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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!

Greece: Your travel Q&A

Greece: Your travel Q&A

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

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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.

$699 north to south Vietnam tour

$699 north to south Vietnam tour

Tour Vietnam and experience this vibrant country from just $699.

$299 Spirit of Tasmania for two

$299 Spirit of Tasmania for two

Be spirited away on an adventure with the Spirit of Tasmania.

Ten first-time travel mistakes

Ten first-time travel mistakes

We look at 10 mistakes commonly made by first-time travellers.

Travel Deals

Cook Islands from $499

Design your own paradise getaway to the Cook Islands.

Paradise your way

Tour Italy for $999 per person

Take an eight-day guided tour of Italy for just $999 per person.

Bella Italia

Two-night Lorne stay for $175

Stay two nights in Lorne on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road for $175.

Winter by the sea


Symphony Orchestra sets sail

APT has announced it will be bringing the symphony to life on Europe’s waterways in 2016.

Symphony on the seas

Keeping fit at sea

There are all manner of ways to get a workout. Here are some tips on how to keep fit at sea.

Active cruising

Europe river cruising

What makes Europe river cruising so popular?

Cruising Europe’s rivers

Coach Tours

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

Luxury coach tours

Choose from four fully escorted itineraries, which all enable you to travel at a relaxed pace.

Go at your pace

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

The benefits of travelling alone

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

Go it alone

Solo Travellers Club

Forty per cent of Australians over 60 are single and many wish to travel.

Solo travel options

Best spot for a selfie

Where is the best spot in Australia to take a solo snap?



Enjoy the quiet of Queenstown

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

Cross the ditch

Regional indulgence

Radius Bar & Grill has given Marysville a new lease on life, bringing travellers and tourists to the town.

Relas and revive

Road to historical Canberra

Designed by John Murdoch, Hotel Kurrajong Canberra exudes a mysterious charm.

Step back in time

Tours & Trips

World’s longest rail journey

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

Do it now

Unforgettable river cruising

Experience the magic of Europe with APT on a luxurious river cruise in 2016.

Fly free and save

One last stop before home

Max and Jenny have opted to enjoy one last stop in Dubai.

Breaking the journey

Travelling On A Budget

Cheapest flights to anywhere

Did you know that you can search for flights by cost rather than the destination?

Find the cheapest flight

Low-cost accommodation options

How can you find low-cost overseas accommodation when on a tight budget?

Affordable accommodation

Two days in Dublin on a budget

You can easily enjoy a couple of days in Ireland’s capital without spending too much money.

Don’t go broke


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

Interactive packing list

Try this handy tool to take the stress out of packing for your holiday.

Take what you need

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

Is your booking safe?

CHOICE has claimed your money’s not secure if your travel agent isn’t insured.

Is your agent covered?

Not another beach holiday

These top 10 unusual holidays will send you home with more than a tan.

In with the unusual

Australia’s worst airline

The annual report from the airline ombudsman has just been released.

Flying low

Travel Q&A

Planning for retirement travel

Anthony is retiring soon but he and his wife have vastly different views of what they want to do. Kay O’Sullivan suggests a solution.

Trip of a lifetime

Greece: Your travel Q&A

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

It's all Greek

When to buy a RTW ticket

Kay O’Sullivan has advice for Alison who wants information on round-the-world fares.

Affordable flying


The benefits of travelling alone

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

Go it alone

Seven ways to land flight upgrades

Learn how to score a flight upgrade.

Flying high

Make the most of your hotel stay

Here are 11 ways you can make the most from your hotel stay.

Have a great stay

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