Explore the Best Destinations with your Elders
Stumped about destinations idea for a trip with your elderly friends? Here’s a look at some popular and senior-friendly places you can visit!
Exploring the world is in everybody’s bucket list. But it is not possible to travel the entire world when you are younger; it is something which continues throughout everybody’s lives. As people grow older, they start looking for different things from the places that they visit the first and foremost of which is a comfort.
Following is a list of places, where you can travel with an elderly passenger with great ease!
Where to go:
• Vietnam: This country, of course, has a lot of historical appeals. But, that is not the reason why people of all ages may be attracted to this destination! The country has much to offer regarding culture, architecture, relaxation and most importantly, food! Here, you will be able to introduce your parents to classic Vietnamese dishes such as pho, bun cha, Bahn xeo and goi cuon. The best part is that food is not very expensive, and you will be able to enjoy these delicacies without emptying your wallet. When you are planning to travel long destinations, try to book the Phuong Trang busses for your transport. Traveling along the Phuong Trang bus routes may be easy for you since these busses are sleeper buses, which allow elderly passengers to stretch out and rest when they are traveling easily!
• Philippines: the Philippines is growing as a tourist attraction among seniors because of their special Senior Retiree Resident Visa, which offers up a lot of benefits for elderly passengers. Along with this, the country has its own senior Citizens act which makes it compulsory for seniors to get a blanket 20 discount on their purchases. Though the benefits of this act are only applicable to citizens, some shopkeepers may offer it, tourists, as well. Favorite places to visit are Bohol, Palawan and Boracay. In these destinations, traveling is easy as it does not involve much physical exertion and boat or your rented van can easily reach most places!
• Japan: It is definitely popular among senior travelers because of the numerous relaxation spots that it offers. In popular places such as Osaka, most of the population consists of older people hence; it has readily available accommodations for your senior travelers. Elevators, escalators, wheelchair ramps, reserved seating as well as easy transportation make traveling in this country a dream. Even in Tokyo, you will find places like Sugamo, which is a popular shopping street among the elderly.
When you are traveling with the elderly, it is important to remember and understand that they may not be as energetic as before, especially if they have certain health conditions. But that does not mean that you will not be able to travel with them. Once you have carefully planned your trip and arranged your lodging and transportation, your journey will be smooth flowing. The first thing that you need to decide when you plan your trip is, obviously, the destination.