Lonely Planet has been sharing expert travel advice with curious travellers for more than four decades. It's the go-to guidebook for many travellers and holidaymakers looking to squeeze more out of their time away.
Here, you can find out more about the origins of this famed travel publisher and see the very latest online deals on guidebooks for adventures in late 2022/2023.
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About Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet* is one of the most instantly recognisable publishers of authoritative travel guides in the world. It traces its roots back to Australia, 1973, when husband-and-wife team, Tony and Maureen Wheeler published their first book, Across Asia on the Cheap.
The company grew from this base, remaining independent until 2007 when it was sold to BBC Worldwide and then again 2013 to NC2 Media, a US-based content creator.
Today, Lonely Planet has sold more than 120 million guides and continues to shares in-depth, authoritative travel advice and information to independent travellers via its printed guidebooks and digital e-guidebooks*, Guides app*, language phrasebooks*, maps, website and magazine.
Why shop with Lonely Planet?
Lonely Planet is renowned for its tried-and-tested, research from writers on the ground in each destination. With more than 45 years' experience under its belt, not to mention countless awards, Lonely Planet knows what travellers need.
In addition, the company is always evolving to help everyone access content relevant to them and their journey, whether it's by a traditional hard-copy guidebook or through its app and digital guides.
Lonely Planet by interest
As well as straight forward regional, country and city guides, Lonely Planet has produced a number of series dedicated to specific interests and age groups.
Take Lonely Planet Kids*, which is committed to making travel accessible and engaging for all ages. Expect tips for parents and plenty to keep children inspired on family holidays, including activity books, atlases and worldwide animal guides.
Then there's the likes of series based on adventure travel, food and drink, backpacking, wildlife and nature, budget travel and honeymoons, among many others.
Lonely Planet destinations
Lonely Planet has published guides of all sorts and sizes to destinations worldwide. Whether you know exactly where you're going next or just looking for some travel inspiration, browse the virtual bookshelves of Lonely Planet's shop to broaden your horizons and bag some serious insider info.
- Australia & Pacific*
- Central America*
- Middle East*
- North America*
- South America*
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