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Baby Boomers say “yes” to travel!

Retirees and travel are a perfect combination!  Travelling is of great importance to South African seniors, and seniors worldwide.  Research shows that travel is at the top of the list for many seniors and the ageing baby boomer generation.  Many of them have plenty of time on their hands and are available to travel in off-peak periods and they are often looking for their ultimate, immersive, life-changing and authentic bucket list adventures.  They are, however, also looking for something different from the usual as well as value for money, value meaning quality for money well spent. 

Here is a selection of some awesome, adventurous and authentic bucket list trips offered by YEI advertisers:



Botswana, Okavango Delta and Victoria Falls

Enjoy the following:

  • Okavango Delta:  With our scenic flight you have a bird’s eye view over the delta.
  • The ride on the Mokoro (Canoe) is an optional excursion on one of the channels of the Delta which offers the ultimate delta experience!
  • The sunset cruise on the Chobe River is an amazing experience.
  • With our 4×4 excursions on the Makgadigadi Salt Pans and Chobe Game Reserve, you will enjoy the best Botswana has to offer.
  • We travel to Victoria Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world.

Price includes : Luxury Coach, Dinner, bed, breakfast, flight over the Delta, most excursions and flights where applicable.

Fouriesburg Country Tours

Travel with the experts!  We have more than 15 years experience in tours to Botswana.
Click here to see their business listing in the YEI Directory, and to view their contact details




Butler in the Bush

Explore the bush and encounter the wildlife of beautiful Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve from the intimate perspective of your 4×4 Game Drive Vehicle.  Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve is the oldest proclaimed park in Africa.  Venture into Isimangaliso Wetlands Park, a UNESCO heritage site, and spend a day exploring the Wetlands and enjoy game viewing. Then head off to the St Lucia Estuary on a boat cruise to observe hippos, Nile crocodiles and birds of prey.

Cybele Eco Tours

A unique customised service offered in KZN, owner operated, to Northern KZN. Trips range from 3 days – 7 days, with gourmet meals and accredited guides employed at all destinations.
Click here to see their business listing in the YEI Directory, and to view their contact details




Ireland vs SA – Best deal in town!

Calling all Active South Africans..  This is your once in a lifetime opportunity to visit The Emerald Isle, home to River Dance and tick another adventure off your bucket list!!    Combine your trip of a lifetime in cheering on the BOKS who are playing Ireland in November 2017 at Aviva Stadium..  We have an amazing 4 day package including a match ticket to support our Rugby Heroes..  For anyone wishing to extend their trip around Ireland or include some of the endless sightseeing opportunities in Dublin, we will tailor make a package to suit your individual requirements, and most importantly your budget..  Let’s party in Ireland!

Sports Tours – Experience the Dream!

Sports Tours is a South African business which features top value sports travel packages, from leading sports travel package providers.
Click here to see their business listing in the YEI Directory, and to view their contact details





Let Mango Whisk You Away

Zanzibar is internationally renowned for its luxurious beaches and delectable seafood. The majestic island lies a short distance off the Tanzanian coast, but it is at the crossroads of Africa, the Middle East and Asia. It is the perfect place to simply take a break, allowing you the time to escape into its rich culture and diverse cuisines. This picturesque town offers much for lovers and families alike. You can even explore the island on your own and soak up the sun as you bask in the scenery. Check out the Forodhani Food Market or meander through the famous Stone Town. If Zanzibar is on your bucket list, let Mango take you there. We offer affordable flights to Zanzibar every Tuesday and Saturday. Book your flight today, paradise awaits!

Mango Airlines

Fly more for less with Mango.  If you are over 60, book a Mango flight on selected flights on  Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and receive 10% off the fare cost.
Click here to see Mango’s business listing in the YEI Directory, and to find out how you can book your bucket list trip to Zanzibar.



Train Tours from Johannesburg to Cape Town during December 2017 and early January 2018

Last minute specials, with a 10% discount for YEI members
Dates:  10–16 Dec, 17–23 Dec, 22–28 Dec 2017, 29 Dec – 4 Jan 2018 & 5–11 Jan 2018
7 Days
From R7100 pp (minus 10% for YEI members)

Included in the tour price: Return train trip, bedding and meals on the train, 4 nights’ accommodation & breakfast at a 4-Star hotel, bus transportation, visit to Cape Point & Hout Bay & tour guide traveling along.

JB Train Tours (Since 1975)

JB Train Tours hosts a variety of budget, upmarket and luxury train tours in Southern Africa.
Click here to see their business listing in the YEI Directory, and to view their contact details



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