Travel Glossary

Travel Glossary
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Here is a travel glossary with some common travel-related terms:

  1. Airfare - the cost of a plane ticket.
  2. Baggage allowance - the amount of luggage you can bring on a plane or train.
  3. Boarding pass - a document that allows you to board a plane or train.
  4. Budget travel - traveling on a tight budget, often with inexpensive accommodation and meals.
  5. Car rental - renting a car for a specified period of time.
  6. Check-in - the process of registering at a hotel, airport or train station.
  7. Destination - the place you are traveling to.
  8. E-tickets - electronic tickets that are sent to your email, rather than printed out.
  9. Hotel amenities - the services and facilities provided by a hotel, such as a pool, gym or spa.
  10. Itinerary - a detailed plan of your travel arrangements.
  11. Jet lag - the tiredness and disorientation experienced after a long flight.
  12. Layover - a period of time spent at an airport between connecting flights.
  13. Passport - a travel document that allows you to enter foreign countries.
  14. Resort - a vacation destination that typically includes accommodation, dining, and recreational activities.
  15. Sightseeing - visiting tourist attractions or places of interest.
  16. Solo travel - traveling alone.
  17. Tour - a guided trip to various tourist attractions or locations.
  18. Travel hacking - a strategy for finding ways to travel cheaply or for free by taking advantage of rewards programs, credit card points, and other travel-related promotions. This can involve maximizing airline miles, hotel loyalty programs, and other incentives to reduce the cost of travel.
  19. Visa - a document that allows you to enter a foreign country.
  20. Wanderlust - a strong desire to travel and explore the world.
  21. Youth hostel - an affordable accommodation option for budget-conscious travelers, typically with shared dormitories and communal spaces.