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travel




1 travelling
2 means of transport
3 tickets, passports, money, etc
4 starting a journey, moving and arriving
luggage and packing
BAG
accidents and crashes ACCIDENT
travelling in space SPACE
see also HOLIDAY, HOTEL, CAMP

1 travelling
- to go to a place, or different places, usually over a long distance: travel; noun (U): travel
She has to travel a lot in her job. She's planning to travel by train across Canada. air travel foreign travel a travel book
- a person who is travelling or who often travels: traveller
My aunt is a great traveller: she's been to every country in Europe.
- a person who travels with you: (travelling) companion
- an act of travelling from one place to another: journey
I hope you have a good journey. a four-hour journey a twenty-mile journey to work a journey across America a difficult/easy/smooth journey
- a journey that you make for pleasure during which you visit many places: tour; to make a journey like this: go*/be on a tour, tour (sth)
Peter and Louise are on a tour of the Italian lakes. We toured round the United States last summer.
- a journey during which you visit a place and return: trip
How was your trip to Brussels? a business trip
- to travel around a place in order to learn about it: explore (sth); noun (U): exploration; a person who explores a place: explorer
We left our hotel and set out to explore.
- to travel to another country: go* abroad
We went abroad for our holidays last year.
- to travel to another country across the sea, usually to stay for a long time: go* overseas
Will you be going overseas in your new job?
- the business of providing holidays for people: tourism (noun U)
The island's economy is heavily dependent on tourism.
- a person who travels for pleasure: tourist
a party of tourists (= a group of tourists)
the tourist industry
- a person who is away from home on holiday: holidaymaker
- a short visit round a famous building, city, etc: tour
a guided tour of Buckingham Palace
- an organized trip with a group of people: excursion
On Sunday, we went on an excursion to the mountains.
- places of interest that are visited by tourists: sights (noun plural), tourist attractions (noun plural)
- to visit the places of interest in a city, etc as a tourist: go* sightseeing, see* the sights; a person who visits the sights of a city as a tourist: sightseer
※—† travelling to work
- to travel a long distance from home to work every day: commute; a person who travels a long distance to work every day: commuter
- a time each day when traffic is very busy because people are travelling to or from work: the rush hour

2 means of transport
- using a car, bus, lorry, etc to travel: by road, car, bus, etc, on the bus/coach
- to go somewhere in a car: drive*; a journey in a car or other vehicle: drive
We're driving up to Scotland this summer.
- to travel by getting free rides in other people's cars, lorries, etc: hitch-hike, (informal) hitch; a person who does this: hitch-hiker
We hitched down to Devon. I picked up two hitch-hikers on the way home from Bath.
- using a bicycle or motorcycle: by bike, by motorcycle, etc
- to travel on a motorcycle: ride* (sth)
- to travel on a bicycle: ride* (sth), cycle
to ride along cycle tracks in the New Forest I usually cycle to work.
- using a train or trains: by train, on the train, by rail
- (used about long journeys) by road or rail: overland
We travelled overland to Delhi and then flew on to Singapore.
- using an aeroplane: by air, by plane
- to travel somewhere by plane: fly*; a journey by plane: flight
- using a boat: by sea, by boat
- to travel somewhere in a boat: sail; a long journey by sea: voyage
- to travel by boat, visiting a number of places, as a holiday: cruise; noun: cruise
to go cruising in the Mediterranean a river cruise
- without using a vehicle: on foot
- to go somewhere on foot: walk
- to travel to somewhere by train, bus, plane, etc: take* sth, catch* sth, get* sth
I decided to take the train. We caught the train to Leeds and then got a bus to where she lives.
- a person who travels in a bus, train, aeroplane, etc but who does not drive or work on it: passenger
※ more on different means of transport BICYCLE, BUS, CAR, LORRY, MOTORCYCLE, PLANE, TAXI, TRAIN
- more on walking WALK

3 tickets, passports, money, etc
- a piece of paper that shows you have paid for a journey: ticket
a train ticket an air ticket
- a ticket to travel to a place and back again: return (ticket), (AmE round-trip ticket)
- a ticket to travel to a place but not back again: (on a bus or train) single (ticket), (on a plane) one-way ticket
- a ticket that allows you to make a particular journey by bus, train, etc as often as you want for a fixed period of time: season ticket
a three-month season ticket from Edinburgh to London
- when your ticket can be used or accepted legally at a certain time, it is valid
Your season ticket isn't valid after the end of this week.
- the money you pay for a journey by bus, train or taxi: fare
How much is the return/single fare to New York?
- to buy a ticket in advance for a train or bus journey, you go to a ticket office, booking office; for an air ticket you go to a travel agent
- when you arrange to buy a ticket in advance, you book (a ticket)
You need to book weeks in advance if you want to travel on Christmas Eve.
- to make sure you will have somewhere to sit on a bus or train, you can sometimes reserve a seat, make* a reservation
※ tickets for travelling on buses or trains BUS, TRAIN
- an official document that shows who you are and which you sometimes have to show when you enter or leave a country: passport
- a mark in your passport which shows that you have permission to enter or leave a country: visa
- the place where you have to stop and show your passport when you enter or leave a country: passport control
- a type of cheque you can change into foreign money while travelling abroad: traveller's cheque (AmE traveler's check)
- the money of a foreign country: foreign currency (noun U)
- a place where you can change your money into a different currency: bureau de change
※ more on money MONEY

