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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!

Where to escape the Easter crowds

Where to escape the Easter crowds

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

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Cost of driving around Australia

Cost of driving around Australia

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The cats have it

The cats have it

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How to book better

How to book better

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Experience expedition cruising

Experience expedition cruising

If relaxing on a cruise isn’t your thing, how do you dip your toes in ...

Staying in touch while cruising

Staying in touch while cruising

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

Tiger tightens its rules

Tiger tightens its rules

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

Travel Deals

$199 Echuca spa suite for two

Set on the mighty Murray River, Echuca Moama in NSW is an ideal autumn getaway.

Autumn in Echuca

$179 Melbourne Marriott hotel stay

Stay for $179 per night at the five-star Marriot Hotel in Melbourne.

Dinner and a show

$249 Spring Creek mud-brick cabin

For a romantic getaway head to Spring Creek Horse Rides in Bellbrae, Victoria.

Natural surrounds

Cruising

Experience expedition cruising

If relaxing on a cruise isn’t your thing, how do you dip your toes in more exciting waters?

Embrace the adventure

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

Guide to booking a cruise online

Finding the right cruise at a great price online can be challenging.

Don’t get caught out

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

Ten mind-blowing maps

These fascinating maps really put everything into perspective.

Putting it in perspective

Five New Zealand must-sees

Here are five attractions you should try and fit into your next visit.

Five fun NZ activities

$699 4-night Fiji fling with flights

Fly away on a four-night fling in Fiji for $699 per person, twin share, including flights.

Fantastic Fiji

Tours & Trips

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

Companion flies free

Cruise the Aegean and Adriatic seas on a luxury cruise and your companion flies free*.

Luxury cruising

Luxury holidays with your pet

Take a luxury holiday without leaving your four-legged family member behind.

Take Fido

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

How to book better

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

Sweet’n’cheap

Interactive packing list

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

Take what you need

Five flight survival tips

Five tips to make the most of long haul flights and arrive feeling rejuvenated and ready to go.

Long haul like a pro

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

Which Aussie’s always on time?

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

Take off on time

Tiger tightens its rules

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

What’s up?

Fund your dreams

Crowdfunding is one way to turn your creative dreams into reality.

Endless possibilities

Travel Q&A

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

No free visa for Australians

Australian tourists will still have to pay the $45 fee to enter Indonesia.

Is the fee fair?

News

Where to escape the Easter crowds

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

Enjoy a little solitude

Cost of driving around Australia

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

How much?

The cats have it

If you’re a ‘cat person’, this island is probably as close to paradise as you’ll ever get.

Feline frenzy

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