Travel Greetings

Learning Social Language

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Here are a number of phrases used when saying goodbye to friends or family as the depart on trips, both short and long.

Long Trips, Vacations, etc.

American English

  • Have a good trip.
  • Enjoy your vacation.
  • Have a good time in (destination)

British English

  • Have a good journey.
  • Enjoy your holidays.
  • Have a good time in (destination)

Short Outings

  • Enjoy! (American English)
  • Have a good time at (destination place such as a restaurant)
  • Have a good time in (destination city)

When your friends or family return home it is common to use one of the following phrases:

  • How was your vacation? (holiday in British English)
  • Did you enjoy your time in (destination)
  • How was your journey/flight/trip?

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