Check Your Knowledge: Travel Vocabulary

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We all love vacations, or holidays as they are called in the UK, and this fill-in-the-gap quiz will test your knowledge of vocabulary related to traveling.

  • Boarding pass = (noun) slip of paper like a ticket that allows you to board a plane.
  • By rail = (prepositional phrase) by train.
  • Camping trips = (noun) trip into nature during which you sleep in a tent.
  • Check in = (verb) to state to an airline that you have arrived and will board your flight.
  • Destination = (noun) the place to which you are traveling.
  • Dock = (noun) stretch of wood or metal that extends into the water allowing passengers to board a ship.
  • Excursion = (noun) a short afternoon, day or two day trip .
  • Ferry crossing = (noun) the place where a ferry crosses the water carrying passengers to the other side.
  • Journey = (noun) long travel, usually very far away from home.
  • Landmark = (noun) historical or natural site of special interest.
  • Last minute deal = (noun phrase) an offer to travel at a much lower price because you will leave within in the next few days.
  • Main and minor roads = (noun phrase) streets that people often use as well as streets that are seldom used.
  • Package holiday = (noun phrase) a holiday or vacation which includes the flight, hotel, meals and so on.
  • Remote location = (noun phrase) a place very far away from cities.
  • Rent a car = (verb phrase) to pay to use a car for a short period of time.
  • Route = (noun) the streets, roads, etc. that you will use to travel somewhere.
  • Self-catering holiday = (noun phrase) a vacation during which you pay for your own meals (as opposed to package holidays in which meals are included).
  • Set sail = (verb phrase) to leave on a boat to go somewhere.
  • Sightseeing = (noun) the activity of visiting famous tourist attractions.
  • Suitcase = (noun) a case in which you put your clothes and other articles.
  • Tourist office = (noun phrase) an office which helps tourists discover what attractions and other sightseeing activities they should do.
  • Tube = (noun) the subway, or underground system in London.
  • Voyage = (noun) distant travel, usually by ship.

1. Have you ever chosen a travel ________ at the last minute?

2. These types of ________ can be some of the most exciting due to the unexpected nature of the experience.

3. One way to find a great ________ is to check with a ________.

4. Once you've booked your vacation, pack your ________ and get ready for an adventure.

5. Generally, the local ________ can provide information on fun day excursions in the area.

6. If you are traveling in London, you would take the __________, but in New York this form of underground transportation is called the __________.

7. If you are traveling across a body of water, you might take a ________.

8. If you're driving you will probably need to ________ a car. Make sure to ask about insurance!

Check Your Knowledge: Travel Vocabulary

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