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Solo Travel vs Group Travel: Which One Do You Prefer?

Is there anything better than getting out there to see the world?

Traveling is definitely one of the greatest pleasures in life. It’s one of those things that once you start, you’ll never be able to stop.

There’s something remarkable about the way that traveling can open you up to experience different cultures, cuisines and landscapes. It shapes you and changes you. It can help you develop understanding and empathy. It creates everlasting memories that stay with you for the rest of your life.

And, well, it’s just plain fun.

Deciding on Traveling Solo vs. Group Travel

But when deciding on travel plans, there is one big question that needs to be answered before you can start planning the rest of your trip: Should you travel with someone else or should you travel solo?

Really, the decision between traveling alone or with someone else comes down to what’s most important for you.

Sharing lodging while traveling with other people can be a great way to save money when on a budget. It’s also reassuring to travel in a group, knowing that there is safety in numbers as you explore new parts of the world. But most importantly, traveling with other people is a great way to strengthen your relationship as you experience new things together.

However, traveling solo has its own set of benefits that you just can’t get when you go with other people. It may seem intimidating at first, but you’ll quickly figure out that traveling alone is extremely liberating. You have the freedom to do anything you want, whenever you want. You can plan your perfect trip without having to compromise anything at all.

Where do you stand? Would you rather travel in a group, or go it alone?

  • Do you prefer to travel alone, or with other people?

    • woman traveling solo, sitting on a railing overlooking the mountains
      Traveling solo is the way to go
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    • two friends having fun and traveling together, one friend getting a piggy back ride
      Experiencing travel with other people is the best
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Kate Singer

Kate Singer is a regular contributor to Polling Pig and enjoys making trivia, polls and personality quizzes.

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