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River Cruises Are Among The Best Trips for Senior Women

May 2nd, 2017

By Phyllis Stoller, NABBW’s Group Travel Associate We all have a travel bucket list, but as we get older our list changes. This is due to physical restrictions, changing diets, an altered tolerance for long flights,  and the fact that while we age our wanderlust likely does not abate, but many of us begin looking for easier ways to travel.  The Women’s Travel Group has found that one of the best ways to travel if you have any restrictions is by river cruise. They offer several departures with special single and double rates.  Here are some facts to consider: River cruises allow you... Read More

Tips from The Women’s Travel Group: How You Can Determine If An Airline Is Safe

March 29th, 2016
Group Travel

By Phyllis Stoller, NABBW’s Group Travel Associate Several weeks ago, I took connecting flights. On the first intra-Europe, the door to the pilot’s cockpit was open. At the second check in, I was grilled about why I was traveling, who I worked for, how long, what was the job description and more. So which airline was safer? Stats are that they both were! Here are a few items to investigate: Charters? ~ NO Most insurance companies will not cover you on either a charter or private plane. Code Shares: ~ YES  Code sharing airlines with US carriers are vetted by the FAA and the US... Read More

Whether or Not You Can Join Us in Paris for the Holidays, Don’t Miss These Great Tips for Seniors Traveling on a Tight Budget

October 26th, 2015

By Phyllis Stoller,  NABBW’s Group Travel Associate I’ve some exciting news for you: The Women’s Travel Group  is offering a fabulous ‘Paris for the Holidays Tour’ December 21-28. We’d love for you to join us, and we still have a few seats left. BUT, whether you head off to Paris with us, or go later with friends, don’t miss these great money-saving travel pointers. For European travel stay within the Euro zone. France is a Euro based country and current rates are close to all time lows of 1.10. In addition, the economy is stagnant so many stores and restaurants... Read More

Senior-focused Tips for Enjoying Summer Travel

April 15th, 2015

By Phyllis Stoller, NABBW’s Associate for Group Travel A few tips for traveling when you are older but not less adventurous. Summer brings crowds in airports and on the plane. Here are a few tips designed to help Seniors to survive the Summer crush: Bring some food for airport hunger. Some of the larger airports- Atlanta comes to mind, have much less food available than passengers who are hungry. Others are so large- Dallas for instance, that you might use up your available time just finding the gate. Alas water can only be purchased in the secure areas of airports but more stores sell... Read More

Age and Travel: Who Is Too Old For Group Travel? Probably Not You!!

February 2nd, 2015

By Phyllis Stoller NABBW’s Associate for Group Travel  We were again asked this week whether The Women’s Travel Group has an age limit on the upper end? As you know, we regularly travel with women aged from 30 on up. But potential first-time WTG travelers still regularly ask us what the health standards are — not just to come along, but join the tour and be assured that they will be able to have fun. To best answer these questions, since your physical capabilities — and each trip — are unique, we like to answer with a few questions of our own, which I’m including... Read More