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Do you prefer to travel alone or with someone?

Do you find travelling alone a daunting experience? Or do you prefer the freedom of being independant and free to explore at your own pace?
Is it better to travel with a partner? Family? Friends? Reply

Last reply: 30th May 2014 / 103 replies / Post by akol

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Jennifer3

Posted by: Jennifer3
Posted: 24th Oct 2010

Jennifer3 says: always nicer having someone traveling with you, but have traveled alone and enjoyed it. Reply

poison

Posted by: poison
Posted: 30th Nov 2010

Jennifer3 says: always nicer having someone traveling with you, but have traveled alone and enjoyed it.

poison says: i dont enjoy travelling alone, but occassionally i like to be on my own for a short time Reply

Jennifer3

Posted by: Jennifer3
Posted: 30th Nov 2010

poison says: i dont enjoy travelling alone, but occassionally i like to be on my own for a short time

Jennifer3 says: Im the same, much prefer someone with me, much more enjoyable. Reply

banger

Posted by: banger
Posted: 10th Dec 2010

Jennifer3 says: always nicer having someone traveling with you, but have traveled alone and enjoyed it.

banger says: Like you I have always enjoyed travelling alone as you can go to any destination at your leisure and stay as long as you like.When travelling in Africa in the 70's I went on my own and hitched meeting the locals with them showing me the sights.Friends of mine went overland and bitched and whinged from Capetown to London so who do you think had the better time!

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Pat

Posted by: Pat
Posted: 16th Sep 2011

banger says: Like you I have always enjoyed travelling alone as you can go to any destination at your leisure and stay as long as you like.When travelling in Africa in the 70's I went on my own and hitched...

Pat says: Couldn't agree more! Reply

kia orana

Posted by: kia orana
Posted: 23rd May 2014

Jennifer3 says: always nicer having someone traveling with you, but have traveled alone and enjoyed it.

kia orana says: Travel with the family is always an exciting activities which brings the family together Reply

rylrebel

Posted by: rylrebel
Posted: 1st Nov 2010

rylrebel says: travelling with family is the best Reply

poison

Posted by: poison
Posted: 30th Nov 2010

rylrebel says: travelling with family is the best

poison says: i agree with you that family is best Reply

neety

Posted by: neety
Posted: 17th Nov 2010

neety says: I have travelled twice by myself, but I was on an organised tour, so there were people to talk to everyday. It was a bit lonely sometimes as others were couples/friends. Travelling with others can be nice, sharing the experience and also helping to pay costs. Reply

poison

Posted by: poison
Posted: 30th Nov 2010

neety says: I have travelled twice by myself, but I was on an organised tour, so there were people to talk to everyday. It was a bit lonely sometimes as others were couples/friends. Travelling with others can...

poison says: i think group tours are good cost wise and am considering going on some in the near future Reply

asif381

Posted by: asif381
Posted: 12th Aug 2013

poison says: i think group tours are good cost wise and am considering going on some in the near future

asif381 says: yes I agree with u Reply

Blossom

Posted by: Blossom
Posted: 4th Sep 2013

poison says: i think group tours are good cost wise and am considering going on some in the near future

Blossom says: Not only are they good cost wise but you can just enjoy the scenery, not miss out because you have to watch where you are driving, also for other vehicles on the road. In a coach you are "sitting up much higher" too so you see things you would otherwise miss. Even a professional truck driver (now retired) driving a car has pointed that out. Also tour operators are often allowed to take groups into places that otherwise you not allowed to enter to to see.
If you calculate your costs for fuel and resulting car maintenance (including the possibility of having to replace a tyre/tyres which we experienced - we damaged 2 on a dirt road which had some sharp stones just under the surface) One went down immediately and the other had a very slow leak or we would have been stranded until somebody stopped which people are reluctant to do due to assaults etc. They know the good spots for meals during the day when travelling, satisfactory accomodation, etc.
One good tip, if you are travelling by car with/without a caravan and want to stop for a meal, the truckies seem to know the cafes, restruants etc. that have reasonably healthy meals and good prices too. If there are any trucks there you can be sure the food is good. Word soon gets around about the good and bad food places. Travelling with a relative one day we stopped at a cafe at a service station and there was 2 trucks parked there, and 2 also left as we arrived there. Within 10 minutes there was another 6 trucks arrived, some from both directions. I know of one place in country SA that was heavily patronised by the truckies - the owner even built a park out the back for them as there was complaints about them all parking along the side of the road. It changed hands, the food quality deteriorated and the truckies hardly use it. They go to another one further up the road, and if they are heading interstate they park at the kerb on a service road and walk across the highway where they could have stayed on the side that they were driving on. I won't name the town for legal reasons otherwise I would. Reply

