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!

Travel SOS: cruising to Cuba

New options for cruising from the USA to Cuba

Travel SOS: cruising to Cuba

In today’s Travel SOS, Lee Mylne advises Julie on how to cruise to Cuba.

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Top tips for cruising solo

Tips to help make solo cruising more affordable

Top tips for cruising solo

If you’re keen to give solo cruising a try, here are some tips to make ...

24 hours in Bath

24 hours in Bath

24 hours in Bath

Just an overnight trip from London, heritage-listed Bath is worth a look.

$119 Kakadu bird-watching cruise

$119 Kakadu bird-watching cruise

$119 Kakadu bird-watching cruise

Kakadu National Park is home one-third of Australia’s stunning bird species.

Best daypacks for travelling

Best daypacks for travelling

Best daypacks for travelling

When travelling, your choice of bag is more important than ever.

Best ever travel selfies

kay o'sullivan's selfie on top of a snow covered mountain

Best ever travel selfies

We’d love for you to share your travel selfie for a chance to win.

The beauty of travelling solo

The beauty of travelling solo: tips for a brilliant trip

The beauty of travelling solo

Is now the perfect time to explore your dream destination?

Travel Deals

$119 Kakadu bird-watching cruise

Kakadu National Park is home one-third of Australia’s stunning bird species.

Watch the birdie

$189 African cottage in Maleny

Visit the idyllic town of Maleny and relax at The African Cottages.

Country charm

$69 Yarra River dinner cruise

Enjoy a dinner cruise on the Yarra River for $69 per person.

Dine and cruise

Cruising

Travel SOS: cruising to Cuba

In today’s Travel SOS, Lee Mylne advises Julie on how to cruise to Cuba.

Cuban cruises

Cruising with Orlando

HAL’s President, Orlando Ashford, is committed to changing the world through travel.

The bigger cruising picture

Sailing in Europe with Celebrity Cruises

Discover the Old World in modern luxury style with Celebrity Cruises.

A fleet of five ships

Coach Tours

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

Cruise & Coach Tours

Combine a luxurious cruise with a luxury coach tour for the complete NZ experience.

NZ as never before

Rail Tours

Maritime Provinces by rail

The beginning of our Eastern Canadian VIA Rail adventure is a little underwhelming. We arrive at Montréal’s Gare Centrale to collect our tickets for the overnight journey to Halifax on the Ocean rail service and learn there is no booking in the system. Our dreams of dining in ...

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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

Is travelling solo too expensive?

Does travelling solo have to cost the earth?

Low-budget solo travel

The beauty of travelling solo

Is now the perfect time to explore your dream destination?

Solo sojourns

Don’t be lonely travelling alone

Do you love the idea of hitting the open road now you have a little more time on your hands?

Embrace the open road

Destinations

Patrick’s insider tips to Noumea

Patrick’s insider tips on Noumea will entice you to visit this tropical city.

Sea and sun

Five best bucket-list restaurants

Leon presents his list of restaurants to visit one day – or in his dreams!

Dream dining

In 2015 people are flocking to…

Webjet has just released the emerging destinations for Australian travellers in 2015.

On trend travel

Tours & Trips

On the road to Cape York

Is driving to Cape York an idyllic way to spend a few weeks on the road?

The road north

Road tripping – What a way to see Australia

In this guide to road tripping, Lee shares the best way to explore Australia.

Relax on the road

Camping - tips for beginners

Our quick and easy camping tips will make you look like an eagle scout in no time at all.

Camp with the best of ‘em

Travelling On A Budget

Five little-known travel tips

Add these five travel tips to your arsenal and reap the rewards.

Travel tricks

First Class on an Economy budget

Even if you haven’t forked out the cash, you can still have a first-class flight.

Luxury for less

Spreading the cost of a holiday

These simple tips will help you spread the cost of your holiday.

Layby your holiday

Resources

Best ‘bang for your buck’ holidays

Need a budget holiday? Get more bang for your buck with these destinations.

More for your money

Learning a language online

It’s never been so easy or convenient to learn another language.

Become fluent fast

Beating the Qantas booking charge

No one likes paying unnecessary fees. Here’s how to beat the Qantas credit card surcharge.

Free from fees

Seniors Travel Insurance

Do you need domestic travel insurance?

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

Is it required?

Warm and wonderful destinations

When the sun goes away, it doesn’t mean you can’t still play!

Chasing the sun

Travel insurance for older Aussies

Travel insurance for older Australians: tips for buying travel insurance.

The right cover

Travel News

Which is the happiest day to fly?

TSA study reveals the happiest day to fly and the world’s best airports.

Happy or not?

Airline Update

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

What’s up?

10 tips to avoid holiday hassles

Avoid travel delays and disasters with these 10 tips.

Avoid the hassle

Travel Q&A

Travel SOS: cruising to Cuba

In today’s Travel SOS, Lee Mylne advises Julie on how to cruise to Cuba.

Cuban cruises

Coping with travel anxiety

Learn how to cope with travel anxiety to get the most out of your trip.

Calm your nerves

Finding the magic in Morocco

Lee Mylne helps Tom realise his dream of visiting Morocco.

Magic Morocco

News

Digital security tips for travellers

Five digital security tips to help protect you from cybercrime when you travel.

Stay cyber safe

Best daypacks for travelling

When travelling, your choice of bag is more important than ever.

Backing you up

Best ever travel selfies

We’d love for you to share your travel selfie for a chance to win.

Share and win

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