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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!
Whether you’re planning a trip around Australia or overseas, YOURLifeChoices has put together the best travel websites to help you on your way. You can find cheap flights, link up with other solo travellers or swap homes to keep accommodation costs low. There are also sites which let you read reviews about accommodation and restaurants in cities all over the world, help you pick the best airline seats or find a train journey near you.
Skyscanner allows you to find a holiday to suit your budget. It researches over 1000 airlines in real time and runs a ‘cheap flights’ tile on the right hand side of the home page, with the best prices to 10 destinations at any given time.
2. NRMA Travel Planner
If you are planning a road trip or looking for directions throughout Australia then this handy tool, provided free by NRMA, will let you plan and travel with ease.
3. Air Treks Travel Planner
Know where you want to go, but not sure how to get there? With a simple click on your starting point, you can find any place you wish to visit along the way as well as your final destination.
Offers a whole host of information for women travelling alone and gives details of travel guides for women on many countries around the world.
Allows you to view all available flight and hotel options side-by-side, so no more trying to remember the best price from the previous page. Webjet do charge a booking fee but their follow-up customer service, should you need it, is helpful and efficient.
6. Solo traveller network
As part of the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia, this network gives you the opportunity to meet and travel with other singles.
7. Seniors Home Exchange
Want to travel but can’t afford the accommodation costs? With Seniors Home Exchange you can swap houses with someone in your desired location. All arrangements are made privately by the concerned parties and you choose with whom you want to exchange visits or homes.
Often the best way to see countries is by train, as you can travel from city to city without having to queue at airports. RailPlus offers tickets on rail networks worldwide and helps you plan your trip from the comfort of your own home.
TripAdvisor allows you to read reviews and get suggestions about accommodation, activities, restauraunts etc. from all over the world. It is very comprehensive, and reading someone’s first-hand experience of a place may save your holiday.
10. Seat Guru
Always wondered how some people get the best seat on a plane while you’re stuck up the back with no leg room? Search by airline and aircraft type to work out which is the best seat for you.
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