104 Funny Travel Quotes that’ll Make Traveling More Enjoyable

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Time to uncover some of the best funny travel quotes that you will surely love. In this post, we have compiled a lot of cool and funny quotes that will make you laugh. Some are funnier while others are less.

Funny Travel Quotes That Will Make Traveling More Enjoyable

Whether you are recovering from your previous trip, planning a trip, or on your way to your destination, these 104 funny travel quotes will definitely brighten up your mood.

1.“When you are preparing to travel, lay out all your money and clothes. Then take half of your clothes and double the money.” – Susan Heller

2. “You do not have to be rich to travel well.” – Eugene Fodor

3. “Education is important, but travel is more important.” – anonymous  

4. “You can handle just about anything that comes at you on the way with a believable grin, whiskey, and common sense.” – Bill Murray

5. “Collect moments, not things.” – anonymous

6. “Thanks to the federal highway system, it’s now possible to travel from coast to coast to coast without seeing anything.” – Charles Kuralt

7. “You need to be careful if you do not know where you are going because you may possibly not get there.” – Yogi Berra

8. “France is the only state where the money falls apart, and you cannot tear the toilet paper.”- Billy Wilder

9. “If you’re going through hell, keep going,” – Winston Churchill

10. “Careers will fill your pocket. But escapades fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty

11. “Tans will disappear, but memories will definitely last forever.” – anonymous

12. “All you need is love, money, and a passport.” – anonymous

13. “Telling beautiful stories is what a storyteller do; be a traveler & collect stories to share.” – Brahman

14. “If traveling was free of charge, BYE.” – anonymous

15. “Quite your work, purchase a ticker, fall in love, get a tan, and never return.” – anonymous

16. “It’s good to collect things, but it’s better to go on walks.” – Anatole France

17. “If you aren’t a lot, you aren’t much of an adventurer.” – John Perry Barlow

18. “If traveling is free, you had never seen me forever.” – anonymous

19. “Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.” – Mark Twain

20. “The road never ends, only our vision does,” – Amit Reddy

21. “The best tourist/traveler is one without a camera.”- Kamand Kojouri

22. “A trip is measured in friends instead of miles.” – Tim Cahill

23. “To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Andersen

24. “People who do not travel can’t have a global view, because all they see is what is in front of them. Those individuals can’t admit new things because all they know is where they live.” – Martin Yan

25. “For the born tourist, traveling is an assailing vice. Like other vices, its imperious and demanding its victim’s energy, time, money, and the detriment of comfort.” – Aldous Huxley

26. “Don’t follow where the path might lead. Instead, go where there’s no path and leave a trace.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

27. “We travel for love, we travel for style, and we travel to be lost.” – Ray Bradbury

28. “No matter where you go, there you are.” – Buckaroo Banzai

29. “Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not an endpoint.” – Roy Goodman

30. “Journey is like a marriage. The sure way to be wrong is to think you control it.” – John Steinbeck

31. “If you think the journey is dangerous to try routine, it is lethal.”- Paulo Coelho

32. “I NEED VITAMIN SEA.” – anonymous

33. “The worst thing about a traveler is having other travelers recognize you as a traveler.” – Russell Baker

34. “You know it is time for a trip when you start looking the person on your license (driver).” – anonymous

35. “Forget sparkling wine and spawn, taste the world instead.” – Hostelgeeks

36. “It is a bad manner to let vacations wait.” – anonymous

37. “Once a year, go somewhere you have never been in the past.” – Dalai Lama

38. “I cannot control the wind. However, I can adjust the sail.” – Ricky Skaggs

39. “All I want to do is create memories all over the world.” – anonymous

40. “I am in love with the beautiful places I have never been too.” – anonymous

41. “People do not take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

42. “Each day can be an escapade.” – Hostelgeeks

43. “I have not been everywhere, but it is on my list.” – Susan Sontag

44. “I have got lots of problems. But I’m on a vacation, and I’m ignoring them all!” – anonymous

45. “Jet lag is only for a layperson.” – anonymous

46. “Kilometers are shorter compared to miles. Save gas, take your next trips in kilometers.”- George Carlin

47. “Work hard, but travel harder.” – anonymous

48. “In America, there are two types of travel, first class and with kids.” – Robert Benchley

49. “People drink on sails so that they think the swaying is normal.” – Melanie White

50. “Not all people who wander are lost.” – J.R.R Tolkien

51. “I have found out that there is no surer way to discover whether you like people or hate them than a travel with them.” – Mark Twain

52. “Man can’t find out new oceans unless he has the bravery to lose sight of the shore,” – Andre Gide

53. “Because in the end, you will not remember the time you spent in mowing the lawn or in the office. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac

