Posts Tagged ‘ senior travel planning ’

More Senior Travel Planning Internet Sites

Aug 17th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Travel planning gets easier for senior citizens when good, well-researched Internet sites are consulted.  For example, Just Travel Talk has a series  of travel forums for seniors to check out: Last Minute Travel Deal Just Travel Travel Talk Travel To Kayak Travel Journey To The Liberty Travel Hazel Freeman is the Senior Travel Editor on Bella [...]



More on Senior Travel in Europe

Aug 16th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Many seniors visit Europe to see the famous sights they’ve always heard about. But an equally important part of any travel experience is to savor the real flavor of a city or country. Stay where the Europeans stay, eat where the Europeans eat, and share the European view of Europe. Cosmos may just be the [...]



Senior Travel Planning Aids: Away.com

Aug 10th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Away.com is a part of The Away Network and is the leading online destination for travelers planning their next vacation. Senior trip planners will find over two million pages of travel inspiration, trip ideas, travel planning tools and destination content for over 35,000 global locations. Founded in 1999, Away.com provides a distinctive blend of expert [...]



Senior Travel Planning Sites… More Good Information

Jul 28th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

A great new find is called TravelDirectory.com and focuses specifically on seniors.  A whole series of tours, expeditions, escape holidays and more are rated and travel details are included. As far as I am concerned, one can never have enough travel tips, especially for seniors and here is a whole page of them. Rick Seaney [...]



More Top Ten Travel Lists for Seniors

Jul 10th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

I have provided a number of posts on this blog about Top Ten Lists for senior travelers.  As you begin travel planning, it is helpful to look at what others who have traveled extensively think are good destinations to consider.  Sorting through lists is an easier beginning than a blank sheet of paper. Travel Authority [...]



Seniors: Independent Travel Planning

Jun 15th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Travel Blog Travel Guide – Beginners Guide to Independent Travel states that if you are just having a vague notion to travel and see the world, you won’t get very far. You need to firm up those ideas and form a plan – if you don’t you’ll never leave! Many seniors will say that they always wanted [...]



European Travel Planning for Seniors

Jun 9th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Europe-Cities features many of the most famous cities in the world with good information for seniors. Here are a few of some of the Travel destinations featured by Europe-Cities.com: FRANCE: Lyon | Paris | Nice SPAIN: Madrid | Barcelona | Seville GERMANY: Berlin | Munich | Dusseldorf SWITZERLAND: Geneva | Zurich | Bern UK (ENGLAND): [...]



Senior Travel Planning: Johnny Jet, Virtual Tourist and Transitions Abroad

May 31st, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

I’ve talked about Johnny Jet Travel News in previous posts.  The site now provides information from travel experts for senior citizens on a variety of sites: Chicago Tribune * LA Times * NY Times * Washington Post * USAToday * Other News * Frommers * ABC * CNN * MSNBC * Good to Know.  This [...]



World Heritage Sites for Senior Travelers

May 28th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

What do the Taj Mahal, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and the Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage route have in common? They’re all World Heritage sites—treasures of humanity prized by historians, ecologists, and art lovers, as well as by their own communities. Heritage is our legacy from the past—what we live with today and what we pass [...]



Senior Travelers: Top Ten Travel Tips for 2010

May 24th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Lonely Planet has released their top ten travel tips for 2010.  I loved their tenth suggestion: When All Else Fails, Find a Cheap Flight to New York.  If you have travel fever, but don’t have the time or money to escape the country, find a cheap flight to New York. I agree.  I love NYC.  [...]