Sponsored Ad: 100 holidays – and counting – so far

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How Derek and Liz Holness have made the most of their unique investment in holidays With time on their hands following early retirement, the Holnesses invested in the Holiday Property Bond in 2000 – and by doing so became part-owners of an amazing portfolio of  over 1,300 holiday homes in some of the loveliest locations in the UK and Europe, of which they and their fellow investors (“Bondholders”)...

Taking advantage of public transport

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According to a recent BBC news story many over 50’s in England don’t use public transport.  Is this true ? The BBC say that “A third of over 65’s in England never use public transport.”  In my opinion this is quite a shocking figure considering the benefits of public transport available for us as over 50’s.  In England from the age of 60 you are eligible for...

Why Hydration Matters

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Why Hydration Matters Watch our live webinar, featuring two leading experts in hydration research, discussing why what we drink is just as important as what we eat… Show date: 4th June 2015 Show time: 2:30pm With the promise of a BBQ-worthy summer and balmy days to come, it’s more important than ever that we make sure we’re drinking enough throughout the day to stay healthy and hydrated. But...

Over 50s ignoring sun safety advice

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A recent Telegraph article expressed concerns that “over-50s, with their ‘it won’t happen to me’ attitude” are dangerously at risk of skin cancer.   At over50s.com we want you to look after yourself so here are the Skin Cancer Foundation’s advise on staying safe in the sun: 1. Seek the shade, especially between 10am and 4pm 2. Do not burn 3. Avoid tanning and never...

Cruise your way to a holiday bargain

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From the Mediterranean to the Caribbean, New Zealand to the Artic, and everything in between, cruising offers you the perfect way to see the world, so we’ve teamed up with the UK’s leading cruise agents to offer exclusive over50s deals at Cruise.co.uk. With around two million Brits setting sail on cruise holidays this year, with an average age of 55, you’ll be in good company. It...

Travel Guide to Oman

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Travel guide to Oman Watch our live Web TV show where Kate Humble looks at one of the world’s most up and coming destinations Show date: Thursday 2nd April Show time: 2pm Nearly the same size as Germany and with its natural landscape, undisturbed nature, sandy white Indian Ocean beaches and dramatic mountain scenery, Oman is the oldest independent state in the Gulf and is full of vast layers of...

80 years since driving tests were introduced in the uk

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80 years since driving tests were introduced in the UK Watch our video to find out about the history of the driving test in the UK In 1935, a Mr Beene of Kensington became the first person to pass the driving test, paying 37p in today’s money to take it. 80 years on and a lot has changed on British roads with the number of cars soaring from only around 2 million back then to 27 million vehicles...

How to buy a used car with confidence

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How to buy a used car with confidence Buying a used car has always been a great way of cutting the cost of driving – and never more so than now. With cars staying on the road longer, but many drivers still opting to trade-in for new vehicles every few years, there’s a massive choice of safe, reliable and excellent value motors on the market. A new survey shows that in the UK, it is more common...

Top 5 Hobbies to take up after 50

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Top 5 Hobbies to take up after 50 As you start to move within range of retirement, you may begin wonder what you will do with all your spare time! After years of employment you deserve to do something a bit different and the internet is the perfect place to find yourself a new hobby or way of keeping busy. Here are five great tips: 1. Shopping online There aren’t many major stores without a website...
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