Emily's Top 10 Must-Haves for Solo Female Travellers

Emily's Top 10 Must-Haves for Solo Female Travellers

Travel BloggerEmily Luxton

Emily Luxton is one of UK's leading travel bloggers, with a strong focus on solo female travel, adventure, and "deeper travel". Whether it's eating her way around a new culture, or throwing herself into a new challenge (and out of her comfort zone), Emily is all about really getting to know the w...

Nowadays many of us are itching to get travelling again, and one of the best ways to go to all your dream destinations is to travel the world solo! However, many first-time solo female travellers may be worried about whether it's really safe to travel alone. So, we asked Emily Luxton, solo female travel blogger extraordinaire, to share some of her essential items! 


From anti-theft bags to handy locks, there are multiple items to consider adding to your arsenal. Emily's blog is packed with inspiring content, too, so is a great place to go if you're not sure where to visit next! 


"Solo travel can be tough - but it can also be one of the most exciting and enriching experiences of your life! I've been travelling on and off for over seven years now, sometimes with friends or as part of a group, but often completely solo. Along the way, I've picked up a lot of tips for how to travel more safely and more efficiently. These are my top ten must-pack items to help keep you safe, organised, or generally more comfortable while you travel."

  • Last updated: 15-06-2021
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Emily Luxton's mybest

Osprey Fairview 70 Women's Travel Backpack

£160.00

Travelon Anti-Theft Crossbody bag

£37.74

Money Belt for Travel

£16.49

Water To GoWater Filter Bottle

£23.99

PackTowlMicrofibre Travel Towel

£23.99

BVTSA-Approved Travel Locks

£9.17

AnkerPortable Power Bank

£19.99

RAC100 Lumen LED Aluminium Torch

2 Pack

£9.99

MinderPersonal Safety Alarm

£5.30

eBags Packing Cubes

3 Piece Set

£13.99

Emily Luxton's mybest Summary

"Honestly, the number one thing you need when you travel solo is some good common sense! Anti-theft bags and good-quality gear will take you so far, but really, it's about keeping your wits about you and making sensible choices. Do your research and read up about common scams, areas to avoid, and other tips before visiting each new destination. 


Stay vigilant - but don't be so afraid that it stops you enjoying your trip! And most of all - have fun. Solo travel can be such an amazing experience. Enjoy it!"

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