winspaz

Posted by: winspaz
Posted: 17th Nov 2010

winspaz says: I like to travel with close friends or family. It also depends on where we are going. Eg. if the aim of the trip was exploring, and adrenaline stuff, then i like to go w/ close friends, but if its more relaxing, enjoying the scenery type, then i like going w/ parents. Reply

poison

Posted by: poison
Posted: 30th Nov 2010

winspaz says: I like to travel with close friends or family. It also depends on where we are going. Eg. if the aim of the trip was exploring, and adrenaline stuff, then i like to go w/ close friends, but if its...

poison says: i go camping with my family a couple of times a year and it is always with family i can entertain the grandchildren while the parents have a little time to them selves Reply

woosif

Posted by: woosif
Posted: 18th Nov 2010

woosif says: ooh good question, it depends, I have travelled to over 35 countries alone mainly as most other people just want a beach and a resort and I like to see the country as it really is, so the other 7-8 with my family.... funny we are all so different, but I would have liked to share things with someone like the sun coming up over Mt Everest or chillies drying on a desert nomads land ect ect but some are not so willing to go out their comfort zone and some are just home buddies so I suppose I should be lucky that my journeys were not ruined with loud mouthed tacky people eating chips.... ha ha ha they world is just phenominal. Reply

poison

Posted by: poison
Posted: 30th Nov 2010

woosif says: ooh good question, it depends, I have travelled to over 35 countries alone mainly as most other people just want a beach and a resort and I like to see the country as it really is, so the other 7-8...

poison says: i have travelled to thailand twice once with my husband on organised tours and we enjoyed it second time was with more fsmily members and stayed wth family member over there and it was enormous fun we just did our own thing Reply

meli

Posted by: meli
Posted: 19th Nov 2010

meli says: as a family oriented gal,travelling together is a must-however,some occasions have called for leaving the family home,and thats okay too. Reply

uruz

Posted by: uruz
Posted: 23rd Nov 2010

uruz says: I'm the happiest travelling alone...well with my dog only and going bush. I don't like conducted tours or tour groups although travelling with good friends is okay occasionally. Reply

wilhamina

Posted by: wilhamina
Posted: 24th Nov 2010

wilhamina says: I often travel alone, though I have been on tours. Trouble with them is that I may want to see something that is not included, or we do not stay long enough.. That is why I tend to travel alone. Would be nice to have companions sometimes, but I am quite used to my own company, and manage quite well. Reply

Beetle Bailey

Posted by: Beetle Bailey
Posted: 26th Jul 2013

wilhamina says: I often travel alone, though I have been on tours. Trouble with them is that I may want to see something that is not included, or we do not stay long enough.. That is why I tend to travel alone....

Beetle Bailey says: Yes. i agree with everything you say. In all my Travels, It has always been, just ME.. I enjoy being by myself, I can go & do whatever I want. No pressure but also, been on a Guided Tour & have enjoyed the company that goes with it. Either way, I'm happy but actually having someone with me 24/7, I have yet to experience. Reply

super88

Posted by: super88
Posted: 27th Nov 2010

super88 says: I've done both, and they both have advantages. At the end of the day it's nice to have someone to share the experience with. I find I meet a lot of interesting people and end up in very different places when I travel alone.When I have other people to consider I'm not so adventurous. Travelling alone is definately more daunting but can lead to an unexpected adventure.
They are both good. Reply

lmewburn

Posted by: lmewburn
Posted: 29th Nov 2010

lmewburn says: My Wife and I went to Europe 2 years ago for 5 weeks with a couple from Perth we had a great time, but since we have been back in 2009 & have just got back 3 weeks ago and we feel going with others takes away part of your holiday and we tend to do more and see more when the 2 of us are the only ones Reply

Bloss

Posted by: Bloss
Posted: 30th Nov 2010

Bloss says: Love to travel with my partner. Contemplating a cruise with him and a couple of friends. Sharing things is part of the pleasure. Reply

