Over 50s Holidays
Join us on any one of our holidays to discover the world and see remarkable sights. We know these are the holidays you've been planning and looking forward to your whole life so why not join us on one of our carefully crafted guided group holidays to 100s of destinations worldwide. Everything is included from return flights, transfers, accommodation and guided excursions, we take care of everything, so you can spend more time enjoying your holiday.
Travel across the globe
Discover 100s of worldwide destinations
Local expert guides to assist & inspire
Perfectly planned itineraries
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Why Choose A Travel Department Over 50s Holiday
On each of our holidays, we'll see more with our local, expert guides who will show us their knowledge and their passion. Our local experts will help enrich our journey and unlock some hidden gems as well as the iconic sights, and offer unique insights that cannot be found in a guidebook. Our guides are always happy to provide tips and recommendations based on your interests for what to do during any free time.
With 25 years providing fully guided holidays, we understand what makes your travel experience most enjoyable giving you the perfect combination of exploration and relaxation. Our itineraries have been expertly crafted with hot spots and hidden gems to over 160 destinations worldwide. We do all the planning; our tours usually include flights, transfers, accommodation, excursions and a local expert guide throughout each tour. All you have to do is enjoy your holiday!
You’ll travel with a group of like-minded people, sharing fantastic experiences and creating unforgettable travel memories. On our escorted holidays, we'll have plenty of leisure time to venture out with our newfound friends to see more remarkable attractions.
We offer guided holidays to some of the world’s best destinations including European favourites Italy and Spain as well as long-haul destinations like India and South Africa. Whether you’re looking for a city escape to Lisbon, a getaway to Malta or a River Cruise along the Danube, we’re sure to have a holiday for everyone.
Retirement can mean the beginning of new adventures and the chance to see iconic sights you've always dream of seeing on your travel list. We do offer Solo Traveller holidays, but independent travellers are always welcome to join our regular holidays, where we always have a limited number of single rooms available; so you can travel independently, but you will never be alone.
A Guided Over 50s Holiday Experience
Travel isn't just for young backpackers, whether you're enjoying retirement or no longer have important responsibilities or commitments, now is perfect time to make your travel dreams a reality. You may have worldwide travel experience already, however with Travel Department you’ll see more. Our itineraries have been expertly crafted with hot spots and hidden gems to 100s of destinations worldwide and you will travel with like-minded people to create new and lasting memories. So, if you like the idea of a group shared experience and want to discover some of the most remarkable places around the world, then our over 50s holidays may be the perfect option for you.
Over 50s Holidays FAQs
What is included in my holiday?
Travel Department holidays include flights, transfers and hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast, half board or full board basis, and excursions as specified.
All items that are included are clearly stated in our documentation. Add-ons such as insurance, bags and single room supplements are mentioned separately. In some cases you may have to pay a local departure tax or local transport cost. This will be detailed in your documentation and our local guides will assist you with these. Tipping is not included in your holiday price and information regarding tipping will also be included with your travel documents.
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
What is the deposit and when is full payment due?
Deposit is required on booking and is dependent on your holiday type and starts at €100pp for city breaks. Full payment is due 10 weeks before departure hence if you book less than 10 weeks from departure full payment will be due when you book.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.