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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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Cheapest flights to anywhere

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Five carry-on packing essentials

Five carry-on packing essentials

We think these five items are essential to pack in your hand luggage.

Experience Gallipoli in 2016

Experience Gallipoli in 2016

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

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

A finalist for Australian of the Year, Brolga has saved over 200 orphaned kangaroos since ...

Seven heritage world wonders

Seven heritage world wonders

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

Travel Deals

$119 Brisbane apartment stay

Stay in 4.5-star apartments at Oaks in Brisbane for $119 for two.

4.5-star luxury

$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

Cruising

Cruising the Baltic

Max and Jenny are finally on their way – cruising the Baltic.

Where east meets west

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

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

Cheapest flights to anywhere

Did you know that you can search for flights by cost rather than the destination?

Find the cheapest flight

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

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

The emotion of the Western Front

A visit to Villers-Bretonneux on the Western Front is a moving and educational experience.

On the Western Front

Cheapest flights to anywhere

Did you know that you can search for flights by cost rather than the destination?

Find the cheapest flight

Best campsite with a water view

Lee Atkinson has stayed at many campsites. Which ones had the best water view?

Camp by the water

Travel Q&A

Cruising for solo travellers

Here are some great tips on how not to feel left out and avoid single supplements.

Travel SOS

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

News

Best place to watch the sun set

Lee Atkinson has seen some amazing sunsets on her travels round Australia.

A sunset to remember

Tiger teaches us how to fly

Tigerair Australia has launched a how-to-fly video featuring some familiar faces.

Taking the air by storm

Cruising for solo travellers

Here are some great tips on how not to feel left out and avoid single supplements.

Travel SOS

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