Elly

Posted by: Elly
Posted: 30th Nov 2010

Elly says: I actually prefer to travel alone - though it is nice to have company from time to time. My ex was a pain to travel with - he did not like walking and preferred to test the restaurants and bars, while I would want to walk and explore and take photos. I hate dining alone. I'm going to try travelling with a friend next year, but I like to have my own sleeping space and room, as I am a light sleeper. I have travelled to the UK, Ireland, US, China and South Korea on my own - the latter two places I have been an English teacher there for several semesters. Reply

poison

Posted by: poison
Posted: 30th Nov 2010

poison says: i prefer to travel with someone. i find it better to be able to do something i enjoy with family as we always have lots of fun when we are together Reply

poison

Posted by: poison
Posted: 30th Nov 2010

poison says: i like to travel with family preferrably and do things at our own pace Reply

Eagleswings

Posted by: Eagleswings
Posted: 30th Nov 2010

Eagleswings says: I definitely prefer to travel with someone, preferably my husband. Travelling overseas alone would be scary, but have travelled alone domestically with family to meet me at the other end - that was ok. Reply

indigoscarlet

Posted by: indigoscarlet
Posted: 14th Dec 2010

indigoscarlet says: I prefer to travel with others where possible. Not because I am frightened of travelling alone, or because I don't enjoy it, but simply because I love to get the perspective of others. Part of the joy of travelling, for me, is to see something for myself, and to see it through the eyes of others. This can put such a different and interesting spin on something. Reply

vanillaslice

Posted by: vanillaslice
Posted: 17th Dec 2010

vanillaslice says: My wife and I usually go together and that's how I prefer it. We have been away with a good friends couple, but found that after a few days you need your own space. There's no need to go overseas, this country has lots to offer. Reply

Huskydog

Posted by: Huskydog
Posted: 18th Dec 2010

Huskydog says: I would only ever travel alone as you meet more people. I've travelled twice with someone else but have not enjoyed it at all!! Have travelled alone and worked overseas for many yearsI & would highly recommend going alone. Unfortunately my dog does not allow me to travel overseas any more so I have to find dog-friendly accommodation in Australia and recommend the NSW South Coast! Reply

deb

Posted by: deb
Posted: 25th Jan 2011

deb says: I just love to travel, it is great to travel with someone but I don't mind travelling solo. I love to have new experiences with my husband or with a few girlfriends, but not all together. Reply

aussiejohn

Posted by: aussiejohn
Posted: 29th Jan 2011

aussiejohn says: I used to travel overseas with a friend years ago and it was nice to have someone to talk to on the long 13 hour flights etc and to have meals with Reply

aussiejohn

Posted by: aussiejohn
Posted: 29th Jan 2011

aussiejohn says: I used to travel overseas with a friend years ago and it was nice to have someone to talk to on the long 13 hour flights etc and to sightsee with, though much of the time he was on business during the day while I went sightseeing! In the last 20 years I have travelled everywhere alone. The long journeys do get a bit boring but I enjoy the freedom to do what I like and when. I can decide each day as it comes, can eat when I like, visit things I like to see rather than having to think for 2 people etc. Reply

Marilyn

Posted by: Marilyn
Posted: 1st Feb 2011

Marilyn says:
Traveling with a friend/partner is always best but if you do it for a job -it happens as part of your work.
Go with a group of people if you don't like being alone. Reply

SarahEC

Posted by: SarahEC
Posted: 3rd Feb 2011

SarahEC says: I have always travelled alone and love the freedom to do whatever I want (including a fling if the mood takes me!). However now I am partnered I have to remember to organise my travel with my partner in mind! He came with me on my last trip and I was a bit nervous as we don't live together and I wasn't sure how we'd do. But in fact it was lovely, though I probably could have done with a couple of days to myself in there. It helps that we have very similar interests, so he was happy to go to theatre eight times in a week like me (what else is New York for!) Reply

tess

Posted by: tess
Posted: 9th Feb 2011

tess says: i prefer to travel with my family. its more fun and i feel more secure. Reply

reubenpage

Posted by: reubenpage
Posted: 4th Mar 2011

reubenpage says: I always travelm overseas alone, because I always decide to travel with short notice. I went to USA alone and it was awesome, I didnt hav eto worry about anyone and planned everything as i went. Reply

Analog6

Posted by: Analog6
Posted: 13th Mar 2011

Analog6 says: As a photographer I enjoy travelling alone (or with just my partner) self drive, preferably motorhome, so I can stop whenever I like - every 100 metres on a recent trip to a scenic area in NZ! - and explore places that catch my fancy. Reply

