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    11 Unexpected Benefits Of Traveling With A Tour Group

    Travel hiccups are not your problem to solve, for starters.

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    I went to Egypt with Contiki, a group travel operator, and it exceeded my expectations.

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    Now, what is Contiki?

    TL;DR, I'm just now realizing how awesome these group trips are...aaaaand you can continue scrolling to see my thought process behind this statement.

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    1. The idea of "solo travel" feels more accessible.

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    2. You also don't have to coordinate with friends.

    two people on a boat in the Red Sea

    3. There is no predeparture planning required on your end.

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    4. You will get thorough instructions as to what is required preflight, plus all docs will live in one convenient place.

    5. Necessary tourist stops are packed into your itinerary.

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    6. Your tour guide lives in the destination you're visiting and has the best itinerary suggestions as a result.

    7. Travel hiccups are not your problem to solve.

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    8. You can pay for your trip in installments.

    9. Speaking of $, it'll be easier to stay on budget.

    10. All transportation is arranged.

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    11. Friends. You will make friends.

    Have you ever gone on a group trip like the one above? Let us know in the comments below.