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    <p>Are you thinking about your next solo travel adventure? Why not try a <a href="https://www.rolcruise.co.uk/types-of-cruise/solo-travellers" target="_blank">solo cruise</a>? From the minimal planning required to the maximum socialising opportunities provided, here are five reasons solo cruises are the perfect way to travel:</p>\r\n
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    <h2>Reasons to book a solo cruise</h2>\r\n
    \r\n
    <h3>Minimal planning required</h3>\r\n
    \r\n
    <p>Let&rsquo;s face it, planning a trip involving multiple destinations can be stressful. There&rsquo;s so much to organise; how you&rsquo;ll get to each destination, what you&rsquo;ll see and where you&rsquo;ll eat - the list goes on!</p>\r\n
    \r\n
    <p>With a cruise, you don&rsquo;t need to worry about switching hotels or arranging transfers, your chosen ship will take you where you need to go. And, when you reach those destinations, specifically designed shore excursions will ensure you see the very best of each place. What&rsquo;s more, cruise ships have lots of dining options available, no matter when you&rsquo;re feeling peckish. All that&rsquo;s left for you to think about is relaxing and having a good time.</p>\r\n
    \r\n
    <h3>Solo adventures in good company</h3>\r\n
    \r\n
    <p>The world is a big place and it can seem intimidating to venture out there alone. Not so with a cruise! The many group excursions available allow you to experience a new place in the company of a trusted guide and your fellow cruise guests - without taking away your freedom to enjoy exploring independently.</p>\r\n
    \r\n
    <h3>Make new friends</h3>\r\n
    \r\n
    <p>Cruises are full of new and fascinating people and the ship provides a secure and fun environment in which to meet like-minded individuals. Many cruise lines provide solo meet and greets on board while others even offer dedicated lounges reserved specifically for solo passengers.</p>\r\n
    \r\n
    <p>As Adam Coulter of <a href="https://www.cruisecritic.co.uk/" target="_blank">Cruise Critic</a> explains, &ldquo;Solo cruising presents the perfect opportunity to explore far-flung exotic destinations and can be as sociable as you wish. Solo travellers can use sites such as Cruise Critic to connect with other cruisers online before their trip, which is ideal for those travellers who are looking for a more sociable travel experience.&rdquo;</p>\r\n
    \r\n
    <h3>Make the most of your evenings</h3>\r\n
    \r\n
    <p>When holidaying solo, have you ever felt reluctant to leave your hotel room in the evenings? You&rsquo;re not alone! The idea of venturing out into an unfamiliar city when darkness falls can seem daunting but on a cruise, the fun doesn&rsquo;t have to stop at 7 o&rsquo;clock.</p>\r\n
    \r\n
    <p>Cruise ships provide an abundance of entertainment options - from live music to Broadway musicals. And, if you want to explore what&rsquo;s in port, you&rsquo;re sure to find some fellow solo travellers on board to accompany you.</p>\r\n
    \r\n
    <h3>See the world your way</h3>\r\n
    \r\n
    <p>Travelling with friends and family is great but there&rsquo;s nothing quite like holidaying solo. An element of compromise is inevitable when you travel in a group, whereas solo cruises give you the freedom to choose what&rsquo;s best for you. This newfound freedom will likely make you feel liberated to try new things you wouldn&rsquo;t usually feel able to.</p>\r\n
    \r\n
    <p>As Kelly Dunning of <a href="https://global-goose.com/" target="_blank">Global Goose</a> explains, &ldquo;I love travelling solo because I am pushed out of my comfort zone and I learn and grow. Also, I find that I am more likely to strike up conversations with strangers when I am on my own, so a solo trip is rarely a lonely one.&rdquo;</p>\r\n
    \r\n
    <p>Indeed, a solo cruise is your time, your holiday and your adventure to pursue in any way you desire. Without needing to take the preferences of others into account, you&rsquo;re afforded this rarest of luxuries - an unusual occurrence indeed. After all, these breaks are meant to separate you from life&rsquo;s realities and there can be no better way to do that than aboard a cruise, dancing to the beat of your own drum, with no one to tell you differently. What could be better?</p>\r\n
    \r\n
    <p><a class="button" href="https://www.rolcruise.co.uk/find-your-cruise?categories%5B0%5D=Solo%20Cruises" target="_blank"><span style="color:#ffffff">See all featured solo cruises</span></a></p>
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