Advice on travelling alone

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11. Posted by AngieMc (First Time Poster 1 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

I've travelled alone a lot, and my biggest advice is to make sure that you have a credit card that you keep on you all the time just in case something happens.
I just packed lite and used it to buy anything absolutely necessary/ get cash, etc. My bank was authorized to take the minimum payments from my account, so while I saved up for months, I left most of my money at home so I didn't need to worry about stolen cash, travelers cheques, and just memorized the number for my credit card replacement. You can also bring it in the shower with you, lol.

12. Posted by Spin (Budding Member 23 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

A few of my friends from abroad have backpacked alone in Australia and have found the experience enjoyable and unforgettable. We Aussies are a friendly bunch and in fact I plan to do Europe next year if all goes well :)

13. Posted by Jo D (Full Member 64 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

I will be travelling on my own at the biggining of next year. I have found this thread very helpful indeed.
No doubt I will still be asking these questions nearer the time.:)
Thanks to you all.

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