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Single traveller - help!

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Single traveller - help!

I am looking at going to Luxor next year for a week but will be a female travelling on my own (23). Any advise you can offer me? Hotels that would be good? I was thinking of the Movenpick as it sounds quite relaxing. How bad would the hassle be?

I have been to Egypt before, just not to Luxor.

The other option would be a nile cruise but not so sure as am a little concerned about feeling overwhelmed by couples.

Any advise you can offer would be appreciated

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1. Re: Single traveller - help!

LOTS of single people travel around Luxor - you'll have no problems on that front - Just be firm, stick to your guns and walk away if anyone does try to hassle you, however it should be noted that the majority of all hassle in this country is so polite that it can hardly be called hassle - It's more of a niggling 20 questions everywhere you go. Answer if you want to, or not if you don't! Easy! I've been on a number of cruises where there are lone travellers - and they seem to have a good enough time and don't look like Billy-No-Mates! The Movenpick is a good choice for a relaxing holiday destination - It's a little out of the town - but is connected by a shuttle bus and has very tranquil gardens and 2 lovely pools. You'll have a great time - whatever you decide!

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2. Re: Single traveller - help!

Hi Julia you will be fine, if you decide on a Nile cruise most boats tend to sit people together at a table with others and so you will quickly get to know your fellow diners. The cruise ships arent dominanted by couples so dont let that put you off. You will have a great time.

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