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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!

Five underground wonders

Five underground wonders

Want to look beneath the surface? Then why not visit these five underground wonders?

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How to eat well on holiday

How to eat well on holiday

Alternate the local flavours with some healthy choices on your next trip.

How flying affects your body

How flying affects your body

We look at some of the weird effects that flying has on your body.

Unforgettable river cruising

Unforgettable river cruising

Experience the magic of Europe with APT on a luxurious river cruise in 2016.

Coolest place to cool off

Coolest place to cool off

Lee Atkinson confirms that Australia’s natural beauty beats any five-star hotel.

Best campsite with a view

Best campsite with a view

Best campsite with a view at which we didn't camp.

Big ships versus small ships

Big ships versus small ships

What are the main pros and cons of choosing a big ship over small?

Travel Deals

$779 Auckland fly and stay package

Fly to Auckland from $779 and stay for seven nights at Rydges Auckland City hotel.

Explore NZ

$249 overnight rainforest spa stay

Escape to Ananda Rainforest Spa for $249 per night.

Make your escape

$99 new Sydney boutique hotel stay

Book an overnight stay in a twin room at the newly opened 57 Hotel for just $99.

Bargain boutique


Cruise Australia and New Zealand

Cruising Australia and New Zealand is becoming a popular holiday option.

Cruise your own backyard

Unforgettable river cruising

Experience the magic of Europe with APT on a luxurious river cruise in 2016.

Fly free and save

Five top tips for new cruisers

If you are new to cruising, our expert Jo Hall has five tips for you.

Discover the joys of cruising

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


The true test of travel

How many of these 32 places do you mispronounce like most people?

Say where?

$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

Tours & Trips

Unforgettable river cruising

Experience the magic of Europe with APT on a luxurious river cruise in 2016.

Fly free and save

One last stop before home

Max and Jenny have opted to enjoy one last stop in Dubai.

Breaking the journey

Closest crocodile encounters

There’s something quite magical about being face-to-face with a croc.

Beware the crocs

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


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.


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

Australia’s top hotel

Only one hotel from Australia and New Zealand made the list of ‘Top 100 Hotels in the World’.

Have you stayed here?

Five underground wonders

Want to look beneath the surface? Then why not visit these five underground wonders?

Go down under

Best place to catch a fish

Being able to catch your own fish is a real skill.

Gone fishing

Travel Q&A

Dialysis while cruising

Keith has heard of cruises that offer dialysis sessions.

Health services at sea

Making New York affordable

Merilyn doesn’t want to spend a fortune on accommodation in New York.

Affordable Big Apple

Travel SOS – Pooling your frequent flyer points

Lisa’s sure there’s a way to maximise the frequent flyer points she collects.

Better together


What happens in Vegas…

Las Vegas attracts travellers from over the globe for good reason.

Viva Las Vegas

Multimillion dollar ship makeover

Royal Caribbean's newest Australian-based ship has just had a multimillion-dollar makeover.

Smooth sailing

Tiger lifts its game

Discover the latest updates from the air and on the ground this week.

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