54. “The real journey of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

55. “All travel has its advantages. If the passengers visit better countries, he may learn to mend his own. If fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.” – Samuel Johnson

56. “We wander for disruption. But we travel for gratification.” – Hilaire Belloc

57. “If you ignore the food, reject the customs, avoid the people, and fear the religion, you might better stay home.” – James Michener

58. “The happiest moment in a human life, I think, is a departure from unknown lands.”-Richard Burton

59. “Traveling, it leaves you speechless, then transforms you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

60. “Once you’ve traveled, the trip never ends but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey,” – Pat Conroy

61. “Our happiest moments as travelers always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” – Lawrence Block

62. “Work Travel, Save, Repeat.” – anonymous

63. “No one realizes how beautiful it’s to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang

64. “Vacation calories do not count, right.” – unknown

65. “I wish that road trips can pay my bills.” – anonymous

66. “I had rather like to have lots of stories to share, than a full bank account.” – unknown

67. “I need six months of vacation, twice a year.” – anonymous  

68. “You & I come by rail or road, but economists travel on infrastructure.” – Margaret Thatcher

69. “Living on earth is too costly, but it does a free journey around the sun each year.” – anonymous

70. “Knock Knock! Who is there? Tibet. Tibet Who? Early Tibet and Early to Rise.” – Aha Jokes

71. “Long Journeys, Great Lies.” – Italian Proverb

72. “I love it when a flight attendant says, “Your seat cushion becomes a flotation device.” Well, why does not the plane just become a boat?” – Steve Shaffer

73. “Girls do not wait for the prince anymore, they pack their things and travel around the world.” – unknown

74. “People are having babies. And I am like – What beautiful places am I going next?” – anonymous

75. “There are only 2 reasons to sit in the back row of an airplane. Either you are anxious to meet people who do travel, or you have a diarrhea.” – Rich Jeni

76. “I don’t have any idea where I am going, but definitely I’m going. Do you want to come with me?” – anonymous

77. “The World is a book, and people who don’t travel read only a page.” – St. Augustine

78. “Travel makes a person modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustav Flaubert

79. “Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photos.” – Susan Sontag

80. “Adventure is worthwhile.”- Aristotle

81. “Live life with no reasons, travel with no regret.” – Oscar Wilde

82. “We travel not to drip life, but for life not to drip us.” – unknown

83. “I travel because it makes me realize how much I have not seen, how I am not going to see, and how much I still need to see.” – Carew Papritz

84. “Traveling isn’t something you are good at. It is something you like doing. Like BREATHING.” – Gayle Foreman

85. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”- Confucius

86. “Rather than driving with a Lamborghini to work, I’d rather have the bicycle to the seashore.” – unknown

87. “I love wearing a pair of flip-flops, but my boss does not like it. I guess I have to travel then.” – anonymous

88. “A change of scope would help change my outlook.” – anonymous

89. “Life Goal: Make a life that others assume you have anyway based on your Instagram account.” – anonymous

90. “Every man can change the world from one of tedium and plainness to one of pleasure and escapade.” – Irving Wallace

91. “Tourists do not know where they have been, travelers do not know where they are going.” – Paul Theroux

92. “To get away from one’s working space is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self, and this is often the chief benefit of travel and change.” – Horton Cooley

93. “To wake up quite alone in a peculiar town is one of the nicest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark

94. “I know there’s a flight leaving today that could take me far far away.” – anonymous

95. “Traveling’s a brutality. It forces you to trust the unfamiliar person and to lose sight of all that familiar comforts of friends and home. You’re constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the important things – the sky, the sea, dream, air, sleep – all the things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it,” – Cesare Pavese

96. “People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the big waves of the oceans, at enormous compass of the sea, at the long course of rivers, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.” – Saint Augustine

97. “Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle

98. “Travel and change of place convey new life to the mind.” – Seneca

99. “You know you are in India once you hear yourself telling your driver as he is backing up, “Careful there’s a cow behind you.” – Lydia Ramsey

100. “The Spanish government, having run totally out of money, secretly sold the Pyrenees to China, and is now separated from France only by traffic cones.” – Dave Barry

101. “Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason.”  – Jerry Seinfeld

102. “We live in a beautiful world that’s full of beauty, adventure, and charm. There’s no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharlal Nehru

103. “The traveler sees what he sees; the tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G.K Chesterton

104. “If you didn’t have a senseless travel story to tell, you did something awfully wrong.” – unknown


Funny travel quotes can be a perfect way to lift a traveler’s motivation and confidence. Either way, we hope these funny travel quotes will help you find the real meaning of happiness, keep you focused, offer some additional positive energy, and put a big smile on your face.