Pedro

Posted by: Pedro
Posted: 13th Mar 2011

Pedro says: I drove trucks for 25 years including interstate, and I can tell you I love nothing better than travelling with my beautiful wife of 45 years.
Now that I am retired we are together all the time. Sure beats being on your own Reply

jj

Posted by: jj
Posted: 13th Mar 2011

jj says: Reply

mumza58

Posted by: mumza58
Posted: 16th Mar 2011

mumza58 says: I prefer to travel with family and friends, I find that talking about holidays years later are always better if you can talk and laugh about your holiday with someone that was with you, everyone else has that boared glazed look in there eyes. Reply

riaria0203

Posted by: riaria0203
Posted: 2nd Apr 2011

riaria0203 says: I prefer company when travelling although I have not ruled out going solo one day! I like travelling with family members, we share common interests and its a good time for some family bonding! Reply

sandylee

Posted by: sandylee
Posted: 19th Apr 2011

sandylee says: I would prefer to travel alone but if you would like to share your travelling adventure holiday with someone that take a friend, or find a travelling companion. Reply

stevanie

Posted by: stevanie
Posted: 20th Apr 2011

stevanie says: I have done both. It depends who is travelling with me.Some people r fun to travel with others r a nightmare. Reply

jeremiah_cool

Posted by: jeremiah_cool
Posted: 22nd Apr 2011

jeremiah_cool says: I use to travel with my friends when I was not married.I travelled with my friends to few concerts in Sydney,Melbourne. But I hate the experience of travelling on my own.It's not so much of fun and freedom that you think it is.Actually, travelling alone is quite a daunting experience for me.Joy lies in sharing the trip with someone.It is always pleasantfor me to travel anywhere in the world,with my family and friends.I have been overseas so many times with my wife and it was quite a plesaurable experience for me.

On one occassion, we went to Singapore and then to India and we stayed in a cottage on the foothills of the Great Himalayans.We had pure spicy Indian food and trekked a bit tothe nearby villages there,met the locals and it was so much more pleasant and enjoyable experience with my wife.

Now that we live in Australia,every weekend, me and my wife and sometimes few friends go for camping and fishing.And believe me,its no fun going for camping and fishing without your friends and family.When it is really cold,me and my wife snuggle up to each other and when we are with our friends, we all light up some fire and sing songs along the fireplace,have coffee/tea together and that makes me feel so warm.The warmth of family and friends.It is such a heavenly experience to spend time with your loved ones :) Reply

Paulie

Posted by: Paulie
Posted: 3rd May 2011

Paulie says: I've never had to travel alone and would much rather have a companion with me, to share everything with. I'd rather travel with my partner, than family or friends because with the others, there are too many people involved, with too many different ideas. Reply

dint

Posted by: dint
Posted: 6th May 2011

dint says: When travelling with folk I always make sure I have time to do my own thing Reply

dint

Posted by: dint
Posted: 6th May 2011

dint says: Reply

ellamay

Posted by: ellamay
Posted: 16th May 2011

ellamay says: I rather travel with another person than on my own especially being a woman when travelling overseas. It`s so much nicer to enjoy the trip and share the memories. I get on well with my Mum so we have done some interstate trips and always do things we both like such as sightseeing, shopping and eating out. I have been overseas in the past with some girl friends but mostly we have joined organised tour groups. It was good to have a tour guide who could speak the language and understand the ways and where we could go for shopping and sightseeing. Reply

DragonLady

Posted by: DragonLady
Posted: 26th May 2011

DragonLady says: Alone - I can do what I want, when I want! None of my family nor friends share my interest in archaeology so it is easier to travel alone! Reply

PGS

Posted by: PGS
Posted: 15th Jun 2011

PGS says: Doesn't bother me either way.

Mrs is going home (Thailand) for 2 months soon, so I will have 3 weeks 'peaceful holiday' here before going to the Philippines & China alone, then meet her at home.

