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Solo Holidays

Solo holidays are a great way to explore the world and meet new friends in the process. If your friends and family are unable to join you on your dream holiday, don’t let that stop you. This is what Travel Department’s singles holidays have been designed for.

Escorted Holidays for Single Travellers

Our escorted holidays for single travellers enable you to experience the countries you want to whilst removing the stress of planning. We take care of all the organising, including return flights, transfers, accommodation and excursions in the company of an expert local guide; so, you can spend more time enjoying the destination.

Solo travel doesn’t mean you have to be alone. There's nothing like globetrotting for breaking down barriers and bringing people together. As part of our solo travel groups, you will tour with a like-minded group of people, sharing wonderful experiences, creating memories that will last forever.

For our independent female travellers, you will have peace of mind that wherever in the world we visit. Safety is paramount, and our local guides will be there to help should you need any assistance.

From European favourites to curated city breaks, further afield to China or a cultural haven like Barcelona, we provide a variety of solo travel tours for you to choose from. If the dates for our solo holidays from Ireland do not suit, we have many solo travellers joining us on our regular tours, so do check them too. If you have any queries regarding Travel Department solo holidays, see our FAQs below for more information.


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Select one of our escorted holidays for single travellers

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€1,799pp €1,739pp

Italy

Discover Sicily - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

4
Half Board
Flights and Transfers

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€1,149pp €1,099pp

Portugal

The Algarve Coast & Country - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

4
Half Board
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€1,149pp €1,099pp

Spain

Tenerife Coast & Country - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

4
Half Board
Flights and Transfers

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€3,779pp €3,749pp

South Africa

Cape Town, the Garden Route & Winelands - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

12

Nights

4
B&B
Flights and Transfers

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€1,499pp €1,479pp

Italy

Lake Garda, Venice & Verona Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

4
Half Board
Flights and Transfers

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€2,599pp €2,499pp

India

India - Splendours of Delhi, the Taj Mahal & Rajasthan - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

11

Nights

4 & 5
Half Board
Flights and Transfers

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€1,399pp

Italy

Classic Tuscany including Florence and Pisa - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

4
Half Board
Flights and Transfers

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€1,049pp €1,029pp

Spain

Costa Brava & Barcelona - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

4
Half Board
Flights and Transfers

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€599pp

Czech Republic

Prague City Break - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

3

Nights

4
B&B
Flights and Transfers

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€1,389pp €1,369pp

Croatia

Discover Dubrovnik - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

3
Half Board
Flights and Transfers

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€1,419pp

France

French Riviera Short Break - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

5

Nights

4
B&B
Flights and Transfers

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€1,649pp

Portugal

Discover Alentejo including Evora and the Algarve - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

4
Half Board
Flights and Transfers

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€3,699pp

China

Beijing, Xi'an & Shanghai - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

12

Nights

4 & 5
B&B
Flights and Transfers

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€2,329pp €2,199pp

Luxembourg, Germany

Rhine River Cruise Solo Traveller (Trier - Cologne)

Fully
Guided

5

Nights

4
Full Board
Flights and Transfers

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€2,129pp

Germany

Danube Taster River Cruise - Solo Traveller (Passau-Passau)

Fully
Guided

6

Nights

4
Full Board (+1)
Flights and Transfers

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€4,449pp

South Africa

Cape Town, the Garden Route & Winelands - Solo Traveller incl. Dubai extension

Fully
Guided

15

Nights

4
B&B
Flights and Transfers

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€4,369pp

China

Beijing, Xi'an & Shanghai - Solo Traveller incl. Dubai extension

Fully
Guided

15

Nights

4 & 5
B&B
Flights and Transfers

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Transfers

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€3,199pp

India

India - Splendours of Delhi, the Taj Mahal & Rajasthan Solo Traveller incl. Dubai extension

Fully
Guided

14

Nights

4 & 5
Half Board
Flights and Transfers

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€3,199pp €3,129pp

Egypt

Egypt - Nile River Cruise including Cairo & Hurghada - Solo Traveller

Fully
Guided

12

Nights

4 & 5
All Inclusive (+2)
Flights and Transfers

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€1,699pp

Spain

Treasures of Southern Spain Solo Traveller - Unique Small Group

Fully
Guided

7

Nights

4
Half Board
Flights and Transfers

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Why join one of our solo travel groups?

Travel Solo, But Not Alone

There's nothing like travel for breaking down barriers and bringing people together. On our group holidays, you can travel solo, but you will never be alone. You’ll travel with a group of like-minded people, sharing wonderful experiences and creating memories that will last forever. At the start of our trip, a ‘welcome’ drink or meal is always included, so you’ll be able to meet people straight away. We’ll also have plenty of leisure time to venture out with our newfound friends to see more incredible sights.

The Best Locations

We offer Solo Traveller holidays to some of the world’s best destinations including European favourites Italy and Germany as well as exotic locations like China. Whether you’re looking for a City Break to Prague, a getaway to the Algarve Coast or a River Cruise along the Nile, we’re sure to have something that suits your taste. Join us as we explore the Taj Mahal on a trip to India or take in the highlights of Salvador Dali’s artwork on a trip to Barcelona.

Perfectly Planned Holidays For Over 50s

We’ve been planning holidays for solo travellers for over 25 years, so it’s safe to say we know what makes a great tour. We’ll do the thinking, the planning and the checking, letting you skip the search for the best routes or accommodation and focus on what really matters, embarking on the trip of a lifetime. Whether you’re interested in taking a River Cruise on the Danube, a trip to the vineyards of South Africa or a beach holiday to Malta, we’ll take care of all the arrangements.

Insights From Expert Guides

On each of our Solo Traveller holidays, we’ll be accompanied by a local, expert guide who is ready to help us uncover a wealth of knowledge at our destination. Offering unique insights that aren’t found in a guidebook; our local experts will help enrich our journey and unlock some hidden gems as well as the iconic sights. Our guides will also provide us with tips and recommendations based on individual interests for what to do during any free time.

Experience one of our solo holidays for over 50s

Don’t worry if you don’t have a travel companion, you aren’t the only one! Our Solo Holidays are created to ensure you have an unforgettable experience in the company of like-minded people. At the start of our guided holiday, a ‘welcome’ drink or meal is always included, so we’ll be able to meet our fellow travellers from the outset. On our Solo Traveller holidays, we’ll see so much more with the help of local, expert guides who will be with us throughout our entire trip. They’ll also offer suggestions and tips based on your interests, so we get the most out of our leisure time. Many of our solo travellers become friends and travel together again on another one of our holidays. So, if you like the idea of a group shared experience and want to explore some of the most incredible places, our Solo Traveller holidays may be the perfect option for you.

Solo Travel Holiday FAQs

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