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Travelling on your own? Our Solo Friendly holidays have been designed so that you can enjoy all the benefits of a great Travel Department holiday without paying any extra. There’s no single room supplement whatsoever and you get to experience everything you would on a standard holiday. All with our friendly professional guides.

What's included: 

  • Your own room with no single room supplement
  • Return flights, including all fees, taxes and charges
  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • Great guided tours and excursions
  • The expertise of a local tour guide

Read Stephen's Blog about the advantages of a Solo Friendly Holiday

The Algarve Coast & Country - Solo Friendly

Stretching across the southernmost tip of mainland Portugal, the Algarve is famous for its year round superb climate, fantastic beaches, dramatic landscape and quaint villages.

The Algarve is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe, with modern resorts offering every amenity a holidaymaker could wish for, as well as historic whitewashed towns and fishing ports, full of tradition and atmosphere.  

The resorts offer an abundance of great bars, shops, cafés and restaurants, while trips to colourful local markets provide an entertaining and rewarding pastime. 

What's more is that you can enjoy this fantastic holiday without a single room supplement.

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Highlights of Andalucia - Solo Friendly

Famous for flamenco and fiestas, Andalucia exemplifies southern Spanish culture; with a warm, sunny climate, beautiful beaches and an interior landscape decorated by spectacular mountain ranges overlooking expanses of olive groves and the famed 'white villages'. 

Successive invasions and influences from the Romans to the Moors have left their imprint on the landscape and culture, making for a fascinating journey through time and an unforgettable holiday. 

Based in the charming town of Antequera, known as Andalucía’s heart, surrounded by dramatic mountains and green valleys, you are perfectly located to explore Seville, Córdoba and Granada, southern Spain’s most remarkable cities.

Linger in the whitewashed plazas and narrow streets of Antequera, and soak up the authentic Spanish atmosphere and you’re sure to fall in love with Andalucía ; its people, history and traditions.

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Splendours of India - Solo Friendly

The cities Delhi, Agra and Jaipur boast some of India’s most famed landmarks and architectural marvels.  Along this incredible journey, you’ll visit awe-inspiring palaces and monuments, proud fortresses, mosques and ancient cities.  Take a rickshaw ride in Old Delhi’s bustling streets, and feast your senses on a spicy kaleidoscope of colour and sound in its buzzing markets.  In Agra, you’ll gaze in wonder at the legendary Taj Mahal, the Monument to Love, while The Amber Fort in the Pink City of Jaipur will surely take your breath away.  Everywhere you go on this unforgettable tour, you’ll be captivated by warm welcomes and dazzling smiles that will leave you with fantastic memories forever.  What's more is that you can enjoy this fantastic holiday without having to pay a single room supplement.

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Wonders of Iceland Solo Friendly Holiday

Located between the North Atlantic and Arctic Ocean, and straddling two tectonic plates, Iceland is a volcanically and geologically active country, displaying numerous natural wonders including spouting geysers, glaciers, volcanoes and hot springs.

Iceland has a dramatic contrasting landscape like no other on earth and a unique climate, earning it the nickname, ‘the Land of Fire & Ice.’

The population of Iceland is just over 325,000, with the city of Reykjavik and its suburbs the most densely populated region of the country. Reykjavik is the world’s northernmost capital and is believed to be the location of the first settlement in Iceland.

On this 3-night break you will enjoy a Reykjavik city tour and a full day guided excursion to the ‘Golden Circle’. Also included is a visit to the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa. What's more, as this is a solo-friendly holiday, there is no single room supplement.

 

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Moscow & St Petersburg Solo Friendly

On this 9-night holiday to Russia you will travel to where some of the world’s most famous art, literature and history was created. Your journey will bring you to the capital Moscow and from there to St. Petersburg, which is the country’s second largest city and is located on the Baltic Sea. 

In the first half of the trip you will visit Moscow and see the iconic squares and palaces that make the city so renowned. You will see Red Square, which is the enormous plaza that houses St Basil’s Cathedral amongst others. Other highlights are the Kremlin, which is a huge compound of government buildings containing the seat of the president and the Kremlin Armoury, which houses some of the most valuable jewels in the world.   

For the second half of your stay you will visit St. Petersburg, which has more of a Scandinavian feel than the capital and is home to the Winter Palace, the former residence of the Russian monarchs. It is also home to Catherine’s Palace in the town of Tzarskoye, which boasts some of the most opulent architecture and interior design you are ever likely to see. Book now with Travel Department and experience everything that “Land of the Tsars” has to offer.  

