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TravelThis Is Why Americans Choose Solo Travel

21:15  16 may  2019
21:15  16 may  2019 Source:   travelandleisure.com

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More and more people are planning solo travel . “ Traveling alone can be a unique experience, and it’s something that a majority (66 percent) of According to the survey, 46 percent of respondents said their motivation to travel alone was to have the “freedom to choose their own itinerary without input

More and more people are planning solo travel . “ Traveling alone can be a unique experience, and it’s something that a majority (66 percent) of Americans The other reasons people chose solo travel included bolstering their own sense of independence and self-confidence (32 percent), wanting to go

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If you're considering taking a trip on your own this year, you're not alone. More and more people are planning solo travel.

“Traveling alone can be a unique experience, and it’s something that a majority (66 percent) of Americans either have done or would consider doing,” according to YouGov, a market research and data analytics firm that recently surveyed U.S. adults about solo travel.

According to the survey, 46 percent of respondents said their motivation to travel alone was to have the “freedom to choose their own itinerary without input from others.” The second most popular reason, selected by 37 percent of respondents, was that it’s “easier to relax and unwind when they’re alone.”

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Of course, traveling solo depends on the type of trip. At least half of Americans (57%) says they would like to take a trip to another U.S. city by themselves. Those who do not want to travel alone said their primary reasons are that they fear feeling unsafe (57%), especially women, or lonely (51%).

Why Take a Solo Trip? Travel companions are cool. Also, solo travel fits anyone, whether you’re single, in a relationship, extroverted, or introverted, and here are five excellent “One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must

The other reasons people chose solo travel included bolstering their own sense of independence and self-confidence (32 percent), wanting to go to destinations that their family and friends weren't interested in (32 percent), and finding it easier to meet new people alone (17 percent).

As for where these solo adventurers want to go, 57 percent of responders said they’re interested in taking a trip to another U.S. city alone, 50 percent want to hit the open road for a road trip, 40 percent want to visit a foreign country, 37 percent want to take a cruise, 30 percent are feeling a beach vacation, and 25 percent said a solo camping trip is for them.

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