Austria Tops the List of Best Countries for Solo Travelers

Austria Tops the List of Best Countries for Solo Travelers
Austria Tops the List of Best Countries for Solo Travelers
Written by Harry Johnson

Traveling alone can pose certain risks depending on the destination, so it is important to either look after yourself or choose a travel plan that minimizes potential problems.

Solo travel can be quite stressful, especially if you are not very proficient in English, as it may be difficult to navigate and accomplish tasks. Traveling alone can also pose certain risks depending on the destination, so it is important to either look after yourself or choose a travel plan that minimizes potential problems.

Austria has been named as the top destination for solo travelers due to its impressive ratings in terms of safety, quality of life, healthcare, and low crime rates. Additionally, the country offers reasonably priced public transportation, with an average cost of $2.68 for a one-way ticket. Although accommodation may not be the most budget-friendly at $160 per night, Austria’s overall outstanding attributes, such as its high English proficiency score of 616, place it at the forefront for solo travel.

Denmark ranks second on the list, boasting the highest quality of life score of 193.6, as well as high scores for safety and low crime rates. Additionally, the country holds the top score in the health care index at 78. However, it falls short of the top position due to a slightly higher cost of public transport, at $3.45 for a one-way ticket, and a lower ranking on the Global Peace Index, with a score of 1.382.

Switzerland ranks third on the list, boasting high scores for quality of life and safety at 186.7 and 74.7, respectively. Despite this, it does not claim the top spot due to a lower English proficiency score of 553 and a higher average hotel cost of $191 per night.

Singapore secures the fourth spot on the list, offering the cheapest transportation with an average one-way ticket cost of $1.48. It also excels in English proficiency with a score of 631 and a safety index score of 76.5. However, Singapore falls short due to its high average hotel cost of $196 per night and a lower quality of life score of 160.9.

Finland ranks fifth, performing strongly on the Global Peace Index and receiving high marks for healthcare and quality of life, with scores of 77.3 and 190.4, respectively. In comparison to the other top five countries, Finland offers a more affordable hotel cost of $125 per night, although this is offset by a lower English proficiency score of 597.

About the author

Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson has been the assignment editor for eTurboNews for mroe than 20 years. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is originally from Europe. He enjoys writing and covering the news.

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