Essential Travel Information

Make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months (from the date you arrive back into the country.)

Have you checked if you need a visa/s for the country/s you are travelling to?

Is a must! Do you have yours yet? Remember if you can’t afford travel insurance, you can’t afford to travel!

Make a copy of all your travel documents to take with you. Leave a copy with family or friends as well.

Ensure The 50+ Travel Club has your overseas contact details so they can be advised to the airline/s. Register your details with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) at www.dfat.gov.au 

Ensure you have all medications you require packed into your hand luggage.

Ensure you have all necessary immunisations and evidence of such if required.

Ensure you are aware of weight limits for your flight and that you adhere to restrictions for packing liquids, aerosols and gels.

Be aware of items possibly restricted in the country/s you are travelling to and also when you return to Australia.

Ensure you have organised foreign currency and/or access to funds whilst travelling.

Below is a list of links to other web sites that may be helpful to you. If there is any other information that we can put here for you or if you have any other general suggestions please feel free to contact us.

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04 Aug 2018 • 16 Day South African Explorer • Fly & Tour Package • Solo Traveller Only Tour


16 DAY SOUTH AFRICAN EXPLORER  Price $6,795 per person | Cape Town to Johannesburg Date: 04 Aug 2018 | Solo Only Tour A 16 Day adventure through the wonders of South Africa taking in Kruger National Park, Zululand, Garden Route, Cape Town and more. Have your cameras at the ready to capture the stunning scenery […]

31 Oct 2018 • 23 Day Transatlantic Escapade • Fly, Cruise & Tour Package • Solo Traveller Only Tour!

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23 DAY TRANSATLANTIC ESCAPADE  Price $7,999 per person | Barcelona to Florida Date: 31 Oct 2018 | Solo Only Tour BOOK & PAY IN FULL BY 31 JAN 2018 AND SAVE! After this date the price will go up to $8,699 Join this 23 Day Transatlantic Escapade travelling from the stunning Spanish city of Barcelona to […]

13 May 2019 • 8 Days from Naples to the Adriatic • No Single Supplement!

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8 DAYS FROM NAPLES TO THE ADRIATIC   Prices start from $3,540pp twin share | Naples to Venice Dates: 13 May 2019 | Single pricing from $3,540 NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT!* Set off to discover the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Adriatic Sea during an all-new circuit proposed by PONANT. During this 8-day cruise, Le Lyrial will take you to Italy, Montenegro, Croatia and Slovenia. You […]

18 March 2019 • 26 Days From Brazil to Europe Small Ship Exploration • Offer available until 31 October.


Is this cruise right for me? This experience is for the adventurous at heart who wants to explore unique ports of call but still want to travel in comfort on a small ship. French crew, expertise, attentive service, gastronomy: set sail in a five-star environment and enjoy a travel experience that is simultaneously authentic and […]

30 October 2018 • 15 Day Experience India Tour Package • Solo Only Escorted Tour

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15 DAY EXPERIENCE INDIA SOLO TOUR  Price $5,710* per person | New Delhi to Udaipur Dates: 30 Oct – 13 Nov 2018 | Solo Only Tour – Classic* This tour brings together the best of both worlds – travelling alone in company without the fear of ever being alone An exhilarating 15 day tour experiencing the […]

17 November 2018 • 8 Day Norfolk Island Discovery • Solo Traveller Tour


8 DAY NORFOLK ISLAND TOUR PACKAGE Price $3,887 per person | Norfolk Island Dates: 17 – 24 Nov 2018 | Solo Only Tour – Classic* This tour brings together the best of both worlds – travelling alone in company without the fear of ever being alone An 8 Day discovery of the beauty and history […]

6 March 2018 • 20 Day India & Sri Lanka Solo Only Tour • Flights Included

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20 DAY INDIA & SRI LANKA TOUR PACKAGE Price $9,655 per person | New Delhi to Hikkaduwa Dates: 6 – 26 Mar 2018 | Solo Only Tour – Active* This tour brings together the best of both worlds – travelling alone in company without the fear of ever being alone Experience 17 days of tastes, […]

2 November 2018 • 8 Day Rome to Athens Cruise • No Single Supplement!


8 DAY ROME & ANTIQUE TREASURES  Prices start from $3,550pp twin share | Rome to Athens Dates: 2 – 9 Nov 2018 | Cruise with Ponant BOOK EARLY & RECEIVE 30% OFF PLUS NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT on Deluxe & Prestige Staterooms   From Italy to Greece, discover the most beautiful port of calls of Amalfi coast and Ancient […]

10 March 2018 • 21 Nights From Outback to Orang-utan Package • Low Single Supplement

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21 NIGHTS FROM OUTBACK TO ORANG-UTAN  Adelaide to Manila, 10 March – 01 April 2018 Fly, Expedition Cruise & Stay with Ponant`s L`Austral from Adelaide to Darwin by Ghan Train and Cairns to Asia via cruise! 21 nights from $13,685 per person twin share Sensational Single Prices – Single Prestige Balcony cabins from $16,165 per person […]

7 January 2018 • 10 Day New Zealand North Experience • Solo Traveller Escorted Group Tour


10 DAY NEW ZEALAND NORTH EXPERIENCE Auckland to Wellington, 7 – 16 January 2018 FULLY BOOKED | PRE-REGISTER FOR 2019! From Auckland to the Bay of Islands, to Rotorua and Wellington, experience 10 Days in the fabulous North Island of New Zealand. This is a fully escorted small group tour especially designed for the solo traveller. […]

24 September 2018 • 12 nights cruise to Polynesia • 50+ Travel Club Group Cruise • LOW Single Supplement.


13 DAY POLYNESIAN DISCOVERY Lautoka – Fiji to Papeete, Tahiti 24 Sept – 6 Oct 2018 Join us on a wonderful South Pacific Exploration onboard the 240 guest L’Austral in September 2018. We have hand picked this voyage because of the interesting itinerary, the time of year and because our group can currently guarantee our […]