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Happy Senior Tourists Holding Map

Are you planning for your next vacation? It’s important to take some time and look at the prices before deciding to travel. If you’ve traveled before, you know how expensive things can be if you don’t plan adequately. Traveling with your loved ones makes it even more important to plan things well in advance. You should not be scared by the price of flights. There are lots of ways to save while traveling. All you need to do is create a great strategy. 1.   Getting the best Airfare price To demonstrate how much, you can save by getting the

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5 Things You Wished You Knew Before You Bought A Timeshare

We all know that the timeshare buying process is daunting, and it might seem like the salesperson is either the devil incarnate or your best friend- neither of which is true. Everyone has something to say about timeshare, but who should you listen to? We asked Lisa Ann Schreier a former timeshare salesperson and now the consumer advocate known as The Timeshare Crusader for her thoughts. Here are the 5 pieces of advice she thought were worth sharing. Understand all the costs involved.  It is not just the purchase price, which averages more than $20,000 when buying from the developer.

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Importance of Traveling for Seniors

Traveling is many peoples’ goal in life. Seeing the most astonishing and breathtaking places in the world is something that everyone should do in a lifetime. The truth is that the world we live in is extraordinary and it will never stop to amaze us. Breathtaking views, mysterious islands, and exotic jungles can barely the surface of the real beauty this world has to show us. But there’s more than that to travel. Traveling isn’t only about amazing places you must see. Traveling is a unique experience that will stay with you forever. Traveling teaches one more than schools teach

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5 Myths About Buying Timeshares

Whether you own a timeshare, are thinking of purchasing a timeshare, used to own timeshare or find yourself in front of a timeshare salesperson, you're bound to come across some timeshare myths.  Here are the Top 5 I run into: 5 Myths About Buying Timeshares 1)  Timeshare is a less costly vacation alternative to renting hotels. In rare cases and when purchasing on the secondary market, this may be true.  For the majority of owners, you'll be paying more when you factor in the purchase price, annual fees and exchange/usage fees.  That's not necessarily a bad thing. 2)  Real estate based timeshare

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Find the Best African Safari Tours

African safari tours can be extravagant, but they can also be affordable, depending on what amenities and features you opt for. Arrange an African safari tour for as little as a day or as long as a few months, for a daily price as low as $200 per person. African safari tours can be customized to suit your physical abilities and your budget. Options include: Luxury safaris Camping overland safaris Lodge safaris Self-drive safaris African safari tour features to consider Tour locations African safari tours take place throughout the continent, so tourists have an excellent variety of scenery, wildlife and

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6 Timeshare Questionable Practices Targeting Seniors

While timeshares can be good for some people, sadly there are bad guys at every step of the way when it comes to timeshare matters. Unfortunately, seniors fall prey to these practices more often than other consumers. It’s imperative to keep your wits about you when dealing with timeshare matters. Here are 6 ways that unscrupulous individuals take advantage of seniors: Lying About How Your Heirs Will Be Stuck With The Timeshare Unless You Do Something Unless your heirs are actually on the timeshare deed or whatever form of ownership you have, they are under no obligation to accept the

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5 Cheap Countries for Traveling Seniors

5 Cheap Countries for Traveling Seniors

As you age, some things are getting better. Most of all, you have more time on your hands. You have more precious moments to spend with your loved ones, but you also have more space for yourself. It’s the best time to revisit that bucket list of destinations you’d love to see. Have you ever been so impressed by a National Geographic TV show that you absolutely wanted to see a specific country? Maybe you’ve always dreamed about a vacation in Africa. Or maybe you wanted to travel around Europe. The best part about traveling as a senior is that

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Quick Tips Before you Listen to a Timeshare Presentation

Quick Tips Before you Listen to a Timeshare Presentation

If you’ve ever sat through a timeshare sales pitch, you know that they can be high pressure. The sales staff has been trained to do one thing and one thing only—-influence you to purchase on the spot. Because of that high pressure, these sales pitches can be laced with, ahem, some misrepresentations. Here are the most common things that are misrepresented at timeshare sales pitches: Price Today vs Price Any Other Time This is the one that is used the most, often in conjunction with ‘quoting’ some State Statute. If there is such a statute, such as in Florida, it

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Protection from Timeshare Scams

Protection from Timeshare Scams

Unfortunately, seniors are often the target of timeshare scams.  Before you get into a timeshare investment nightmare, consider this solid advice. Follow these important tips so you don't fall for a timeshare scam: Never deal with anyone who contacts you first Never pay upfront to sell your timeshare Never pay anyone to anyone to get you out of a timeshare, except a vetted attorney Don’t buy more timeshare because the salesperson claims it will save you on annual maintenance fees Don’t fall for unsubstantiated claims that your children or grandchildren will be forced to inherit your timeshare unless you upgrade,

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