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!

Are city passes good value?

Travel SOS: Are city passes good value?

Are city passes good value?

Are city passes and other discount cards a tourist trap or a good deal?

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Packing your cruise wardrobe

What to pack for your cruise wardrobe

Packing your cruise wardrobe

SJ’s tips will keep you looking your best on a cruise, day or night, with ...

Top things to do in Copenhagen

Don’t forget to tick these items off your Copenhagen bucket list

Top things to do in Copenhagen

Top things to see and do if you find yourself in Copenhagen.

Eating fried tarantulas in Cambodia

Eating fried tarantulas in Cambodia

Eating fried tarantulas in Cambodia

Denis presents proof of his bravery in this week’s best travel selfie.

Two-for-one Queensland rail deal

Discover Queensland with a two-for-one rail deal

Two-for-one Queensland rail deal

Discover Queensland and take a friend for free with a two-for-one deal.

Travel video of the week

Tarmac sprint before take-off

Travel video of the week

Watch how far one man goes to try and catch his flight.

No phone coverage? No problem

No phone coverage? No problem

No phone coverage? No problem

Could it be that the eternal search for wifi while travelling is about to be ...

Travel Deals

Two-for-one Queensland rail deal

Discover Queensland and take a friend for free with a two-for-one deal.

Travel by train

Beautiful Broome on a budget

Stay three nights in selected Broome resorts for as little as $218 per person.

Budget Broome

Sun yourself in Spain for a steal

You can sun yourself in Spain with Cathay Pacific’s deal of the week.

Save on Spain

Cruising

Packing your cruise wardrobe

SJ’s tips will keep you looking your best on a cruise, day or night, with minimal fuss.

Cruise clothing

Find a cruise that’s right for you

You may not believe it, but there’s a cruise to suit everyone’s tastes and interests.

There's a cruise for you

Cruise fares explained

What exactly is included, and not included in your cruise fare?

What’s included?

Coach Tours

Top tips for Aussie travel

What is the best way to tour Australia?

Which tour suits you?

European coach tours

Departures for 2016 and last minute deals for European coach tours are now available.

Find out more

Cruise & Coach Tours

Combine a luxurious cruise with a luxury coach tour for the complete NZ experience.

NZ as never before

Rail Tours

Two-for-one Queensland rail deal

Discover Queensland and take a friend for free with a two-for-one deal.

Travel by train

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

Solo Travel

Is travelling solo too expensive?

Does travelling solo have to cost the earth?

Low-budget solo travel

The beauty of travelling solo

Is now the perfect time to explore your dream destination?

Solo sojourns

Don’t be lonely travelling alone

Do you love the idea of hitting the open road now you have a little more time on your hands?

Embrace the open road

Destinations

Top things to do in Copenhagen

Top things to see and do if you find yourself in Copenhagen.

Copenhagen checklist

Sun yourself in Spain for a steal

You can sun yourself in Spain with Cathay Pacific’s deal of the week.

Save on Spain

Edinburgh’s five eeriest pubs

As one of Scotland’s oldest cities, ‘Auld Reekie’ has a chequered past.

Hops and horror

Tours & Trips

Nine super spring getaways

Planning a spring getaway? These overseas adventures might be just the ticket.

Relax or roam

Ken's Paris love affair

YourLifeChoices member ken shares a truly magical moment from his visit to the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Paris

Essentials for a day in the city

Before heading out to explore a new city, be sure to pack these five essential items.

Exploring essentials

Travelling On A Budget

No such thing as a 'free' ride

The travel industry is seeing a boom in companies offering interest-free options.

Travel on the never-ever

Book a cruise to match your budget

Simple ways to make the most of your cruising dollar.

Budget cruising

Five little-known travel tips

Add these five travel tips to your arsenal and reap the rewards.

Travel tricks

Resources

Packing your cruise wardrobe

SJ’s tips will keep you looking your best on a cruise, day or night, with minimal fuss.

Cruise clothing

Fit 100 items in hand luggage

Think 100 items could never fit in a carry on bag? Think again.

Packing course

Your packing prayers answered

This handy travel bag will revolutionise the way you pack forever.

Roll up, roll up

Seniors Travel Insurance

Do you need domestic travel insurance?

Having domestic travel insurance behind you can often mean an assuring experience.

Is it required?

Warm and wonderful destinations

When the sun goes away, it doesn’t mean you can’t still play!

Chasing the sun

Travel insurance for older Aussies

Travel insurance for older Australians: tips for buying travel insurance.

The right cover

Travel News

Five common travel mistakes

We help your avoid five common mistakes that most travellers make.

Travel smart

Eating fried tarantulas in Cambodia

Denis presents proof of his bravery in this week’s best travel selfie.

Would you do it?

Strike may cause long delays

Australian Border Force strikes will mean longer delays for Aussie travellers.

Expect delays

Travel Q&A

Are city passes good value?

Are city passes and other discount cards a tourist trap or a good deal?

Scam or saver?

Stopovers: Abu Dhabi or Dubai?

Stopovers are great for breaking up long-haul flights.

Which should you choose?

Stopovers: Hong Kong or Singapore?

Where should you spend your Asian stopover?

No need for a long stay

News

No phone coverage? No problem

Could it be that the eternal search for wifi while travelling is about to be a thing of the past?

Wave goodbye to wifi

Five germiest places on planes

Catching a commercial flight soon? Make sure you read this first.

Dodge bacteria

Girls just wanna have fun

Newly retired Lynette shows how much fun it can be to live the dream.

Living the dream

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