Meaning of TRAVEL in English

TRAVEL

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a signal travels (= goes across space, along a wire etc )

The signal travels over the cable network.

a touring/travelling exhibition (= one that moves from place to place )

The touring exhibition is scheduled to be in Dallas from March until June.

a tourist/travel/visitor's visa

He applied for a tourist visa.

a travel bag (= a suitcase or bag taken with you when you travel )

Your travel bag must not weigh more than 20 kilos.

a travel diary (= that you write while you are travelling )

His travel diary makes fascinating reading.

a travel permit

Palestinians have to obtain a travel permit for travel between the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

a travel/history/sports etc writer (= someone who writes articles and books about a subject )

This region of Europe does not excite many travel writers.

a travelling companion British English , a traveling companion American English (= someone you travel somewhere with )

I knew that Dave would be a good travelling companion.

a travel/travelling clock (= a small one for taking on journeys )

a travel/travelling clock (= a small one for taking on journeys )

an advertising/employment/travel etc agency

a local housing agency

coach travel

The advantage of coach travel is that it’s relatively cheap.

go by/travel by train

We decided to go by train.

go/travel by bus

I usually go to work by bus.

go/travel by car

I try to use public transport instead of going by car.

go/travel by coach

We spent three days travelling by coach across France.

journey/travel time (= the time it takes to travel somewhere )

By train, the journey time to London is about two hours.

long-distance travel/journey/flight/commuting etc

passengers travel somewhere

More than 7.6m rail passengers travelled on the Eurostar rail service last year.

rail travel

They had introduced measures to make rail travel safer.

sb’s gaze moves/travels/shifts/sweeps etc

His gaze travelled over the still water to the other side of the lake.

sound travels

Light travels faster than sound.

space travel

What will space travel be like in the future?

sports/style/business/travel etc section (= particular part of a newspaper )

the direction of movement/travel/flow etc

It was hard work rowing against the direction of flow.

the tourist/travel industry

The tourist industry earns billions of dollars per year.

time travel

travel a great/long etc distance

In some countries children must travel great distances to school each day.

travel agency

travel agent

travel arrangements

I’ll make my own travel arrangements.

travel bureau

travel freely

EU members are allowed to travel freely between member states.

travel insurance

Most banks are also able to arrange travel insurance.

travel on a flight

Passengers travelling on flight BMI 373 to Zurich should proceed to gate 17.

travel on a passport

The men were convicted of travelling on a false passport.

travel restrictions

The Home Secretary placed travel restrictions on supporters with convictions for violence.

travel sickness

travel the world

He spent his first few years after school travelling the world.

travel writing

Here is some of the best travel writing from around the globe.

travelled abroad

We never travelled abroad when we were kids.

travelling salesman

travel/motion/car/sea etc sickness (= sickness that some people get while travelling )

travel/travelling expenses

The company will pay the travelling expenses involved in getting to and from the meeting.

travel/travelling expenses

The company will pay the travelling expenses involved in getting to and from the meeting.

within travelling/commuting/driving distance of sth (= near enough to make travel to or from a place possible )

The job was not within travelling distance of my home.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

abroad

The very same women who had been all for their daughters travelling abroad seemed suddenly to get bored with the idea.

He needed to invent a reason to travel abroad because a Marine has two years in the reserve after active duty.

Bloodstock, mares, stallions, used to travel abroad loaded up with notes.

Joseph McCarthy, deprived him of his right to travel abroad .

He says that sponsors wouldn't put up the cash to pay for a judge to travel abroad .

Card Watch, the banking industry's plastic card fraud prevention campaign, issues top tips for travelling abroad .

Why did a New York critic have to travel abroad to see a New York company?

along

His gaze travelled along the length of the Bridge.

When an employee sends an electronic mail form, the information travels along with the form.

We were travelling along the Lofoten Wall, an apt description for the mountains protecting this huge sea fjord.

Highly monochromatic laser light is split by the mirror M to travel along the two arms.

The corridor they had travelled along had turned an abrupt corner and then ended at a blank, curved wall.

The car had been travelling along the A534 from Wrexham to Holt when it went out of control.