Been to many places alone, rarely had a problem. Reply

Jude

Posted by: Jude
Posted: 4th Jul 2011

Jude says: I prefer to travel with someone I am close to, but circumstances have forced me to travel alone quite a lot. Once through the queues and paperwork involved I usually enjoy the experience. Reply

thefoxboy

Posted by: thefoxboy
Posted: 8th Jul 2011

thefoxboy says: I travelled round the world on my own for 12mths, it was great. Get up, sleep in...do whatever you want and meet heaps of new people, loved it. Reply

Pat

Posted by: Pat
Posted: 16th Sep 2011

Pat says: I would - and do - only travel on my own. Groups? Disaster! Friends? Stops you meeting other people and are often too critical. Reply

Aziran

Posted by: Aziran
Posted: 22nd Nov 2011

Aziran says: I always thought I wouldn't like travelling alone until I had to go to Canada for work! I was pretty stressed about it, but loved the experience and would now highly recommend it! Great being able to do whatever you want to do (even not quite the same with a spouse no matter how close you are) and you also tend to meet more people when alone - I found people approached me more than they do when I'm in a couple and I made quite a few friends who I am still in touch with. Great to stay at a hostel when you are alone as loads of other people are travelling alone too. Reply

Gezzy

Posted by: Gezzy
Posted: 23rd Nov 2011

Gezzy says: I enjoy travelling with my Wife, although I have done a good bit on my own before I met my wife. We really enjoy each others company particularly on a cruise. Reply

Hilary

Posted by: Hilary
Posted: 21st Feb 2012

Gezzy says: I enjoy travelling with my Wife, although I have done a good bit on my own before I met my wife. We really enjoy each others company particularly on a cruise.

Hilary says: I've been thinking it would be nice to go on a cruise but they are so expensive ... Reply

ska59

Posted by: ska59
Posted: 24th Nov 2011

ska59 says: Diffidently alone no hassles, just you and the surroundings of freedom with no-one to answer too just the service of enjoyment in your own space of mind. Reply

labelle14

Posted by: labelle14
Posted: 16th Feb 2012

labelle14 says: I find it better to travel with friends or family, having someone there to share the experience with, whom you can recall memories with in the future. Reply

Sandy

Posted by: Sandy
Posted: 20th Feb 2012

Sandy says: I have also travelled alone but it is nicer to have a friend with you. My gripe is if I travel alone everything is twin share. You either have to share a room with a stranger or pay for 2. Reply

Hilary

Posted by: Hilary
Posted: 21st Feb 2012

Hilary says: I enjoy travelling on my own so long as I have a safe place to stay and can ring home and talk about what I've done. I also like to travel with my husband. We get on really well. We mostly do everything together but if one of us wants to do something on our own because the other one's not interested that's fine. Just because you go on a holiday together doesn't mean you have to do everything together. Reply

riaria0203

Posted by: riaria0203
Posted: 6th Mar 2012

riaria0203 says: I prefer travelling with someone especially if they share the same interests that I do, it keeps the whole trip fun and interesting. Reply

dave

Posted by: dave
Posted: 8th Apr 2012

dave says: with someone its more fun Reply

Lastcardlouis

Posted by: Lastcardlouis
Posted: 18th Apr 2012

Lastcardlouis says: When I was single (between marriages) I travelled overseas quite a bit, both for work and pleasure. It gave me the greatest possible flexibility because I didn't have to consider anyone else's interests or feelings and I really enjoyed it that way. But these days my wife and I travel a lot - all for pleasure - and only rarely do either of us do a solo trip. And now I find there's something nice about the shared memories, photos, videos, etc., which in truth have no meaning to anybody else.

Travel to a country where you don't speak the language can be tricky, and guided tours are good in this situation. Phones with map and language translation capabilities are good, too. And overseas travel ensures that when you get back home you have a better understanding of just what a great place Australia really is! Reply

wojo12

Posted by: wojo12
Posted: 22nd Apr 2012

wojo12 says: I've always travelled alone, to some off-the-beaten-track places often. Easy decisions as to turn left, or turn right.

But now as a pensioner I missed being able to share a sunrise (much beter than sunsets), a great meal, a good glass of red wine, a magnificent vista, a tropical valley, a wondrous waterfall, a tropical thunderstorm, a white sandy beach, ....... I could go on, but I won't

I'm going outside now to pack up the caravan again - I wish!!!!! Reply

John

Posted by: John
Posted: 24th Apr 2012

John says: How the hell do we get points and with someone Reply

gobatgirl

Posted by: gobatgirl
Posted: 26th Apr 2012

gobatgirl says: I prefer to travel with my Partner or with Family and friends its breaks the boredom of travelling alone. Reply

Loz

Posted by: Loz
Posted: 1st May 2012

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Ali

Posted by: Ali
Posted: 2nd May 2012

Ali says: It is always much nicer travelling with someone. My husband and I still enjoy each other's company after 30 years of marriage and there's no one else I'd rather travel with than him. Our adult children do occasionally join us (the more the merrier). Reply

phoenix555

Posted by: phoenix555
Posted: 12th Jun 2012

phoenix555 says: I prefer to travel with my partner.

