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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 trips to wintry wonderlands aren’t your thing, why not head to paradise? Check out Alan and Donna’s time exploring the beautiful beaches of Lanai by jeep.

From Donna:

Believe it or not, I’m packing away the Christmas decorations. Next week, Alan and I head to the Oregon Coast. A king tide is predicted on December 21 – 23 (super high tides), plus there are coastal storms in the forecast. Yes, we’re excited about photographing the action and experiencing Christmas at the beach. 

How to travel safely. Crowd listens to tour guide in front of colorful buildings.

Are you planning a trip to Europe in the near future? Are you concerned about the demonstrations occurring in Paris and other European cities? I can’t tell you whether to cancel the trip or not—that depends on your risk tolerance. But I can offer my updated tips on how to travel safely during a crisis.

From Nicole:

Well, the big day is almost here! If you’re planning on doing some last minute Christmas shopping, remember to check out our Travel Gift Guides: 20 under $20 for the budget-minded and our luxury travel gift guides for that something just a little more special.

If you’re not signed up yet for our monthly travel newsletter, get on it! January’s edition will feature our favorite bucket list trips!

This Week’s Articles

Planning an Italian adventure? Don’t miss this Kris Bordessa’s article on Tips for Visiting Venice for the Very First Time.

This week, Donna has some great ideas for winter adventures for boomers 65  years and older. From fast-paced cross country skiing to a leisurely winter hike, check out her favorite winter activities. (Sponsored by Pfizer.)

Travel Deals for Boomers

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

From Baggallini December 16 only: $99 Getaway Roller, free shipping, no code needed. Buy it here. (Link won’t work until tomorrow 12/16).

It’s not too late to shop Chico’s: 40% Off Your Purchase. Use Code: 96081. Donna bought the Black Label Pleated Skirt (use this term to search for it on the Chico’s website) with gold flecks. Just wait until you see how she turns this into a formal night outfit on her upcoming Crystal Cruise.

Zion National Park looks gorgeous dressed in white. Take advantage of beautiful scenery at a good price with a Winter Bed and Breakfast package.

Want to win a Great Lakes Cruise on Victory Cruise Lines? Enter here.

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

This article on European river cruises makes our travel feet itchy. And you?

From Cruise Critic: 10 cruise questions you didn’t think to ask.

The Word’s top 25 all-inclusive resorts? You’ll find them on this list at TripAdvisor.

If you like small towns with a lot of holiday spirit, you’ll love the Best Christmas Towns to Visit in the USA.

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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