For Senior Travelers: Singles, Women and Destination Travel

May 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Senior Travel

Senior Women’s Travel (SWT) focuses on trips for 50+ women with a passion for travel. It was founded on the premise that “your travel days are not over.”  Senior women — widowed, divorced, or with a mate who no longer wants to travel — should still be able to travel with zest, comfortably and safely.  This site offers No-hassle travel; everything is done for you. No single supplements, exciting destinations, culture, good food, and interesting companions.

Tips for Single Senior Travelers has series of websites from various authors who have stories to tell and advice to give to seniors.  While a primary focus is on Canada, the TIPS section and additional LINKS are very helpful for senior travelers.  There is a plethora of information here with good suggestions on coping with various travel situations.  “Expect the unexpected,” was always part of my expected “surprises” with group tours.  I also felt strongly that as a tour group leader, I was only as successful as I was as an action-problem solver.  Maybe I just enjoyed challenges traveling with students as well as with seniors.  There always were my share of challenges to solve to the satisfaction of everyone.

Senior Journal has good information for Senior Travel & Vacations. California Bed & Breakfast Inns now offer discounts for seniors.  If you are one of the 328 million Americans planning to travel this summer, it’s important to take steps to ensure financial privacy and minimize your chances of becoming a victim of identity theft. Travel Tips for Reducing Chances of Identity Theft offers good suggestions we all should heed.

Senior Travel in France is a top senior travel destination and not without reason. It boasts of timeless, classic beauty and sophisticated European elegance that’s reflected in the form of its cuisine, castles, churches, palatial homes and art museums.  A country with abundant character, France has senior-friendly features and places of attractions that have often been overlooked by other touristy destinations. Here are some ideas for senior travelers to make the most of their trip to France.

Last December 17, 2009, Argentina announced the introduction of an “entrance fee” which will be assessed to all citizens of the United States, Canada, and Australia arriving to Argentina on or after December 20, 2009. The fee, considered by the Government of Argentina as a “reciprocity fee”, is charged for all customers holding a U.S., Australian or Canadian passport. How much is the fee? For U.S. citizens, the fee is approximately $131.00 U.S. Dollars.  So be prepared if you are headed for Buenos Aires.  Adios.  jeb

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