Travel

At this stage in your life you are more than ready to travel.   Many of us have finished raising our children, paid off our mortgage and have or are about to retire.   Now is the time to reap the rewards you deserve by traveling to the destination that you have always dreamed of.   While it may be exciting to just “take off” it is prudent to ensure that you properly plan your trip.  To do this we have compiled several sites that provide information for this exciting phase of your life.

ELDERTREKS (http://www.eldertreks.com/)

ELDERTREKS is the world’s first adventure travel company designed exclusively for people 50 and over.   The company was established in 1987 and specializes in off-the-beaten-path, small-group adventures on land and sea in over 100 countries.  The site promotes the following adventures.

  • Wildlife and tribal African safaris
  • Hiking trips in the Rockies
  • Himalayas and Andes exploration
  • Expeditions by icebreakers to the Arctic and Antarctic
  • Cultural journeys throughout Asia, South America and much of the world.

50 PLUS EXPEDITIONS (http://www.50plusexpeditions.com/)

50 plus expeditions has carefully designed each trip to capture the very best of every destination.  They have crafted three types of adventures:

  1. Small Group Adventures
    Limited to 16 people per trip and reserved exclusively for those 50 and over.  Guide, food, transportation and lodgings are included.
  2. Expedition and Adventure Cruises
    Small ship expedition cruises that literally take adventure minded people to all corners of the globe.
  3. Independent Adventures
    These trips allow you to explore on your schedule and at your pace while logistics and lodging is all taken care of.

Travel Insurance

IMGLOBAL (http://www.imglobal.com/)

Short term travel insurance is critical for peace during a trip.  IMG Global provides short term travel insurance packages for those traveling for business or pleasure.   This site provides you with the information you need to best fulfill your insurance needs.