Travel tips for Senior Citizens travelling in India

Tips for Senior Citizens Visiting India

The most important thing before travelling is to plan the trip properly with the following steps:

  • Give the responsibility to a single family member to make the reservations and coordinate getting the right frequent flyer credit. Thankfully, popular award tracking programs allow users to include the accounts of family members.
  • Always book a non-stop flight even if it is of higher fare as it reduces the total travel time and reduces the chance of missed connection.
  • Make your travel plan at the right time of the day preferably mid-morning or early afternoon departures as travel early in the morning or at night can be exhausting.
  • Always try to travel with your family or any known member of the family. Travel with family ensure the safety of our loved ones, at least when they’re no longer in the air.
  • Once you have cross the age of 60 you start suffering from general health issues found in many cases for example, diabetes, cough, headache, leg ache and others. Hence it is always advisable to carry the necessary and emergency medicines prescribed for you in proper quantity because sometimes, you could not find medicines which are required for your diseases.
  • It is very necessary to get yourself covered by medical and accident insurance while travelling to other country as medical treatment abroad is very costly and many countries reject visa for senior citizens if they not medically insured. Safety is the main concern while travelling solo in India as a senior citizen.
  • The most important travel tip for senior citizens is to take adequate rest while their travel and do not travel less in a single day. Adequate rest helps them to keep travelling for a longer period.
  • Plan out the places to be visited well in advance as per your health and age. Avoid visiting places which do not suit your age and health. Select them as per your like, weather and safety issues.
  • One need to carry a valid ID proof where the age is mentioned in order to avail special services in many places such as Indian Railways where you get a senior citizen discount.
  • It is always advisable for all senior citizens to make their luggage as light as possible and not to carry more weight, but not to forget their important medicines and other useful and safety related things to make your travel comfortable and easy.
  • Some other general tips while travelling to India are like inform your relatives or friend about your travel plan which must include your flight, hotel and other important details and contact numbers. Avoid eating street food. Carry all the necessary medical documents.


  • Do not play with the odds and you are safe to roam anywhere in India.
FAQ
What is the best time to visit Jaisalmer?

November to March is the perfect time to visit Jaisalmer, since it constitutes the winter season, when the weather is pleasant. It tends to get very hot in Jaisalmer, especially during April to August, and thus tourists tend to avoid these months. September to October is the monsoon season, but the city doesn't receive much rainfall, but the weather does get a little humid.

When in Jaisalmer, what sort of food options can travelers hope for?

November to March is the perfect time to visit Jaisalmer, since it constitutes the winter season, when the weather is pleasant. It tends to get very hot in Jaisalmer, especially during April to August, and thus tourists tend to avoid these months. September to October is the monsoon season, but the city doesn't receive much rainfall, but the weather does get a little humid.

What is the best time to visit Jaisalmer?

November to March is the perfect time to visit Jaisalmer, since it constitutes the winter season, when the weather is pleasant. It tends to get very hot in Jaisalmer, especially during April to August, and thus tourists tend to avoid these months. September to October is the monsoon season, but the city doesn't receive much rainfall, but the weather does get a little humid.

When in Jaisalmer, what sort of food options can travelers hope for?

November to March is the perfect time to visit Jaisalmer, since it constitutes the winter season, when the weather is pleasant. It tends to get very hot in Jaisalmer, especially during April to August, and thus tourists tend to avoid these months. September to October is the monsoon season, but the city doesn't receive much rainfall, but the weather does get a little humid.

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