travel


travel
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noun
ADJECTIVE
air, airline (esp. AmE), airplane (esp. AmE), automobile (AmE), bus, car, coach (BrE), jet, rail, sea, train
domestic (esp. AmE), foreign, international, overseas, transatlantic, world
long-distance
business, corporate (esp. AmE)
adventure (esp. AmE), leisure
holiday, vacation (AmE)
cheap, concessionary (BrE), discount (esp. AmE), free
first-class
return (esp. BrE), round-trip (AmE)
frequent

The job involves frequent travel.

extensive
interplanetary, interstellar, space
time
TRAVEL + NOUN
agency, agent, business, company, firm (esp. BrE), industry, market, service

an online travel agent

arrangements, plans
allowance (esp. BrE), budget, costs, expenses
insurance
document
itinerary, schedule (esp. AmE)
destination

Mexico's top travel destinations

ban, restrictions
time

The new road will reduce travel time to the airport.

season (AmE)

the holiday travel season

sickness (esp. BrE)
book, brochure, guide
literature, writing
writer
bag
companion (esp. AmE)
PREPOSITION
travel from, travel to

The price includes travel from Bangkok to Phuket.

PHRASES
a/the direction of travel (often figurative in BrE)

The party needs to set out a clear direction of travel for health care.

a/the means of travel, a/the mode of travel

The bus is their preferred mode of travel.

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verb
ADVERB
fast, quickly

News travels fast these days.

slowly
regularly

business people who travel regularly to the US

widely

She travels widely in her job.

freely

The dissidents were unable to hold meetings or travel freely.

independently

I prefer to travel independently.

alone, together
separately

We had to travel separately as we couldn't get seats on the same flight.

first class, tourist class, etc.

I always travel first class.

extensively, far, far and wide

information for the backpacker who wants to travel farther afield

a writer who travels far and wide

abroad, overseas

The job gives her the opportunity to travel overseas.

home
back, back and forth, down

He travels back and forth across the Atlantic.

north, northwards, etc.
PREPOSITION
across, along, around, at

to travel at the speed of light

between, by

We decided to travel by car.

around, from, into, round (esp. BrE), through

We plan to travel through Thailand and into Cambodia.

to, with

He travels with a huge entourage.

PHRASES
freedom to travel
go travelling/traveling

When I finished college I went travelling/traveling for six months (= spent time visiting different places).

travel all over the world, travel around the world
travel back in time

In the film, he travels back in time to the '50s.

travel light

She travels light, choosing to use as little equipment as possible.

Travel is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ball, ↑convoy, ↑eye, ↑gaze, ↑lorry, ↑news, ↑ray, ↑signal, ↑sound, ↑traffic, ↑train, ↑wave
Travel is used with these nouns as the object: ↑circuit, ↑country, ↑distance, ↑globe, ↑highway, ↑length, ↑mile, ↑road, ↑route, ↑world

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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