By the farewell dinner, many of our travelers are eagerly planning their next smarTours trip together. The caring attention of your English-fluent Tour Director. Your Tour Director is a reassuring presence, as well as an invaluable resource for tips on the best places to dine, shop or explore on your own. Of course, we find that our solo travelers quickly connect with other members of the group during unscheduled time. However, to price our once-in-a-lifetime trips so more people can enjoy them plus ensure accommodations are up to snuff , we must work with hotels.
With very few exceptions, hotels price rooms to tour companies based on double occupancy. We simply have to charge a single supplement, or we would have to raise the prices of our trips across the board. Rest assured, we keep our single supplement as low as possible. Skip to content Menu Have a Question? Read FAQs! At other times Email Us. Traveling Solo with smarTours. Admire the city of Fes, see the Each of our trips has an expert local leader who knows every backstreet bar, cool tapas joint and hidden gallery.
Go solo, but not alone. Travelling alone can often be a confusing and b complicated. Our leaders know the areas of town to avoid after dark. They know how to haggle at markets, avoid pickpockets and scammers and generally have a good time without anything going wrong.
Stunning Croatian islands and the historic cities of Split, Trogir and Dubrovnik. Singles holidays don't have to be a scary. Now help us get to know you better to enhance your experience. Stylish havens with single beds and en-suite bathrooms, they don't come with a hefty price-tag. Solo Travel Destination 4: Great Wall of China A must see for anyone who loves to travel, loves history, or just wants to admire one of the new 7 wonders of the world. We constantly add new specials. Turkey Standards of dress and conduct are a little different in Turkey.
Will I have my own room? The amount of free time depends on the travel style - you can ask your guide for a few tips then head out alone, or hang out with the group and see where the day takes you. If you want your own room, just mention it to our customer service team when booking and they can organise a single supplement for a small charge.
Intrepid travellers are connected more by attitude than age. We have a range of trip styles — Basix, Original and Comfort — that offer different levels of flexibility and free time. Be sure to chat to your leader ; they can recommend places to explore during free time or things to try after the trip has finished. Blogger, Fearful Adventurer. My teammates cheered me on. The guide took my hand and talked me through it. Not everyone is comfortable just going out on their own so tours can be a good stepping stone for that.
All packages include a mix of cooking classes, excursions to nearby towns, and free time to relax. Best Single Travel is a company that. Every month the Solo Travel Deals page pulls together a list of the best tours for solo travelers. This page has dozens of trips from over 20 tour companies.
My first trip overseas was on a tour and it allowed me freedom in a structured environment. Embrace local It pays to learn a little bit of the local language wherever you go. In many places, women are expected to dress modestly and cover up exposed skin — leave the short shorts at home and consider packing a sarong or light scarf to cover exposed shoulders, along with a long skirt or trousers.
Having a few drinks in a new country is fun and a great way to sample the local brew.
Social media may be the doom of mankind and rational thought as we know it, but it can be useful. Even as a safety tool.
Never before in the history of travel have your friends and family been privy to a minute-by-minute update of your whereabouts, available in their pocket anywhere in the world. The adventurer Steve Fossett once said, "The good thing about flying solo is this: it's never boring. Although heading to the departure lounge with nothing but a passport and a prayer can be a bit scary, the one thing it isn't going to be is lame.
This is the story of one female solo traveler. Writer and photographer Marianna Jamadi. Share your itinerary Good advice for us all, but particularly for people travelling solo. Check-in on social media when you can so people can keep track of where you are.
Touts tend to hang out in the arrivals area and promise cheaper rates, but can often be dodgy. A lot of airports have train stations attached as well, so consider public transport if you want to save a dollar or two. If you want to do things on your own, consider a day tour to familiarise yourself with a city and get to know the local way of life. Solo travel is all about confidence.
If it feels wrong, it probably is.
Just use your common sense; half of travel safety is simply being aware of your surroundings. Jun 05, 5 things I learned conquering Everest Base Camp Besides learning that, yes indeed, women can do anything, I also came back down to Home About Travel styles Solo travel What if you've got the urge for adventure, but no-one to do it with? Vietnam Express Southbound. View Trip.
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