Solo Travel Deals

The Solo Traveler Deals page presents tours, cruises and other travel products that are great for solo travelers. We look for good travel deals or even regularly priced travel with no single supplement or for which the single supplement is very low. If your company would like to promote your travel deal to the readers of Solo Traveler, please contact Simon Constam.

You can also receive the deals by email once a month by signing up for the Solo Traveler Newsletter.

And now, the deals, many with no single supplement or low single supplement…


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Looking for great value accommodation for your next European trip?

Avoid single supplements. 60% of our accommodation is in single rooms! offers a unique opportunity for independent travelers to stay in university residences when students vacate during the holidays.

Forget grungy student accommodation – although rooms can be basic, many have en-suite facilities and are often within historic buildings in city centre locations!

You could be staying in an Oxford college, enjoying a drink in the bar and dining in the Great Hall where parts of Harry Potter were filmed. Alternatively, try our Cambridge accommodation; stay in colleges frequented by alumni such as Darwin, Wordsworth or Prince Charles.

As well as UK accommodation, we feature university residences from just 40 Euros in many European cities, including Madrid, Rome and Barcelona.


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10% Off Solo Traveler South American Trips with Intrepid!

There’s nothing like a little wandering to ignite your imagination. From late nights energized by salsa rhythms in Colombian nightclubs to early mornings admiring the tremendous presence of Patagonian peaks in awe inspired silence, you’ll experience la aventura that every day can reveal in South America. Learn to make fresh ceviche, taught by a true artisan of the craft, or uncover iconic landmarks that even put the photos to shame. Whatever inspires you, you’ll find it here. Seek inspiration with 10% off South America trips.


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Travel Writing Retreat in Costa Rica: Perfect for Solo Travelers!

January 31 – February 7, 2015 @ Pura Vida Retreat and Spa, Costa Rica

Solo Traveler readers enjoy $50 off retreat prices!

Pink Pangea’s travel writing retreat in Costa Rica brings together a community of women to write and share their travel experiences within a supportive and inspiring environment. The travel writing retreat will be facilitated by Pink Pangea Co-Founder Jaclyn Mishal.

On Pink Pangea’s travel writing retreat in Costa Rica, we will:

  • Express ourselves through the written word
  • Support each other in sharing our stories
  • Experience Costa Rica’s natural beauty and culture through eco-tours
  • Immerse ourselves in a new culture
  • Make long-lasting friendships
  • Re-charge through spa treatments and yoga classes (optional)
  • Feel emotionally refreshed and physically rejuvenated

Sign up now!

Got questions? Email


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This holiday give yourself the gift of the perfect Single-Supplement-Free experience…

Join Us as We Welcome Spring to Maine!

Treat yourself to a creative getaway for women at a charming inn on our beautiful rugged coast and experience the very best of what Maine has to offer.

Wake up to the sound of foghorns alerting boats in the nearby harbor. Sip a mug of hot coffee while breathing in the crisp spring air. Amaze yourself as you create beautiful and unique handmade books and learn to fill them in creative ways. Take some time in the afternoon to explore the incredible beauty of Maine… or simply relax on the beach with a nap and a good book.  Enjoy appetizers on the porch and dine on local specialties like lobster and fine wine. And at the end of the day, fall asleep to a quiet like you’ve never heard before.

Join us in Maine next spring to rejuvenate, unleash your inner artist, and make lasting connections with other creative and amazing women.

May 14-17, 2015    Bookmaking and Creative Journaling

Limited availability. Book now!

Visit us at to learn more about all of our extraordinary getaways. We can’t wait to see you!

Solo Traveler subscribers enjoy 10% off any Getaway!


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The Finest Small Luxury Hotels of the World for Solo Travellers

This holiday season, solo travelers booking with Small Luxury Hotels of the World can save up to 40% off 29 of the world’s finest small luxury hotels!

At, you’ll find more than 520 independent luxury hotels in more than 80 countries. Wherever your heart and inspiration takes you, be that France, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, Singapore, Costa Rica, Peru, Barbados, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand or another country; you’ll find luxury accommodation that is unique.

And if you join SLH‘s The Club, which is free to join, you can receive a complimentary room upgrade on your first stay (subject to availability); and the more you stay with SLH, the more you can receive in return – you could even enjoy free reward nights on SLH.


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200+ Solo Traveler Adventures with EXPLORE!

