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To Live Longer, Get Away From Stress And Enjoy Travel! PDF Print E-mail


According to the London Sunday Times, taking three weeks off a year could lengthen your life, giving still-working senior roamers another reason to get out and see the world.

People who took less than three weeks off work annually, say the scientists, were 37% more likely to die early. Even if you’re health-conscious, working too hard and not taking time to travel will shorten your life. So, hit the road, air and sea now!

 
Best Season For Seniors To Book Flights And Hotels PDF Print E-mail


Early autumn is when kids return to school and adult workers get back to work. It’s when the greedy travel business needs to drop prices to lure retirees. They call it the shoulder season, so now is the time to get another part of your body, the cushy one below the shoulders, up and out.

The internet is full of deals for September and October flights, hotels, resorts, cruises and other travel-related bargains. For example, there’s the new Flight Hacker Guide. It not only lists best prices, it also keeps you up on the most advantageous days and nights to book reservations. For more info, go to kayak.com

 
Senior RVers: Autumn Overnight In Enjoyable Surroundings PDF Print E-mail


Similar to the popularity of Airbnb, where travelers stay in private homes, Harvest Hosts offer RVers similar deals. For an annual membership fee of $49, you can click in to park your rig for an evening at a winery, farm, colorful garden, forest, museum, historic estate and other interesting destinations. For info, go to harvesthosts.com

 
Visiting NYC, LA Or Vegas, But Hotel Rates Are Sky High! PDF Print E-mail


Your hometown and online travel agency may quote $450 or more for that last-minute reservation for just one night or so in the big city. Before you agree to shell out all that moola for just eight hours in a strange bed, check around the internet for apps that get much better deals.

For example, Hotel-Tonght offers its Daily Drop service. It lists up-to-the-minute room deals that appear and disappear quickly as hotels check out departing guests. That’s when room rates may drop. For more info, go to hoteltonight.com

 
Traveling Seniors: AARP Membership = Restaurant Discounts PDF Print E-mail


While wandering around the USA, you often make quick stops for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When you flash an AARP card, it could take 10% or more off the bill. Many chain eateries offer senior discount deals.

Included among them are Taco Bell, Denny’s, McDonald’s, KFC, Dairy Queen, Dunkin Donuts, IHOP, Jack in the Box and many others. With AARP card or not, when you order food in any restaurant from Miami to Seattle, always ask firmly and politely: Is there a senior discount?

 
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