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Everyone views 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!

Revolutionary economy seats

The plane seats that will revolutionise economy air travel

Revolutionary economy seats

Innovative seat design will make economy flights a lot more comfortable.

Top Stories

  1. The Hong Kong missed by guidebooks
  1. Google gets in the hotel game
  1. Take your own passport pics
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  1. Qantas announces new baggage rules

Italian hotspot’s footwear fines

Cinque Terra authorities plan to fine you for flimsy footwear

Italian hotspot’s footwear fines

Italian authorities plan to fine you for wearing thongs or sandals.

Is your hotel really clean?

Simple trick indicates whether your hotel room is really clean

Is your hotel really clean?

Travel pro offers a simple tip to indicate whether or not your hotel room is ...

Companies that do accessible travel

Are there any companies that specialise in accessible travel?

Companies that do accessible travel

Belinda is in a wheelchair and want to know whether anyone specialises in accessible travel.

The sounds of New Zealand

Max and Jenny sail the sounds of New Zealand

The sounds of New Zealand

Max tells us why he wants to return to New Zealand – soon!

Qantas passenger hides for her life

Qantas passenger forced to hide for her life on Aussie flight

Qantas passenger hides for her life

Aussie airline ignores its own promises and forces a young woman to fear for her ...

Travel packing essentials

Take a minute to learn these travel tricks

Travel packing essentials

Whether you’re heading away for a weekend or a year, these essentials must ride with ...

Travel Deals

Half price great train journeys

Until 30 April, travellers can enjoy up to 50 per cent off a selection of rail journeys.

Have a rail of a time!

Seven nights in Vietnam from $1399

Stay in a five-star beachfront oasis in Vietnam with decadent dining experiences.

Visit Vietnam

Explore Australia’s West Coast

Save $1000 per couple* on the Travelmarvel West Coast Adventure.

Find out more

Cruising

The sounds of New Zealand

Max tells us why he wants to return to New Zealand – soon!

Sounds you have to see

The best wifi at sea

Princess Cruises claims it has the fastest internet at sea.

Connected cruising

Cruisers share their love of cruising

Did you know that love and cruising go hand in hand?

For the love of cruising

Coach Tours

A truly unforgettable experience

APT ensures the best experience of the great Australian Outback.

Save up to $1200

Guided Tassie holiday from $2850

If Tasmania is on your must-do list, this journey offers the ideal introduction.

Touring Tassie

Fly free to New Zealand

Experience the splendour of New Zealand from north to south.

Fly Free!

Rail Tours

Discover Japan by rail in 2019/20

More value, more choice, more relaxed – with Travelmarvel.

Save $1000

Cool train trips around Australia

Australia’s historic rail journeys take in some of the country’s best sights.

Going rail never fails

West Coast Wilderness Railway

Historic railway takes you into the heart of Tasmania’s rainforests.

Go loco

Solo Travel

Travel companies for singles?

Travelling alone is never easy, but there are companies that try to ease the burden.

Solo solutions

Ten rules for travelling alone

If you are travelling solo, make sure you follow these 10 golden rules.

Solo rules

Advice for a solo first timers

The top ten solo travel tips from the YourLifeChoices community

Ten top tips

Destinations

The sounds of New Zealand

Max tells us why he wants to return to New Zealand – soon!

Sounds you have to see

The Hong Kong missed by guidebooks

There’s no better way to experience Hong Kong than on foot.

The real Hong Kong

Treasures of Ireland’s oldest city

Leon takes you on a tour of Ireland’s Waterford Treasures.

Ireland’s jewel

Tours & Trips

The Hong Kong missed by guidebooks

There’s no better way to experience Hong Kong than on foot.

The real Hong Kong

Three-day Barossa foodie itinerary

Ask about Australia’s favourite wine region and most people will say the Barossa.

Food and wine lovers’ delight

Explore Australia’s West Coast

Save $1000 per couple* on the Travelmarvel West Coast Adventure.

Find out more

Travelling On A Budget

World’s best hostels

Forget forking out for a hotel, these hostels will ensure you get a good night’s sleep for less.

More bed, less buck

You should book hotels directly

Labor’s plan will make booking accommodation much more affordable.

Labor helps hotels

Air New Zealand halves airfares

Air New Zealand has halved many of its airfares throughout New Zealand.

Cut price airfares

Resources

Is your hotel really clean?

Travel pro offers a simple tip to indicate whether or not your hotel room is clean.

Pro hotel tips

What to wear for an upgrade

Sometimes first-class upgrades are all about fashion, darling.

First-class fashion

Google gets in the hotel game

The tech giant has launched its own direct service for booking hotels.

Google's game

Seniors Travel Insurance

Choosing the right travel cover

Can you still travel as a retiree with a pre-existing medical condition?

What you need to know

How to save on travel insurance

Smartraveler and CHOICE share tips for saving money on travel insurance.

More cover for less

Smartraveller’s tips for safe sailing

Our friends at Smartraveller share their top tips for safe sailing.

Sail away safely

Travel Q&A

Companies that do accessible travel

Belinda is in a wheelchair and want to know whether anyone specialises in accessible travel.

Retain independence

Travel packing essentials

Whether you’re heading away for a weekend or a year, these essentials must ride with you.

Travel tricks

Dual passport conundrum

Lee is travelling to the USA with a dual passport and wants to know the best approach.

Passport conundrum

Self-drive holidays

Self-drive holidays in New Zealand

Paul and his wife are planning a self-drive holiday around NZ and want some advice.

South to north

Queensland Outback bouncing back

Queenslanders ravaged by hard times look to bounce back at the Winton Outback Festival.

Get Outback!

Three-day Barossa foodie itinerary

Ask about Australia’s favourite wine region and most people will say the Barossa.

Food and wine lovers’ delight

Travel News

Revolutionary economy seats

Innovative seat design will make economy flights a lot more comfortable.

Smart seats

Italian hotspot’s footwear fines

Italian authorities plan to fine you for wearing thongs or sandals.

Flimsy footwear fines

What to wear for an upgrade

Sometimes first-class upgrades are all about fashion, darling.

First-class fashion

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