Up to £950 off solo adventures

There are more exclusive discounts for newsletter subscribers this month, as well as early booking and last-minute deals, plus new holidays for single travellers. You can save almost £1,000 on a luxury river cruise in India. Scroll down for details.


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101holidays-cathy-winston – Cathy Winston, Editor of 101 Singles Holidays


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£150 off solo Maldives

Book by 30 August and newsletter subscribers can save £150 off seven nights at Reethi Beach in the Maldives with Barefoot Traveller, now £1,665 if you quote ‘101 Singles’. Activities range from exploring the reef to water sports, a spa, quizzes and beach parties, as well as the chance to relax by the Indian Ocean. Includes flights, accommodation and breakfast.



£400 off French retreat

Snap up a last-minute saving of £400 for a week-long in:spa retreat in Southern France starting 21 August, if you quote ‘101 Singles’. Now from £2,395, down from £2,795, the retreat includes flights, accommodation in medieval chateau Puyssentut with its saltwater swimming pool, gourmet detox meals and snacks, activities including yoga, hiking, fitness classes and personal training, plus nutritional advice.



£630 off Ethiopia tour

Get £230 off a 14-day trip to Ethiopia with Yellowwood Adventures plus the usual £400 single supplement if you quote ‘101 Singles’. Now £2,069, including accommodation and some meals, excluding flights, the trip visits 13th century rock-hewn churches, walking in the Simien and Gheralta Mountains and traditional food under the stars. Departs 6 October.


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£100 off midnight sun escape

There’s an early booking offer on Regent Holidays’ new Svalbard small group tour, saving £100. Now £2,400 down from £2,500 including a small single supplement, the new trip runs for the first time on 6 June, 2020, including flights, accommodation, tours and most meals, plus dog sledding, kayaking on the Adventfjord under the midnight sun and a catamaran trip to Russian-owned Barentsburg. Book by 30 September 2019.



Singles house party in Spain

Join Travel One’s famous autumn Spanish house party holiday in Nerja this October at the four-star Perla Marina Hotel in Nerja, Andalucia, with prices from £889 half board for seven nights from 13 October, including flights. There’s also the option to stay for 14 nights from 6 October.



Solos only Puglia

Follow in Gino D’Acampo’s footsteps on an eight-day tour of Puglia from Just You discovering the famous Trulli houses, beautiful Lecce and ancient cave homes in Matera. The Discover Puglia tour costs from £1,149 including flights, half-board accommodation for sole use in a four-star hotel plus one additional lunch. Departures through 2019 and 2020.


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£950 off India cruise

There’s no single supplement on a new 13-day Pandaw cruise of the Lower Ganges with Transindus, saving £950 on two departures in 2020. Priced from £4,350 leaving 16 April or £3,795 on 22 October, it includes flights, all accommodation with breakfast, with seven nights on the MV Kalaw Pandaw and entry fees.



Raphael anniversary trip to Italy

Mark 500 years since the death of Renaissance master Raffaello Sanzio with a special week-long tour of Italy from Martin Randall. Raphael 500 runs from 16-22 March, 2020, visiting his birthplace in Urbino as well as Florence and Rome, including a special anniversary exhibition and private visit to the Vatican. Priced £3,660, it includes double accommodation for sole use, flights, first class rail and private coach transfer, most meals with drinks and talks by an expert lecturer.



Solos-only Cuba

Singles specialists Solos Holidays have a new winter sun holiday to Cuba, staying at a four-star all-inclusive beachfront hotel at the resort of Jibacoa on the north coast. The seven-night break costs from £1,709 including flights departing 17 October, all-inclusive accommodation in a twin or double room and optional excursions including a visit to Havana.


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Destination of the month: Jordan

There’s a brand new group tour to Jordan exclusively for solo travellers from singles specialists Friendship Travel, as one of their new 2019/2020 winter holidays.


The 11-day tour visits the ancient city of Petra, the desert of Wadi Rum including a night in a Bedouin camp, a chance to float in the Dead Sea, relaxing by the Red Sea at the Gulf of Aqaba and a day trip to Israel.


Priced from £2,995, it includes flights departing 1 February, half-board accommodation in four and five star hotels, with rooms for sole use, plus the night under canvas in the desert, some additional meals and usually wine at dinner.


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Editor’s choice: Take Me To Africa

Discover some of the best of Africa, travelling from Zimbabwe and Botswana through to Zambia and South Africa with Take Me To Africa, a new addition to 101 Singles Holidays.


There’s no mandatory single supplement on the 15-day guided tour which includes a safari and a free 15-minute flight over the Victoria Falls. Priced £3,950, it includes luxury accommodation with breakfast, six lunches, eight dinners and activities, excludes flights. Departs 15 March.


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When do you want to travel?

If you know the month when you plan to take a solo holiday, see my tips for January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.


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