Seniors Travel

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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World’s best boutique hotels

World’s best boutique hotels

World’s best boutique hotels

Ready for some armchair travel? Here are the top 12 boutique hotels in the world.

The essence of the Outback

Five journeys that capture the essence of the Outback

The essence of the Outback

Travel writer Robert Upe has just made it easier for you to see the best ...

Riding the Indian Pacific

Travel SOS: riding the rails on the Indian Pacific

Riding the Indian Pacific

What do you do over four days on the Indian Pacific?

Airline Update: February 2017

Airline Update: what’s happening in the air and on the ground this week

Airline Update: February 2017

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

Preparing your phone for an overseas trip

Preparing your phone for an overseas trip

Preparing your phone for an overseas trip

Anne explains how to get the most out of your smartphone whilst overseas, without the ...

Carnival’s rather naughty cruise ad

Carnival Cruise Lines' cheeky new cruise advert

Carnival’s rather naughty cruise ad

The new advertisement from Carnival Cruise Lines is more than a little cheeky.

Travel Deals

$89 Daylesford dalliance

Enjoy an overnight stay at Hepburn Springs Chalet in Daylesford for $89.

Time to relax

Tigerair’s under $100 sale

With Tigerair’s under $100 sale, you can fly just about anywhere.

Where will you fly?

Sydney harbour cruises from $25

The NSW Seniors Festival invites you to enjoy a cruise of Sydney Harbour.

A day on the water

Cruising

Carnival’s rather naughty cruise ad

The new advertisement from Carnival Cruise Lines is more than a little cheeky.

Naughty, naughty …

Would you go on a nude cruise?

Here’s a sneak peek at what it would be like onboard Desire’s now infamous nude cruise.

A sneak peak

How to stay healthy on a cruise

Here’s how to hit the high seas and avoid health risks.

Sea minus the sickness

Coach Tours

Save on Australia and NZ tours

Here are AAT Kings’ 2017 resolutions you’ll actually want to follow.

Book now and save

Discover Australia and save

Book early and you can save 10 per cent on your 2017 trip*.

Save with AAT Kings

Top tips for Aussie travel

What is the best way to tour Australia?

Which tour suits you?

Rail Tours

Maritime Provinces by rail

Learning about lobster-catching is just one of the attractions of traversing Canada’s Maritime Provinces by rail.

Find out more

World’s longest rail journey

Here’s something that many travellers have wanted to do.

Do it now

All aboard for some railway fun

David Fallick discovers a magnificent rail museum sure to please devotees both young and old.

Rail museum

Solo Travel

Five good reasons to travel solo

Here are five good reasons why travelling solo can be fun.

One is fun

Top destinations for solo travellers

The best, safest and most enjoyable countries for solo travellers to visit.

Go it alone

Alone for Christmas

Not everyone has family and friends with whom to share the holiday season, sometimes through choice, sometimes not. However, there are plenty of things you can do to keep yourself busy.

What can I do?

Destinations

The world’s most visited city

Euromonitor International releases its 2017 Top City Destinations Ranking.

How did Australia rate?

Captivating Krakow

Mention Poland to travellers and eyebrows are raised.

An emotional encounter

New Caledonia: fly, stay and save

Save $1000 with this New Caledonia fly, stay and save deal.

Book now

Tours & Trips

Save on romance in New Zealand

Why not explore New Zealand’s sights with the one you love the most?

Save 10 per cent

Christmas on the road

With a little planning, Christmas on the road can be a breeze.

Keep it simple

How to tackle Myanmar

Tom Neal Tacker takes you on a journey through Myanmar, from Pagan to Mandalay.

Exotic Asia

Travelling On A Budget

Saving for a holiday

We thought we’d come up with a few ideas on saving for your holiday.

Boost your travel budget

A trick to secure cheaper flights

Get the cheapest domestic flight in Australia with this little-known trick.

Battle of the budgets

The best day to book a hotel is …

Booking a hotel? Recent research has proved one day is better than others for that.

Not all days are equal

Resources

Your carry-on is missing this kit

If you like cocktails and flying this kit was made for you.

Raise your glass

Dating on a plane

Further proof that there’s an app for everything, AirDates is an inflight dating app.

Mile high matchmaker

The must-have phone accessory

No-one wants to draw the short straw of sitting on the beach minding the bags.

Sink or swim?

Seniors Travel Insurance

When should I buy insurance?

Buying travel insurance last minute can leave you without cancellation cover.

Never too early

What’s hot in Berlin?

Six wonderful things to do in Berlin.

Berlin in a nutshell

Cancellation – are you covered?

When the unexpected happens, will you be covered by your travel insurance?

Check your cover

Travel News

World’s best boutique hotels

Ready for some armchair travel? Here are the top 12 boutique hotels in the world.

Boutique bucket list

Airline Update: February 2017

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

What’s up?

Australia’s funniest place names

Here’s a list of just some of Australia’s funniest place names.

Aussie favourites

Travel Q&A

Riding the Indian Pacific

What do you do over four days on the Indian Pacific?

Great Southern Rail

Canada’s new visa rules

Canada has made changes to its tourist entry process.

Visa requirements

What to do on a long stopover

We have some suggestions on what Maureen can do at KL airport.

Not a waste of time

News

10 things cabin crew hate about you

Here are 10 passenger faux pas that will make you an enemy of your cabin crew.

Passenger faux pas

The essence of the Outback

Travel writer Robert Upe has just made it easier for you to see the best of the Outback.

Essence of the Outback

Your carry-on is missing this kit

If you like cocktails and flying this kit was made for you.

Raise your glass

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