Why you shouldn’t be afraid to travel solo!

Don’t get us wrong… there is definitely something magical about sharing the adventure of world travel with your BFF or partner – but having a travel buddy shouldn’t be a pre-requiset to packing your bags, applying for a visa, and setting off on your Gap Year adventure in the UK (or anywhere else, for that matter).

Here are a whole pile of reasons why YOU shouldn’t be afraid to travel solo!

You can do what you want, when you want…

Self indulgent and selfish? Maybe a little… but who cares! When you travel alone, you call the shots. Want to jump on the Eurostar to Paris for a night? Do it. Want to stop at the pub for a cheeky morning pint? Nobody to stop you. Each and every day of your trip can revolve around you doing pretty much whatever you want to do, whenever you want to do it!

You will become more self confident…

We’re not going to lie, there can be tough days when your jet setting around the world on your own – but what better way to build up a little self confidence? When you’re in a new country all alone, you’ve got nobody to lean on but yourself. In those moments when you need to step up, trust us, you’re going to step up. You’re going to realize what you’re made of!

You’re more likely to meet locals & make new friends…

Solo travel is great because you’re more likely to interact with new people as you go! When you travel with friends or as a twosome, it’s easy to become pretty insular (I know this from experience, too). And while there is nothing wrong with that at all – it can become a whole new adventure when you meet new people, make new friends, and see where those new relationships take you. Not to mention, hostels all over the globe are a great place to meet young, like-minded travellers – so making a new pal is only a night in a bunk bed away!

You can grab some sweet last minute deals…

Now and again, booking a ticket for one can lead you to some pretty amazing deals. Cheap seats on flights, trains, or buses (when there’s only one seat left), last minute tickets to a Broadway show when there are only singles left – these are the kinds of opportunities you can take advantage of when you only need a table set for one!

And here’s the bottom line…

Even if none of these great reasons to travel solo get you excited to book that flight, here at the UK Pub Co. we’ve got the perfect solution for all your would-be solo jet-setters out there: let us arrange your UK visa, your UK job, your UK bank account & SIM card – ALL the essentials. Before you even leave home, you’ll have some piece of mind knowing that you won’t end up poor or homeless in the UK! Our UK Pub Job program starts at $895, and will take all the worry out of that solo trip you’ve been dreaming about. Just click the button below to log your interest – no obligations, no payments up front, just great information to help you decide if our UK working holiday program is the right one for you!

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