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7 tips if you’re traveling alone

Posted on 24 December 2017 by admin (0)

Traveling by yourself can be an extremely rewarding experience, and there’s nothing wrong in choosing to spend your vacations in the company of yourself. There are increasingly more resorts, hotels and other places around the world that offer accommodation, entertainment and a plethora of activities that you can do by yourself, so you can enjoy some quality time during a trip.

If you choose to go somewhere new and have a travel adventure by yourself, check out this list of seven tips for your trip in order to live the best possible experience abroad.

Tips for solo travelers

Be aware of your budget

If you’re traveling by yourself, you probably won’t have any other source of money except what you’ve taken with you. Make sure you save enough money to do everything you have planned and scheduled, and always have an emergency fund with you. You never know when you’ll need it!

Choose a great place to stay

Since you’re traveling solo, you need to keep yourself busy and entertained. Consider all the activities included in your chosen hotel or resort: if you like to work out, look for a place with a fitness room. If you want to treat yourself, consider resorts with beauty rooms and spa facilities. It all depends on your tastes and the budget you’ve established.

Don’t pack too much

A single traveler often has a greater experience with little luggage. Pack everything you need – personal care and hygiene items, your documentation, appropriate clothing… – but don’t pack extra. This will reduce the hassle while moving between places or hotels, and will leave you room to bring back some souvenirs if you want.


Don’t plan every single detail of your trip. If you don’t know what to do a certain day, approach your hotel’s front desk and ask for the local events, or check online if there’s anything happening on that day or night. Always be ready for last minute plans and activities!

Meet new people wherever you go

Traveling alone doesn’t mean you have to stay by yourself during the whole trip. Make an effort and talk to somebody new! You can make great friends on your travels, and even more if you’re visiting a new place alone.

Always stay safe

This is something you have to keep in mind at all times, but specially if you’re traveling alone. Remember that you’re in a foreign place and there might be scammers or con artists looking to trick tourists. Keep your precious possessions safe and try not to show your wealth in excess on the street.

Don’t over-schedule

You might feel tempted to squeeze every single activity, tourist plan and event in your schedule to take advantage of your time on the trip, and while this might seem like a good idea, always give yourself enough time to actually enjoy what you’re doing at all times, even if this means you won’t be able to do a couple of the things you had planned.

Rest when you need to

Finally, remember that you actually have to rest in order to enjoy everything you want to do, and come back home the best way possible. Finish every day that you spend abroad with a hot shower or bath, a nice meal and enough sleep.

These seven tips will let you get the most out of your trip. What are you waiting for? It doesn’t matter if you go solo, schedule your next vacations and enjoy a great time with yourself!