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Travel and holidays

Looking at ways to travel comfortably and safely, and continue to enjoy breaks away

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The Perfect UK Bucket List

Collaborative Post The current lockdown measures mean that our opportunities for travel are close to nil. No lockdown lasts forever, however, and there will come a point where we’re once allowed to get out and about for recreation. This relaxation is sure to come about gradually, with domestic travel being allowed before international travel. With […]

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Travel in later life: why it is still a good idea

Collaborative Post We all need (and deserve) a holiday every now and then. And that doesn’t change when you’re older. Just because you may be retired and live a life of leisure, there are still plenty of reasons to go on holiday. Travelling in later life is really no different to any other point in […]

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Perfect locations to enjoy a relaxing break in the UK

Collaborative Post Enjoying a relaxing break doesn’t have to mean travelling to far-flung exotic locations. It doesn’t even have to mean getting on a plane. The joy of a ‘staycation’ (a holiday in the UK) is that you can hop into the car and arrive at your holiday destination in a matter of hours. There’s […]

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Tips for travelling with incontinence

Collaborative Post Travelling with urinary incontinence, faecal incontinence or double incontinence can be stressful.  You have no certainty that you can get to the bathroom in time when you don’t know where that bathroom might be.  The thought of leaving your home and facilities might be too much, stopping you from taking that journey that […]

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Seven Top Travel Tips for Seniors

Collaborative Post One of the best gifts that you could ever hope to give your aged parents is the gift of travel. They’ve spent all their lives looking after you and now they have the time – and possibly the money – to see a little more of the world and you can make it […]

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Preparing to travel with a relative who has a kidney condition

Collaborative Post It’s no secret that as people get older, the chances of developing long-term medical conditions increases. When it comes to travelling, this doesn’t put an end to dreams of exploring the world, but it does require an extra bit of planning and preparation. This is especially true of kidney conditions. Anyone who suffers […]

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Gifts for grandparents 2018 – travel and holidays

By Kathy Lawrence Days out, trips and holidays are a welcome gift for many. Here are just a few ideas. Just one in our series of articles of ideas for older friends and family. We haven’t experienced them ourselves, but we could be tempted! If your family are enjoying watching the likes of Timothy West […]

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Why you need to ensure travel insurance declarations include mental health conditions

We know we need to declare physical conditions and medications when we’re looking for travel insurance, but how many of us think about notifying insurers of mental health issues? Or are even sure what constitutes such a condition? According to AllClear, a specialist medical travel insurance provider, many older travellers aren’t declaring mental health issues […]

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