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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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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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Travel Freely By Fitting Your Life Into An RV

Downsizing To An RV 10% of Recreational Vehicles (RV) drivers are seniors over 55, making it a popular choice for your life post-retirement. Moving out of your home and living full time in a van has plenty of benefits for your financial and mental health, but it can be hard to strip back and live the minimalist life required. As long as you can still drive, moving into an RV could mean a life of continued adventure as you age. Rather than being cut off from the community, with your brain health deteriorating, you can stay active, alert and, most importantly, happy

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Should you Buy Travel Insurance?

A sudden emergency, bad weather or lost luggage can turn a dream vacation into a nightmare. Travel insurance offers peace of mind, covering cancellations, medical emergencies and more. Check out these common travel insurance scenarios to see if you could benefit from travel insurance on your next trip. What does travel insurance cover? Trip cancellations or interruptions Sometimes, situations beyond your control impact your travel plans. Weather, family tragedies, illness, work and other issues can cause you to cancel, postpone or interrupt your trip. Weather or worker delays: Some travel insurance policies offer reimbursement for trips interrupted by worker strikes or the weather. Sickness,

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Budget-Friendly Road Trips

Budget-Friendly Road Trips

With warm weather season in full swing, now is the time to start planning your fun family getaways. If you are concerned about affording it all, author and financial expert Farnoosh Torabi offers the following tips to help you have fun and save money on your next vacation.Budget-Friendly Road Trips BANK ON GAS-SAVING APPS Look to budget-friendly websites, such as www.GasBuddy.com, which also offers an app that helps you find the closest gas station with the best prices near you. Another gas-saving app is Gas Hog. It costs 99 cents and calculates your car's fuel economy, then provides tips on

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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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4 Lesser Known International Anniversary Destinations 

4 Lesser Known International Anniversary Destinations 

What’s the recipe for a perfect anniversary getaway? A mix of luxury, adventure, relaxation, and culture—with a healthy sprinkle of romance mixed in. These four destinations offer all of the above, and each brings its own unique cultural elements to the table. Celebrate your love with a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the desert, soak in remote natural hot springs, take a luxury train ride on your way to time-worn ruins, or hike to a mountaintop monastery. 4 Lesser Known International Anniversary Destinations  Jordan For an anniversary celebration packed with history, hospitality, and panoramic landscapes, head to the tiny Middle

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4 International Destinations for Active Seniors

4 International Destinations for Active Seniors

What’s the best way for seniors to experience a destination? Head outdoors to get in touch with native wildlife, unique ecosystems, and local culture. Hiking, cycling, kayaking, and more—take your favorite pastimes on the road with you to these vacation spots around the world.  4 International Destinations for Active Seniors Norway This sprawling Scandinavian nation has twin advantages for active travelers: jaw-dropping scenery in every direction (think dramatic fjords, coastal fishing villages, and snowy arctic landscapes) and excellent infrastructure, including a number of “national scenic routes” that make Norway easy to navigate. Rent a car and take a summer road

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Tips Planning Vacation with Aging Parents

Tips Planning Vacation with Aging Parents

Can you imagine saying goodbye to your mother as you watch her leave your family vacation more than a week early, paying an additional thousand dollars because let’s face it YOU didn't properly plan a vacation with your aging parents in mind? This year, plan the perfect family vacation that your aging parents will actually enjoy. Tips Planning Vacation with Aging Parents Planning Your Perfect Vacation The key to creating fun family moments and special memories is by planning ahead. Where do you want to visit? Where will you stay? What mode of transportation will you use? After you have decided

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