On travelling along the x axis to Quito a traveller would find that Libreville lies in the y direction.

around

It was while travelling around the world that the seeds of her future calling were first sown.

It travels around its star every 14. 76 days.

Merchants would travel around on a regular basis giving out raw materials and collecting the spun, or woven, product.

I want to travel around and talk to people about what is happening on the ground.

During a typical summer's day, a mountain goat may travel around a kilometre in search of food.

The idea was to travel around , there would be some going to towns and waiting for things to happen.

They used to travel around a lot, handing out leaflets and things.

Oh, not in the top flight, but he travels around the world - anywhere golf is played.

extensively

Mary and David have travelled extensively and enjoy meeting their guests, who hail from all quarters of the world.

He travelled extensively , was fond of music, and was a competent pianist.

Applicants must be willing to travel extensively .

Robert Louis Stevenson the novelist and poet who travelled extensively , preferred the donkey.

During her five years in office Pauline has travelled extensively to personally support and encourage teachers and members.

They travelled extensively , but he had to pander to her every whim.

freely

Traffic was travelling freely , east and west, along the North Circular Road yesterday.

Ernest Bevin's utopian vision of going to Victoria Station and travelling freely abroad without documents of identity has finally faded.

The eyes can travel freely along the series of dots comprising the line.

He and his wife Mary lived in London, unable to travel freely and even avoided by some of his fellow scientists.

together

These men are different from most as they travel together , although George could settle down happily without Lennie.

His admonishments do more to get my blood rushing than do the miles we travel together around the park.

Obviously the maid was disguised in view of the fact that we were known to be looking for two women travelling together .

Or, better still, we would travel together as far as the Himalayas to see the home of the gods.

Irrespective of the motion, the blue and red flashes will travel together at the same speed.

Three separate well-placed sources confirmed the prince and princess would travel together next spring.

We could not travel together as a family because there was no available transportation for everybody.

widely

He travelled widely in connection with the company's business and contributed many technical papers which earned him an international reputation.

Lachlan travelled widely that spring, trying to escape Marion's poisoned sweetness.

Foreign relations Leading Czechoslovak government figures travelled widely to forge new international agreements.

This means that he travelled widely and explored the East in which he was interested.

Before we get there we shall have travelled widely , and seen many places and many things.

She has travelled widely and has lived in four countries in the Commonwealth.

He travelled widely in the early 1970s, probably more widely than any other world leader.

By night she travels widely throughout her territory - often approaching farmsteads and villages.

■ NOUN

air

This happens because the air travelling over the top surface of the wing is moving faster than that over the bottom surface.

You know what we need to guarantee the safest, most reliable means of air travel humanly, technologically possible?

bus

Adelaida Parra coordinates seven literacy groups each week spending long hours travelling by bus between the distant shanty towns.

I used to travel by bus a lot, so I had a season ticket.

They spent their time hiding behind low stone walls and leaping out at motorists travelling in bus lanes.

Ian and Libby and Joshua will be travelling by bus or car; it might suit Avocado Gerry, though.

The children travel by school bus to Howden, and social events are held in the old school.

Within a few days of term ending, the Roberts travelled by bus to Heathrow.

Some parents say they won't allow their children to travel by bus until the law is changed.

car

The car had been travelling along the A534 from Wrexham to Holt when it went out of control.

Eye witnesses say the car was travelling at high speed along the road shortly before the accident.

He looks likely to tell staff they will be better off leaving cars at home and travelling by moped or motorcycle.

Meanwhile police are trying to find out who was driving the car when it travelled down the country lane to Stonebench.

I might have had a different man, a bigger apartment, a bigger car , travel that way instead of this.

Greater fuel efficiency is essential and there are now prototype cars that can travel between 52 and 100 miles per gallon.

The road was scarcely wide enough to accommodate two cars travelling abreast but the Audi ploughed up a grass verge.

country

Customs officers from each country would be allowed to travel to either country in pursuit of suspected traffickers.

He travels the country conducting workshops and has published eight pieces of Classical music for students.

Instead of chilling with my friends after my GCSEs, I spent my summer holidays travelling the country .

