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Solo Travel

Thursday, May 6, 2004
A very common question we get asked is information for the solo traveller. We’ve got it all, go on get booking that trip!

Jasmine Brown from South Australia has written to us this week with something we are often asked about.

For the first time in her life she is facing a holiday alone and while the prospect is rather scary, she wants to forge ahead. She asked our help in organising an indulgent overseas holiday designed for singles.

There's no need to be afraid. Although travelling alone can be a bit daunting, there are lots of operators who specialise in single-friendly holidays. Here are a couple to get you started.

Kindred Spirits Travel organise house-party style holidays with a maximum of 30 guests on each trip. Destinations include Mauritius, Greece, Italy, Dubai and Thailand. While each group is accompanied by a host, you can remain as independent as you want. Their website is

Friendship Travel, a UK-based company, specialises in single-friendly holidays to places such as Spain, Turkey and the Caribbean. They aim to place you on tours with like-minded people. For more information, their website is

Going solo will not only give your confidence a huge boost, but might help you meet some new friends.

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