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 agents vs online booking

Travel agents vs online booking

Travel agents vs online booking

Do you book online or with a travel agent? Depends on who you ask.

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How to travel with the grandkids

How to travel with the grandkids

How to travel with the grandkids

Taking your grandkids on holiday can be rewarding, but you have to plan ahead.

What to do if you get mugged

What to do if you get mugged

What to do if you get mugged

There are protocols to follow if you are mugged while travelling overseas.

Luxe for less Australia

Luxury travel experiences without the high price tag

Luxe for less Australia

SJ shares her tips for luxury travel experiences without the high price tag.

Make airplane food taste better

A simple trick to make airplane food taste better

Make airplane food taste better

Airplane food can taste better. Yeah right, we hear you say …

Where to sit for VIP service

Where to sit for the best service in economy

Where to sit for VIP service

You don't have to sit in first-class to receive VIP treatment, say flight attendants.

Should you travel to Russia?

Australians advised to reconsider travel to Russia

Should you travel to Russia?

Australian Government urges World Cup fans to reconsider travel to Russia.

Travel Deals

Eight nights in Thailand from $1590

If you are looking for five-star luxury close to the beach, Phuket is the place for you.

Thai luxury

Explore Tassie with this hotel deal

Stay in a different property each night to explore various parts of Tasmania.

Touring Tassie

Sydney Airport stay from only $136

Exclusive discounts for YourLifeChoices' members on Sydney Airport stays.

Save on Sydney stays

Cruising

Repositioning cruises explained

Manuela wants to know how repositioning cruises work.

Travel SOS

Things to do while cruising

Cruising can be so much more than sitting by the pool drinking cocktails.

Live the high life

Take off on a topless cruise

Cruise operator Original Group will launch the first-ever topless-optional cruise.

FantaSea 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

Five rail travel mistakes to avoid

The top five common mistakes travellers make when booking their rail journeys.

Rail fails

Riding the Rocky Mountaineer

Max recounts his ride on the Rocky Mountaineer.

Riding the rails

Eurostar’s damn good new destination

You can now get from London to Amsterdam in four hours – no airport required.

All aboard to Amsterdam

Solo Travel

The one companion you need

Scared about solo travel? There's a guidebook for that.

Not such a lonely planet

Best apps for solo travellers

Travelling alone can be a daunting experience, but technology is helping to make things a lot easier.

Making life easier

Solo traveller safety

These sensible tips will help you stay safe when travelling alone.

Safe solo travel

Destinations

Top five Canada road trips

Top five Canada road trips, as voted by YourLifeChoices members.

Hit the road

The real fresh food people

This foodie destination is proving to be a tourist magnet.

Bruny magic

Bang for your buck destinations

These seven destinations will give you maximum bang for your buck.

More for your money

Tours & Trips

Fly Free to The Outback

A journey through the Red Centre is surely the ultimate Australian adventure.

Fly Free

India Golden Triangle tour

Visit New Delhi and take a rickshaw ride through Old Delhi.

Golden journey

Battle of the travel bucket lists

What to do when your bucket list dreams clash with your partner’s

Travel for golf

Travelling On A Budget

How to nab a cruise cabin upgrade

Cruise expert Gary Bembridge explains how to get a cruise cabin upgrade.

Up and up

Sydney Airport stay from only $136

Exclusive discounts for YourLifeChoices' members on Sydney Airport stays.

Save on Sydney stays

Luxe for less Australia

SJ shares her tips for luxury travel experiences without the high price tag.

No need to spend a lot

Resources

Travel agents vs online booking

Do you book online or with a travel agent? Depends on who you ask.

Online or in person

Google's in-ear translator

Google's Pixel Buds prove that in-ear, real-time translation is now science fact.

Sci-Fi now!

The best travel utility ever

A versatile tool that could be the solution to many a dilemma on the road.

Must-have travel gadget

Seniors Travel Insurance

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

When should I buy insurance?

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

Never too early

Travel News

V-plates for tourist drivers?

Do you think optional V-plates for tourist drivers in Tasmania is a good idea?

Courtesy, please!

How to nab a cruise cabin upgrade

Cruise expert Gary Bembridge explains how to get a cruise cabin upgrade.

Up and up

Jet lag remedy most likely to work

A natural remedy for jet lag that is hailed as 'the one'.

Jet lag mystery solved?

Travel Q&A

Repositioning cruises explained

Manuela wants to know how repositioning cruises work.

Travel SOS

Should you travel to Russia?

Australian Government urges World Cup fans to reconsider travel to Russia.

Travel SOS

Travel SOS: Overseas embassies

Susan is travelling through Europe and is worried about what to do if there is no embassy.

Where to go?

News

What to do with a bomb onboard

Every airline has a contingency plan in case a bomb is found on one of their planes.

Strangely comforting

How to take travel home with you

The health benefits of travel don't have to end after your holiday.

Let it linger

Handy hotel hints you need to know

Not all hotel rooms are created equal, even if they are sold that way.

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