Senior Vacations – 5 Ways to Travel the World


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One of the greatest things about becoming a senior is the travel opportunities that become available. For most people, the majority of their lives up until this point have been spent raising children, paying for college, working full-time or a combination of all of these. All those years you spent taking care of others are over. Now, it’s time to focus on you.

Senior travel is becoming more and more popular every year. With free time and a little money in the bank, there’s no better way to enjoy the prime of your life than on a luxury vacation?

Below you will find a list of 5 popular ways for seniors to travel the world in style:

1. Cruises.

Cruises are a great way to see the world and meet new people without the hassle of having to move your luggage from location to location. Simply set your clothes in your room and the ship will drop you off at a number of interesting places where you can spend the day touring, meeting back up with the ship at the end of the day. If you haven’t been on a cruise yet, we highly suggest giving it a try.

Golf Vacations.

Golf vacations are the perfect way to relax and stay healthy all at once. The fresh air and exercise will do a world of wonders for your emotional well-being and you’ll get to see some of the world’s best courses. If you’re an avid golfer, you may want to seek out golf vacation tours offered near you.

3. Spa Vacations.

Those of you who aren’t interested in golf vacations may find spa vacations more relaxing. Spa vacations are a great way to unwind, de-stress and forget about everything else that’s happening in your life. Not only will it help your emotional well-being but it will enhance your appearance as well. Manicures and pedicures will work wonders on your hands and feet while those lovely facials will make your face look fresh, young and vibrant. Who doesn’t want that?

4. Home Exchanges.

Home exchanges are becoming more and more popular every year. For those of you who haven’t heard of this type of vacation, we urge you to watch the movie “The Holiday.” Basically, two people (or couples) switch homes for a predetermined period of time. You pack your suitcases but you use everything they have in their home, drive their vehicles etc. The great thing is there’s nothing to worry about and everything you need is at your fingertips. Plus, the cost of staying on home exchange is minimal – you don’t pay anything, you just switch homes and pay for the activities, site-seeing etc. you want to do.

5. Bus Tours.

If you’re looking for a great way to experience traveling at its best, we highly suggest taking a bus tour. If you have a large group of people already, you can organize a bus tour to make sure you and your friends all get on the same trip. Bus tours offer scenic views and an intimate setting you can’t always find with other types of vacations.


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