News for the Week

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

Did you know that Australia was chosen by Travel & Leisure as the destination of 2020? Check out Donna’s favorite place to stay in Sydney.

From Donna:

Medical technology is fabulous! I had my second cataract surgery this week. So far, I don’t need glasses at all. Yay! And now you know why my message to you this week is short but sweet.

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing you all a delicious and family-filled Thanksgiving. Here’s why I’m thankful for travel.

My inbox is filling up with Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials for boomer travelers—Viking, Silversea, Kayak, Uniworld and lots more! I’ll be aggregating them into one email newsletter that I’ll send out on Wednesday, November 27. If you’d like to receive it, sign up here.

From Nicole:

I mentioned above that Australia is the place to be next year. If you’re planning a trip, make sure to check out our coverage on the land down under. One of our guest writers and resident of NSW Australia, Leslie Connor, has written quite a few articles featuring various road trip itineraries through Australia. These are off-the-beaten-path routes, so make sure to bring your kangaroo spray! 

This Week’s Articles

Looking for a unique travel destination for your 2020 travel bucket list? This week, our guest article is taking us to incredible Iceland. Don’t miss Meg Wert’s Tips for Iceland Travel Tips for Adventurous Boomers.

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). Our list is shorter than usual this week because everyone’s focused on next week’s Black Friday sales (did you sign up for our special Black Friday email?) but we did find a few good ones:


This holiday skirt in the above video is available again at Chico’s. And you’ll save 40% this weekend! Shop here.

Check out the cute sheepskin boot from Therafit that’s 30% off. Take a look.

How about taking the family on a pre-holiday getaway to Orange Beach, Alabama? Here’s a gorgeous 3 bedroom, 4 bath condo that sleeps 12. Book it now.

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

In January, we’ll be talking all about Bucket List Trips. If you’re starting to plan your 2020 list, check out 50 of the World’s Best Adventures.

Do you plug your phone into public charging devices at airports and other locations? The Sun Sentinel explains why you shouldn’t.

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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