Senior travel by bus or coach
Many seniors would like to travel but are limited by budget or don’t have anyone to travel with. Perhaps you’d like to get out and about and travel, not too far from home but visit some place interesting that can be reached by coach or bus. It is possible to find this type of senior travel, quite easily, in fact.
There are bus companies that offer fully escorted coach tours lasting a day or longer. If you live in Ontario, Canada, there is a company operating in the London called TakeaBreak.ca. There are probably the same type of coach tour companies in your city that offer the same type of trips by bus. These companies offer options that are great ideas for senior travel with trips lasting just a day or two to four days. These bus tours for seniors are inexpensive, depending on where you travel to and if you will be staying in a hotel. Another great bonus is that companies like TakeaBreak.ca will try to pair up like-minded people, so you have a travel companion to share the experience with. More than this, travel with other seniors gives you a great opportunity to meet other seniors while you are traveling.
This bus company offers senior travel to interesting destinations in the US and Canada such as Cape Cod, New York, Quebec City. There are cross border shopping coach trips, theatre bus trips and musical entertainment trips. You can probably find a coach tour company like this in your neighborhood.
Other bus coach tours offer travel to such destinations as the Rocky Mountains, New York City, Chicago or Montreal/Ottawa/Quebec city with hotels included in the price. These senior coach travel packages are great ideas for mature travel because they are fully escorted, using 4 star hotels, deluxe motor coaches and include a fully guided city tour, museum passes and full buffet breakfasts. Senior travel by bus offers comfort, security and fun. The prices for such bus coach tours range around the $498 – $598 price range, based on double occupancy. Coach tour companies that offer these kind of bus travel packages include Comfort Travel Inc., and Brewster Vacations.com. You’ll also find that the well known Greyhound bus company also offers vacation packages all over North America which offer good ideas for senior travel vacations.
If you are interested in traveling overseas to Europe for example, it is also possible to find specialized companies that deal with senior travel and offer senior coach tours more than ever because seniors are traveling more these days. It’s a new travel market. You will also find that major airlines offer senior discounts and that car rental agencies offer seniors discounts of 5%. Other senior travel discounts include museum passes, theatre passes and public transit passes. All you have to do is ask if there is a discount for seniors and show your passport to prove your age. Senior travel by train will also come at a discount for seniors. The travel industry is now catering to seniors because more and more of us are traveling these days. Check out our senior travel tips for more handy travel tips for mature travelers.
For more information on senior travel, check out these travel companies which specialist in mature or senior travel: www.eldertreks.com, www.50plusexpeditions.com and www.elderhostel.org. You can also find some handy travel websites on our Resources page.