So, you are an independent traveler? What exactly does that mean? A quick search for the definition of the term “Independent Traveler” on the online dictionary defines it as “A travel in which you organize things yourself, instead of taking up the services of a company that will arrange flights, hotels, and more”.
For certain trips such as a quick visit to see friends or family, that may be well justified. However, if you are planning for a more active and exclusive experience to cherish and share around the dinner table with friends or family, will you end up talking about what went right, or what went wrong?
All thanks to the internet, the boom in “Do It Yourself” in just about anything. It has become the rage, no matter it is growing your own tomatoes, fixing holes in the gyprock, or learning to play the guitar. However, is saving a few bucks worth sacrificing the overall experience not to mention the time taken to co-ordinate a 1 or 2 week holiday? And, do you actually save any money at all?
Travel styles are constantly changing and we find more people seeking out value for experience instead of value for money. The boom of self-guided cycling tours France make a lot of sense for those that like the feel of independent travel, but the benefits of an organized trip. No matter you are an experienced active traveler or a first timer, self-guided bike trips offer an array of benefits.