She saw all her wolves lying dead, and the strangers still travelling through her country .

Paul Pratt travelled through forty-eight countries .

When we travel to foreign countries , we carry guidebooks to help us negotiate terrain that is strange but wonderful.

Citizens are free to travel around the country and obtain visas to venture overseas.

Armed only with a sketchbook, Olwen travels all over the country in search of botanical gardens and interesting conservatories.

distance

This is the distance travelled to the greater security of reformation in feeling.

Her acceleration took her towards these beams, so they would have less distance to travel than normal.

Of course, the actual distance the raft was travelling over the ground or through the water varied.

Can you find the average distance they travel to work each day?

Days began early and ended late so that maximum distances could be travelled .

light

In theory, the light could travel any distance along the fibre.

But there is something else through which light travels , Holmes.

The light travelled over his uniform, and that definitely provoked a question.

You are quite correct that light can travel through vacuum, and fortunately so.

The lights were travelling along the road.

A beam of light travels 186, 000 miles per second.

A laser is an exceptionally bright source of light so the light can travel much further between successive repeaters.

For one thing, you are forgetting the basic fact that light travels at finite speed.

mile

Their hired Vauxhall Astra which was travelling thirty miles an hour crashed into the back of an army convoy and caught fire.

Why it had taken him all day to travel thirty odd miles was not explained.

Magistrates heard that on both occasions she was travelling at more than ninety miles an hour.

At £93, each passenger is travelling about 37 miles for every £1.

They had travelled 2,000 miles only to be disappointed by cruel coincidence.

Passengers travelling 230 miles to Amsterdam fork out £136.

David arrived in London with Angie, having travelled more that 8,000 miles overland.

Why travel thousands of miles to visit a spoof Paris?

miles

In this case, the move of premises meant that the employee had to travel an extra 40 miles each day.

Phagu himself might have to travel many miles ahead and if a bus was available he sometimes took one.

Magistrates heard that on both occasions she was travelling at more than ninety miles an hour.

The impromptu concerts have been written up in national magazines and people travel hundreds of miles to take part in the fun.

Before that the rector of Worth travelled the four miles along the Priest's Way to officiate at Swanage.

A beam of light travels 186, 000 miles per second.

Why travel thousands of miles to visit a spoof Paris?

Others braved it, but faced a five hour journey to travel just twenty miles .

passenger

If passengers chose to travel outside they were equipped with helmet and goggles.

Disabled passengers should travel by Duchesse Anne if possible, instead of Armorique, which has restricted passageways.

It was untrue that passengers travelled packed together like cattle.

Most passengers will travel to the continent by air.

Bert Burnell sees it in the number of passengers travelling on each of his routes.

At £93, each passenger is travelling about 37 miles for every £1.

Parasite or passenger , I am travelling there with him.

However, for passengers travelling to the rest of Livingston there would be problems.

people

Quite a few people choose to travel in groups of two or three yachts while free sailing.

Q.. How many people travel with you when you race?

Even adventurous travellers like O'Hanlon crave home comforts, so why do people travel ?

These people travel a little too heavy.

The lack of opportunity for people to travel and study abroad would have hastened that decline.

He is determined to live amongst his people , to travel with them.

Now in Britain most people travel many kilometres between their homes and their work, often from one town to another.

What else, besides work, attracts many people to travel to Glasgow fairly frequently?

rail

I recently travelled on the Kent rail service and visited my hon. Friend's constituency with him.

At least 43 deaths were blamed on the storm, which shut down virtually all travel except rail .

People who travel by rail still read an immense amount.

Neither is it an expensive luxury for those who prefer to travel by rail .

The Unimog used for inspecting the overhead wire, can travel on road or rails .

Soon the hunters who travelled by rail hunted not for food or protection, but for trophies and sport.

road

In some cases Labour has travelled the same road .

Those who travel the road regularly say their biggest fear is head-on collisions.

For those who are not travelling by road , direct rail journeys are possible from most urban centres.

He did travel some good roads .

In London alone there are between 5,000 and 6,000 totally deaf adults and children travelling about the roads daily.

