If you’re thinking of visiting New Zealand in the near future or you’re already making plans for a trip that involves driving in New Zealand, whether by car or camper van, then there are some things you should know before you go.
Security and safety aside, if the thought of feeling lonely while travelling solo worries you and you prefer the company of others to share your travel experiences with, there are several options available. A few that I will highlight are escorted tours, guided self-drive tours, ocean or river cruises or all-inclusive vacations. If you do prefer your own company and you’re not worried about feeling lonely while travelling solo, these options can be for you too.
In a previous post, I shared 14 safety tips for solo female travellers. In this post I share six tips to help you stay safe while driving abroad.
Below are 14 safety tips for solo female travellers that other women have used when travelling alone, including myself and my sister, who is much younger than me and recently travelled solo in Vietnam and Australia.