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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!

Best gateway airports

Best gateway airports

Which alternative gateway airports can save you time and money?

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Hints for happy family reunions

Hints for happy family reunions

Follow our hints for happy family reunions and, well, have a happier family reunion!

Travelmarvel fly free* offer

Travelmarvel fly free* offer

Fly free* – just pay taxes from $880 per person.

Preparing your phone for travel

Preparing your phone for travel

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

Tiger’s adventures at Tampa Airport

Tiger’s adventures at Tampa Airport

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

Fly free with Travelmarvel

Fly free with Travelmarvel

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?

Travel Deals

$899 incredible Turkey tour

Spend 13 days touring incredible Turkey for $899 per person.

13-days in Turkey

$149 Daylesford retreat for two

Dating back to the 19th Century, the Daylesford Royal Hotel is the ideal setting for a relaxing weekend away, with rates starting from $149 per night, twin share.

Doze in Daylesford

$599 five-night Port Douglas stay

Spend five nights relaxing in Port Douglas for just $599 for four people.

Group holiday

Cruising

The cruise that doesn't sail

It’s now possible to get the cruising experience without ever leaving land.

No need for sea legs

Considering a river cruise?

What should you consider before you float in a boat?

Go float in a boat

Seven cruises for wildlife watchers

Our seven unusual wildlife cruises are perfect for those who wish to get back to nature.

A little different

Coach Tours

European coach tours

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

Find out more

Complete New Zealand experience

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

Book now and save

Cruise & Coach Tours

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

NZ as never before

Rail Tours

Canada’s Maritime Provinces by rail

The beginning of our Eastern Canadian VIA Rail adventure is a little underwhelming. We arrive at Montréal’s Gare Centrale to collect our tickets for the overnight journey to Halifax on the Ocean rail service and learn there is no booking in the system. Our dreams of dining in ...

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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

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

Destinations

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

Best gateway airports

Which alternative gateway airports can save you time and money?

What are your choices

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

Resources

Don’t pay to stay

Based on an idea in the movie ‘The Holiday’ Love Home Swap is akin to online dating for homes.

House swap and save

How to speak like an Australian

Australians are famous for our ability to drink, sense of humour and our good ol’ Aussie slang.

Talk like an Aussie

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

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

Win for travel card customers

Funds that remain on certain expired travel money cards need no longer be forfeited

No more lost cash

Premium Economy expanded

New routes and air alliances can mean more travel options.

What's up?

Air New Zealand defends its title

Another Air New Zealand safety video has gone viral, this time with a Men in Black theme.

Here comes Air NZ

Travel Q&A

Female solo travel tours

Kay reassures solo traveller Maysara that she’s right to take a tour.

Going it alone

Volunteering while travelling

Pam is keen to take on some voluntary work on her next holiday.

Volunteer while travelling

French walking holidays

Kay is happy to help Stephen with information on French walking holidays.

Walk the French way

News

The middle seat survival guide

No one wants to be stuck in a middle seat, but what to do when it happens to you?

Survive the flight

Seven handy airport tech tricks

Our airport tech tricks will help you get the most from your gadgets when you travel.

Tech tips for travellers

Berlin's Bearpit Karaoke

if you’re looking for something relaxing in Berlin, then head to Mauerpark for some Bearpit Karaoke.

Fun outdoor karaoke

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