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Solo Travel Guide

As times are changing, the travelling style of people is also changing. People now a day prefers solo holiday as compared to family or group holiday. Over the last few years solo travellers have become a new trend amongst people of different age groups. This not only applies to singles in their 20’s or 30’s but also to older married couples wanting a break from their every life. Solo holiday is the ideal way to explore the exotic locations of the world.

There are many travel planners and agencies on the internet that have exclusive packages for solo travellers to places of their choice be it Paris, Las Vegas, Mexico, thialand or new Zealand. Solo travellers can also go for custom made packages where in they get decide their itinerary. With these custom-made deals the solo travellers can also decide where they would like to stay, places they want to see, and so on.

The basic problem that many solo travellers tend to face is cost of travelling. Solo travellers tend to become a victim of single supplement in the hands of many hotels who over charge them. In single supplement the solo traveller is charged for occupying a twin room. It is like being punished for having some quality time by your self away from the world.

There are many ways in which a solo traveller can enjoy a no single supplement holiday. Firstly, you can share your room with other solo travellers. You can travel in a solo group holiday, a great way to not only get to know new people but also saving your hard earned money. But for those do not like sharing room with strangers due to privacy reasons should travel during the off peak seasons. During this time period the hotels want to increase their occupancy rate and thus waive the single supplement or bargain with them for some good discounts.

Another way is to take up a holiday package deal from a reputed travel agency or planner rather than planning your holiday on your own. These agencies have the important knowledge to help you in your quest for cost reducing accommodation options. They also have tie up with many hotels and bed and breakfast, and thus they tend to let go of single supplement.

There are also bargain online trip deals available to solo travellers who can afford to take unplanned breaks or holidays. No single supplement holiday can also be availed by booking a cruise. A single traveller can have the times of their lives abroad some ship travelling to some captivating locales.

So with so many options to reduce your travelling expenses especially single supplement, it is hard to resists solo travelling.

Tips for Single Traveller

Travelling alone can be very fun. You can do anything that you like at any time and also travel to any where that you like and no one will budge you! However being a single traveller also has the disadvantage; more expensive and safety concern.

Check out online for hotel deals or cheap hotel for travelling accommodation. There are many travel deals that can save you lots. Using phone card and calling card can also save your calls. If you can travel anytime, booking in last minute might save you even more.

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There are some tips below that are very helpful for single travellers:

15 Tips:

Tips 1 :A lot of planning is the key to make travelling fun! If you have a few places that you want to travel at the same time, then Yes, it might take lots of your time, but its worth it to make it.  It will surely to make your travelling easier and save your travelling time and make you feel more confident during travel

 Tips 2: If you choose to travel and explore alone; not with tours then transportation is an important aspect. You have to check the cost of transportation (you will use that a lot) especially if you catch taxi and travel in the country that you do not understand the language. If you found out the cost of the taxi is much more expensive than the one you research from, change the taxi. Check your destination route properly before you travel.


Tips 3:  Once you have found hotel deals for your accommodation, it is important to check out the check in time, so that you do not check in too early or too late.

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Tips 4 :Use your sixth sense, go with your feeling when travelling solo


Tips 5 :Always bring your first aid pack (pain killer, hand sanitizers, bandages, food poisoning medicine etc). Pack your first aid pack depend on your country destination. If you travel for eco tourism area in mangrove, you might want to bring insect ointment as well. Once again, do your research in advance


Tips 6 :Keep your passport and other identification of yourself in different place, in case you get lost. Always make multiple copies of your identifications and have a copy of each of your bag and luggage.


Tips 7: It is better to travel to the places that are crowded, particularly night time. Ask the staff in hotel about local places that you ought to avoid

Tips 8:Travel confidently, it will send away the bad guys.


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