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!

Tigerair no more, now Scoot

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Tigerair no more, now Scoot

Budget airline Scoot has taken over Tiger and now wants to take on the world.

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Five Cheapest European Cities

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Five Cheapest European Cities

Comparing prices across 36 cities, these are the best value places to visit in Europe.

Is this the future of thongs?

Forget thongs – there’s a new must-have holiday footwear

Is this the future of thongs?

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

The best Australian airport lounge

The best Australian airport lounge

The best Australian airport lounge

Skytrax has revealed the top 10 independent airport lounges and one is Australian.

Unruly passenger blames meds

Unruly Qantas passenger blames meds for his outburst

Unruly passenger blames meds

A disorderly Qantas passenger has blamed his medication for his bad behaviour.

Five deadly destinations

Five deadly destinations

Five deadly destinations

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

Save up to $1340 on European tours

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Save up to $1340 on European tours

Save up to $1340 on Back-Roads Touring’s 2018 Europe Early Bird tours.

Travel Deals

Cruise from Brisbane to Singapore

Sailing to Singapore on P&O’s Pacific Aria, this deal is a bargain.

Indonesian express

Blend luxury and creativity on a holiday

Enjoy the works of famous artists on your next hotel stay.

Where art thou?

Save up to $1340 on European tours

Save up to $1340 on Back-Roads Touring’s 2018 Europe Early Bird tours.

Save 10 per cent on all tours

Cruising

The future of cruising

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

Experience deep blue

Small ship cruising in 2018

See Europe, Iceland, Africa and Japan as you never thought possible.

Companions fly free

Top three all-inclusive cruise lines

Considering an all-inclusive cruise? Here are our top three cruiseline picks for you.

No tip necessary

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

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

Destinations

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

Getting around the Golden Triangle

Max and Jenny Williams take a tour of northern India.

Organised chaos

Tours & Trips

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!

Pounding the pavement pain free

To walk or not? That is the question. But what is the answer?

Keep walking

Travelling On A Budget

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

Three-night Lakes Entrance getaway

Enjoy a relaxing escape only three hours from Melbourne.

Gippsland getaway

Resources

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

A major makeover for suitcases

You may know them as the brains behind prams but Bugaboo now make suitcases.

The power of push

These shoes were made for packing

From the people that brought you toe socks, these shoes are the perfect travel companion.

Good soles

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

Tigerair no more, now Scoot

Budget airline Scoot has taken over Tiger and now wants to take on the world.

Scoot gets cuter

2017 National Travel Industry Awards

When you travel, you want to know you’re going with the best.

The best of the best

The best Australian airport lounge

Skytrax has revealed the top 10 independent airport lounges and one is Australian.

Terrific terminal hubs

Travel Q&A

House-swap holidays

In Travel SOS, Leon goes though the basics of house-swap holidays.

Suite switcheroos

Can a holiday save my marriage?

Geraldine wants to know if it’s wise to try a make-or-break holiday to save her marriage.

Bonding or bust-up

The benefits of being bumped

Marta wants to know why people volunteer to be bumped from their flight.

Being bumped isn’t always bad

News

Unruly passenger blames meds

A disorderly Qantas passenger has blamed his medication for his bad behaviour.

Sure, blame the meds!

The best way to use your points

Frequent flyer programs explained and simplified.

Pick up those points!

Don’t be a pain in the air(se)

There are many rules of flying, some known, some unwritten. Here are some of the latter.

Mile-high manners

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