Senior adults: You have worked hard over the years and have now arrived at the time of your lives where you can travel and enjoy the fruits of your labor. And that is exactly what you are doing! AARP says that 99% of baby boomers traveled for leisure last year, with an average of 4-5 trips in 2016!
There are so many great resources for senior travel. So many in fact that it can get very overwhelming to find the good ones! We'd like to save you some time and energy by giving you a list of our top 5 favorite online resources for senior travel!
- Rick Steves Travel Tips for Senior Travelers We all know Rick is the global expert when it comes to all things travel. He packs this article full of travel advice for savvy seniors including advice on when to travel, what to pack, travel insurance, getting around and much, much more!
- AARP TRAVEL AARP continues to provide excellent resources for seniors with their travel site! This is a 1 stop site for all your travel needs. You can find travel discounts, inspiration, ideas and so much more.
- ElderTreks ELDERTREKS is the world's first adventure travel company designed exclusively for people 50 and over. Established in 1987, ElderTreks offers active, off-the-beaten-path, small-group adventures by both land and sea in over 100 countries.
- TravelCoverage.com for all of your travel insurance needs! You can easily and quickly find and purchase affordable Travel Insurance, Trip Cancellation Insurance or Flight Insurance options. We believe it is expecially important for senior travels to purchase additional travel insurance (read our recent article for more information).
- Kayak searches the other travel sites, from online travel agencies to airlines, hotel and rental car websites and show you all the information you need to make the best travel decisions.
Wherever you decide to go and whatever you decide to do, we hope you enjoy your travel adventures! Hopefully we have helped you get the trip planning started. Don't forget to choose and purchase the right travel insurance plan for your trip. We have everything you need to navigate that process here!