Travel Tips

Know Before You Go: How to Travel Solo

You don’t always need a companion to go on your dream trip. On the surface, it may seem like the travel industry is not entirely welcoming to single travelers. If you opt for a package program, there are sometimes prohibitive single supplement fees.  But, there are some great benefits to getting out their own your own and exploring.

Travel Correspondent Alyssa Caverley continues her Know Before You Go series with the five steps you need for to successful – and fun! – solo traveling.

For more time and money-saving secrets, check out the other episodes of Know Before You Go series including how to find affordable accommodations, how to travel home for less, how to survive a road trip, how to prevent lost luggage, how to sight-see on public transportation, how to find free Wi-Fi, how to pack everything into a carry-on, the travel beauty essentials and when to upgrade an economy seat. Plus, if you need to upgrade your travel gear, we have a guide to finding the best gifts and gear for travelers.

By Alyssa Caverley for

Shot using a Sony HDR AX-2000 HD camera.