Solo Travelling: Safety Tips For Women

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Hindustan Times

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Published Sep 7, 2021

Planning a solo trip for the first time. Here are a few safety tips that you should keep in mind if you’re travelling alone

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Plan your entire trip and confirm your accommodation whether at a hotel or a homestay beforehand 

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Do thorough research of your destination and the places you’re planning to visit 

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Do not share your personal information or details about your accommodation with strangers

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 Keep your documents safe and also store pictures of your documents on your phone in case of an emergency

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While on your solo trip, don’t give the impression that you're travelling alone. Be confident and enjoy your trip 

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Carry some sort of self defence product such as pepper spray in case of an emergency

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While travelling, don’t keep all your money in one place. Hide it in unmarked pockets or unexpected places for safekeeping

Interact with the locals, learn about their culture, and pick up a few words in their language to enrich your solo trip and make it full of memories 

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Don’t ignore your instincts. If you’re not feeling comfortable with someone, deny their company

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