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News for the Week

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

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If you tend to get stressed about traveling over the holidays, Donna has come up with a great list Holiday Travel Tips to Make Your Boomer Travel Hassle-Free.

From Donna:

Welcome to the last day of November. Can you believe it? And you can breathe a big sigh of relief because I’m mostly done sharing gift guides, Black Friday deals and showing you other buying opportunities.

If you’ve purchased through one of our links, thanks so much. It’s costly running a website like My Itchy Travel Feet. Your purchases through our affiliate links are a big help.

In December, we’re featuring our best travel tips and favorite articles from 2019. Keep up with My Itchy Travel Feet the easy way. Subscribe here.

From Nicole:

With Thanksgiving already behind us, are you starting to feel that overwhelming holiday stress? Don’t worry—it happens to the best of us. Thankfully, there’s online shopping for the gifts (you can find budget travel gifts ideas to luxury trinkets in the blink of an eye these days). Additionally, there are an infinite number of travel options to pamper yourself a little during the holidays.

I like to mix up a little family time (“little” is quite a lot when you have Spanish in-laws!) with a lot of “me time” over the Christmas holidays. What do you do to relax this time of year?

This Week’s Articles

Love to explore off-the-beaten-path destinations? Well, this week, our guest post by writer extraordinaire, Debi Lander, is taking us to the idyllic area of Door County, Wisconsin. Believe me, this is one gorgeous area! 

From the Archives:

This is a festive time of year to visit Old Salem, North Carolina. Read Donna’s tips to make the most of your trip.

Did you miss Phyllis Rose’s article on touring Germany’s off-the-beaten-path Christmas markets? After reading it, you’ll be planning a boomer adventure to Germany in 2020.

Travel Deals for Boomers

We’re on the hunt for the best travel deals for boomers. Some of the items featured are affiliate links (but not all). 

Did you see our Black Friday travel deals email? A couple of bargains arrived in our inbox after the email was published:

  • IHG Members save up to 30% during Cyber Sale—Valid Thru: 12/5
  • MedjetAssist: 1 DAY ONLY!  Cyber Monday, December 2nd – 12:01am – 11:59pm. $50 Off any Annual Individual Memberships, $75 Off Family Memberships. Applies to New and Online Annual Memberships Only. Start here.

And check out Donna’s Black Friday Travel Deals list on Amazon. Some products are still available.

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

Are your travel feet itching for a wonderful adventure? Check out this fabulous compilation of top travel bucket list destinations from Travel and Leisure’s editors. There’s some great ideas here! 

Are you a fan of UNESCO Heritage sites? Did you know that Cordoba, Spain, has the most of anywhere in the world? CNN Travel tells us all about it. You’ll want to read my article on exploring Cordoba, too.

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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