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!

How to get a good sleep in a seat

How to get a good sleep in a seat

How to get a good sleep in a seat

Because sleeping in a seat isn't exactly straightforward we’ve got six tips to help.

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Does Australia have air marshals?

man with a concealed weapon on a plane

Does Australia have air marshals?

Leon hopes to help Brian get over his post 9/11 fear of flying.

Save up to $1000 per couple

Exclusive sneak peek – save up to $1000 per couple

Save up to $1000 per couple

Let us help save you money on your dream trip to the UK or Europe.

Sleep over and strike a pose

Nude awakening: hotel guests encouraged to get naked

Sleep over and strike a pose

An iconic Australian hotel group is encouraging its guests to get naked.

Don’t travel without this translation app

Don’t travel without this translation app

Don’t travel without this translation app

Menus, street signs, transport information – this app can help you read all of those ...

Kay’s South African Safari

Kay’s life-changing South African safari

Kay’s South African Safari

Kay O’Sullivan shares her life-changing South African Safari experience.

The world’s safest travel destination

The world’s safest travel destination

The world’s safest travel destination

If safety is a factor when choosing where you travel – add this country to ...

Travel Deals

Hilton drops hotel prices by 35%

Stay at some of the best hotels in the region with this sensational deal.

Stay and save

Thai Airways autumn travel sale

Fly to Thailand, Asia, India, Europe or the Middle East from $716 return.

Fly and save

Explore Qatar with free hotel stay

Extend your planned holiday with a free night’s accommodation on your stopover

Doha delight

Cruising

The best time to book a cruise

Gemma wants to know when is the best time to book a cruise.

Cruise booking 101

Soon you’ll be able to tour the Titanic

For a hefty price you can put yourself in Rose or Jack’s shoes next year.

A Titanic tour

Planning a European river cruise

Jennie needs help with the how, when, where and what of planning a river cruise.

Tips for first-timers

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

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

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

Solo Travel

Are you a solo traveller?

Attention solo travellers: you don’t have to go it alone!

The Solo Traveller Club

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

Kay’s South African Safari

Kay O’Sullivan shares her life-changing South African Safari experience.

Safari so-good-y

The world’s best hotel pools

These 10 pools are arguably the best in the world – from where you’d rather be.

Cool pools

South Africa Safari

See the ‘big five’ on safari with the Seniors Holiday Travel Team.

Super safari savings

Tours & Trips

Save up to $1000 per couple

Let us help save you money on your dream trip to the UK or Europe.

Book now and save

Vietnam Discovery

Journey into the heart of Indochina and experience the culture and history of Vietnam.

Book now and save 20 per cent

Flowers for Mother’s Day

Take in the wildflowers of WA and fly free with AAT Kings.

Fly free to WA

Travelling On A Budget

Save up to $1000 per couple

Let us help save you money on your dream trip to the UK or Europe.

Book now and save

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

Checking in: France’s best hostel

It may be the best hostel in France but how does Les Piaules really fare?

Behind closed doors

Resources

How to get a good sleep in a seat

Because sleeping in a seat isn't exactly straightforward we’ve got six tips to help.

BYO neck pillow

Don’t travel without this translation app

Menus, street signs, transport information – this app can help you read all of those and more.

Point and translate

Pocket-sized selfie drones

Opposed to selfies or strangers taking photos for you? Have a drone do it instead.

Smile for the drone!

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

Don’t say these words aloud abroad

You may not want to say these English words aloud when you’re overseas.

Culture confusion

Three essential apps for group travel

Three apps to make group travel less painful and more about the good times.

Friendship saving apps

Turbulence is only going to get worse

Bad news for nervous fliers, scientists say plane turbulence is only going to get worse.

In for a bumpy ride

Travel Q&A

Does Australia have air marshals?

Leon hopes to help Brian get over his post 9/11 fear of flying.

Safe skies

Low-cost accommodation options

Looking for low-cost overseas accommodation?

Affordable accommodation

Are you a mugger’s dream target?

Ex-mugger reveals his secrets so you can stay safe in the streets.

Stay safe in the streets

News

What is Expedition 196?

Cassie DePecol is the very definition of 'worldy' – with the passport to prove it.

Talk about worldly!

Best and worst tourism slogans

We vote for the world’s best tourism slogans, and then offer some of our own.

We can do better

The world’s safest travel destination

If safety is a factor when choosing where you travel – add this country to the top of your list.

A nod to the Nordics

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