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The Solo Traveler Deals page is exclusively for tours, cruises and other forms of organized travel with no (or very low) single supplement or for which the single supplement is not an issue. 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.

INtrepid October 2014

Solo Travelers – Escape the Ordinary Today!

Deep-fried grasshoppers in white pepper and soy sauce, neon Love Hotels with Hello Kitty bedspreads and the honking cacophony of a thousand mopeds ringing-in the new dawn – could there be a less ordinary destination than Asia? Steeped in history and spiced with mystery, this exotic continent has inspired artists, mystics and poets for centuries. Now it’s your turn.

From Japan’s blushing cherry blossoms to the lost tribes of Himalayas – it’s time to escape the ordinary.

Book your trip today!


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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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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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Looking for the perfect Single-Supplement-Free experience?

Solo Traveler subscribers enjoy 10% off any Getaway!

Join Us as We Welcome Spring in 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!


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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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Solo Travel: Top Quality Well-Priced: 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:


-15% Off 5- Star Dubrovnik hotel, the Fabled Dalmatian (Croatian) Coast:  Book 14 days in advance.

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

-Europe from New Heights, only $1,717/person: Ski between Zermatt and Chamonix.

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

African Safaris! Explore South Africa from Cape Town’s Table Mountain following the Garden Route to the Kariega Private Game Preserve.


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Save on New Adventures for 2015 

Choose from over 40 new adventures departing in 2015 and save 5%. Make plans now and take your pick of the new trips for 2015. Choices include.

Tuscany – Walking and Wine enjoy easy walking amongst the beautiful hill-top towns of Tuscany and taste classic Tuscan wines.

Cycle Ireland discover Kerry’s dramatic Emerald coastline and explore the many small villages along the way whilst enjoying traditional Irish hospitality.

Highlights of Costa Rica an affordable way to experience Costa Rica’s incredible nature and wildlife.

Save 5% off the already affordable prices of any of these new trips if you make your booking between 20 and 31 October 2014 to travel in 2015 and mention Solo Traveler.  No single supplements required.

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


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A Perfect Booking App for Solo Travelers

Anywhere in the world you go, take this with you! It’s the brand new free app from Hostelworld. Find and book hostels easily! Book your accommodation before your trip or during it! Choose from more than 30,000 kinds of inexpensive accommodations in more than 6,000 destinations. And check out the reviews! You can’t go wrong.

It’s simple to use, completely secure, and we’ve partnered with PayPal to make every transaction simple and fast. You can pay by credit card, debit card, or PayPal. The app is available in 10 languages including Chinese, Korean, and Japanese. You can search by destination or map and filter by price, rating, or property type. It’s perfect for Solo Travelers! It’s free! Download it today.


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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.


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Learn how Canadians can travel for less, or even free. Have you been ever been confused on how to get the most out of your Aeroplan points? Confused on how to use credit cards to get free flights or airline lounge access?

At we talk about saving money on travel and travel hacking every week. Learn useful tips and hacks on things like:

Or if you just want to have us book your flights with your rewards to maximize them, send us an email.


Check out some of the companies that have appeared on the Solo Traveler Advisory in past months……..

Premier River Cruises

Offers for Solo Travelers….

Wild at Art Scotland

Unique Art Vacations in Scotland

Aurora Expeditions

Solo Travel to Antarctica

Flavours Holidays

Cooking, Painting and Pilates Holidays in Italy


Travel Spain and improve your Spanish!

iDiscover Portugal

Walking Trips in Italy

International Expeditions

World Leader in Nature Travel

A-ROSA Cruises

River Cruises on the Danube, Rhine/Main/Moselle and Rhone/Saone


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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