Single holidays are a different and unique way to travel around the world. Due to recession and tough economic climate more and more tourists are undertaking solo travel.
A couple of decades ago, most of the solo travellers used books or electronic gadgets like a iPod, laptop to be there travel companion as they found it better way to kill there time n loneliness while travelling all alone.
But now we see a change in the trend. Even though individuals have to go on a solo holidays they don’t have to actually “single”. You can actually have a partner on your holiday. With a travel companion you don’t have to worry about all the “don’ts” of being a single traveller. You don’t have to worry about going to any restaurant, museum, art gallery, historical site all alone. So you have a travel companion without defeating the whole purpose of travelling single.
You are with some one with whom you can share your travel ideas and experiences making your solo vacation all the more exciting and beautiful. In fact the way you look at an all singles holiday would completely change if you have a travel partner who shows you around, helps you mingle with new people. You would definitely take with yourself unforgettable memories and exciting stories from your foreign destination when with your travel buddy.
Again the question arises how does one find a travel companion and even if a solo traveller finds a partner would he or she be the ideal person to holiday with? Hmmm
Well there are plenty of websites on the internet that help you choose a travel buddy just as per your needs. So whether you travelling for business or pleasure these websites give you ample of choice if you are on a look out for a holiday partner.
But all the joy and excitement of the solo holiday is taken away when you consider the cost involved in your travel. You might have to pay in doubles even when your holidaying all alone.Often you end up paying hefty single supplements.
A single supplement surcharge for most rooms or cruises is about 40% of your total cost of holidaying and it’s mostly not possible to argue your way out of it.
You are stuck in a situation where you don’t want to cancel your solo vacation and neither you able to find some one who could share your room or cabin. In ‘No Singles supplement holidays’ the travel agencies aids the solo traveller by pairing them with other singles on holiday in to double occupancy program. Most travel companies catering to your need to find a travel partner ask you to submit a personal profile and also list the destinations you would like to visit. Gradually you start getting potential matches as per your choose you can contact them or hold a meeting with them.