Seniors will find plenty of discounts at museums and attractions, but not much else in Honduras. Members of AARP (601 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20049; (tel. 888/687-2277; www.aarp.org) get discounts on hotels, airfares, and car rentals. AARP offers members a wide range of benefits, including AARP: The Magazine and a monthly newsletter. Anyone over age 50 can join.
Many reliable agencies and organizations target the 50-plus market. Elderhostel (tel. 877/426-8056; www.elderhostel.org) arranges outstanding study programs in Honduras for those aged 55 and over. Cruise companies that visit the Bay Islands, such as Carnival (tel. 888/CARNIVAL; www.carnival.com) and Royal Caribbean (tel. 866/562-7625; www.royalcaribbean.com), offer discounts to senior cruise passengers. INTRAV (tel. 800/456-8100; www.intrav.com) is a high-end tour operator that caters to the mature, discerning traveler (not specifically seniors), with trips around the world that include guided safaris, polar expeditions, private-jet adventures, and small-boat cruises down jungle rivers.
Recommended publications offering travel resources for seniors include the quarterly magazine Travel 50 & Beyond (www.travel50andbeyond.com) and Travel Unlimited: Uncommon Adventures for the Mature Traveler (Avalon).
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.