03 Feb Senior Trip ABCs
Senior years take plenty of things, but ideally they give some time to travel, and we’ve compiled a list of travel ABCs for your perusing pleasure! Whether some (or all) of these apply to you, we hope we can be the wheels behind your next adventure!
Advil, anniversary, and attractions. Bring along the Advil for those muscle aches after long days of exploring new places. Take that long-talked-about trip for your golden anniversary. View everything there is to see at your destination!
Bucket list. Everyone has some things they ‘d like to see and do before they die. Retirement life opens up the possibility to cross some things off the list.
Church assignments/community service. Sometimes you are exploring for civic chances or for service within your church community.
Reduced rates. Ummmm … who says that being a senior doesn’t have any benefits? There are discounts on airfare, at eateries, local attractions, car rentals, movie house and more! Take advantage of lower rates!
Experiences. The one constant in life is change, but the experiences we’ve had and the memories we’ve made stick with us.
Food. Hello! What’s better than coming to know an area by the food it’s known for? Utilize your travel as a reason to become acquainted with new cuisine!
Grandkids. Ever heard that saying, “If we had known that grandkids were so much fun, we would have had them first”? Senior years are a fun time for travel and spending time with the young folks in your family.
Hotels. Sleep is a great thing, and getting a place where you can grab some needed winks after a day of seeing the sights is necessary.
Insurance. You might take into account investing in some travel insurance!
Junket. Nothing like packing up, shutting the house up tight, and taking off on a junket!
Kinfolk. Retirement should at least mean more time with the people you love the most. Having time to visit siblings, kids, and others you love is an enjoyable thing.
Location. It’s about where you’re going, and there are a lot of choices to choose from!
Medications. It’s a smart idea to take extras of medication, and also essential to check prescription coverage, especially if you travel to another country.
National parks. Venturing out to see the beauty in our country’s backyard is rejuvenating and refreshing for the soul.
Opportunity. You never know the number of more tomorrows there are, so take the chance today to get out and do those things you’ve always dreamed of.
Packing/photographs. Packing light makes the going easier, and bringing the camera along so you can take lots of photographs is a bonus, too.
Quality. Putting in priority what it is you most want from your holiday will help you come away from your travel experiences believing that it was time well spent.
Retirement celebrations. What’s fun about retiring if you can’t rejoice in the milestones with others who are in the same boat?
Smart phones. Nowadays, it’s hard to believe what that little gadget in your pocket may do for you when you’re navigating new places. Unsure where the best eats are? Need directions from your hotel to a local attraction? Had to find the nearest supermarket? You can do all of this and more by downloading a few apps on your smartphone!
Tour operators/transportation. Transportation is our name (it’s what we do), and we usually partner with tour operators to be the wheels behind sightseeing excursion adventures! Get in touch with us today to book a coach for your family reunion or group of friends!
Unexpected. You never know what you’re going to encounter when you’re on a new adventure. A new connection you hadn’t seen before? There’s nothing like travel to bring the unexpected.
Vacationing. You might likewise use the new time away from the office (hello retirement!) for some much needed relaxation and downtime.
Weddings. Grandchildren have a way of growing up and beginning their own lives. You might just be escaping so you can be there to see them say “I do.”
Xenophile. Travel calls your name if you’re a xenophile! You are jumping at the bit to acquire out and be exposed to new ideas, philosophies, and customs that make up places foreign to what you’re used to.
Yonder. You’re here all the time, but there’s something to be said for heading yonder and beyond.
Zonk out. And this? When the vacation is over and you come back home, this is what you want to do. And since you don’t have to be at the office at 8 a.m. the next morning like you used to, you can hit the snooze button and sleep in!