You have a choice of method of travel: you may travel by road , by rail, or by air.

And hot-air balloon cylinders do travel by road - between flights.

space

However the motion of the car shatters any illusion that you are travelling through space !

Director Chris Wilken does a fine job guiding his cast of 12 through an intricate choreography that travels through time and space .

speed

Witnesses say the rover seemed to be travelling at high speed .

As most travelers know, you can only travel at breakneck speed for so long.

Guided buses, attached to rails at their sides, can travel at high speeds without needing drivers to steer them.

For one thing, you are forgetting the basic fact that light travels at finite speed .

High, high it went, travelling at speed .

You see, Watson, if light is a particle, then it will travel at a speed determined by the emitter.

They are caught very well since they are travelling at top speed .

It is inevitable that tyres like that will blow out when travelling at a high speed .

train

Those trains will travel on to Glasgow and, we hope, beyond.

Sometimes migrant trains were seen travelling eastward, despite the higher fares, just as packed as those going west.

The first has been the slow change-over from travel by train to travel by car.

Seconds later an empty train travelling away from London ran into the wreckage.

So with a wide choice of train services, travelling by train is the ultimate in convenience.

world

It was while travelling around the world that the seeds of her future calling were first sown.

We travel the world with our gym bags and prayer rugs, unrolling them in the transit lounges.

Oh, not in the top flight, but he travels around the world - anywhere golf is played.

As I travel about the world , I keep promising to learn at least one foreign language.

The owner, who had recently died, had travelled the world .

They travel all over the world plying their peculiar trade.

My plans are to travel the entire world with my record.

By the time she returned from travelling the world , she was in her mid-twenties.

■ VERB

allow

Customs officers from each country would be allowed to travel to either country in pursuit of suspected traffickers.

It paid for my college and allowed me to travel .

If he was careful she might even allow him to travel back with her on the coach.

Some parents say they won't allow their children to travel by bus until the law is changed.

After all, what were the reasons for not allowing her to travel alone?

Theodora allowed the beam to travel round the room.

Lefevre allowed the carriage to travel a hundred yards before giving orders to follow at a safe distance.

What dreary offices we inhabit, I thought as I allowed my gaze to travel round this miniature version of my own.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

travelling companion

A lot has to do with one's travelling companion.

Blake sighed, and ran to catch up with his travelling companion.

Her travelling companions had quietened, as if some one in authority had arrived.

In the back of the taxi, our two temporary travelling companions sit as far apart as possible.

Indeed, I worship the little devil, but only as a travelling companion.

My other travelling companion, John Lawrence, would describe himself first and foremost as a writer.

Sad for the bulk of his travelling companions; glad that his own destiny was different.

Thesiger invited him and his travelling companion to spend the night with his caravan.

travelling expenses

A training allowance and travelling expenses for the 16 weeks of the programme.

His astronomical travelling expenses all but bankrupted the club, and his non-appearance at over half the games sapped team morale.

It was held that he was not entitled to claim his travelling expenses from the advertiser.

She was awarded £60 travelling expenses by the court.

The clergy's travelling expenses are chargeable as extras.

The company also paid travelling expenses for all employees following the move of their department for a six-month period.

The full amount of excess travelling expenses can be reclaimed.

The prize includes up to £500 travelling expenses for you and your party.

travelling musician/circus/exhibition etc

A Bradford Museums Service travelling exhibition.

However, John Reynolds, the latest addition to this high-speed travelling circus, could be one of the surprise packets.

The stables turned out to be remarkably solid structures for a travelling circus, made mostly of wood with canvas roofs.

This year a travelling circus put up its tent and offered the public a horse-riding show.

travelling people/folk

I get the impression the indigenous locals know the travelling people keep disappearing to have some blow, and resent it.

In the past, pearl fishing was often carried out by travelling people who used a glass-bottomed bucket to locate them.

There are areas that are perfectly acceptable to the travelling people who use York.

travelling rug/clock etc

And he takes a travelling rug with him - another of those fussy bag-and-baggage objects which assert the novel's tonality.

At a quarter to four by the little travelling clock at his bedside he got out of bed and went to the window.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Do you have to travel a lot in your new job?

