72.4% of women are more likely to travel aloneGreece’s islands are the best holiday destination in the world for those who prefer to travel alone, according to a recent survey conducted by Solitair Holidays.
The Greek islands came out on top for the most visited holiday destinations for single travellers with Turkey and Italy following closely behind.
According to the survey, 72.4% of women are more likely to travel alone, compared to just 27.6% per cent of men, while the lone traveller is also less likely to be a 20-something backpacker on a gap year and more likely to be over the age of 50.
84% of people going solo on holiday are between the ages of 51 and 70, with only 4% under 30 years old, while 82.2% of the 1000 respondents polled had not travelled alone before the age of 41, and only 17.8% had.
See the top 10 solo travel destinations around the world.
1. Greek islands
5. Mediterranean Tour
6. Canary Islands