The Top 3 Cheapest and Safest Places for Women to Travel Solo

While summer is often dubbed travel season, it's never a bad time to begin planning your next adventure. And why not do it alone?

But if you find yourself confused about the best time to book your airfare, or want to know how to navigate Europe on a budget, we've got answers.

With help from some information from Travel + Leisure, we've rounded out the three cheapest and safest places for women to travel solo.

So get your passport ready and take a look through the gallery above to discover which places are best, and find out when's the best time to go.

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Melbourne, Australia | Cheapest in January You can save 33 percent on hotels in the month of January because the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips down to $212 (the lowest all year). The Australian capital still holds the title as the Most Livable City, so if you add the free tourist tram that reaches the major sights, you have cheap and safe rolled up in one. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Copenhagen, Denmark | Cheapest in April May through October is the busy tourist season for this charming city. Visit Copenhagen in April and you'll save 38 percent on your room, without dealing with Scandinavia's super-short days and frigid winters. Copenhagen's quirkiness also caters to parties of one. Solo dining is encouraged! Photo Credit: Getty Images

London, England | Cheapest in May London is an astonishing location everyone wants to visit and because of this, the airfare can be a bit pricey. If you go after May Day (the bank holiday on May 1), you'll get a surprise value. The average nightly rate for the week following the holiday is $216. Because of the European charm without a culture shock — or a language barrier — you'll ease into big city solo travel and explore limitless historic monuments and entertainment. Photo Credit: Getty Images

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