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Looking for a highly recommended single or women's tour group

Old Jun 18, 11, 9:16 pm
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Looking for a highly recommended single or women's tour group

Hi everyone!

I hope this is the right place in the forum to post this thread....

I had a trip planned to europe in August with my cousin. She backed out last minute. I still have the time off and would like to go on some type of trip, but was completely overwhelmed when I googled "single tours" and "women's tours" How do you tell which is safe and reputable?

Please, and feedback or reccomendations would really be appreciated!
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Old Jun 19, 11, 7:55 pm
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Might want to try the Women Travelers forum
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Old Jun 19, 11, 10:42 pm
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Please follow as the thread moves to the Women Travelers forum. Ocn Vw 1K, Moderator, TravelBuzz.
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Old Jun 20, 11, 10:34 am
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If you have a specific interest/activity such as gothic cathedral architecture, hiking, scuba diving or romantic castle tours, try searching in those areas which would most likely have resources for female only/majority/focused tours.

I've been on a few golf, foodie and of course shopping tours organized by various universities, women's clubs and charity organizations. Sometimes even private clubs will allow you to join their tour as a tag-a-long if they need to make a minimum or reach a head-count for a certain discount, so it's ok to leave your contact info even if the receptionist/doorman says that their trips are for club members only. I've been called by the organizer this way before and invited to join their trip.
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Old Jun 21, 11, 8:32 am
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You might want to read this thread. I realize it is geared towards seniors, but there are a few groups there.

Other threads include:

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Old Jun 21, 11, 8:40 am
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Another resource for recommendations is the Journeywoman site.
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Old Jun 22, 11, 12:37 pm
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I haven't taken one myself, but I know a lot of people who have enjoyed the Rick Steves tours.

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