based: Lancashire, UK
Coach tour operator offering destinations at value for money prices throughout the UK and Continental Europe. Alfa specialise in holidays and short breaks for the over 50's and offer convenient local coach pick up points from the South East, the Midlands, the North West and the North East of England. Holiday packages include half board accommodation in quality hotels, excursions and entertainment. Check for exclusive web discounts!
| bus/coach holidays | sightseeing | city breaks | seniors/silver surfers | railway tours | bulb fields | England | Scotland | Wales | Ireland | Europe |
Bath & West Country Walks
based: Somerset, UK
Guided and self-guided walking holidays in South West England from April to October. Enjoy the Cotswolds, explore Exmoor, discover the Mendip hills and Bath. Visit Avebury, Bourton on the Water, or Stonehenge and Glastonbury. Also walking holidays in Austria in June and Cyprus in November. Hotel and inn accommodation with private facilities.
| walk/trek/hike | unguided walking | seniors/silver surfers | weekends/short breaks | England | Wales | Austria | Cyprus |
Holidays for Seniors
based: Cork, Ireland
Holidays for seniors and the the over 50’s. Cork based company offering great value holidays to people over 50 and retired people. Offering sunshine holidays, cruises, city breaks, skiing trips, long haul and luxury travel.
| seniors/silver surfers | Ireland | Worldwide |
Mercurio Cycling Holidays
based: Bavaria, Germany
Mercurio offers guided cycling holidays in Germany and Austria. Bilingual guides provide insight into culture and history along the Danube, Moselle and Rhine; a choice of interesting routes are offered. Short daily cycle legs, small groups and luggage transfer make it a very enjoyable experience for beginners as well as experienced cyclists, families and older people.
| cycle touring | seniors/silver surfers | family | Germany | Austria |
One Traveller Ltd Featured Site
based: Norfolk, UK
Escorted holidays for mature single travellers to Europe, Russia, the USA and Asia. Christmas, New Year and Opera holidays. A double room to yourself, most meals and excursions included, quality hotels with caring, knowledgeable Tour Managers and never left on your own (unless you so choose); travelling alone has never been more sociable!
| singles holidays | seniors/silver surfers | city breaks | sightseeing | escorted tours | ballet/opera | Christmas & New Year | art appreciation | architectural | theatre/shows | music tours | tailor made | Worldwide |
based: East Sussex, UK
Over 50s holidays for older travellers with a sense of discovery and adventure; holidays generally tailored to specifically meet the needs of anyone over 50 years of age. Featuring a changing list that includes African safaris, walking tours, leisurely cycling holidays, sightseeing holidays and holiday accommodation.
| seniors/silver surfers | Worldwide |
Saga Featured Site
based: Kent, UK
Wide range of holidays and escorted tours for mature travellers aged 50 and over. Includes touring trips in the UK and worldwide, ocean and river cruises, hotel and city breaks, singles holidays and a great choice of special interest holidays.
| seniors/silver surfers | river cruises | ocean cruises | archaeological tours | music tours | ballet/opera | art appreciation | sightseeing | city breaks | ballroom/sequence dancing | latin american | garden tours | Christmas/New Year | singles | UK | Europe | Worldwide |
Senior Women's Travel – SWT Tours
based: New York, USA
Guided small group tours specifically designed primarily for senior women over 50, with a passion for travel. Promising no single supplements, culture, interesting destinations, great food and like minded companions, favourite destinations include Venice, Rome, Paris, Florence, Buenos Aires, Toronto & Montreal, San Francisco ...
| seniors/silver surfers | women friendly | singles holidays | USA | Europe | Worldwide |
Shearings Holidays Featured Site
based: Greater Manchester, UK
Shearings Holidays specialises in holidays for the mature customer and offer a huge range of coach holidays, escorted tours, rail holidays, sea and river cruises and self drive hotel breaks in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and throughout Europe. They have the largest, most luxurious holiday coach fleet in the country, with free local pick-ups and luggage handling service. As well as a chain of 44 hotels.
| bus/coach holidays | sightseeing | city breaks | shopping | railway tours | Christmas/New Year | Christmas shopping/markets | seniors/silver surfers | river cruises | pilgrimage/religious | UK | Europe | Worldwide |
HOME EXCHANGE: House swapping holidays for seniors
Holiday house exchange specifically for senior travellers and aimed at people over 50 years of age.
House swapping and exchange can be a great way to travel the world at a reasonable cost and often suits retired seniors who have flexibility with their time. House swaps can take place anywhere, so you might swap your country cottage for a city apartment, a property by the golf course or a luxury beach-side villa. Properties are available all over the world; the most popular destinations on the site include the UK, Australia, Canada, France, Ireland, Italy, Spain, New Zealand and the USA.
A house swap happens by the exchange of a main residence or a holiday home with another home owner for a pre-agreed holiday period, allowing both to enjoying an inexpensive holiday. As well as the house itself, cars, boats, motorhomes, bikes and other sporting gear can often be included in the exchange if agreed; sometimes even pets and pet care can be exchanged!
GREECE: Kefallonia and Zakynthos islands
An all-inclusive holiday combining the best of the Greek islands of Kefallonia and Zakynthos (Zante) and allowing guests to do as little or as much as they want to. Discover traditional Greek whitewashed villages, enjoy boat excursions, take an optional trip to the Melissani Caves, visit Olympia (on the mainland) birthplace of the Olympic games, or simply relax on beautiful sandy beaches next to the crystal-clear azure ocean.
This holiday is designed specifically for travellers 50 plus and includes the services of a tour manager.
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