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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!

Experience Gallipoli in 2016

Experience Gallipoli in 2016

Join a 15-day Magnificent Europe luxury river cruise and fly free* to Europe.

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Five must-see world festivals

Five must-see world festivals

These must-see events are a kaleidoscope of carnivals and colour.

World’s weirdest hotels

World’s weirdest hotels

Take a look at some of the more interesting hotels around the world.

The other Dundee

The other Dundee

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Seven heritage world wonders

Seven heritage world wonders

We look at the seven ‘new’ wonders of the world.

Where to escape the Easter crowds

Where to escape the Easter crowds

Lee Atkinson suggests where you can go to escape the crowds.

Cost of driving around Australia

Cost of driving around Australia

If you’re planning a trip driving around Australia, how much will it cost?

Travel Deals

$1499 tour of Scotland and Ireland

Go on a 10-day tour of Scotland and Ireland for just $1499 per person.

Celtic coach tour

Melbourne hotel hot deal

Stay at the centrally located Metro Apartments in Melbourne for $240 per night.

Be entertained

$495 4-night Sunshine Coast stay

Stay four nights at San Marino Marcoola Beach on the Sunshine Coast for $495.

Winter sunshine

Cruising

Getting used to being on board

Max and Jenny share their first impressions of being on a cruise.

Insiders cruising tips

Experience Gallipoli in 2016

Join a 15-day Magnificent Europe luxury river cruise and fly free* to Europe.

Fly free to Europe

Read the cruise fine print

Jo Hall has some advice on what you should do to ensure trouble-free sailing.

Read the fine print

Coach Tours

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

Affordable coach tours

Choose from four fully inclusive packages that feature the ‘must do’ icons of New Zealand.

Book now and save

Rail Tours

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

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

Solo traveller safety

These sensible tips will help you stay safe when travelling alone.

Safe solo travel

Hidden pocket scarves

These clever coveralls allow you to keep your valuables close and hidden.

Only you know

Lone wolf or wolf pack?

Independent versus group travel.

The pros and cons

Destinations

$499 four-night Bali beach resort

Spend four glorious nights at the five-star Marriott Bali Nusa Dua for just $499.

Private Bali beach club

Seven heritage world wonders

We look at the seven ‘new’ wonders of the world.

Simply awesome

Ten mind-blowing maps

These fascinating maps really put everything into perspective.

Putting it in perspective

Tours & Trips

Best place no one goes to

Lee Atkinson shares the best place that no one goes to when on the road.

The place to go

Best road less travelled

Get off the beaten track and enjoy the road less travelled.

Go it alone

When to cruise where?

If you are confused about when to cruise and where, Jo Hall’s quick guide will help.

Hit the high seas

Travelling On A Budget

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

Asia still affordable

With the Aussie dollar dropping, travel budgets aren’t going as far as they did.

How much will you pay?

Resources

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

How to book better

Sweet dreams are made by DreamCheaper – a site that helps you get the best deal hotel deal.

Sweet’n’cheap

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

Free food and baggage with Virgin

Find out the latest updates from the air and on the ground this week.

What’s up?

Interactive packing list

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

Take what you need

Which Aussie’s always on time?

Virgin Australia has, again, won out the title of Australia’s most punctual airline.

Take off on time

Travel Q&A

Managing money while travelling

Graeme’s Travel SOS is all about how best to handle his finances while travelling.

Managing your money

Staying in touch while cruising

Jeff is keen to stay in touch with family and friends while travelling.

Travel SOS

Flying with elderly parents

Mary is keen to take her elderly mother on a French fling.

Travel SOS

News

Make the most of Melbourne

A whole lot of facilities for only little more than the cost of a remote suburban motel.

A hidden gem

Clean up your act

The perfect packing companion, these bags solve one of packing’s greatest problems.

Perfect packing pal

WW1 Centenary Exhibition opens

Melbourne has welcomed the WW1 Century Exhibition.

Worth the trip

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