Cruising Alone: Tips for a Solo Adventure on the High Seas

  1. Research the cruise line and ship before booking to make sure it’s a good fit for solo travelers.
  2. Take advantage of solo traveler meetups and events organized by the cruise line.
  3. Consider booking a single occupancy cabin (if available), or look for deals that offer double occupancy cabins for the cost of traveler.
  4. Plan ahead for activities and excursions you want to do, both on the ship and in port.
  5. Be mindful of personal safety, and be aware of your surroundings when exploring new places.
  6. Don’t be afraid to dine alone and meet new people, or consider booking a table for one in the ship’s specialty restaurant.
  7. Stay in touch with friends and family by using the ship’s internet or keeping your phone on an international plan.
  8. Budget carefully and have a backup plan for emergency situations.
  9. Most importantly, relax and enjoy the experience.