5 apps

For the solo traveler

17

DECEMBER, 2017

Nowadays everyone has a mobile phone on which you can download apps. If you are travel alone, it can sometimes be quite scary to meet new people. Thanks to these apps you have a trust to meet new people.

1: Backpackr

Backpackr is specially made for people with a backpack to meet (you don't need a backpack, no problem). A travel buddy is made very fast in this app. You also meet travelers from all over the world. What is super nice is the thing that can select is from where you are going. That is super nice. This so you can let other travelers know that you are there and you can meet each other (if you want of course). You can also make a call or chat if you want that.

For: IPhone & Android

Price: Free

Login in with: Facebook or e-mail addres

 

2: Hostelworld

This is more a booking platform but one where you can book hostels. The number 1 to meet other solo travelers is in a hostel. On this app you can't only book hostels, you can also read what other travelers thought about the hostel. This what you can see what is good about a particular hostel. Very good if you know a little where you end up.

For: IPhone and Android

Price: Free

Log in with: Facebook or e-mail addres.

 

3: Travello

Travello is app to get in touch with other people. Actually it looks a bit like Facebook. You can add friends and you will see each other's messages in an overview. You can also respond, like it and make contact. Also, you can upload a message with or without a photo.

For: Iphone & Android

Price: Free

Log in with: Facebook

4: Tourbar

This is the new Tinder among travelers. Of course you can also just stay with Tinder, but on Tourbar you can come into contact with a traveler who is around at the same place as you in the same period. If you just want to have a party for one night or just for the whole week, which can! It's really just a dating travel app. So swipe away!

For: Iphone & Android

Price: Free

Log in with: Facebook

5: MeetUp

Meetup is an app where you can see where the meet-ups are. The meetings are for dancing together or to take a workshop. Like everything you can think of there is amazing from. It's a very good way to meet new or other people. Do you have a talent or a good idea, then you can arrange a meeting yourself. So download the app and start looking for a nice meeting.

For: Iphone & Android

Price: Free

Log in with: Facebook, Google or e-mail address

More tips about traveling alone

  • Backpacking for the first time? Here I share 24 tips to make it a lot easier (articel is coming soon)
  • Don't know how you can meet other travelers outside the apps? Then read these tips (articel is coming soon)
  • Don't know how you can meet other travelers outside the apps? Then read these tips (articel is coming soon)

Have you already used one of these apps? And do you have a app that also belongs in the list?

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