Christmas Gifts for Senior Travellers

With the festive season not far away, here are a few ideas for gifts to give to someone special…     or maybe to treat yourself!

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HollyAnnual Membership of English Heritage or the National Trust

Annual membership of English Heritage or the National Trust is a unique Christmas gift that lasts a whole year.

With English Heritage there are big discounts for Seniors. For one person 60+ it costs just £49, for a couple £74.

With the National Trust, you will also receive a free pair of binoculars.

See my postings on English Heritage versus National Trust and on Winter Openings.

Holly Flying or Dining Out Gifts

For Seniors Travellers who fancy something adventurous, then why not give a Flying Gift. Choose from helicopter rides, hot air balloons, light aircraft rides or lots other adventure experiences at buyagift.
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Or for those who prefer to remain down-to-earth, then maybe opt for a Dining Out Gift for two with wine, costing about £30.
You can select by UK region the experience that suits the person you are giving to…  or for treating yourself.

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Books for Senior Travellers

My list of Books for Senior Travellers gives some excellent gift ideas, for example, Travelling for the Over Sixties by Timothy Blewitt, which can be obtained from the Book Depository for £8.50 with free delivery worldwide.

Book Depos XmasLots of other travel books such as Rough Guides, Berlitz and Lonely Planet can be obtained from the Book Depository with rapid, free worldwide delivery. Many have 20% discount or more.

HollyHotel Stay

Why not give a gift of a luxury hotel stay. Hilton Hotels have a Winter Sale which gives up to 35% discount on their usual rates. Bookings must be made before January 31st, 2016.Hilton

With other hotel groups, make certain you claim senior discount rates if you are booking a stay for a senior friend. See: Hotel Deals for Seniors.    

HollyFerry Minicruise to Holland or Belgium

A Winter Minicruise to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Bruges or Ostend provides an Show Loungeunusual, but very enjoyable, Christmas gift. PO Ferries are now offering their two night minicruises on a 2 for the price of 1 basis; excellent value from only £79 for two. For an extra £16 include a car as well.

Entertainment is provided along the way with some special themed minicruises. e.g. Legends of Pop or Northern Soul.  See PO Ferries to Rotterdam for my candid review of the on board experience.


POSTED 19th NOVEMBER 2015 by STEVE HANSON