I'm travelling next month with a friend that I haven't seen for 20 years - we're spending two weeks together in another country - and I'm just hoping that it all goes smoothly.

I'm too chicken to travel alone, as a female. Reply

Meeka

Posted by: Meeka
Posted: 15th Jun 2012

Meeka says: I would always want to travel with someone or my Husband, as if anything happened you would feel safe and also have company during the day to enjoy your holiday. Reply

vin

Posted by: vin
Posted: 17th Jun 2012

vin says: family Reply

crazycat

Posted by: crazycat
Posted: 21st Jun 2012

crazycat says: I travel with my husband. I doubt I would enjoy travelling with a large group of people as I like to be able to make my mind up as I go where to go and what to do. I understand the benefits of travelling in numbers if something goes wrong but my personal preference is not to be controlled or feel responsible for other peoples holiday enjoyment. Reply

Val

Posted by: Val
Posted: 29th Jul 2012

Val says: There are both positive and negative aspects to travelling alone. The positives would be that one doesn't have to keep an eye on one's companion or worry when they make a dash to the loo seconds before the departure announcements. One is free to bumble around and get lost in foreign airports without having to put up with the potential pained expressions and rolling eyes of a travel companion.
The negatives of traveling alone are that if one misses a departure announcement, a travel companion might hear it and be able to prod you into action - unless you happen to be the one on the loo. Reply

Goong

Posted by: Goong
Posted: 20th Sep 2012

Goong says: Alone always good. If married with a child like myself then with them is definitely with them. But I will never travel with friend againaagain after a bad experience. Reply

Ricklz

Posted by: Ricklz
Posted: 2nd Oct 2012

Ricklz says: to me depends where you travel to.
if its a weekend trip to a sunny place best to go with your girls, more fun and sunbaking and drinks by the pool..
if your going for awhile i would prefer to take my partner i dont think i could go alone i get abit scared ... :( Reply

Liz12

Posted by: Liz12
Posted: 10th Oct 2012

Liz12 says: With someone. Have travelled alone and it was okay. But you find yourself longing for familiarity. Especially when seeing other tourists in groups of friends laughing and chatting.
Contiki is probably the kind of thing you'd have no qualms travelling alone though. Reply

puffpetey

Posted by: puffpetey
Posted: 11th Oct 2012

puffpetey says: i feel its better to be with some friends as it is safer and can be more fun but must be with rely good friends not just people you no
Reply

rosie

Posted by: rosie
Posted: 11th Oct 2012

rosie says: ID personally love to travel with a friend simply because its an experience in my life id love others to have. Reply

spareparts

Posted by: spareparts
Posted: 14th Oct 2012

spareparts says: I prefer to travel with my husband or one of my girlfriends Reply

asif381

Posted by: asif381
Posted: 12th Aug 2013

asif381 says: more likely to someone Reply

fionaroesli

Posted by: fionaroesli
Posted: 25th Sep 2013

fionaroesli says: Traveling with a best friend would be nicer for teenage girls, i would say. As they share the same interest on things and places and it is nicer to enjoy it together. Reply

madarss

Posted by: madarss
Posted: 29th Sep 2013

madarss says: Am a LONE traveler, I find that 1 has MORE time 2 explore--by 1ns.,selfe,eH?? Reply

Carrie55

Posted by: Carrie55
Posted: 29th Sep 2013

Carrie55 says: I much prefer to travel with my husband or with others. It's more fun sharing experiences with someone else. Reply

Dora

Posted by: Dora
Posted: 18th Nov 2013

Dora says: I travel alone every year & I enjoy it. Gives me the freedom to see & do what I want & stay at different locations for exactly how long I want. It also gives me the chance to meet & make new friends who share my interests.

