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March 7 2008 Senior Travel Newsletter

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The Huntington Library
A cultural and botanical oasis within easy reach of downtown Los Angeles, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botancial Gardens offer far more than can be seen in a single visit. Good thing there is a weekday seniors’ discount.

TRAVEL ALERT for those planning to travel to or through Germany!!
German airport and public transit workers are currently on strike. Among affected airports is Frankfurt, Germany’s largest air hub and the 3rd busiest airport in Europe. Ground transportation options are also shut down. The DB-run suburban railway network is the only means of public transport not affected by the current strike - so expect long line-ups. Nurses are also striking for higher wages, which is having an affect on hospitals and other care centres throughout the country.

This week's specials for senior travelers:

Sandman Hotel Group gives seniors special treatment via the company’s complimentary 55Plus membership program. The program allows guests 55 years or better to enjoy year-round preferred rates at all 35 Sandman locations in Canada. Membership comes with added perks and advantages such as upgrade to the best available room, late check-out privileges, complimentary in-room high speed Internet access, every 13th night on the house, 20% off Park ‘n Fly, and preferred rates at National Car Rental. Wait, there’s more: From November 1st, 2007 to April 30th, 2008, all existing 55Plus members, or new members that sign-up and stay within 30 days of enrolling, become eligible to win a cruise holiday for two. The 55Plus membership is available by visiting a Sandman location or by registering on-line at

MSC Cruises is offering a Boomer & Senior Saver promotion on selected Caribbean 2008|2009 Cruises. In order to take advantage of the offer, at least one person in a stateroom has to be 50 years old on the day of sailing. Kids and Grandkids age 17 and under said free!For more information, contact the company at

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