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About Nancy Parode

Nancy Parode launched her freelance writing career in 2005, but she has been traveling, observing and writing for most of her life. Nancy shares her senior travel tips and itinerary ideas as About.com's Expert on Senior and Baby Boomer Travel. She has written for print magazines and travel websites and has been featured on WRVO Public Media's "Take Care" radio show and BlogTalkRadio's "Transformed Traveler" show.
Latest Posts | By Nancy Parode
What Are the Best Senior Tours? You May Be Surprised
5 years ago

What Are the Best Senior Tours? You May Be Surprised

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Once you have decided to go on a group tour, you will need to select a specific destination and itinerary. With so many tour operators to choose from, how do you find the best senior tours? Read More

Looking for the Best Cruise Deals? Here’s How to Get Started
5 years ago

Looking for the Best Cruise Deals? Here’s How to Get Started

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Cruise vacations can offer excellent value, especially if you can book the cruise you want at a good price. Finding the best cruise deals doesn’t have to feel like a game of Whac-A-Mole. All it takes is a little know-how, good information and advance planning.

Before you book your cruise vacation, be sure to do the following… Read More

6 Amazing Vacations for Single Women Over 60
5 years ago

6 Amazing Vacations for Single Women Over 60

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Single women over 60 are traveling like never before – and loving it. With so much travel information available in print and online, planning a rewarding solo vacation is easier than ever.

Here are six amazing vacation ideas for single women over 60 – four organized travel experiences and two do-it-yourself vacations – for you to consider. Read More

Senior Travel Tips: How to Find Cheap Accommodation
5 years ago

Senior Travel Tips: How to Find Cheap Accommodation

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Hotels are so expensive, but, don’t worry – there are plenty of other places to stay that won’t break the bank. Here are 6 senior travel tips for getting a good deal on the road. Read More

Fighting the Single Supplement – Travel Alone Without Breaking the Bank
6 years ago

Fighting the Single Supplement – Travel Alone Without Breaking the Bank

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A single supplement is a fee or surcharge that a solo traveler must pay in order to occupy a hotel room or ship state room alone. Single supplements can range from negligible to 100% of the double-occupancy rate. Read More

6 Senior Travel Discounts to Keep an Eye Out for on Your Next Holiday
6 years ago

6 Senior Travel Discounts to Keep an Eye Out for on Your Next Holiday

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We often hear that senior discounts are dead. In the travel world, this is far from true. In fact, it’s relatively easy to find senior discounts on hotels, museum admissions, car rentals and outdoor activities. Read More

10 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Cruise (#2 Could Save You $100s!)
6 years ago

10 Simple Ways to Save Money on Your Cruise (#2 Could Save You $100s!)

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Cruise vacations can take you anywhere in the world, from a small ship adventure in Antarctica to a relaxing sojourn in the Caribbean Sea. For many women over 60, cruises offer good value as well as enjoyment. As you plan your next cruise, consider these 10 easy ways to save money and still have an excellent time. Read More