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!

How to tackle Myanmar

Myanmar from Pagan to Mandalay

How to tackle Myanmar

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

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What's in Noni's bag?

Noni Hazlehurst shares her travel musts

What's in Noni's bag?

Noni Hazlehurst takes some time out to share her take on travel.

Who’s been in your hotel bed?

This is how many people have slept in your hotel bed

Who’s been in your hotel bed?

Hotel beds may feel luxurious with their fresh clean sheets, but how clean are they ...

10 gadgets to make camping comfy

Gadgets that prove camping doesn’t have to be all about ‘roughing it’

10 gadgets to make camping comfy

Camping doesn’t have to be all about ‘roughing it’ with these camping gadgets.

Spreading the cost of a holiday

two piggy banks on deck chairs

Spreading the cost of a holiday

In this week’s Travel SOS, we look at ways that Lynne can spread the cost ...

Voluntourism

Voluntourism

Voluntourism

Participating in a volunteer vacation allows travellers to ‘do something good’.

$557 return flight to New Caledonia

$557 return flight to New Caledonia

$557 return flight to New Caledonia

Fly to New Caledonia and make the most of Aircalin’s amazing summer sale.

Travel Deals

$557 return flight to New Caledonia

Fly to New Caledonia and make the most of Aircalin’s amazing summer sale.

Island escape

Last-minute holiday bargains

Snag yourself a bargain holiday with AAT King’s last-minute deals.

Spectacular deals!

$886 return flight to Paris

Grab a return flight for less than $900 and spend summer 2017 in Paris.

Summer in Paris

Cruising

Special fares for solo cruisers

These discounted cruise supplements fares are bound to be appealing.

Solo savings

How to stay safe at sea

Follow these seven tips to ensure you stay safe at sea.

Safety first

Cruise news 5 November 2016

Here’s what’s happening in the world of cruising this week.

Cruise news

Coach Tours

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?

European coach tours

Departures for 2016 and last minute deals for European coach tours are now available.

Find out more

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

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?

Special fares for solo cruisers

These discounted cruise supplements fares are bound to be appealing.

Solo savings

Travelling with pets

Taking your furry friend with you on holiday can be a rewarding experience.

On the road with Rover

Destinations

$459 three-night Gold Coast stay

Soak up the sun on the Gold Coast and unwind after the Christmas rush.

Sun seeker

Hotfoot it to Cuba

Here are five reasons why a trip to Cuba is a must sooner rather than later.

Get in quick

The true test of travel

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

Say where?

Tours & Trips

How to tackle Myanmar

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

Exotic Asia

Nine super spring getaways

Planning a spring getaway? These overseas adventures might be just the ticket.

Relax or roam

Ken's Paris love affair

YourLifeChoices member ken shares a truly magical moment from his visit to the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Paris

Travelling On A Budget

Spreading the cost of a holiday

In this week’s Travel SOS, we look at ways that Lynne can spread the cost of her travel.

Lay-by your holiday

Learn to bargain like a pro

Here are five tips for bargaining like a pro on holiday.

Get the best price

World’s cheapest destinations

We share the top six global destinations that give you the most bang for your buck.

Bang for your buck

Resources

10 gadgets to make camping comfy

Camping doesn’t have to be all about ‘roughing it’ with these camping gadgets.

Camp comfy

Five ways to save on car rentals

Our five handy ideas for renting a car on your next holiday could save you a bundle.

Know the ropes

A most useful tech travel gadget

The Brunton Power Knife may well be the most useful travel gadget ever made.

An army of adapters

Seniors Travel Insurance

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

Do you need domestic travel insurance?

Having domestic travel insurance behind you can often mean an assuring experience.

Is it required?

Travel News

Five ways to save on car rentals

Our five handy ideas for renting a car on your next holiday could save you a bundle.

Know the ropes

The true test of travel

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

Say where?

Airline Update: Battle of the domestics

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

What’s up?

Travel Q&A

What's in Noni's bag?

Noni Hazlehurst takes some time out to share her take on travel.

What’s in Noni’s bag?

Spreading the cost of a holiday

In this week’s Travel SOS, we look at ways that Lynne can spread the cost of her travel.

Lay-by your holiday

Travel SOS: Broome on a budget

We have some money saving ideas to make Broome a little more affordable.

All within your budget

News

What's in Noni's bag?

Noni Hazlehurst takes some time out to share her take on travel.

What’s in Noni’s bag?

Who’s been in your hotel bed?

Hotel beds may feel luxurious with their fresh clean sheets, but how clean are they really?

You’re sheeting me

The joy of turning left

Flying Business Class is a treat but what really happens when you turn left?

Business Class review

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