We have listed below some useful links which we hope you will find helpful and interesting.
Airport Parking & Hotels Ltd (APH) offers an excellent range of services for the independent traveler which include: Airport Parking, Airport Hotel & Parking Packages, and Executive Airport Lounges.
Currency, Time & Weather
Compare today’s exchange rates for over 80 currencies from the UK’s biggest currency suppliers.
Find out the latest currency rates and use the online currency converter.
Find out about world-clock time zones.
Find out the latest news releases and weather conditions worldwide.
General websites for over 50s
About My Generation is a unique and friendly community of baby boomers working together to inform, inspire and motivate each other to find friends, purpose and adventure.
An interactive website for baby boomers re-defining old age. Whether it’s starting a business, moving abroad, living an active life, seeking adventure or caring for ageing parents you’ll find it here.
Join Silversurfers.com the website with blogs and Social Forums for the over 50s. Featuring a wide range of interesting articles, offers and discussions Silversurfers has it all!
Golden Ireland is an Irish travel website exclusively for the over 55s. This popular site brings together the numerous ‘golden years’ rates that are widely available from hotels throughout Ireland. These rates represent remarkable value for money and are featured on the website, together with special offers from Irish visitor attractions, B&Bs, etc.
Over50choices provides comprehensive guides, information and comparisons for the Over 50s, including a wide range of Insurance products; Energy Supplier Switching; Retirement options and Funeral Planning.
A friend said “I have plenty to say but too few people are listening” and the network was formed to give older people a voice, to share life experiences and views.
Inspiration for the new generation of over 50s – business, work, health, retirement, travel, holidays, fun things to do.
Sharing ideas to help you help your ageing parents – whenever, wherever and however you can.
Blume finds paid and flexible work for older people in areas including tourist guiding, house sitting business support, gardening, and IT.
Rita R. Robison, consumer journalist, writes about issues of interest to the Baby Boomer Nation such as retirement, health, food, stress, and fraud.
Travel advice and information about world’s lesser-known destinations, (for example Madagascar, Ghana and Namibia), along with very special books on the UK. Travel writing competitions, courses and critiques. 30% discount for Silver Travellers.
Insideireland.com introduces you to its unique bi-monthly e-newsletter and information service (now in its 35th year!). Genealogy; Citizenship; “we tell it like it is.”
Great books set in fascinating places – travel novels, memoires, travelogues, guidebooks and more…
South East Tour Guides are professionally qualified Blue Badge Tour Guides who can explore your local area with you; the history, influences and landscape that make it what it is today. 20% discount on all tours booked during 2012.
The Cultural Voyager is a website for people who are motivated to travel and explore by culture. Culture has been defined broadly to make it relevant to a wide range of readers.
Comprehensive online guide to countries including information on currency, weather, visas, food and drink, shopping and more.
Bringing holiday ideas to life.
Health & Security
When you require care whilst on holiday, Advantage Healthcare can provide nurses and carers that can accompany you on your trip.
Official Foreign Office travel advice based on up-to-the-minute information.
The Identity and Passport Service (IPS) is an Executive Agency of the Home Office and it incorporates the General Register Office (GRO). Working with the public and private sectors, we are transforming identity management and authentication in the UK.
ElectricalOutlet.org is your best source for information on the different electrical outlets, electrical plugs, and electric sockets found throughout the world. When youre traveling, youll need to know what adapter plug will fit the various types of receptacles. ElectricalOutlet.org will untangle this maze of electric wire to answer your questions on any electric plug, electrical socket, or converter plug anywhere in the world.
Travel Insurance and Specialist Insurance
Age UK Travel Insurance has no upper age limit and you can even cover your medical conditions wherever possible.
Aon private client insurance team specialises in providing high net worth insurance for high value homes, art, antiques, boats, cars, estates and more.
No upper age limit on single trip policies – over 300 medical conditions at no extra cost – underwritten by AXA.
UK Holiday Brochures
Ever wondered where you can get free UK holiday brochures? Visit uktourism.co.uk for brochures and visitor guides for key destinations across the UK and lots of really useful tourist information for UK events, attractions and accommodation.
Big Beyond facilitates ethical volunteer placements in Africa for adventurous individuals looking for experiences far beyond the norm, off the beaten path and the chance to truly immerse in another culture.