This is good news for the savvy consumer, as there's more choice than ever before. Saga holidays Offers a wide variety of activities, from skiing to sightseeing, in some of the most romantic and exotic locations in the world. Just You Specialises in singles holidays and caters to a diverse age group. It has a supportive online community and allows you the option of pre-travel meet-ups, so you can get to know some of your fellow travellers beforehand.
British Tours Offers a huge variety of excursions and guided tours to every corner of the UK. Social networking Forums and discussion boards are a good way to dip your toe in the sea of socialising before you decide to take the full plunge. Age Concern A friendly and responsive set of regular users make the community section of the site a welcoming place. Finer Day A Facebook-style site for the more mature user. It's simple and straightforward to use, and has a sense of fun. Volunteering After you retire it can be difficult to replace the camaraderie that you had with your work colleagues.
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It publishes a large database of activities people can get involved in. Your local Citizens Advice Bureau can also point you in the right direction. Activities It's never too late to learn a new skill, and in doing so you could meet a potential partner. Increasing your skill set is also a great confidence-booster. Become a silver surfer Sign up for an IT class - it's an opportunity to socialise, as well as learn.
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