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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!

Travelling with only hand luggage

Travelling with only hand luggage

Travelling with only hand luggage

How to travel the world, across seasons and continents, with just a carry-on bag.

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Australia’s worst airports

Australia’s worst airports

Australia’s worst airports

Sunshine Coast certainly has a lot going for it, but its airport is not one ...

How to get plane ticket refunds

How to get plane ticket refunds

How to get plane ticket refunds

Skyscanner Australia has a few tips on how to get a refund on your plane ...

A most unusual northern holiday

A most unusual northern holiday

A most unusual northern holiday

Are the Northern Lights on your bucket list?

Best time of the year to travel

Best time of the year to travel

Best time of the year to travel

This handy infographic shows you the best time of year to travel to 12 major ...

Cheapest cities for a night out

Cheapest cities for a night out

Cheapest cities for a night out

Which city offers the cheapest night out?

Tourists flock to our fair shores

Tourists flock to our fair shores

Tourists flock to our fair shores

Australian tourism is booming, says Tourism Australia.

Travel Deals

Seven days on the Indian Pacific

Take the Indian Pacific to Adelaide with five nights in Adelaide and an Adelaide city tour.

Save $1540 per couple

Special opening rate for new hotel

The iconic new Peppers Silo Hotel in Launceston has officially opened.

Save on silo stay

Western Wonderland holiday

Escape winter on a warm 16-Day Western Wonderland Guided Holiday.

Fly Free!

Cruising

Branson shows off his ‘new lady’

Richard Branson shows us inside his new Virgin Voyages vessel.

It’s inside that counts

Around the world in 121 days

Cruise & Maritime Voyages will launch a round-the-world cruise in 2020.

Endless summer at sea

Cruise fare too cheap to believe

P&O announces flash sale on South Pacific cruise that’s too good to believe.

Cut-price cruise

Coach Tours

The ancient secrets of Kakadu

Be enchanted on an inspiring top-end journey and uncover the ancient secrets of Kakadu.

Be inspired

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

Rail Tours

Rail trips for the young at heart

Rail Plus has curated a list of five Great Train Journeys for the young adventurer in you.

Win a travel voucher!

Save half on the Orient Express

Journey between the modern and vibrant cities of Singapore and Bangkok by rail.

Discounts on track

Why BritRail Passes are the best

Trevor wants to know if the train is the best way to see the UK.

Travel SOS

Solo Travel

Perks just for solo travellers

Nine discoveries you can make about yourself when travelling alone.

Foil the fear

Operators failing solo travellers

Lonely Planet calls on hospitality operators to improve attitude to solo travellers.

Singularly scandalous

A crash course in solo travel

Leon delivers a 15-minute crash course on solo travel.

Going it alone

Destinations

A most unusual northern holiday

Are the Northern Lights on your bucket list?

A most unusual sight

What’s hot in Hong Kong

Why Hong Kong is one of the hottest destinations on the planet.

HK all the way

World’s most popular destination

The world’s most popular destination for travellers is not one of the ‘big three’.

Top 10 favourites

Tours & Trips

Save thousands on caravans

If your ready to take the ultimate road trip around Australia, there are significant savings on offer if you buy before the end of financial year.

Caravans

Western Wonderland holiday

Escape winter on a warm 16-Day Western Wonderland Guided Holiday.

Fly Free!

Fly free and discover Europe

Simply decide what you want to see and leave the rest to APT.

Fly free!

Travelling On A Budget

Travelling with only hand luggage

How to travel the world, across seasons and continents, with just a carry-on bag.

Pack like a pro

How to get plane ticket refunds

Skyscanner Australia has a few tips on how to get a refund on your plane ticket.

Getting your money back

Best time of the year to travel

This handy infographic shows you the best time of year to travel to 12 major cities.

Super savings!

Resources

Best time of the year to travel

This handy infographic shows you the best time of year to travel to 12 major cities.

Super savings!

Common things you forget to pack

The five most commonly forgotten items to pack – so you don’t make the same mistake.

Make a list

How far would you go for free wifi?

Liv shares the extraordinary lengths to which she, and many Australians, go for free wifi.

Travel Gadget

Seniors Travel Insurance

When should I buy insurance?

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

Never too early

When not to buy travel insurance

Put your big-ticket holiday money on the gold card and score free travel insurance

Don’t risk it

Insurance for pre-existing issues

Joe wants to know where he can get travel insurance to cover pre-existing medical.

Travel insurance tips

Travel Q&A

Finding a legitimate local guide

How can Colin avoid getting scammed and find a reputable local guide?

Avoid getting scammed

Rethinking the window seat

Margie is rethinking her window seat preference. Is she being paranoid?

Travel SOS

Wave of seniors retiring at sea

More retirees are growing sea legs and hitting the deck permanently.

Sailing into retirement

Travel News

Australia’s worst airports

Sunshine Coast certainly has a lot going for it, but its airport is not one of them.

More time in the sun?

Tourists flock to our fair shores

Australian tourism is booming, says Tourism Australia.

The secret is out

Experts tell all on missed flights

The 1-2-3 when the plane leaves without you.

Tips and tricks

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