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!

Online travel scams to avoid

Four nasty online travel scams to avoid

Online travel scams to avoid

Don’t be taken in by these nasty online travel scams.

Top Stories

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10 scary facts about flying

10 scary things you didn’t know about flying

10 scary facts about flying

If you don’t already have a fear of flying, these facts will ensure that you ...

Would you go on a nude cruise?

What’s it like onboard a nude cruise?

Would you go on a nude cruise?

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

Captivating Krakow

Captivating Krakow: more highs than lows

Captivating Krakow

Mention Poland to travellers and eyebrows are raised.

Canada’s new visa rules

Travel SOS: do I need a visa for Canada?

Canada’s new visa rules

Canada has made changes to its tourist entry process.

Dating on a plane

using a smartphone at an airport

Dating on a plane

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

The nonnas taking over New York

Meet the nonnas taking over the New York food scene

The nonnas taking over New York

Behind every great meal at Enoteca Maria is a great nonna.

Travel Deals

Sydney harbour cruises from $25

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

A day on the water

Fly return to Bali from $437

Explore the beautiful scenery and meet the generous, warm people of Bali.

Bring on Bali

Save on romance in New Zealand

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

Save 10 per cent

Cruising

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

Cruise news 10 December 2016

Want to cruise a canal of Christmas lights or sail on a record-breaking cruise ship?

December Cruise News

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

Captivating Krakow

Mention Poland to travellers and eyebrows are raised.

An emotional encounter

The world’s most visited city

Euromonitor International releases its 2017 Top City Destinations Ranking.

How did Australia rate?

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

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

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

Resources

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?

Want to pack like a pro?

Six tips to help you evolve from packing novice to packing pro.

Pro-packing tips

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

Online travel scams to avoid

Don’t be taken in by these nasty online travel scams.

Click with caution

Why you should travel with kids

Why you should travel with a youngster on your next trip.

See the world

You’ll love these underrated cities

These underrated cities aren’t on many people’s radars – and we wonder why.

You’ve gotta go

Travel Q&A

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

When should I buy insurance?

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

Never too early

News

10 scary facts about flying

If you don’t already have a fear of flying, these facts will ensure that you develop one.

Don’t look down

The nonnas taking over New York

Behind every great meal at Enoteca Maria is a great nonna.

Nonna’s kitchen

Etihad’s inflight fitness tips

Etihad Airways new inflight fitness video reveals how the stars stay fit when flying.

Keep fit inflight

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