Cruises And Hotel Bookings: Always Ask For A Free Upgrade PDF Print E-mail

Senior wanderers who speak up while checking in may save some money. If you’re a bit devious, casually mention that you or your companion is marking a 65th or other significant birthday. Your plea could also be that you’re celebrating your 40th wedding anniversary. You can also try the newlywed routine, but if you show wrinkles and grey hair, that ploy may not work.

If the cruise ship or hotel isn’t fully booked, the check-in clerk can usually opt to give you a free upgrade to a larger cabin or suite. It may also get you complimentary champagne or chocolates on your pillow on the first night. And just maybe a free buffet for two at the dining room. Your ploy may not work, but it’s always worth the attempt.

Senior Drivers: Always Shop Online For Best Car Insurance PDF Print E-mail

In addition to your own car, also renting during travels here and in other countries, always shop for the best insurance price. When comparing insurance rates, make sure by scanning the web that you can secure the lowest rates with the most comprehensive coverages.

There are many factors in pricing auto insurance, including safety record, age, mileage and other personal facts. Also, with the continuing insurance coverage advancements available at the click of your computer and smartphone, you get instant and comprehensive results.

For example, investigate Auto-Savings.com. Complete the required info, and you’ll receive specific price quotes from various insurance companies. With all the facts at hand, you can choose the best insurance for your driving plans.

Scattering Ashes Of The Dead At Disney Parks PDF Print E-mail

Dying people often request cremation and sending their ashes to the ocean, Grand Canyon, favorite beach or religious site. One of the most popular is to do the memorial event at special places in Disney parks, such as Cinderella’s Castle, It’s A Small World and the Haunted Mansion.

Disney, advertised as the happiest place on Earth, doesn’t want those sad ceremonies to happen there, and officially forbids the memorial sessions. And when people smuggle the ashes into the park and the illegal event happens, Disney custodians are quick to vacuum up the ashes along with regular trash for disposal.

Therefore, when you take the family to Disney, even if the beloved, newly-deceased Uncle Joe has asked that his remains be scattered there, obey the rules. Maybe he’d be just as satisfied if you’d do it over the sappiest place on Earth, the Trump White House.

Senior Fliers: Beware Of Poopy Emotional Support Dogs PDF Print E-mail

In a recent airline incident, a passenger boarded and plopped into his assigned seat. Moments later he discovered he had sat on a stinky souvenir left behind by a dog. Until recently, the only uncaged animals allowed on flights were registered service dogs.

However, a new category was created for so-called emotional support animals to occupy airline seats with their emotionally (and often mentally) needy owners. To do it legally, all it takes is a certificate from a doctor or registration with the airline, whether the animal is canine, feline, feathered or whatever.

So, in future flights, before you settle down into your seat, be sure to check first whether it’s clean or the previous non-human occupant left behind a rancid reminder.

Tired Of Wandering As A Lonesome Senior Traveler? PDF Print E-mail

Since retirement, you’ve ventured freely around the world from Manhattan to Manchester to Moscow to Madagascar as a single. Enjoyable experiences, but now you want to plan your next trips to be joined with one or more similar seniors. 

With the ever-growing social networks, your idea can easily become a reality. Check online for suggestions and offers that appeal to you. It could be a seniors hiking trip along the Great Wall of China, a seasoned singles-only cruise to the Bahamas or a seniors tour of the wonders of ancient Rome. You can make specific choices of companions, including those with similar backgrounds and interests in food, history, entertainment and other subjects. So, join a senior gang and make your next trip a fun-filled bang!


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