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Escorted Holidays

Escorted tours and holidays can be a great way if packing lots into a holidays without taking the strain of planning. There are numerous benefits including the social aspects of group travel as well as being able to see the world for less. more

Singles Holidays

This is a great resource if you are single and looking for holidays. Common holidays that specifically cater to single travellers may include extra features such as single supplements.more

Long Stay Holidays

If you are lucky enough to have time available during the winter, as many of us do in later life, then a Long Stay holiday can prove even cheaper than staying at home! more

Short Breaks

Looking for a short break away but stuck for where to stay or what to do? Warner Breaks provide amazing adult hotels within the Uk where as SuperBreak cover events, short europe get aways and airport stays. more

Holidays with a difference

In the holidays with a difference section, we bring you some holidays and holiday options that are very different from the traditional holidays available and that we think will particularly appeal to an over 50 audience. more


An introduction to Travel and Holidays in later life

Travel and Holidays in Laterlife aims to be a comprehensive guide to a wide variety of holiday cities and regions through-out the UK, Europe and to many long-haul destinations in Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Travel and Holidays on Laterlife is edited by husband and wife writing team, Hugh Taylor and Moira McCrossan. Hugh is an award winning travel writer, broadcaster and photographer. Moira spent forty years as a teacher and head teacher in Scottish primary schools. She also wrote extensively about education and travel.

They are joint authors or contributing authors to over forty travel and outdoors guidebooks including the best selling AA guidebooks Spiral Scotland and Essential Scotland and guides to Lebanon and Jordan for New Holland Publishing's Globetrotter series.

They have also written travel features for a wide variety of newspapers from The Times to The Glencairn Gazette and magazines including Woman's Realm, Choice, The Lady, Real Holidays, Heritage and Interval World.

In each case they draw on their extensive experience to provide a personalized over 50s view of each destination.

They have been writing for this market since their early forties. Now they are part of the market they spend a large part of each year exploring the best of what is available and reporting on it for Laterlife.

Days Out Around the UK

Follow the National Express series as they take us on a journey around the UK, highlighting the best destinations.


Welcome to Glasgow
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Tourism Ireland

Antrim’s Giant’s Causeway is a 60-million-year-old story of science. Or is it?

Haunted Places In Ireland
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Visit Wales

There are some very old buildings in Wales and our land is full of myths and legends. So it’s no surprise that there are lots of haunted houses and castles to discover

Top 10 Leaf Peeping Spots
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A Comprehensive Travel Guide

Edited by Hugh Taylor and Moira McCrossan, Travel Writers, Broadcasters and Photographers. Providing a personalized over-50sview of each destination, the essence is to capture the flavour of the location, so it's easy to decide "Is that for me?"

Moira McCrossan Hugh Taylor

UK & Ireland
Continental Europe
Long Distance
Travel Advice
Interactive Travel Review Map

Latest Article: Touring Paris by Bike


Ageing Traveller Series

Rose Howell writes this series from her experience of traveling the world for over 40 years. In total she has visited 67 countries and her goal is to make the century club!

How To Choose A Cabin On A Cruise
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Planning Retirement Online


Enter the Silver Travel Advisor November Prize Draw

This month you could win one of two prizes, either on land, with Warner Leisure Hotels or on water, with Viking River Cruises. 

If you enjoy weekend breaks in the UK but find chain hotels a rather impersonal experience, then why not try this unique opportunity to enjoy a stay within a historic college?

Oxford and Cambridge Rooms

A Warner break is full of choice. Whether you opt for a stunning Country Hotel or prefer a Coastal Hotel or Village, there's something for everyone.

LaterLife members can save an extra £10.00 off per person! Find out more here

Superbreak have a fantastic choice of theatre, visitor attraction, spa, golf and event breaks, so whatever you want to do or go, you can find the perfect break for you.

Horse RacingClick here for further information

Escorted Holidays

With more than 30 years of experience, Travelsphere has earned its reputation for providing escorted tours you’ll never forget – at prices you won’t believe. Choose from a huge range of holidays by air, rail and coach in more than 70 countries, including short breaks, cruises, resort stays and tours.

Travelsphere New Tours
Top Trips
Your Friendly Guide

LaterLife Travel Insurance

LaterLife Travel Insurance is designed for the more mature traveller and covers single trip insurance up to age 85 and annual policies up to age 75.

Click here for further information and to obtain a quotation

Laterlife Travel Insurance


Small Business & Holiday Offers

Exclusive offers for LaterLife visitors

St Lucia


A Water Park? In October?


Walking for couples on Mallorca

Luxury walking holidays on Mallorca taking place in the stunning Mallorcan mountains and based from wonderful accommodation on the Port of Soller. Spectacular scenery, a charming hotel plus great food and wine, make this holiday special.

Outdoor singles holidays

Our singles weeks are all about having a good time with like minded individuals who are travelling alone for many reasons. Whatever your reason for joining us, we promise you our best attention at all times and will do everything we can to make your time with us a wonderful and fulfilling experience

Relax, you’re sailing on Europe’s most LUXURIOUS river cruise line

If you’re looking to embark on a river cruise full of discovery that doesn’t compromise on luxury, Scenic Tours are the ultra-all-inclusive solution.

Scenic Tours


Long-Stay Holidays

Marsakala Harbour - Malta - Long Stay Holidays A long stay holiday with Mercury Holidays can be the perfect way to get away from the winter while at the same time exploring a new country and culture. More often than not the discount applied to a long stay holiday can make it cheaper than staying in the UK – especially if you choose an All-Inclusive holiday for your stay.

Long Stay Holiday Offers

Single Traveller Holidays, no single supplement

From Long-Stay Holiday Specialist Mercury Holidays

If you’re travelling alone or with a friend, why pay more to have your own room? Mercury Holidays have secured hundreds of holidays with no single supplements in twin rooms in all of their destinations.

Offers from Mercury Holidays


Escorted Singles Holidays

If you love holidays but are put off by the thought of going on your own, a Just You escorted tour is the ideal solution. You’ll see the sights with like-minded single travellers and an experienced tour manager will answer your questions and take care of all the details.

New Tours Added
Singles Holidays

Top Trips
Your Friendly Guide


Flam RailwayHolidays by Rail

A holiday by rail offers one thing that other forms of transport simply cannot match: a journey which is part of the holiday experience.

The Joys of Rail Travel
Rail Holidays with Great Rail journeys

Home Exchange – the Holiday Alternative

Home Exchange 50plus is a website which enables you to holiday by swapping homes with like-minded travellers, either in your own country or worldwide, and is specifically for those 50 and over.

Find out more about the various ways of exchanging and the LaterLife extra 20% off code.


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Cruising Resources


A cruise is the perfect way to see the world, with luxury and comfort guaranteed.


Cruise Holidays with Travelsphere
Cruising for beginners
Types of Cruise Holiday
Cruise Holidays - Top tips
River Cruises
Introduction to Cruising with P&O Cruises and Cunard


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