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Americans are traveling alone more than ever

Solo travel is indisputably on the rise as nearly one in four Americans prefers traveling alone, according to new research. Is a vacation the best opportunity for some quality “me time?” Apparently so. Nearly one in four Americans (22 percent) says they exclusively travel alone. Whether it’s the pursuit of mindfulness or simply getting some head space in an ever-connected world, the research demonstrated the rapid rise of solo travel pursuits. The rise of traveling solo was further exemplified by nearly half of Americans (45 percent) agreeing that traveling with somebody actually holds them back while on a trip. The new survey of 2,000 Americans, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Travelex, confirmed that Americans are much more ...