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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

 

Are earlybird deals the best value?

Are earlybird deals the best value?

Tony asks whether earlybird prices are better than last-minute deals.

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Unforgettable China in 2015

Unforgettable China in 2015

Book by 31 October and your companion flies free*, saving up to $1560.

How to pack lighter and smarter

How to pack lighter and smarter

Follow our tips and master the art of travelling lightly.

Pigs might…swim?

Pigs might…swim?

If swimming with dolphins isn’t your thing, perhaps you’d prefer pigs.

Must-see Marrakesh

Must-see Marrakesh

Quite simply, don't miss these sights in Marrakesh

Discover Africa in 2015

Discover Africa in 2015

APT’s Africa Super Deal will enable your companion to fly free*, paying only taxes.

How can I save on solo travel?

How can I save on solo travel?

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

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Travel Deals

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial

Just an hour by train from Munich, the township of Dachau itself is surprisingly picturesque.

Thought provoking

Wake up to the ocean breeze

Book the Crowne Plaza Terrigal now and save 25 per cent.

Book now and save

$115 wine lovers delight

Set up a base at The Sebel and explore Margaret River’s wineries

Stay at The Sebel for $115

Cruising

Affordable Queensland cruising

Take a leisurely cruise along the waterways of Surfers Paradise and see how the other half live.

Cruise the coast

Making the most of a short cruise

Jo Hall has six tips to help you make the most of a short cruise.

Don’t waste any time

Affordable luxury cruising

I was amazed at just how affordable a cruise on the Voyager of the Seas could be

Cruise for less

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

How can I save on solo travel?

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

Solo savings

Solo traveller safety

Teresa would like some pointers to help her stay safe while travelling solo.

Five safe travel tips

Ice-breakers for solo cruisers

These five conversation starters are invaluable for those travelling alone.

Never be lost for words

Destinations

Melbourne World’s friendliest city

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

Stay classy Melbourne

Why buy a round-the-world (RTW) ticket?

When does it become cheaper to purchase a round-the-world ticket?

Round-the-world tickets explained

Top 10 restaurant views

Put these restaurants on your bucket list in case you’re ever in that part of the world.

Meal with a view

Tours & Trips

Unforgettable China in 2015

Book by 31 October and your companion flies free*, saving up to $1560.

Experience China like no other

Affordable Queensland cruising

Take a leisurely cruise along the waterways of Surfers Paradise and see how the other half live.

Cruise the coast

Discover Africa in 2015

APT’s Africa Super Deal will enable your companion to fly free*, paying only taxes.

Don't miss the 'Big Five'

Travelling On A Budget

How can I save on solo travel?

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

Solo savings

Glorious Glasgow

For many years Glasgow lived under the shadow of its older brother, Edinburgh.

Go ga ga in Glasgow

Should I book online?

Does booking online or with a travel agent get you the best deal?

Who saves you money?

Resources

Save with NSW Seniors Card

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

Find out more

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

Pre-existing conditions

Should you tell your travel insurer about a pre-existing medical condition?

Are you covered?

What travel stories do you want?

Too often travellers end up encountering challenges which could be easily avoided.

Be prepared

Avoiding travel insurance mistakes

A careful review of your policy before you sign should mean you avoid the common mistakes.

Don't get caught out

Travel News

Melbourne World’s friendliest city

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

Stay classy Melbourne

Jetstar surcharges sky high

A petition on Change.org is calling for Jetstar to drop its credit-card surcharge.

Sky high surcharge

Qantas changes lounge access

Find out the latest news from Australia’s airlines.

What’s up?

Travel Q&A

Are earlybird deals the best value?

Tony asks whether earlybird prices are better than last-minute deals.

Save money on flights

How to pack lighter and smarter

Follow our tips and master the art of travelling lightly.

Lighten your load

Affordable travel experiences

Travelling on a limited budget is possible and we’re often asked how it can be done.

Get bitten by the travel bug

News

Jetstar surcharges sky high

A petition on Change.org is calling for Jetstar to drop its credit-card surcharge.

Sky high surcharge

Qantas changes lounge access

Find out the latest news from Australia’s airlines.

What’s up?

Good signs ahead

Good signs ahead for the hearing-impaired in Toronto.

Dine differently

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