Helena really likes to travel .

I love to travel .

News travels fast in a small town like this.

The post will involve you travelling to Germany about three times a year.

They had been travelling over the dry desert terrain for five days.

We traveled 2251 miles in 11 days.

We travelled from China to Russia by train.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And we were travelling again, through ravine, under totem.

Facilities managers also may monitor the work of maintenance, grounds, and custodial staffs, and travel between different facilities.

Nine others travelling in the minibus, which was returning the from game at Port Vale, were injured.

Over a year a hare may travel over an area as large as 50 hectares, in search of the right food.

Something must be wrong when, although they have to travel further they are coming in cheaper.

The impromptu concerts have been written up in national magazines and people travel hundreds of miles to take part in the fun.

There was intense competition among companies to travel with Brown on his overseas trips, which frequently generated major deals.

II. noun

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■ ADJECTIVE

foreign

As things stand, ministers who oversee large state industries enjoy free accommodation at five-star hotels and foreign travel .

In part, the present high level of antipathy toward foreign travel is easy to explain.

Academic excellence was matched with extra-curricular activities of every description - from drama through sport to foreign travel .

Dominic said that for him the most important part of foreign travel was meeting the people.

A considerable amount of foreign travel is involved.

Private foreign travel had been restricted by the war.

Passports for foreign travel became freely available, with the result that 6,000 were issued in 1856 and 26,000 in 1859.

free

Higher paid employees of the railways enjoy free or concessionary travel on the railways.

But many certificates for free or upgraded travel ordered a year ago carry a 12-month deadline for redemption.

ScotRail will provide our winners with free return rail travel to Glasgow and Ayr.

You also get free travel accident insurance if you use your card to pay for tickets.

London Transport will provide free travel on all night buses and tubes after midnight.

The evidence is that when free concessionary travel was withdrawn fewer trips were made and there were fewer elderly bus passenger casualties.

international

The result of this strategy is that I've never missed a plane in twenty-eight years of international travel - except once.

On the surface, taxing international air travel fits the bill perfectly because it carries little apparent political pain.

In a new world of international travel , the boundaries between East and West are rapidly fading.

I think we can be fine too in terms of providing international air travel with minimal enhancements.

■ NOUN

agency

The only retail travel agency in Britain specialising in passenger journeys on board cargo ships.

Most packages can be booked through travel agencies .

The travel agency industry has changed drastically since Thomas Cook's own day.

Need help in checking on the reliability of a travel agency or tour operator?

Go to a travel agency you trust, and inquire if it does business with consolidators.

The start-up costs of a travel agency have been relatively small.

Many large travel agencies have 24-hour toll-free phone numbers.

agent

Charles Darwin did, but he had no need for a travel agent .

Can my travel agent take care of it?

This arrangement accounts for the bulk of the hotel's travel agent bookings.

For more information about any of these cruises, contact a local travel agent .

Consult and compare at your local travel agent .

In the old days, travel agents looked after their customers by finding them the best-value hotels at the required destination.

Contact a travel agent about rates and alternatives.

air

Growth in air travel is fuelling the boom.

No effort was spared to make air travel seem like ocean voyaging or traveling by train.

After checking for passports and air travel tickets we had nothing else to do but wait for our taxi.

Underlying the candidates' commuter campaigning is the fact that much of their air travel is subsidized.

So was Laker's concept of cheap but regular air travel .

Once, this was difficult to cross; then, railways spanned it; now, air travel virtually ignores it.

No one knows what effect the introduction of commercial fares will have on air travel in the former Soviet Union.

The new offering, called the AAsset Card, will allow charges other than air travel .

arrangement

Much to my surprise she agreed, on condition that we had separate rooms and made our own travel arrangements .

Third, get yourself some travel arrangements and plane tickets.

The travel arrangements were efficient and comfortable; the Hotel Tatry was first rate and we had a room with matchless views.

Cook rationalized and simplified travel arrangements with his innovations.

If you have any queries about the travel arrangements Betty Syrett or Hilda Hewitt will be happy to advise you. 7.

