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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!

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Experience APT’s South-East Asia

Experience APT’s South-East Asia

Book selected APT tours by 31 March and you can fly free* – saving up ...

4WD the Cape York Peninsula

4WD the Cape York Peninsula

Save up to $1200 per couple when you join an 11-day Cape York four-wheel drive ...

Discover the Kimberley with APT

Discover the Kimberley with APT

APT invites you on small group escorted 4WD adventures to the Kimberley in 2015

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.

Top five reasons to cruise

Top five reasons to cruise

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

Best dive sites in Australia

Best dive sites in Australia

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

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Travel Deals

$179 yoga and meditation retreat

Learn to unwind and relax with a yoga and meditation retreat in the Adelaide Hills.

The art of relaxing

$219 Broome coastal escape

Broome, where the dessert meets the sea, is a spectacular coastal town well worth the visit.

Go North

Lively Melbourne stay

If you’ve been hankering for a trip to the lively, fashion-oriented metropolis of Melbourne, here is your chance.

Come alive


World’s first smartship

Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship Quantum of the Seas is a huge leap forward.

Next century cruising

Considering a river cruise?

What should you consider before you float in a boat?

Go float in a boat

Do I need a balcony?

Cabins with balconies cost a premium but Jo Hall has some persuasive arguments as to why you really do need one if your budget can be stretched.

Room with a view

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?


World’s best hotel

The winners of the Smith Hotel Awards for 2014 are in - so who won?

Worldwide winners

Where to travel in 2015

Pack your bags, Lonely Planet has just announced the best places to visit in 2015.

Top 10

Best adrenaline destinations

Where are all the adrenaline junkies going on holiday?

Thrill seeking

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

Timing is everything

When is the best time to save money and get the best deals?

Save your pennies

Book now, pay later

Can you book your accommodation now and pay for it later?

Find out more


Wise Guides

Not just another travel guide, Wise Guides takes a more personal approach.

Must pack app

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

Travel Insurance

Keep travel documents safe

When you are travelling, especially overseas, you will need to take more than your driver’s licence and credit card with you.

What do you need

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?

Travel News


Designed to help find your airport oasis, LoungeBuddy is the App you need at the airport.

Lounging around

Don’t dismiss Dubai

Dubai is so much more than a man-made oasis and is well worth taking the time to explore.

A desert oasis

World’s first smartship

Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship Quantum of the Seas is a huge leap forward.

Next century cruising

Travel Q&A

Do I need a balcony?

Cabins with balconies cost a premium but Jo Hall has some persuasive arguments as to why you really do need one if your budget can be stretched.

Room with a view

Avoiding jetlag

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

Tips and tricks

Do cookies affect airfares?

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

Am I being profiled?


Feels like home?

‘Feels Like Home’ follows five real stories of passengers on their journey home.

A cry from the sky


The Grid-it calls itself the ultimate organiser, and we have to agree.

Travel tangle free

Windowless planes

A proposal could see windowless planes implemented within the next decade.

Transparent travel

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