4 starting a journey, moving and arriving
※—† starting to travel
- to begin travelling to a place: leave* (for a place), set* off (for a place), set* out (for a place)
We're leaving for Italy in the morning. When are you setting off on your travels? We set out at three o'clock.
- to go with sb to a station, airport, etc and say goodbye to them as they leave: see* sb off
Mr and Mrs White saw their daughter off at the station.
- to leave a hotel at the end of your stay: check out (of sth)
When do we have to check out by?
※ more on leaving a place LEAVE
※—† moving from one place to another
- the place where you are going: destination
We reached our final destination at midnight.
- the path or line along which a person or vehicle is moving: direction
We've been travelling in the same direction for hours.
- to travel towards sth: make* for a place, head for a place
We headed for the town centre.
- the way you follow to get from one place to another: route, way
We've got plenty of time - shall we take the tourist route? a bus route the coastal route Can you tell me the way to Trafalgar Square? Which way shall we go?
- a different route which you decide to take or have to take: detour
We decided to make a detour to Florence before going on to Pisa.
- a quicker, easier, or more direct route to get somewhere: short cut
Sheila took a short cut through the park.
- on the way to somewhere: en route (from a place) (to a place)
We stopped off in Paris en route to Nice.
- a plan of a journey, route, etc: itinerary
The travel agent suggested some changes to my itinerary.
- a book or drawing that shows road routes across a country: road map
- an object (especially a building) that can be seen from a distance: landmark
One of the most famous landmarks in London is Nelson's Column.
- to explain to sb how to get to a place: direct sb, give* sb directions
- to help sb find the right way or direction to go: guide sb
She guided us through the busy streets down to the harbour.
- to find out where you are and in which direction you should be going: find* your way
- not to know where you are or in which direction you should be going: be/get* lost, lose* your way
I lost my way and had to ask for directions from a policeman.
※ more on finding your way DIRECTION
- a person whose job it is to show cities, museums, etc to tourists: guide
a tour guide
- a book for tourists that gives information about interesting places: guidebook, guide
a guide to Prague
- to be travelling: (informal) be on the move
We had been on the move for twenty-four hours and were absolutely exhausted.
- to continue travelling forward: go* on
Who thinks we should stop? Who wants to go on?
- to continue travelling forward (despite difficulties): push on, keep* going
The explorers pushed on through the snow.
- to start to go back to the place you began travelling from: turn back
It was getting dark, so we decided to turn back.
- to get off one train, bus, plane, etc during a journey and get onto another: change (sth)
We changed trains at Manchester.
- an aeroplane, train, bus, etc that leaves soon after another arrives and that takes you on to the next part of your journey: connection
If this train is late, we may miss our connection.
- a short stop on a journey: stopover; verb: stop over
We made a stopover at Frankfurt on the way to Tokyo. Sheila decided to stop over in St Louis to see her parents.
- to stop your journey for a time in order to do sth else: break* your journey
They decided to break their journey in Paris.
- the amount of space between two points: distance (noun C/U)
It's only a short distance from here to the sea.
- to go a certain distance: travel ※€¦, cover ※€¦, do* ※€¦
How far have we travelled today? We covered fifty miles on our bikes yesterday. We did 20 miles before lunch and another 20 by the time we stopped for the night.
- the amount of distance travelled by sb or sth: mileage (noun U/C)
The cost of the hired car includes unlimited mileage.
- to travel at a certain speed: go* at ※€¦, do* ※€¦
That car was doing more than eighty miles an hour.
- feeling ill because of the movement of the car, bus, etc you are travelling in: travel sickness (AmE motion sickness); feeling this way in a car: carsick; in a boat: seasick
I began to feel seasick as soon as we left port.
※—† arriving
- to come to the place you were travelling to: arrive (at/in a place), reach (a place); noun: arrival
The train arrives at ten past four. We reached Birmingham at six o'clock. Our arrival was delayed because of the storm.
- to arrive somewhere in time for sth: make* somewhere, make* it to somewhere
Do you think we can make it to Heathrow on time?
- to go to a place and wait for sb to arrive: meet* sb
I'll come to meet you at the airport.
- to go to a hotel, airline, etc desk and say you have arrived: check in (at sth)
※ more on arriving at a place ARRIVE
※—† MORE ...
- a special journey which is made to a holy place: pilgrimage (noun C/U); a person who makes this kind of journey: pilgrim
to go on a pilgrimage The church was crowded with pilgrims.
- a person who does not live in one place and travels with his/her group to find grass for their animals: nomad; adjective: nomadic
- a member of a race of people who spend their lives travelling around from place to place, living in caravans: gypsy (plural gypsies), traveller

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