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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!

Airports failing older flyers

Airports failing older flyers

Airports failing older flyers

Australian airports called out for neglecting the needs of older flyers.

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The tune-out sleep mask

The tune-out sleep mask

The tune-out sleep mask

Innovative sleep mask could help you catch some ‘zees’ at 30,000 feet.

Discover the wonders of Tasmania

Discover the wonders of Tasmania

Discover the wonders of Tasmania

Let APT look after you on a luxury journey through Tasmania.

Cruise ships with the best shopping

Cruise ships with the best shopping

Cruise ships with the best shopping

Shopaholics are catered for on most cruise ships these days, but which ones do it ...

BKK transfer and USA tipping

BKK transfer and USA tipping

BKK transfer and USA tipping

We answer your queries about killing time at Bangkok Airport and how much to tip ...

Stashing your cash on the move

Stashing your cash on the move

Stashing your cash on the move

There are many creative ways to store your spending money. Here are seven of the ...

Capital Drives: Melbourne

Capital Drives: Melbourne

Capital Drives: Melbourne

Pack the car and hit the road on these two scenic seaside drives from Melbourne.

Travel Deals

Discover the wonders of Tasmania

Let APT look after you on a luxury journey through Tasmania.

Let APT look after you

$777 Beijing to Shanghai Tour

$70 a day for a flight-inclusive tour of China and its best attractions.

Amazing price

Five-star Perth stay from $199

Enjoy a stay at a hotel located in the heart of Perth’s CBD with breakfast included.

Premium Perth

Cruising

Cruise ships with the best shopping

Shopaholics are catered for on most cruise ships these days, but which ones do it best?

Credit card cruising

Combo cruises extend your journey

Silversea Cruises has unveiled new cruises that join two or more trips into one.

Double the fun

Cruising popularity on the rise

Survey reveals that cruising is now more popular than land travel for over 55s.

Cruise news

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

To do or not to do of rail travel

If you’ve never travelled by train in Europe, there are some tips you need to know.

Helpful hints

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

Solo Travel

Solo cruise savings

Cruise companies are offering a load of last-minute river cruise deals for 2018 voyages as well as single supplement savings on 2019 cruises.

Super cruise deals

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

Destinations

World’s most polluted cities

Some cities high on many people’s travel wish list have the worst air pollution.

Hold your breath

Weird and wonderful London

You might be shocked and awed, but you’ll never be bored in London.

London’s quirky side

Travelling to Hawaii on the cheap

Jill asks if there’s a cheaper time to go to Hawaii – Andrea shares her tips.

Travel SOS

Tours & Trips

The ancient secrets of Kakadu

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

Be inspired

Fly free, all cabins, all dates

Travelmarvel offers more value, more inclusions and more choice.

Discover Europe in 2019

The wonder under Down Under

If Tasmania is not on your must-do list, it should be.

See why Tassie is tops

Travelling On A Budget

Bruges for boomers on a budget

Lee Mylne shares how to experience the best of Bruges on a backpacker budget.

Best of Belgium

Travelling to Hawaii on the cheap

Jill asks if there’s a cheaper time to go to Hawaii – Andrea shares her tips.

Travel SOS

How to pack like a minimalist

How to pack to travel with as little baggage as possible.

Absolute essentials

Resources

The tune-out sleep mask

Innovative sleep mask could help you catch some ‘zees’ at 30,000 feet.

Super sleep mask

Stashing your cash on the move

There are many creative ways to store your spending money. Here are seven of the best.

Mind your money

Leave your travel plans to chance

Why not roll the dice and leave your holiday activities to chance?

Roll the dice

Seniors Travel Insurance

What travel insurance won’t cover

Compare travel insurance to feel sure you are fully covered.

Travel well

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

Travel Q&A

BKK transfer and USA tipping

We answer your queries about killing time at Bangkok Airport and how much to tip in the USA.

Travel SOS Inbox

The best plane seats in economy

How to maximise your comfort factor, without forking out big bucks.

Know your place

How to share travel expenses

How to avoid fights over travel expenses when you travel with a friend.

Splitting the cost

Self-drive holidays

Capital Drives: Melbourne

Pack the car and hit the road on these two scenic seaside drives from Melbourne.

Hit the road

Hit the road this winter

Five reasons to go motorhome, campervan, caravan or electric pop-top this winter.

Winter getaways

Capital Drives: Sydney

Part one in our new series on the best driving holidays from each capital.

On the road from Sydney

Travel News

Airports failing older flyers

Australian airports called out for neglecting the needs of older flyers.

Not so secure

World’s most polluted cities

Some cities high on many people’s travel wish list have the worst air pollution.

Hold your breath

Best travel insurance policies

Experts Choice Travel Insurance Awards

Top policies

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