Wanting to see the world solo? These are all of the best places to travel alone! 

Going solo can seem scary to some. But, for others, there’s nothing better than heading off on an adventure lonesome.

Interestingly, as international travel is coming back in full swing, Skyscanner, the world’s favourite online flight, hotel and car hire website, has found from their 2023 travel trends report that solo travel is on the rise with one in four travellers (29 per cent) saying that they are considering escaping solo in 2024.

So if you finally want to take that leap of faith, Skyscanner Australia’s travel expert, Jarrod Kris, has compiled a list of all of the best international destinations for solo travel – perfect if you want to set your own pace!

<strong>1. Singapore</strong>
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1. Singapore

Known for being a ‘big city in a small package’, Singapore is a great option for foodies looking to explore a destination filled with a melting pot of cultural experiences. With fantastic customer service, Singapore is the perfect location for the solo traveler to dine with staff engaging in conversation and making sure the solo diner is comfortable. Otherwise, check out these 6 Unique Things to Do in Changi Airport, Singapore. Fly during February for as little as $190 return from Sydney.

<strong>2. Bali</strong>, Indonesia
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2. Bali, Indonesia

Considered as one of the best places to travel alone, Bali is an adored international destination by Aussies thanks to its short flight time. Offering more than just beaches, Bali is a great option for those solo travellers who like to relax in tranquility on islands or, alternatively, go out partying and make friends. As a popular destination for backpackers all over the world, Bali is never short of friendly people looking to have a good time. Better yet, let us be your travel guide with this list of the 10 Best and Most Unique Things to Do in Bali. Fly during February for as little as $151 return from Perth.

<strong>3. Queenstown</strong>, New Zealand
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3. Queenstown, New Zealand

With an abundance of rolling hills and clear air, Queenstown can be a great option for those looking to keep their getaway laid-back. Book a cruise along Lake Whakatipu to soak up the beautiful surroundings and make friends with likeminded travelers. Otherwise, if you like more adrenaline packed adventures, Queenstown is our go-to destination for epic things to do such as skydiving, bungy jumping and white water rafting to name a few. Whether you’re going with kids, like-minded adults or even solo, explore these Top 10 Things to Do in Queenstown. Fly during February for as little as $250 return from Melbourne.

<strong>4. Ho Chi Minh City</strong>, Vietnam
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4. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Perfect for night owls, Ho Chi Minh City has an abundance of activities centered around their bustling nightlight and markets. As a city praised for their cost-effective nightlife, many backpackers from all over the world flock here and therefore this spot is the perfect location for a solo traveler looking to make friends and party! Enjoy the splendour of Saigon with our guide to the most interesting and unique experiences, the 10 Best Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City. Fly during February for as little as $230 return from Sydney.

<strong>5. Georgetown</strong>, New Zealand
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5. Georgetown, New Zealand

Away from the hustle and bustle of the capital, Georgetown’s colonial architecture mixed with Chinese shophouses and Malay mosques, can be a great option for those looking to visit a location a bit further off the beaten track. Book a wine tour to meet some friendly faces whilst drinking incredible New Zealand wine or simply spend your days wandering around the beautiful historical city – this destination provides both options for the solo traveler. Fly during February for as little as $250 return from Melbourne (there are no direct flights to Georgetown, this will take you to the closest airport, Queenstown).

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Needing some more travel inspiration? Here are the Top 8 Countries in the World to Visit in 2024. Along your globe-trotting adventures, make sure to visit The 10 Most Beautiful Bridges in the World.

Feature image: Sekumpul Waterfall, Bali. Photographed by kasakphoto. Image via Shutterstock.