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International Women’s Day – Best Places For Women To Travel Solo

The annual day to celebrate and honour the achievements of women across the globe, International Women’s Day, takes place on 8th March. In honour of International Women’s Day, shares its recommended destinations for females who are looking to travel solo.

With freedom, flexibility and ‘learning who they are’ strong motivators for women to embark on a solo trip, females have also travelled alone to escape from daily routines and embrace a change of scenery*. This International Women’s Day, recommends taking inspiration from women waving the flag for solo travel and booking a trip to remember.

The top 10 places for a female solo adventure according to are:

  • Canada
  • Spain
  • Iceland
  • Norway
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • Finland
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Germany

With over 9,000 Google searches for ‘solo female travel’ in the past month, an increase of 81 per cent in the last year**, the trend for adventuring alone is clearly on the rise. A key consideration for when recommending destinations is safety, as searches for ‘safest travel for solo female’ have risen by 189 per cent in the last year alone**.

Canada has a relatively low crime rate, a high degree of gender equality, as well as friendly and hospitable locals. Additionally, Canada’s well-developed infrastructure, accessibility and stunning natural beauty make it effortless and enjoyable for solo female travellers to explore. In addition, open to visitors again, New Zealand has long been considered one of the safest and most peaceful societies in the world. Offering an abundance of natural and cultural sights, beautiful green landscapes and modern, attractive cities, New Zealand is the ideal multi-stop destination for women looking for an adventure of a lifetime.

Looking for inspiration and guidance? Experts at have curated a variety of trip templates that are perfect for female solo travellers from the ‘Best of the Alps: Zurich to Munich’, to ‘Spain’s hidden treasures’ and ‘Southern Japan highlights from Tokyo to Fukuoka’. What’s more, the travel booking platform benefits from individual travel guides for essential information on destinations across the globe that include health and safety, laws and etiquette as well as helpful tips and suggestions for local, must-see sights and attractions.

Joshua Dunne, CEO,, says: “Travelling solo offers amazing, unforgettable experiences and often encourages you to get out of your comfort zone, try something new, and meet new people from different backgrounds and cultures along the way. Having the freedom to travel exactly where you want to go, see the sights on your bucket list, all while taking a break from your normal routine, is why we, at, recommend embarking on a solo adventure at least once in your lifetime.”

For more information on, visit the website or email info@travelplanbooker.comWatch this video for further details on how works.


Notes for editors:
* 11 Reasons why women travel solo – Hostelworld
** Google Trends, statistics correct as of 23.02.2022

Image captions:

  1. In honour of International Women’s Day, recommends Canada to females that are looking to travel solo. Image credit: Kalen Emsley
  2. New Zealand is the ideal multi-stop destination for women looking for an adventure of a lifetime. Image credit: Katie McBroom
  3. Experts at have designed a 14 night trip to Japan that is perfect for female solo travellers. Image credit: Sora Sagano
  4. Spain features in’s recommended places to visit for women travelling alone. Image credit: Miltiadis Fragkidis

About is a one-stop online travel agency. Designed to simplify travel planning, the platform enables travellers to book and pay for everything from transport to accommodation, as well as rental cars, excursions and travel insurance, from a variety of suppliers, all in one place. offers inspiration and provides all the tools needed to plan a complex, multi-destination trip, with ease.


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28th February 2023


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