News for the Week

Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals.

Snow covers Going to the Sun Road on a sunny day in Glacier National Park.

A winter trip to Glacier National Park means less crowds and gorgeous snow-covered scenery.

From Donna:

Hello from Montana! Alan and I arrived last Saturday to discover that the Bitterroot Mountains are already decorated in snow. We even had an inch or so at our house this week. A snowy view under a bright, blue sky made for some gorgeous walks.

Would you rather be somewhere tropical? Here’s our favorite thing to do in the South Pacific:

As we head into the holiday gift giving season, Nicole and I will be sharing our gift guides with you. Of course we don’t share them until they are updated, including making sure that prices are correct, the items are still available and, most importantly, that we still approve of the products enough to buy them ourselves.

Thanks, in advance, for shopping with us. And if shopping isn’t your thing, hold on. By mid-December, the push will be over. In the meantime, we’ll still be publishing travel destination inspiration and tips for you.

From Nicole:

It’s already November so that means its time to start planning for the holidays. We’ve published our 20 under $20 Travel Gift Guide this week, so you should be one step ahead. And that means more time for you to plan a fun holiday adventure. If you need a little inspiration, check out this fabulous list of top ten places to visit for Christmas this year.

If you’re not signed up yet for our monthly travel newsletter, get on it! December’s edition will feature our best travel tips!

This Week’s Articles

Yes, it’s getting to be that time of year again! Christmas is just around the corner. So, in hopes of saving you time so you can actually enjoy the holidays this year, we’ve published our 20 under $20 Travel Gift Guide. Have fun picking out a few special items for that special traveler in your life. Better yet, get a few things for yourself!

And if you want to see every item we’ve ever recommended (that’s still for sale) in the 20 under $20 gift guide, check out Donna’s Traveler Gifts under $20 list at Amazon. You’ll find 84 recommended gifts!

Looking for a great European destination that keep you away from the crowds? Check out guest post this week on fun things to do in Bruges for boomer travelers!

Updated this week:

Donna just gave this sweet article about a unique river cruise excursion a much-needed makeover: Exploring the French Medieval Village of Perouges.


Travel Deals for Boomers

We’re on the hunt for the best travel deals for boomers. Look what we found for this week:

Why purchase a year-long medical evacuation membership when you’re only taking one trip this year? At Medjet Assist, you don’t have to:
NEW! Short-Term MedjetHorizon Memberships!

Looking for an economical vacation home for your snowy vacation in the U.S.? Take a look at this list from VRBO.

From InterContinental Hotels Group: Book Your Holiday Vacations NOW & Save up to 15% with Your Rate!

Are you looking to save money on upcoming travels? Send us an email. We’ll check our resources for you.

More Travel News for Boomers

If you’re looking for some bucket list ideas, look no further. Check out this list of the 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in the USA. What a great list!

Don’t start your cruise exhausted after a long international flight. Cruise Critic shares tips for how to get over jet lag before your cruise.

Already thinking about next year’s national park trip? Here are 10 of the most scenic national park drives.

That’s all for now but we really want to hear from you. If you have a question about travel or suggestions for our next boomer road trip eguide, please send an email through our contact page.


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