Solo Travel Safety

Solo travellers face unique safety issues.

When you travel alone, you are more vulnerable to dangers such as street scams, theft, assault, intoxication and getting lost. But there are many steps that you can take to minimise the risks of travelling alone.

On this page, you’ll find everything you need to know about solo travel safety.


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35 Solo Travel Safety Tips (2023)

35 solo travel safety tips that you need to know to keep yourself free from harm.

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