Please consider the following suggestions when you are seeking a travel companion:
Look carefully at free services offering to connect people.
Everyone loves a bargain, but free services may not include address checks (costly and time-consuming).
Convicts and scam artists can join and they will. "Free" can attract the worst type of travel
partners — freeloaders.
Travel Companions (two-legged)
Travel Companions (four-legged — traveling with your dog or . . .
Pet Supplies/Products — Emphasis: Travel
Travel with Dogs — Books
Travel with Pets — Accommodations, Parks, Tour Groups, etc.
Why Travel Alone
— Travel Companion Exchange, Inc., in its 20th year, is headed by Jens Jurgen. A consumer-oriented travel writer,
he's also known for a bi-monthly travel newsletter covering airfare bargains, hotel and cruise discounts, travel
safety tips, senior travel discounts, books for singles, and more.
Connecting: Solo Travel Network — Membership group
based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Elderhostel — A not-for-profit organization
with 25 years of experience providing high-quality, affordable, educational adventures for adults who are 55 and
SoloTraveller.com — is a free site dedicated
to independent travelers worldwide who are looking for travel partners. Currently, they have over 1900 members
and a lively message board.
You can search at least 50 criteria to find a match. When we gave it a try, we discovered: 590 individuals interested
in cruises; 240 interested in safari and 69 interested in gambling.
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