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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!

Seniors Travel Experiences Australia


Win a tasty trip to Ireland

Win a tasty trip to Ireland

Tourism Ireland is offering you the chance to win a tasty trip for two, to ...

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Hot foot it to Hamilton Island

Hot foot it to Hamilton Island

Spending time on the island really does mean leaving all your worries behind you.

Best dive sites in Australia

Best dive sites in Australia

Whether a novice or an expert, Australia has some excellent diving spots.

Rail and cruise tour from $3339

Rail and cruise tour from $3339

Experience the top end on a gourmet rail and cruise holiday from $3339 per person, ...

$149 two-night escape to the Cape

$149 two-night escape to the Cape

Enjoy a relaxing coastal escape for two in beautiful Cape Jervis – two nights only ...

Live like royalty for $229

Live like royalty for $229

Live like royalty with this two-night Fremantle escape for two people for $229.

$650 Sofitel Luxury Hotels package

$650 Sofitel Luxury Hotels package

Gold Coast Sofitel is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a luxury overnight package.

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Travel Deals

$149 Kakadu National Park stay

Head north to Kakadu National Park and be awed by this rugged and beautiful part of our world.

Go wild

Lakes Entrance cottage escape

Close to Lakes Entrance and set in nature Kalimna Woods Cottages will help you unwind and relax.

Time out

Hotel + flights to Melbourne from $410

Customise your trip to Melbourne with flights and a choice of hotels, starting from $410 for one.

Tailor-made trip


Cruising visa requirements

Which visas will Victor need when cruising through several different countries?

Which visas?

Do I need a balcony?

There are many benefits to having your own private balcony when you are cruising

Room with a view

Top five reasons to cruise

Cruise expert, Jo Hall recommends a cruise for your next holiday.

Great value for money

Coach Tours

Is New Zealand on your bucket list?

Then you can save up to $500 on Bucket List Tours NZ’s 20-Day Tour

Visit New Zealand for less

Coach tours

If you enjoy travelling as part of a group, coach tours are a relatively affordable.

The wheels on the bus

Rail Tours

All aboard for some railway fun

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

Rail museum

On the right track in Europe

Who you may meet on a train is just one of the fun things about travelling on the rails.

The fun of train travel

Solo Travel

Top destinations for solo travellers

There is absolutely no reason to wait for friends or family to travel.

Go it alone

Should I travel to India alone?

Is it safe for women to travel alone to India?

Will I be safe?

How can I save on solo travel?

Travelling alone does not necessarily mean spending a king’s ransom.

Solo savings


Best adrenaline destinations

Where are all the adrenaline junkies going on holiday?

Thrill seeking

Top 19 travel experiences

Here are the top 19 most amazing travel experiences in the world according to CNN.

Bucket list trips

Melbourne World’s friendliest city

Condé Nast Traveler has released its 2014 ranking of the World’s Friendliest Cities.

Stay classy Melbourne

Tours & Trips

Unforgettable Vietnam and Cambodia

APT invites you to discover the vibrancy of Vietnam and Cambodia in 2015.

Fly free and save

Discover Africa with APT in 2015

APT invites you on a small group Africa safari in 2015 and your companion flies free*

Your companion flies free

Premium cruising and touring in 2015

Fly free* to Europe, when you book before 31 October 2014 – a saving of up to $6400* per couple.

Book now and save

Travelling On A Budget

How to save for travelling

We share a few simple ways to save for your dream holiday.

Find out more

Five money tips when travelling

Five handy tips to help you avoid financial pitfalls on your holiday.

Save money

The early bird catches the worm

When is the best time to book an overseas holiday?

Get in quick


Save with NSW Seniors Card

Save with your Seniors Card when you book your next APT land or cruise tour.

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Travelling with pets

Keep you and your pet safe when you travel, and discover Australia’s pet-friendly accommodation.

Furry friends on holiday

Looking good in a passport photo

Learn how to get a good passport photo, without paying a professional photographer

Avoid the mug-shot look

Travel Insurance

Five travel insurance surprises.

Five things you may not know about travel insurance.

Are you covered?

Top summer holiday destinations

Consider these destinations which are best visited at this particular time of the year.

Where would you head?

Credit card travel insurance

Does credit card travel insurance offer enough cover?

Compare travel insurance processes.

Travel News

More flexible flight fares

Cathay Pacific has announced the introduction of a more flexible fare structure.

Smoother ride

Amsterdam Airport's new employee

KLM’s lost and found department has the cutest new employee.

A round of a-paws

Top 10 Australian destinations

Here are Australia’s top ten destinations to experience for 2014.

Australian made

Travel Q&A

Avoiding jetlag

Andrea shares some tips to cope with long flights so you'll be raring to go once you arrive.

Tips and tricks

Do I need a balcony?

There are many benefits to having your own private balcony when you are cruising

Room with a view

Do cookies affect airfares?

Trudy thinks that tracking cookies may be upping the fares which she’s being served online.

Am I being profiled?


Secure your hotel room

This alarm is designed to be placed behind any door to keep intruders out.

Safety first

Take a trip back in time

For $340 you can take a trip back in time aboard a recreated Pan Am 747 plane.

Back in time

Top destinations for solo travellers

There is absolutely no reason to wait for friends or family to travel.

Go it alone

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