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Using AARP Travel to Conduct Research

When you know where you want to go, AARP Travel is one of many online services that can help you figure out how to get there and pre-plan the best possible trip. If you don’t yet know where you want to go, this service—for nonmembers and members—offers a quick, five-question quiz to help you choose travel destinations that match your interests. Anyone can use the site to conduct research, use travel tools, learn expert travel tips, and use the booking engine. You must be an AARP member to take advantage of member-only offers and discounts.

Use AARP Travel to Choose a Destination

  • cir_1.jpg Launch your computer’s web browser (shown here is Safari running on a Mac).

  • cir_2.jpg Enter travel.aarp.org in the address field.

  • cir_3.jpg Click the Destination Guides option.

  • cir_4.jpg Scroll through the options in the left sidebar and click on the one you want. The available guides are sorted by location, activity, environment, and alphabetically.

  • cir_5.jpg Scroll through each section of a destination’s guide or, when applicable, click the Restaurants, Shopping, Places to Explore, Hotels, Sights, Nightlife, Activities, or Travel Tips link to access more specific information about a location.

  • cir_6.jpg Scroll to the Things You Can’t Miss heading and click the Read More button that’s associated with any of the listings.

  • cir_7.jpg Use the search window near the bottom of the Destination Guide page to shop for flights, a hotel, car, cruise, or activities related to that destination.

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