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Posted on October 03, 2016

As we at Holidaysafe know first-hand, the majority of today’s ‘elderly’ are now using their retirement to travel the world, ticking items off an ever-growing bucket list of amazing experiences and adventures. Whoever said that travelling is only for the young was totally out of touch with the modern world. Today’s so-called ‘senior citizens’ are fitter and stronger than their predecessors, and 70 is definitely the new 40!

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The World’s Must Visit Destinations Revealed

Posted on July 11, 2016

If you’re struggling to decide what to tick off your bucket list next, US News and World Report have created a ‘World’s best places to visit 2016’ list, based on expert opinions, user votes and current trends. Unsurprisingly, the Great Barrier Reef came in first place, followed by Paris and Bora Bora.

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Retired Couple Travel 20,000 Miles on Epic Adventure

Posted on April 15, 2016

Retired couple Paula and Michael Webster are tearing down ‘senior’ stereotypes by spending their new found freedom travelling the World. Paula, aged 63, a former Head of Maths, and her husband Michael, age 65, a former research and development worker, are currently thousands of miles away from their Leicester home travelling South America in a 4×4 Toyota Hilux.

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How to Stay Healthy Whilst Travelling

Posted on February 22, 2016

When travelling abroad, most people usually focus on all the rest and relaxation their trip will bring, but many forget the physical effects that travelling can have on their body. Below, we’ve listed some of the most common issues, and ways in which you can counteract them to stay healthy abroad whilst travelling.

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#Saysorrylater Campaign Encourages Travellers to Enjoy their Senior Years

Posted on December 11, 2015

Actor Roy Billing is starring in a new campaign labelled #SaySorryLater, which encourages senior travellers to embark on new adventures, instead of becoming bogged down in family responsibilities.

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Nearly One in Four Brits Missing Holidays

Posted on October 26, 2015

According to the Association of British Travel Agents’ (ABTA’s) annual consumer holiday trends report, nearly 25% of Brits (or one in four) did not take a holiday in the last 12 months, up from just 10% in 2011.

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The Psychology of how to Enjoy your Summer Holiday

Posted on September 04, 2015

Holidays are meant to be a time to relax and unwind, but for some they are extremely stressful – the rush to get everything prepared in time, a fear of flying and a lack of control can make even the best traveller extremely anxious.

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Surge in Seniors Booking Trips Online

Posted on July 20, 2015

As many of us already know, modern pensioners are far from ‘past it’, and are in fact ready and willing to live life to the full. They have more disposable income and time after retirement, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that many choose to spend their golden years travelling the world.

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Over 65s Named Key Holiday Demographic

Posted on May 15, 2015

According to a recent study by Barclays Bank, Pensioners are the key holiday demographic which holiday companies should be targeting with offers and specialised products. However, the over 65s age group are usually overlooked by the leisure and hospitality industry, which instead focuses on the 35-54 bracket most.

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Safest Destinations for your next City Break

Posted on April 17, 2015

Nobody wants to experience a holiday disaster, but how do you ensure your location of choice is safe to visit? The news is full of negative stories which can easily distort the true nature of a destination – especially a city. To help anyone trying to plan a trip, the Post Office recently conducted a survey of over 2,000 Brits to get their honest feedback on 42 city break destinations around the world.

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