Senior citizens and students share something: they are part of two demographic groups that are courted and catered to with discounts for traveling, movie and theater tickets and countless other purchases.
In most cities, people over age 60 qualify for reduced admission to theaters, museums, and other attractions as well as discounted fares on public transportation. 800/231-2222; ), for example, both offer discounts for seniors.
George Bauer is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster who has traveled extensively across the United States and overseas.
He's always been a tourist, even when working as an anchor, reporter, and producer for both public and commercial radio and television, at local and network levels, in the United States and Great Britian.
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You can search by region, and then by land or sea, and each trip's description includes price, length, and activity level. 800/959-0405; ) offers trips to Americans over 50 to destinations around the world, including Africa, South America and Asia. K., offers inclusive tours and ocean and river cruises for those 50 and older.
The company also leads river and ocean cruises, escorted tours, adventure travel, and provides a roommate matching service for single travelers. Note: The toll-free 800 number listed here is for residents of the U. and Canada to reserve on the company's three cruises. 866-FLY-SEARS; ) operates as a travel agency, except one that accepts your Sears card.
South America is another popular destination for solo travelers.New Outlook, which replaces a prior publication called Mature Outlook (tel.800/265-3675; ), is a quarterly magazine with articles on travel, health, wellness and gardening.You can either opt for a vacation exchange of your home or choose to serve as a host for those who want to vacation in your area.Membership costs for a three-year listing or 0 lifetime.