some railway fun

David Fallick discovers a magnificent rail museum sure to please devotees both young and old.

Rail museum

Solo Travel

Eating alone when travelling solo

Our five suggestions will help you get over the awkwardness of eating alone.

Going it alone

How to be a good plane pal

Here are seven suggestions for how to be a great plane buddy.

Plane etiquette

The benefits of travelling alone

There are many benefits of travelling alone, so why not head off on a solo adventure?

Go it alone


Great Irish road trips

Driving in Ireland couldn’t be easier.

Your trip, your choice

Enjoy the quiet of Queenstown

Queenstown offers a setting that begs every superlative of which you can think.

Cross the ditch

And the most liveable city goes to

Monocle magazine has released its annual Quality of Life survey for 2015.

Where you’d rather live

Tours & Trips

Great Irish road trips

Driving in Ireland couldn’t be easier.

Your trip, your choice

Hit the road with wifi

Apollo Motorhome Holidays has introduced portable wifi routers for hire around Australia.

Routers on the road

Fly free with Travelmarvel

Explore more of Europe with Travelmarvel and immerse yourself in history past culture.

Fly free and save

Travelling On A Budget

Historic houses of Australia

Visit one of Australia’s historic houses, either on your own or with family and friends

Find an historic house

Timing is everything

When can you get the best deals on booking flights and hotels?

Best price guaranteed

Seven travel money wasters

Save yourself some money by avoiding these seven travel money wasters.

Save for your next trip


Here’s how to book your next hotel

Hotel Tonight is turning the travel industry on its head and for good reason too.

There’s an app for that

Have you been everywhere man?

While not technically a travel gadget, this website is definitely worth a mention.

Mark it off the map

What travel is really like

The best recommendations often come from those who have done it before

Words of wisdom

Travel Insurance

Should we still go to Greece?

Paul is concerned that possible strike action could ruin his Greek holiday.

Are we covered?

Five crazy travel insurance claims

If you feel silly making a claim, check out these ridiculous travel insurance claims.

Crazy claims

When should I buy insurance?

Buying travel insurance last minute can leave you without cancellation cover.

Never too early

Travel News

Edinburgh now easier

A second daily flight from Melbourne connects nicely with Etihad's new service to Edinburgh.

No long wait

Preparing your phone for travel

With a bit of planning, your phone can be a very helpful travel companion.

Tech travel prep

Clever trick for cheaper flights

This trick is an easy way to make sure you’re always shown the best airfare.

Fly for less

Travel Q&A

Accommodation in convents

Kay O’Sullivan looks at the divine idea of staying in convents across Europe.

Divine intervention

Let’s go for a little walk

Kay O’Sullivan examines the pros and cons of walking holidays.

Start walking

Avoiding car hire problems

Don't fall foul of common car hire problems.

How to avoid hire car complications.


40,000 light years in one image

NASA has released the largest image ever taken featuring over 100 million stars.

Out of this world

Ten tips for happy road trips

Our 10 hints for happy road trips will make your journey all the sweeter.

Happy highways

Like something out of a movie

These four friends travel the world to recreate famous scenes from movies and TV shows.

Spot the scene

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