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Are you ready for some travel but not sure how to find the best deals with the highest degree of safety and satisfaction?

Check out these senior-friendly travel groups. Whether you’re looking for an easy-going vacation or an energetic, move-your-body one, these groups will have the perfect trip for you. And check into solo trips as well. Some groups even offer women-only travel if you prefer.

Backroads Tours

Backroads Tours offer authentic travel experiences for the active traveler. Whether it’s walking, hiking or biking, Backroads has exciting travel tours all over the world. They specialize in providing safe, but exciting travel fun. And for those who desire a more relaxed active travel experience, Backroads has designed their Dolce Tempo trips which offer a more relaxed pace, stylish comfort along the way and exclusive resort destinations. You may ride an e-bike rather than a traditional one and you may self-manage the distances traveled each day. How about a trip in the gorgeous Napa/Sonoma wine country of the US or a trip from Berlin to Prague?

Road Scholar

Road Scholar, formerly Elderhostel is a not for profit travel organization. Their tag line is “Where Do You Want to Learn?”  You can travel anywhere in the world with Road Scholar, and you’ll select your trip according to your areas of interest. Do you want to observe birds, immerse yourself in classical music, or learn the history of the Grand Canyon? They’ll have the perfect trip for you. They offer all-inclusive package deals in which all expenses are included—gratuities, field trips, accommodations, and meals. Plus, you’ll learn as you go no matter what your area of interest. Some of the favorites are Walking/Hiking Tours, Natural History Tours, Performing Arts Tours and Cultural and Fine Arts Tours. So, choose your continent and get going.

GET (Grand European Travel)

Grand European Travel has over one hundred years of travel experience. But don’t be misled, they have tours and trips all over the world. Confidently explore Europe, The Americas, the South Pacific, Asia or Africa. Their motto is “We treat you like family,” and they offer both guided tours and river cruises. Let someone else plan the logistics of your trip while you soak in the local color, stay in great hotels and make new friends to last a lifetime.

EF Go Ahead Tours

EF Go Ahead Tours is a travel group based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They specialize in small group trips for fourteen to thirty-eight guests. Your trip will be based on your own interests. Maybe you’re looking for a food and wine tour or perhaps you’re more adventurous and want to do a safari/wildlife tour. Either way you’ll enjoy private rooms, a personalized experience and EF Go Ahead is perfect for the solo traveler. You also have the option of gathering your own group of friends and planning a trip especially for them. How about A Week in Greece or Italy? Or choose from over one hundred seventy already-waiting-for-you tours.

Travel is a wonderful way to expand horizons and make new, interesting friends. Isn’t it time you planned a getaway?