Travel Inspiration, Travel Tips

Valentine’s Day Edition: Travel Dating Apps for Solo Travelers



So, it’s Valentine’s Day, and you’re alone. Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. The good news is that you’re not limited to Netflix. You can find love while traveling; here’s how!

Exploring Dating Apps for Solo Travelers

You could go out and try to meet someone the old-fashioned way, but why not save yourself the hassle and download a travel dating app instead? These handy apps make it easy to connect with like-minded travelers from all over the world.

Who knows what kind of wonderful people you’ll meet along the way? Here are a few tips for successful online travel dating:

  • Keep an open mind, and don’t limit your search. You never know who you might meet!
  • Remember that safety comes first; always meet in public places, and never give out too much personal information. Ensure that your family and friends know about your plans.
  • Be honest; others will appreciate your authenticity and it will help you with the right match.
  • Never feel pressured into anything, and be aware of red flags.
  • Start slowly and trust your gut.


Popular Dating App Recommendations for Solo Travelers

If you’re ready to dip your toes into the travel dating space, there are a few popular platforms worth exploring:

  1. Tinder is a popular dating app where you can find love worldwide. You have to swipe right for yes, and left for no. If it’s mutual chemistry, you’ll be matched with users who also like each other’s profiles.
  2. Happn shows you people you’ve crossed paths with in real life. If someone you like happens to like you, it’s a match. Happn is similar to Tinder but has a different approach: instead of swiping right or left to like or dislike someone, you have to physically walk past them before seeing their profile. It’s still pretty easy to use, just link your Facebook account.
  3. Bumble allows users to swipe right if they’re interested in someone and leave if they’re not. If two people have swiped right on each other, Bumble gives you 24 hours to start a conversation.
  4. OkCupid is a dating site with an extensive questions quiz to help match you with compatible partners.
  5. Meetup app is excellent for finding fun activities and events in other cities worldwide. This is ideal if you’re looking to meet people with similar interests.


So whether you are looking for love or a travel buddy, there is an app for you; just be sure to keep an open mind, stay safe and have fun! Even if you don’t find your match, you will be making great friends and leaving happy memories.

Happy travels!

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