With so many excellent group adventure tours to choose from, Iceland is a great place to fly solo. Even those normally allergic to organized tours find the Icelandic experience far more personal and less tame than the usual.
Single travelers can avoid paying a "single supplement" by rooming with other solo travelers or finding a roommate before they go. Travel Buddies Singles Travel Club (tel. 800/998-9099; www.travelbuddiesworldwide.com), based in Canada, runs small, intimate, single-friendly group trips and will match you with a roommate free of charge; an Iceland trip is usually offered. TravelChums (tel. 212/787-2621; www.travelchums.com) is a respected Internet-only travel-companion matching service.
Rental cars give you unmatched freedom and flexibility as a traveler in Iceland, and solo travelers may want to find car mates to share the costs. One place to start is the bulletin board at the Reykjavík City Hostel. Samferða (www.samferda.net), a useful Icelandic carpooling website.
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