Solo travel has risen in popularity in the last two years, and that trend is set to continue. In fact, one survey of 27,000 travellers has revealed that 54 percent of women are planning on taking a solo trip this year.
There’s also increased interest in travellers looking for suitable destinations. Pinterest Predicts highlights that there has been a 145 percent increase in searches for solo travel.
With these statistics in mind and for the third year running, travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip is providing destination inspiration by ranking the best places to visit as a solo female
To accomplish this, we standardised the latest available data for each city in categories such as ‘quality of things to do’, ‘daily travel costs’, ‘gender equality’, ‘safety walking alone at night’, ‘attacks
based on gender’ and ‘TikTok popularity’.
The data is standardised using min-max normalisation. The min-max normalisation value is multiplied by 10 to create a score (between 0-10). In this case, a score of 10 is the best result, while
a score of 0 is the worst.
In this study, Munich was ranked as the best destination to visit as a solo female traveller.
Eight European cities are featured in the top 10 while Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Chiang Mai, Thailand are the only cities outside of Europe to feature.