Solo travellers make up a huge part of the travel industry today and have the world of choice at their fingertips. Single supplements are fast becoming a thing of the past and have today become lower than ever. With a lot of companies offering the option to pair solo travellers with the same gender to remove the single supplement fee all together. The question is who offers solo travellers the best deals in the market year round?
- Solo cabins on river and ocean liners, no single supplement
- Pairing tour options with someone of the same gender so need to pay double
- Never say never, just go your way
AAT Kings is Australia’s favourite guided holiday company, with over 100 years of experience. Their wide range of Day Tours, Short Breaks and Guided Holidays are the perfect way to experience the best of Australia & New Zealand. With day trips on Sydney Harbour to 22 Day tours that cover the length and breadth of both countries, AAT Kings really do have you covered.
Born on safari in East Africa in 1962, Abercrombie & Kent has been reinventing luxury travel for more than half a century. Now with 55 offices and more than 2,500 travel experts on the ground around the world, A&K take the world’s most discerning travellers to the ends of the earth on unforgettable adventures. This is luxury travel redefined – exquisite, creative, courageous and enriching journeys – taking travellers out of their comfort zones, in comfort, to more than 100 countries and all seven continents. See the world in a new light and find yourself somewhere amazing on an A&K private or small group journey or expedition cruise.
Albatross Tours cover Europe with a range of small group itineraries with a maximum of just 28 passengers on board full size coaches. Albatross Tours are fully inclusive with all accommodation, meals, tipping and entrance fees included in the original price and they take pride in their no “on tour” costs that can add up to over $100 a day with other companies. All tours are designed with Australian & New Zealander travellers in mind with plenty of “My Time” built into all trips.
APT services more than just European destinations. Imagine cruising the Lower Ganges or perhaps the Rhone or the Seine River. There are plenty of options worldwide to explore and discover some of the world’s best-kept secrets. APT has won a host of international awards including Berlitz “Highest Rated River Cruise Ships in Europe” and AFTA “Best River Cruise Operator”.
Back-roads Touring, as their name suggests offer small group touring with a maximum of 18 guests, along scenic back roads, avoiding busy motorways where possible. They offer authentic local experiences such as a Black Cab Tour of Belfast or a visit to the Irish National Horse Stud along with culinary discoveries like a Truffle Hunt in France or a visit to Rick Stein’s seafood restaurant in Padstow, while staying in boutique hotels and small locally run B&B’s. Back-Roads specialise in the UK & Ireland, along with continental Europe and Southeast Asia.
Established in 1969, Bench Africa is Australia’s oldest and most trusted Africa safari specialist. Bench Africa has the experience and knowledge of Africa to ensure that any holiday booked exceeds your expectations! The staff at Bench Africa understand that this may be your ‘once in a lifetime’ dream to travel to Africa and pride themselves on providing made to measure experiences that tick all your boxes.
Botanica World Discoveries offers botanically themed river and small ship cruises and tours to iconic destinations. Combine your passion for history, gardens and travel beyond the garden gate with a botanical expert. Botanica’s specialised itineraries combine iconic, must-see destinations with the opportunity to tour stately homes, castles, chateaux and magnificent gardens. On some tours you can even combine your land sightseeing with a luxurious cruise.
With 38 years of experience, Evergreen Cruises & Tours handcrafts travel itineraries that deliver the right balance of must-see attractions, cultural interaction and culinary delights so you will discover both the iconic sights as well as the best kept local secrets. Our tours are comprehensive but you will also appreciate the freedom for personal discoveries in your own time. Whether your dream is to cruise the magnificent rivers of Europe, Antarctica or the Galapagos islands, or to discover the beauty and charm of Europe, the passion and history of South America, the ever-popular attractions of the USA, the spectacular landscapes and safaris in Africa, or that trip of a lifetime combining a Canadian Rockies tour with a classic Alaskan Inside Passage cruise, travelling with Evergreen makes it easy. Closer to home, Evergreen’s Tasmanian tours will bring to life the natural attractions and fascinating cultures literally on your doorstep.
The small-group adventure travel experts cover every corner of the globe –with over 700 trips from the frozen Polar Regions, through deepest Africa, The America, Asia, Europe and the Pacific, chances are you’ll be able to find a trip with G Adventure. With varying tour and travel styles to suit all travellers and budgets, the key to all trips is local, sustainable, small group travel. With 100% Guaranteed Departures you can plan ahead with confidence. G Adventures has a range of tour styles for 18-to-Thirtysomethings, Active Tour, Rail Tours, Family Trips, Marine Tours and special tours in conjunction with National Geographic, along with immersive local living experiences in places as varied as Ulaanbaatar, Quito and Naples
For 90 years, Globus has been creating magical travel moments around the world. Whatever destination you choose, Globus takes you beyond being there – from where you rest your head, to living your dreams and unlocking local favourites.
We know your holiday is a precious gift. You want you to feel alive and be free to indulge your senses in every destination. So we’ve taken care of your accommodation, transport and give you VIP access to sights. Plus our Tour Directors and Local Guides share their secrets and get you where need to be.
Intrepid Travel started in 1988 when 2 mates from Melbourne decided to head off to explore Africa. When they returned they had the idea that this type of travel was what a lot of people were looking for and today over 100,000 people a year travel on small group tours around the world with Intrepid. Intrepid employ local leaders who are born and raised in the area you’ll travel with them through, giving you insights that can only be found with true locals. Intrepid have a variety of trip styles to suit all travellers and their budgets.
Peregrine operate small group tours with an average of 10 people per tour. They offer slow paced touring with quality, hand picked, centrally located accommodations along with local, knowledgeable guides. Most meals are included on Peregrine Tours and the guides have local connections and suggestions for back street bodegas and tiny non tourist bars. Most travel is done in small, air conditioned, private vehicles getting right into the heart of towns and cities that other larger coaches simple cannot enter.
Trafalgar Tours offer over 300 trips across 7 continents and are one of the most awarded travel brands in the world. They offer carefully crafted trips and exclusive Be My Guest experiences. On each trip, you can expect a variety of Hidden Gems shared by your expert Travel Director, and access to the iconic sites that you’ve always dreamt of visiting. But that’s just the beginning. Trafalgar delved deeper into the destinations you love, to deliver you a collection of local experiences you won’t find with anyone else. Leave the guidebooks at home and let Trafalgar show you the real thing, without worrying about a thing.
From cruising to rail excursions, family travel to holiday travel, trips to the great North American national parks or trips celebrating food, wine, fall foliage and nature, there are so many ways to travel with Tauck. All guided tours have a maximum of 25 guests and are as varied as exploring the grand National Parks of North America to the African Plains and Italian Alps.