Exclusive solo travel deals

This month I have three exclusive offers for newsletter subscribers, as well as great discounts on tours, and a cruise with no single supplement.


If you’re looking for more bargains, see the best cheap holidays for singles. If you have trouble viewing this email, click here.


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


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2-weeks-for-1 Turkey singles holiday

Get two weeks for the price of one on a singles-only holiday at Olympos Hotel in Oludeniz, Turkey with Solitair Holidays for £599. Includes flights departing 16 April, your own room, half-board and transfers.



£50 off boutique Greece

You can get £50 off a week in Zante with singles specialists Friendship Travel, exclusively for 101 Singles Holidays subscribers. Seven nights at the boutique four-star Ionian Hill Hotel now costs from £935 including flights, transfers, double room for sole occupancy with breakfast, and five dinners with wine each week. The holiday runs throughout May to mid June, then in September and early October. Call 0289 446 2211 to book by 15 April quoting ‘101 Singles’.



£50 off solos-only Greece

Travel One also has an exclusive £50 discount for 101 Singles Holidays subscribers on holidays to the Greek Islands and North Cyprus. The discount applies to Rhodes on 8 and 15 May, now from £609, Kefalonia on 15 and 22 May, from £899, Crete on 7 and 14 May, from £669, and North Cyprus on 15 May, from £709. Includes flights, room for sole use, half board and no supplement. Call 020 7929 7773 quoting ‘101 Singles’.


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50% off cruise for solos

Book by 31 March, with a £1 deposit, to get half price savings on a seven-night cruise to Paris for £895 (was £1,829) with Cruise & Maritime. The River Seine Experience cruise, departing from Liverpool on 26 August 2020, also calls at Dublin and Guernsey and is for adults only. Includes single cabin, meals and onboard guest lectures.



£100 off single parent travel

Save £100 on a seven-night escorted holiday for single parents in the Austrian Alps this August. Prices start at £1,260 for one adult and one child on a farm holiday in Mitterberg with half board and activity programme, departing on 24 August. If you have younger kids, head to the four-star Kinderhotel in Alpendorf on 17 August where you’ll pay £1,540 including full board, crèche and kids club. Excludes flights. Book by 3 April, quoting ‘101 Singles’.



20% off yoga in Portugal

Escape to Portugal’s Algarve for a five-night yoga programme on a luxurious wellness retreat during March, April or May. The Epic Sana package from The Healthy Holiday Company now costs from £1,270, down from £1,590, saving £320 per person, including deluxe room, breakfast, yoga programme and airport transfers. Excludes flights.


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Supplement-free luxury barge cruise

Save up to £1,550 on a luxury hotel barge holiday with European Waterways, with single supplements waived on more than 40 departures. The company, which has seen a 50% rise in solo travellers in the past two years, is offering the supplement-free six-night trips from April to July, across France, the Netherlands, Scotland and Italy, including the Venetian Lagoon for £3,050. Includes gourmet meals, fine wines, open bar, daily escorted excursions, admissions and local transfers.



India with no single supplement

Join an eight-day adventure to India with On The Go Tours and you can get your own room at no extra cost, with prices from £695 excluding flights. The Taj Traveller tour visits the sights of India’s Golden Triangle, including Delhi, the pink city of Jaipur and the Taj Mahal at Agra, as well as a chance to discover traditional rural Indian life. Various departures, including 4 May.



Vienna opera with no supplement

Soak up some culture in Austria with a four-night Opera & Art Vienna escorted tour from Kirker Holidays, with no single supplement on 10 May and 20 June, now from £1,998 including flights. The trip includes a double room for sole use, breakfast and two dinners, plus one opera ticket, with performances including Verdi and Puccini.


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£450 off Italy for over-50s

Solo travellers over 50 can get £450 off a 12-night Southern Italian and Sicilian Adventure with Saga Holidays, if you book by 28 March. The tour, departing 16 April, is exclusively for solo travellers and costs from £1,399 – plus you get 12 dinners, flights, six excursions, and VIP home transfers within 75 miles of your departure airport.



Zagreb main square and cathedral aerial view, Croatia

New singles tour of Central Europe

Solos Holidays has a new three-centre tour – A Tale of Three Cities – visiting Budapest, Belgrade and Zagreb next month. The seven-night break costs from £1,395, including flights departing 27 April, four-star accommodation in a single room with breakfast, one lunch and four dinners, guided tours and wine tastings.



Destination of the month: Lake District

Enjoy an Easter break in the Lake District from £260 for three nights half-board at Hassness Country House with Ramblers Walking Holidays, departing 14 April.


With a group leader to guide you through the mountains and lakeside paths, it’s perfect for walkers, nature lovers, photographers and artists. You can also choose a four-night break for £299, or seven nights for £499.


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Editor’s choice: Medieval Suffolk

Discover more about medieval history, religion, art and architecture, from the Anglo Saxons to the Wars of the Roses at Martin Randall Travel’s history symposia this autumn, Medieval England: Power, Politics & Culture in beautiful Lavenham, Suffolk.


Taking place from 16-18 October, the event costs £780, including talks from leading academics plus a private performance by Gothic Voices in Lavenham’s St Peter and St Paul Church, accommodation at the Swan Hotel in a double for sole use with breakfast, two dinners with wine and a drinks reception.


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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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