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!

Travelling with limited mobility

Travelling with limited mobility

Travelling with limited mobility

Bill wants some advice on how and where to travel with limited mobility.

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Dumb complaints made to travel agents

Dumb complaints made to travel agents

Dumb complaints made to travel agents

Ten of the dumbest holiday complaints made to travel agents.

The most photogenic hotel ever

The most photogenic hotel ever

The most photogenic hotel ever

The Oberoi Udaivilas could well be the most photogenic hotel ever.

Virgin to offer free internet

Virgin to offer free internet

Virgin to offer free internet

Virgin aims to match Qantas by offering free inflight wifi.

Summer will never be the same

Summer will never be the same

Summer will never be the same

Floaty pants are here to help you keep your head above water, hair dry and ...

How not to lose your luggage

How not to lose your luggage

How not to lose your luggage

Did you know that one piece of luggage for every 100 airline passengers gets lost?

The next must-visit European country

The next must-visit European country

The next must-visit European country

Croatia is one destination that has somewhat flown under the radar – until recently.

Travel Deals

Kimberley Coast cruising in 2018

Book any APT cruise 18 days and over and you will Fly Free*.

No one does it like APT

Free Vancouver tour with Rail Plus

Sightseeing across Canada by rail is an increasingly popular option.

Rocky rail trail

17-night NZ cruise from $2990pp

Set sail from Sydney on a 17-night cruise on the Queen Elizabeth.

Kiwi thirst quencher

Cruising

The world’s most luxurious ship

The ship that claims to be the most luxurious ship ever built has just turned one.

Sneak a peek inside

Cruises for food lovers

Why are The Majestic Line’s small-ship cruises among the most popular in the world?

Food ahoy!

The future of cruising

Ponant Cruises announces a game-changer in cruising: underwater lounges.

Experience deep blue

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

Eurostar’s damn good new destination

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

All aboard to Amsterdam

Awe-inspiring train journeys

How many of these train journeys have you taken?

I choo-choose you

Travel through Europe for free

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

Travel free

Solo Travel

How to be okay with solo travel

SJ shares four dos and don’ts to help the whole concept of solo travel seem less daunting.

Going solo

Will I enjoy a guided holiday?

This week in Travel SOS, we offer some tips to help Sue get travelling again.

Small is better

Five good reasons to travel solo

Here are five good reasons why travelling solo can be fun.

One is fun

Destinations

The world’s most colourful cities

These six cities stand out from the pack thanks to their vibrancy.

Look on the bright side

Five deadly destinations

If you’re looking to defy death on your next holiday, here’s where to do it.

Killer holidays

Debbie does Abu Dhabi

Debbie spends three days in Abu Dhabi.

The sandy city

Tours & Trips

Kimberley Coast cruising in 2018

Book any APT cruise 18 days and over and you will Fly Free*.

No one does it like APT

USA and Canada road trips

Experience life on the open highway with DriveAway Holidays’ North American road trips.

Hit the road

Taste Tassie’s top-notch produce

Fly free to Tasmania and try out the Apple Isle’s top-notch tucker on an AAT Kings tour.

Fly free!

Travelling On A Budget

Chilling out in Khao Lak

For the price of peanuts, Max and Jenny recently lived the dream in a luxury Thai resort.

Budget Thai travel

Underrated and affordable destinations

Leave the crowds behind and explore these less-frequented destinations.

Ditch the ‘hotspots’

Seven travel money wasters

Take advantage of these travellers’ experiences and give your wallet a holiday too.

Gentle on your wallet

Resources

The smart way to split travel costs

Never travel in a group again without first downloading this app.

Going Dutch made easy

Reduce the clutter in your bag

This clever packing grid will give you control over your luggage contents.

Clear luggage clutter

Is this the future of thongs?

Nakefit stick-on soles are the newest way to protect your feet at the beach or around the pool.

Summer sole mate

Seniors Travel Insurance

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

What’s hot in Berlin?

Six wonderful things to do in Berlin.

Berlin in a nutshell

Travel News

Most commonly stolen hotel items

Do you know which are the items most commonly stolen from hotels?

Hotel heists

Freaky things flying with you

You may be surprised at the extra ‘baggage’ taken on your plane.

Peculiar passengers

Dumb complaints made to travel agents

Ten of the dumbest holiday complaints made to travel agents.

Find out more

Travel Q&A

Travelling with limited mobility

Bill wants some advice on how and where to travel with limited mobility.

Wheelie easy touring

Ashtrays in airplane bathrooms

Brian wants to know why there are still ashtrays in airplanes.

Strange plane features

Holes in airplane windows

Joel wants to know about the purpose served by the holes in plane windows.

Little hole, big job

News

How not to lose your luggage

Did you know that one piece of luggage for every 100 airline passengers gets lost?

Keep your suitcase safe

Zipping through Paris and London

There seems to be an increasing trend when it comes to how best to see the sights in a city.

Take a leap

How to get the best hotel room

These tips will, with very little effort, help to ensure that you get the best room available.

We tell top hotel tips

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