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5 Incredibly Useful Tips for Solo Travellers

5 Incredibly Useful Tips for Solo Travellers holidayiq.com

People who have travelled solo often describe their first solo trip as an almost religious experience. To walk into a new surrounding unfiltered by the prejudices, new customs, sounds, and tastes. Travelling alone gives you that chance to indulge yourself fully.

But travelling alone has its perils too - such as safety concerns, loneliness and boredom. But a little preparation can get you through the rough spots.

If you’re planning your first solo trip, here are 5 tips to make it the adventure of a lifetime.

5 Incredibly Useful Tips for Solo Travellers:

  1. Hampi (Karnataka)
  2. Goa
  3. Mumbai (Maharashtra)
  4. Pune (Maharashtra)
  5. New Delhi (Delhi)

1. Plan it

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It is very vital to know where you are planning to travel. The importance of the place, places to visit, cuisine, weather, do's and don’t's, how safe it is and etc. Some need your flight tickets and accommodation information before issuing your VISA. So, it is advisable to book your tickets and sort out your accommodation first.

2. Be social

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Social media is a great way to keep your friends and family updated. A picture uploaded once a day reassures them that you’re fine and tells about your whereabouts. Also, adding your new friends on Facebook and Instagram made during travels, is a great way to keep in touch.

3. Make Copies

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Keep a digital copy of your passport and other important documents in emails. Also, taking the photos of your passport and important documents is a good decision.

4. Keep your phone charged

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When travelling solo, it is important to keep your phone charged all the time to check the routes, to connect to people in case of emergency, to click pictures etc. So, it is important to carry a power bank with you to avoid draining your battery.

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5. Dress up

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What you wear during travels is one of the easiest ways to attract wrong people, so it is very important to dress like a local. This helps in safer travel experiences and does not make you look like an obvious tourist. If you look like a tourist, chances of you becoming a target for pickpockets are high.

Be safe. Happy travelling.  

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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