Cruising Solo

Do you ever cruise solo?  Lots of people would find that to be uncomfortable for them but there are many benefits for doing so.  You might find this list of advantages interesting to read if you have ever contemplated doing this.

http://www.fodors.com/news/10-reasons-to-travel-alone-11387.html?ref=news_fd_071315

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I have never cruised alone and I admire those who are comfortable doing so.   I agree with all the advantages of doing so.  I would love to hear from those of you who do cruise alone. 

Taking a cruise alone can be relaxing and fun.    I have done this before.    On Carnival they had me at a dining table that was all single occupancy cabins to meet other single travelers.   I met new people to talk to and over all enjoyed myself.

I was comfortable doing it for a short trip,  not sure I'd want to do it for a 14 night or longer cruise.

 

I give you a lot of credit for doing this and not just staying home.  Thanks for replying.  So far you are the only one.  I know that there are other solo cruisers out there.  I hope we hear from them.

 

Did you read Simon's post about Porthole cruise news?  I am passing one paragraph from it that you might find relevant.

For the first time ever, SinglesCruise.com has booked an entire ship, the windjammer S/V Mandalay, for a solo-traveler-only Caribbean cruise from July 3 to 9, 2016. In addition to activities like raising the sailings and taking a turn at the helm, guests will have access to a private online group to network with other single cruisers prior to their trip and free roommate matching that cuts the cost of having a single stateroom by hundreds of dollars.

 

I travelled  solo  last year for the first time  and loved it.  Met new friends which is what I wanted.  Travelling  so with Norwegian  Epic was good as it catered for the solo traveller.

A little anxious travelling with Royal Caribbean but I'm good to go !! Any tips for this ship?

 

 

I never have, but I believe I could. My hat is off to those that do. We have run across some wonderful people during our cruises who Tavel alone. Made some friends along the way.

Just what I'm hoping.  I had that experience on the Norwegian Epic 

You're  gotta get out there or sit at home waiting for a travel buddy . Best thing I've ever done . However I have travelled non cruise alone too .

I have not cruised alone as yet.  There is a very minuscule chance that I would at some point but that would be a result of my husband not being able to cruise any longer. Going alone would leave me feeling a bit sad.  That's not how I wish to cruise because it has always been such a joy for us.

Fully understand. 

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