Save $100* on 100 New Adventures 

Choose from one of over new 100 adventures departing in 2015 and save $100 if you book between now and 31 December 2015.  

Explore the Highlights of Costa Rica or Cycle Ireland. Walk the Trails of the Cinque Terre and Liguria or the Trails of the French Riviera or enjoy the culture of Venice, Florence and Rome. Explore’s collection of new adventures is as diverse as our planet. See all the new adventures.

*Save $100 off the already affordable prices of any of these Explore trips that show “New Tour” in their listing if you make your booking between 15 December 2014  and 31 December 2014 to travel in 2015 and mention Solo Traveler when you book. Only applicable to residents of USA and Canada.  No single supplements required on Explore small group adventures.

To request your free catalog of hundreds of adventures with no compulsory single supplements click here.


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For Solo Travelers: Expedite Your Passport in as Little as 24 Hours.

This is for US travelers who need to get a US passport to travel overseas.

Getting your passport is an important step for every traveler. Unfortunately the passport process can be confusing and complex. With a little bit of knowledge, you can secure your passport with ease!

The most common way to get a passport is through the post office. This process takes 4-6 weeks, so make sure you have enough time. Bring your photo ID and proof of citizenship.

If you need a passport faster than 4-6 weeks, you will need to expedite the process. Many post offices can expedite with 3 week service for an additional fee, but this service isn’t guaranteed. Using a trusted private passport expeditor that is registered with the US Department of State is another way to get your passport fast, guaranteed. They will help you with the required forms and can secure your passport in two weeks or less, however fast you need it.

The final option is a Regional Passport Agency. These are located in select major cities and an appointment is often required. Call ahead first and make sure you bring your required documents.


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Solo Travel: Top Quality Well-Priced:, featuring our new Travel Tipztr community forum. See our “100 Plus Solo Travel Tips, The Best Way to Travel Alone”, (On Amazon-$4.99/No Kindle Required)

For updates on the 2015 launch of our premium membership for unpublished promotional rates, email us at

Great listings to check-out:

Europe : 

-10% Off – New Special for Gourmet Tour of Spain Spring 2015.

-15% Off – Classic Croatia, World Heritage Site: Dubrovnik

-20% Off – For Early Booking in an Elegant Irish Country House B&B.

Latin America: Well-priced top deals: 

Zipline or go whitewater rafting in Costa Rica

Explore ancient Machu Picchu

Attain new heights skiing in Valle Nevado, Chile!

Plus Hot Deals for Solo River Cruises Europe and Asia:  Low to No Single Supplements  


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“101 Tips for Women Travelers” FREE download

Veteran traveler Harriet Lewis, who’s also vice chair of Overseas Adventure Travel, has compiled “101 Tips for Women Travelers“, a comprehensive travel tips E-book that is being offered as a free download.  The booklet is filled with tips from women travelers on going solo, trip preparation, packing, health and hygiene, safety, communications, digital photography, and more. Interspersed throughout the booklet are inspirational quotes and stories of intrepid women travelers, some well-known and some not, throughout history. Learn more about Overseas Adventure Travel and our many trips without a single supplement. Call 1-800-995-1925


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159 Places to Stay in 51 Countries

A Free E-book!

This labor of love comes to you from Janice, Tracey, our sponsors and, especially, from the contributions of our readers. It contains some of the best places to stay for solo travelers in over 51 countries. Each has been recommended because it is special in some way.  The Guide covers  boutique hotels, inns, hostels, resorts and B&B’s. But it is not just a guide to accommodation around the world, it’s also a book that will inspire you to travel, to visit those countries you’ve dreamed of getting to and perhaps a few that will now gain a place on your list.


All you need to know about solo travel in one place. Click on the book to go to Available in paperback and all ebook formats in your favorite online stores.

 And don’t forget…

The Solo Traveler’s Handbook

“Fun, empowering, and tremendously useful.”
Dr. Bella DePaulo
Author of Singlism, Single with Attitude, and Singled Out

The 2nd edition of The Solo Traveler’s Handbook offers more stories and tips on solo travel fun and safety. Part how-to manual and part travel literature, it will help you venture out with confidence to discover yourself as you discover the world!

The Solo Traveler’s Handbook offers:

• A comprehensive how and why of solo travel.
• Real solo travel stories.
• Solo and social: meeting locals and other travelers.
• Safety: four priorities, five principles and sixty tips.
• Planning and packing.
• Where to go and when.
• Dozens of resources.

**Available in paperback and most e-readers**

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