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Solo Travellers

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If the thought of going on holiday by yourself is daunting or you are thinking about booking a singles holiday for the first time? Let us reassure you before you take the plunge and enter the world of solo travel. 

For many, going on holiday by yourself is quite a big step to take but you're not alone as there are millions of like-minded individuals out there who every year opt for singles holidays. There are so many different reasons for deciding to choose a solo break so whether you are single or a couple who simply wish to encounter different experiences on holiday, you will find that solo travelling is the ideal solution. 

There are a number of advantages to solo travel too because although the break is aimed at the single traveller, you will be touring in a group of like-minded individuals so you won't be on your own. Your group will also be accompanied by an experienced tour representative whose job it is to make sure that everything runs smoothly so you have an enjoyable holiday. Age isn't an issue either on singles holidays because a wide variety of people from all walks of life tend to join these tours whether they are young or old. Another advantage is that you will be allocated your own room and in some cases will avoid having to pay a single supplement fee. 

Most tour operators organise mini breaks where first timers to the singles travel market can experience what this type of holiday is all about. You will get to spend a few days away in the UK at a comfortable hotel where you will get to meet new people via a Welcome Drinks Reception. The rest of the weekend will include excursions, entertainment and meals with plenty of time at leisure to make new friends. Once you have had a taste of a singles break, you can then make a start on planning where to go next! 

The key ingredients for a successful singles break are as long as you enjoy meeting new people, exploring new places and experiencing things you wouldn't normally do – you are guaranteed to fit right in on a singles holiday – so where will you be going?

You are certainly not restricted to places you can visit and things you can do when choosing a singles holiday. Here is a snippet of the types of singles breaks available to you:

Touring Holidays
If you've been on a 'Discovery Weekend' and like what you see? Your next step should be to book your first singles holidays where you will certainly embark on a journey of discovery. Not only will you get to see some magnificent sights, quaint towns and villages as well as stunning scenery – there will be plenty of exciting surprises along the way. Leave everything to your experienced tour representative and enjoy an experience of a lifetime!

Walking Tours
Are you feeling active but travelling alone? Walking tours could prove to be the correct choice for your next holiday away. You could go walking in Turkey and discover amazing sites such as Ephesus during your travels or perhaps enjoy gentle strolls through the scenic countryside in Germany. It doesn't matter what your walking ability is, each tour will be graded differently so you'll know whether it's suitable or not.

River Cruise Holidays
Nothing's stopping you if you're a single traveller and wish to take a river cruise. Admire the beautiful Portuguese landscape as you cruise along the Douro, uncover the ancient history of Egypt as you travel along The Nile or discover the wonders of the Mediterranean. With so many stunning rivers to choose from, deciding where to go will be the only decision you have to make.  

Solo travel isn't just for single people, many couples decide to choose a break aimed at single travellers and holiday independently because they both have different interests!