I would not mind going on a trip with family or friends. I am sure I would love that. But not all the time. Once in a way is fine.
My next trip is scheduled around the December holidays. I love everything about traveling, even the flying & the airports. Reply

SassyDee

Posted by: SassyDee
Posted: 29th Jan 2014

SassyDee says: Travelling on your own means you don't have to answer to anybody else and can take as much time doing whatever you want but it can also be very lonely when you have nobody else to share your experiences and talk about them with.
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pookybby

Posted by: pookybby
Posted: 30th Jan 2014

pookybby says: Personally I'd love you just go on a holiday alone but I think at the end of the day I'd be too lonely and scared of something going wrong. It would be good to have the freedom or doing things on your own and not having anyone complain about doing something you want to do but also wouldn't it be better to experience things with others. People you love and want to share things together. I would definitely feel better going with a partner - actually going on a cruise in march with my partner and I couldn't be more excited! Reply

Graceee

Posted by: Graceee
Posted: 30th Jan 2014

Graceee says: Travelling with family can be a hectic nightmare, keeping everyone close and moving around; especially on overseas trips. Personally I much prefer with someone special who you can be yourself around comfortably like a partner, you can completely relax and enjoy the company of being with each other Reply

wildone

Posted by: wildone
Posted: 31st Jan 2014

wildone says: I travel on my own as I think it makes me more independent,but then meet up with family friends when I get to the destination Reply

milky

Posted by: milky
Posted: 5th Feb 2014

milky says: i recomend all because you can have as much fun as you want with all of the above Reply

Kate.Sween

Posted by: Kate.Sween
Posted: 4th Mar 2014

Kate.Sween says: I like travelling alone. I have found that you meet a lot more people, you're able to do exactly what you want and often discover yourself a bit more. I recommend that you don't travel for too long by yourself though because it can get lonely after a while. Reply

Maddy4

Posted by: Maddy4
Posted: 7th Mar 2014

Maddy4 says: definitely with some one, at least one other person. Things are simplified when travelling with family, you can call them out on their wrong doings. If done with friends and partners it can make for a difficult holiday. Obviously, some alone time in necessary though. Reply

pink55

Posted by: pink55
Posted: 25th Mar 2014

pink55 says: It really depends where you go. ask around and see if people your own age find a area or country safe. I have gone to a few places and find I love the freedom to do what I want to do Reply

Greg1

Posted by: Greg1
Posted: 26th Mar 2014

Greg1 says: I prererto travel with others. Recently travelled with a group of 8 (including my wife) on a short cruise. Most enjoyable! Reply

Greg1

Posted by: Greg1
Posted: 26th Mar 2014

Greg1 says: I prererto travel with others. Recently travelled with a group of 8 (including my wife) on a short cruise. Most enjoyable! Reply

Pain

Posted by: Pain
Posted: 29th Mar 2014

Pain says: its always better to have someone there with you but sometimes you just have to enjoy life by yourself Reply

jess312

Posted by: jess312
Posted: 4th Apr 2014

jess312 says: I think it's better to travel with family because you get to share your experiences with other people. Reply

Sil

Posted by: Sil
Posted: 16th May 2014

Sil says: Ive travelled a fair bit & i would say, best travel buddy is your sibling or best friend. Just one, the one you get on with the most! Partner can be ok, with family or large groups became a disaster & now with kids NO WAY. hahahah my kids are 2 & 4 & long flights like to South America were challenging & honestly not worth it, jet lag, tummy upsets etc, not fun.

I say go with one other person who is in the same boat financially, adventure level & emotionally (either your both single or not) makes the holiday a lot easier! Reply

antzy

Posted by: antzy
Posted: 18th May 2014

antzy says: I prefer travelling with my partner because we travel the same and I love sharing my experiences with him, but travelling by yourself is nice once in a while (I've had to learn how to travel on my own). Reply

swartz

Posted by: swartz
Posted: 22nd May 2014

swartz says: better to travel with friends you never know who you bump into Reply

Flamingbitch

Posted by: Flamingbitch
Posted: 25th May 2014

Flamingbitch says: I feel quite scared really. Ive always traveled with my partner and would be terrified to be in a foreign country with out him. Plus I love to share all my happy times together. Reply

RedNomadOZ

Posted by: RedNomadOZ
Posted: 29th May 2014

RedNomadOZ says: Travelling with others can be HELL if they're not on the same wavelength! But I'd prefer to travel with someone compatible - it's great to share the experience with someone like-minded! Reply

Bob

Posted by: Bob
Posted: 30th May 2014

Bob says: With family and friends. Reply

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