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!

The best seat for nervous flyers

Not a fan of flying? Here’s where to sit to get the smoothest ride on your next flight.

The best seat for nervous flyers

Not a fan of flying? Here’s where to sit to get the smoothest ride on ...

Top Stories

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Travel insider: Lake Titicaca

Sea dog Carlos Saavedra shares why he loves Lake Titicaca

Travel insider: Lake Titicaca

We asked Carlos Saavedra why he loves Lake Titicaca and why you might fall for ...

Don’t miss Melbourne’s Flower Show

Don’t miss Melbourne’s Flower Show

Don’t miss Melbourne’s Flower Show

Don’t miss the 2017 Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show.

Airport lounges: worth the splurge?

Travel SOS: which airport lounge is worth the splurge?

Airport lounges: worth the splurge?

Trav wants to know which airport lounge is worth the splurge.

Max’s cut-price comedy cruise

Just cruisin’ & laughin’ on a ship of comics

Max’s cut-price comedy cruise

Max and Jenny Williams take a Scoopon comedy cruise.

The answer to your transfer prayers

Have you heard of Hoppa? If not, you’re probably doing transfers all wrong.

The answer to your transfer prayers

Have you heard of Hoppa? If not, you’re probably doing transfers all wrong.

Three deserted island getaways

Want that Blue Lagoon feeling? Try these dirt-cheap deserted island getaways

Three deserted island getaways

Three deserted tropical island getaways for the more independent traveller.

Travel Deals

Cruise deals from $78 per night

With these package deals you can travel the Pacific or stay close to home.

Sail away now

Three nights in Port Douglas for $292

Enjoy three nights at the Ramada Resort in Port Douglas for just $292.

Time to go troppo

Live your dream in 2017

12 day Essential Vietnam and Cambodia trip from just $3995 including flights.

Super holiday deal

Cruising

Planning a European river cruise

Jennie needs help with the how, when, where and what of planning a river cruise.

Tips for first-timers

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

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

Travel through Europe for free

Rail Europe releases its list of free and discounted travel deals around Europe.

Travel free

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

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

Special fares for solo cruisers

These discounted cruise supplements fares are bound to be appealing.

Solo savings

Destinations

The safest countries in the world

The safest countries in the world – as rated by the Global Peace Index.

Travel safe

Cruise Hawaii on Royal Caribbean

Receive a balcony upgrade when you book your Sydney to Hawaii cruise.

Find out more

The world’s most visited city

Euromonitor International releases its 2017 Top City Destinations Ranking.

How did Australia rate?

Tours & Trips

Masterpieces you may have missed

Tom Neal Tacker shares his favourite European masterpieces – sans crowds.

Overlooked masterpieces

How to meet a Kiwi

Get up close and personal with a Kiwi – and save 10 per cent on your NZ trip.

Save on your holiday

Save on romance in New Zealand

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

Save 10 per cent

Travelling On A Budget

Stay like a student and save

The next time you travel, why not try a university stay to keep costs lower?

Affordable accommodation

The best hostels in the world

These hostels prove that you don’t have to fork out hotel prices to get a good night’s sleep.

More bed for your buck

10 ways to travel for less

Making your travel budget go further is one way to ensure a fun and memorable trip.

Spend less and travel more

Resources

The carry-on that won’t crush clothes

A carry-on suitcase that allows you to transport your clothes without crushing them.

Roll up, roll up

The must-have app for solo travel

Love travelling solo but worried about your safety? There’s an app for that.

But first, safety

Your carry-on is missing this kit

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

Raise your glass

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

Tips to combat pre-flight nerves

Make your plane journey more comfortable with these pre-flight tips.

Flying high

Be part of the Comm Games action

Nominate or be nominated to carry the Queen’s baton around Australia.

Get in on the action

Which country is the best?

Canada has been ranked the second-best country in the world.

Who’s the best?

Travel Q&A

Dealing with a dead body mid-air

What goes on behind the scenes on an aircraft is simply fascinating.

Mid-air emergency

Which passport should I use?

Mary wants to know the protocols for using her two passports.

Which one is best?

Riding the Indian Pacific

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

Great Southern Rail

News

The best seat for nervous flyers

Not a fan of flying? Here’s where to sit to get the smoothest ride on your next flight.

Best seat in the sky

Travel insider: Lake Titicaca

We asked Carlos Saavedra why he loves Lake Titicaca and why you might fall for it, too.

Inside Lake Titicaca

Don’t miss Melbourne’s Flower Show

Don’t miss the 2017 Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show.

Garden extravaganza

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