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can a women travel on her own or with a women friend more than 48 miles with no other man in the car to one destination coz nowadays its travelling in cars and not walking it please explain fully in detail jazakallahu khairan?

الجواب حامداومصليا

I have written in one previous answers in detail that a woman may travel a distance of 48 miles or more with the following conditions:

1- She is not alone and her traveling companion is a Mahram/relative or a trustworhty and righteous friend/s.

2- The safety and security of way is assured in some way.

3- She is not left alone with a stranger at any time.

And Allah knows best.

Mufti Ikram ul Haq

Fatwa Center of America

15 Dhul-Hijjah 1431/ November 21 2010