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Travel Alone This Xmas to NZ
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Hi. I am also starting my tour in New Zealand on the 22nd of December in Auckland. I am on the New Zealand Explorer tour so I finish on the 5th of January.
I am also traveling alone and have found a couple of others traveling alone as well.
From what I’ve heard there are a lot of people who go alone so don’t stress.
Might see you there.
I’m booked in for the Northern Highlights starting on 22nd December. I’m also travelling alone arriving afew days before too. Hopefully I’m not the only one on the trip, hopefuly not. Where are you staying before & after?
Should see you in N.Z.
Krist, snap out of it! You’ll be traveling around on xmas in NZ. You are very lucky to be going there and with my past experiences with traveling with Contiki (on my own) you will have a blast. I’m going on the Grand Explorer starting on Dec 30th and to be in NZ for New Years, I can’t stop thinking how cool it will be to be one of the first in the world to bring in the new year. Memorable experiences and a whole lot of fun is what Contiki is about and I’m sure there are bunch of folks in the same boat as you as Contiki tours encourage young solo travelers to sign up to come together to experience a country together. How cool is that? Hopefully this is the reassurance you need to start packing your stuff, get excited, and to go into your NZ sun and steam trip with a big smile on your face cause you are about to experience a christmas that you will always remember for the rest of your life.
Hi Liss and Jason, I shall be staying at the Mercure Hotel, arriving on the 19th afternoon. What about you guys? Where will you all be staying? My tour starts 22nd and ends 26th. And Corey, thanks for the reassurance. I’m glad there are so many single travellers even during the holiday season.
I’m going on the grand adventurer that starts around then and going alone as well. It seems quite a lot of people go it alone. But I admit I’m a bit nervous as well, only ever traveled with friends before.
im arriving in auckland at the mecure on the 16th dec and i’m spending 2 days on my own there till the tour starts 18th. I’m travel’n on my own (grand explorer) and i can’t wait!!!!!!! only 2 more weeks. <!--graemlin::D-->
Most of the people I’ve run across who’ve traveled with Contiki (or similar tour groups) are traveling alone. That’s part of the reason I’m going with a group- the “alone” part is kind of adventuresome, but I won’t get lonely.
Have a great time.
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