What's more is that you can enjoy this fantastic trip of a lifetme without having to pay a single room supplement.

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The Algarve Coast & Country - Solo Friendly

Stretching across the southernmost tip of mainland Portugal, the Algarve is famous for its year round superb climate, fantastic beaches, dramatic landscape and quaint villages.

The Algarve is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe, with modern resorts offering every amenity a holidaymaker could wish for, as well as historic whitewashed towns and fishing ports, full of tradition and atmosphere.  

The resorts offer an abundance of great bars, shops, cafés and restaurants, while trips to colourful local markets provide an entertaining and rewarding pastime. 

What's more is that you can enjoy this fantastic holiday without a single room supplement.

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Costa Brava & Barcelona - Solo Friendly

If you crave beautiful weather, some of the best food in the world, and wish to see some of the most impressive gothic architecture in Europe then look no further than this holiday to Costa Brava & Barcelona.

The Costa Brava has the perfect combination of superb beaches, stunning landscapes and secluded coves. Located in the northeast of Spain, it is home to some of the best cuisine on the continent and in particular some magnificent seafood, which is enjoyed in the many tapas bars and restaurants dotted along the coast.   

A stone’s throw from the Costa Brava is the Catalan capital of Barcelona, home to Gaudi’s celebrated architecture, Las Ramblas and the spectacular Gothic Quarter. Enjoy two full days exploring these attractions and more, including Güell Park and Montjuïc Viewing Point. A further day will be spent discovering nearby Girona and Montserrat to view the Black Madonna. See this beautiful part of the Iberian Peninsula for yourself on our 7-night break.

What's more, because this is a solo-friendly holiday, there is no single room supplement!

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Splendours of India - Solo Friendly

The cities Delhi, Agra and Jaipur boast some of India’s most famed landmarks and architectural marvels.  Along this incredible journey, you’ll visit awe-inspiring palaces and monuments, proud fortresses, mosques and ancient cities.  Take a rickshaw ride in Old Delhi’s bustling streets, and feast your senses on a spicy kaleidoscope of colour and sound in its buzzing markets.  In Agra, you’ll gaze in wonder at the legendary Taj Mahal, the Monument to Love, while The Amber Fort in the Pink City of Jaipur will surely take your breath away.  Everywhere you go on this unforgettable tour, you’ll be captivated by warm welcomes and dazzling smiles that will leave you with fantastic memories forever.  What's more is that you can enjoy this fantastic holiday without having to pay a single room supplement.

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Beijing, Xi'an & Shanghai - Solo Friendly

Travel on an Oriental adventure with this trip of a lifetime to China. Combining ancient traditions, fascinating culture and centuries of history, this 11-night* holiday will show you the best of what this incredible country has to offer.

On your travels you will discover architecture of imperial dynasties, visit Buddhist temples and experience the cities of Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai.

In Beijing you will explore a 14th century ancient city of the elite, stand where General Mao rallied his troops and stroll along the impressive Sacred Way, the burial place of Ming Dynasty emperors. You will visit the Great Wall of China and have an opportunity to walk along a section of this incredible Wonder of the World.          

In Xi’an, marvel at the extraordinary Terracotta Warriors and the Wild Goose Pagoda, before rounding off your adventure with a visit to Shanghai, where East meets West in spectacular style. 

* 10 nights’ accommodation in China and 1 or 2 overnight flights depending on departure airport.

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Highlights of Andalucia - Solo Friendly

Famous for flamenco and fiestas, Andalucia exemplifies southern Spanish culture; with a warm, sunny climate, beautiful beaches and an interior landscape decorated by spectacular mountain ranges overlooking expanses of olive groves and the famed 'white villages'. 

Successive invasions and influences from the Romans to the Moors have left their imprint on the landscape and culture, making for a fascinating journey through time and an unforgettable holiday. 

Based in the charming town of Antequera, known as Andalucía’s heart, surrounded by dramatic mountains and green valleys, you are perfectly located to explore Seville, Córdoba and Granada, southern Spain’s most remarkable cities.

Linger in the whitewashed plazas and narrow streets of Antequera, and soak up the authentic Spanish atmosphere and you’re sure to fall in love with Andalucía ; its people, history and traditions.

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