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!

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More baggage for your buck

How to travel with only carry-on baggage

More baggage for your buck

Travelling with just carry on baggage? Here’s how to get more baggage for your buck. ...

Essentials for a day in the city

Five essentials for a day in the city

Essentials for a day in the city

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

You need to see this new suitcase

You need to see this new suitcase

You need to see this new suitcase

Suitcases can be a real drag, but this one is both practical and fun.

Postcards from Table Mountain

Cape Town: A snapshot of Table Mountain

Postcards from Table Mountain

Travel writer, Jocelyn Pride, shares her snapshots of Table Mountain.

Travel SOS: farmstay experiences

Where can I unleash my inner cowgirl?

Travel SOS: farmstay experiences

Lee Mylne advises Marie on where she can unleash her inner cowgirl at a farmstay.

Travel SOS: cruising to Cuba

New options for cruising from the USA to Cuba

Travel SOS: cruising to Cuba

In today’s Travel SOS, Lee Mylne advises Julie on how to cruise to Cuba.

Travel Deals

$29 Rottnest ferry and festival

Secure your ferry ticket and join the fun of Carnivale 2016 on Rottnest Island.

Ferry and fun

$640 three-night Brisbane cruise

Start summer with a casual three-night cruise off the Brisbane coast.

Sea escape

$119 Kakadu bird-watching cruise

Kakadu National Park is home one-third of Australia’s stunning bird species.

Watch the birdie

Cruising

Book a cruise to match your budget

Simple ways to make the most of your cruising dollar.

Budget cruising

Travel SOS: cruising to Cuba

In today’s Travel SOS, Lee Mylne advises Julie on how to cruise to Cuba.

Cuban cruises

Cruising with Orlando

HAL’s President, Orlando Ashford, is committed to changing the world through travel.

The bigger cruising picture

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

Maritime Provinces by rail

The beginning of our Eastern Canadian VIA Rail adventure is a little underwhelming. We arrive at Montréal’s Gare Centrale to collect our tickets for the overnight journey to Halifax on the Ocean rail service and learn there is no booking in the system. Our dreams of dining in ...

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World’s longest rail journey

Here’s something that many travellers have wanted to do.

Do it now

All aboard for some railway fun

David Fallick discovers a magnificent rail museum sure to please devotees both young and old.

Rail museum

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

Postcards from Table Mountain

Travel writer, Jocelyn Pride, shares her snapshots of Table Mountain.

Majestic mountain

Patrick’s insider tips to Noumea

Patrick’s insider tips on Noumea will entice you to visit this tropical city.

Sea and sun

Five best bucket-list restaurants

Leon presents his list of restaurants to visit one day – or in his dreams!

Dream dining

Tours & Trips

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

On the road to Cape York

Is driving to Cape York an idyllic way to spend a few weeks on the road?

The road north

Travelling On A Budget

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

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

Resources

Best ‘bang for your buck’ holidays

Need a budget holiday? Get more bang for your buck with these destinations.

More for your money

Learning a language online

It’s never been so easy or convenient to learn another language.

Become fluent fast

Beating the Qantas booking charge

No one likes paying unnecessary fees. Here’s how to beat the Qantas credit card surcharge.

Free from fees

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

More baggage for your buck

Travelling with just carry on baggage? Here’s how to get more baggage for your buck.

Keep calm and carry-on

You need to see this new suitcase

Suitcases can be a real drag, but this one is both practical and fun.

Ride on

A selfie with Henry VIII’s armour

Amelia comes face-to-face with a historical icon at New York’s The Met.

Travel selfie

Travel Q&A

Travel SOS: farmstay experiences

Lee Mylne advises Marie on where she can unleash her inner cowgirl at a farmstay.

Fantastic farmstays

Coping with travel anxiety

Learn how to cope with travel anxiety to get the most out of your trip.

Calm your nerves

Travel SOS: cruising to Cuba

In today’s Travel SOS, Lee Mylne advises Julie on how to cruise to Cuba.

Cuban cruises

News

Best ever travel selfies

We’d love for you to share your travel selfie for a chance to win.

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Digital security tips for travellers

Five digital security tips to help protect you from cybercrime when you travel.

Stay cyber safe

Best daypacks for travelling

When travelling, your choice of bag is more important than ever.

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