News

For everything from money & financial to over 50's lifestyle, you'll find all our news stories here.

Celebrate the 300th anniversary of England's greatest gardener

22 February 2016, 00:00
View Capability Brown’s romantic landscape at Harewood House on Saga’s Gardens of Yorkshire holiday

A quarter of a million over 50s have found relatives hidden share certificates

22 February 2016, 00:00
• Four out of ten over 50s wouldn’t know what to do if they found share certificates
• One in seven over 50s hold paper certificates
• Share paper certificates held by the over 50s are worth £3,500 on average

Unemployment falls for over 50s

18 February 2016, 00:00
After falling for five consecutive readings, the UK-wide unemployment rate (for persons aged 16 and over) held steady at 5.1% between October – December 2015. In contrast, the unemployment rate for those aged 50-64 fell once again, down 0.1 percentage points to 3.4%.

Grammy award-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich to lead Saga’s Celebrity Recitals holiday

17 February 2016, 00:00
Violinist Augustin Hadelich has won the 2016 Grammy for Best Classical Instrumental Solo for his performance of Dutilleux's Violin Concerto, "Larbre des songes," with Ludovic Morlot and Seattle Symphony Orchestra.

Combine 5-star luxury with a castaway fantasy on Saga’s new holiday in Mauritius

16 February 2016, 00:00
• Relax at a peaceful all-inclusive beachside resort
• Spend a day on Robinson Crusoe Island
• Take a sunset cruise on the Black River
• Snorkel on a catamaran adventure

New: Great Italian Cities by Rail

15 February 2016, 00:00
• Experience Italy on a classic tour with a twist
• Travel first-class on high-speed trains to the heart of Milan, Florence and Rome
• Tour includes a 4 night stay in Rome

Around the world in over 50s travel insurance claims

15 February 2016, 00:00
• Over 50s are most likely to lose bags in Ecuador, need medical treatment in Peru and lose their passport in Spain
• People are seven times more likely to lose money in Chile than in France

Love is still alive among the over 50s

10 February 2016, 00:00
• One in 14 over 50s have renewed or are considering renewing their wedding vows
• On average people re-tie the knot after 30 years of marriage
• Over 50s spend around £1,000 renewing their vows

Celebrate the centenary of the US National Park Service on Saga’s 14 night tour of majestic landscapes

09 February 2016, 00:00
• Visit the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore and Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

Raise a glass to the Beauty of Bohemia ... and it's all-inclusive on Saga's river cruise

08 February 2016, 00:00
Sail along Elbe and Vltava and opt for a two-night stay in Prague

Treat your loved one to a Valentine's break and immerse yourselves in the "World's Greatest Love Songs"

04 February 2016, 00:00
• Celebrate with music from artists such as Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin

Older drivers happy to be re-tested

03 February 2016, 00:00
• Half of over 50s are happy to take a driving test at 70 years old
• Eight out of ten under 50s think drivers should be re-tested regularly as they get older
• One in three over 50s would like to take extra driving lessons
• Saga is offering some customers a free driving confidence course

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