Confusion causes problems in any travel arrangements Wednesday.

This will help our local Representative to quickly resolve any query you may have about your travel arrangements .

The inclusive tour, in which every item of travel arrangement was paid for in advance, was Thomas Cook's invention.

books

He was a mediocre scholar but loved poetry, science, and travel books .

Arizona travel books keep showing up on the travel desk.

Novels, history, travel books , I don't mind.

Gradually the island became more widely known through picture albums, engravings and travel books .

He looked at his bookshelves, at his collection of contemporary male novelists, of modern poets, of travel books .

Alan Parris, formerly product manager leisure and travel books , W H Smith's head office can be contacted at.

business

In recent years there has been an explosion in the growth of business travel .

But what if work takes you away from home on regular business travel ?

It will continue to run a business travel operation.

The place of the business travel must be documented.

Particular emphasis on socially oriented topics, such as receiving visitors, making visits, appointments, entertainment and business travel .

Contrary to popular belief, business travel has not decreased with new technology.

Abigail, for example, opted out of business travel .

I usually coincide it with business travel or vacations.

car

Travelling by Car Any self-defence book will list all the basic precautions for car travel .

companion

Loaded into a laptop computer, they can make terrific travel companions .

company

The Gulf war, which could have spelt disaster for Airtours and many other travel companies , ended quickly.

To make ends meet, she works for a travel company and makes dumplings for a cafeteria.

Details should be confirmed with the appropriate travel companies .

The founder of organized group travel , and one of the world's largest travel companies .

Late one night the telephone rang at the 24-hour office of a business travel company in London.

One travel company alone brings in a coach tour from the Midlands every fortnight.

During the week OAPs travelling in either direction will be eligible for substantial travel concessions agreed with the major travel companies .

costs

Students receiving grants from other authorities receive £125 in the grant to cover travel costs .

Otherwise, the company will deduct 2 percent of our travel costs from our reimbursement checks.

Adoption is expensive: fees and travel costs can add up to $ 20, 000 a child.

The International Olympic Committee probably would foot the repair bill, and the international track federation would pay travel costs .

The Awlad Amira administration paid the travel costs of all the Kufra delegates, including Mannaia shaikhs.

Clinton campaign officials decline to detail travel costs for the president or his entourage.

If the hospital agrees that you need some one to travel with you, they also will get help with their travel costs .

She was deemed to have incurred the expense of the journey and was charged interest on her travel costs .

expenses

Your travel expenses , and those of your spouse and children if appropriate, should normally be borne by your employer.

My bank pays 25 cents a mile for our travel expenses .

A witness summons should be served personally and the witness offered a reasonable sum of money to cover his travel expenses .

Members receive travel expenses , but no salaries.

He has been awarded £200 from Middlesbrough council's community chest to help with his training and travel expenses .

A charge of £15 to £25 plus travel expenses should be introduced for this service.

The amount of the travel expenses need not be substantiated.

firm

Thomas Cook, a travel firm , asked 7,500 staff members to take voluntary pay cuts.

Read in studio Michael Heseltine is being blamed for thousands of people losing their holidays when a travel firm went bust.

A further organizational trend under way in the tourist industry concerns an aspect of the internal organization of travel firms themselves.

Sports fans claim Olympic travel firm ripped them off.

You are working for a travel firm selling exotic holidays.

industry

Business and customer handling skills must be developed in the context of the travel industry .

To be sure, the on-line travel industry is still in its infancy, but it appears poised for explosive growth.

However, for the travel industry as it exists today there is a problem.

Once they get there they need facilities, all the kinds of things the travel industry already knows how to provide.

David Lewis, chairman, said the year started with a considerable amount of uncertainty and despair in the travel industry .

C., by travel industry leaders to explain the change from a government-funded to an industry-funded agency.

But the travel industry is presently experiencing a Thirties- style depression, with probably its worst slump in bookings.

Actually, the travel industry does this every year.

insurance

But don't expect your travel insurance to pay up unless you're injured or get your luggage damaged in the storms.

It does not include travel insurance , wine and drinks with meals and room service.

Most banks are also able to offer travel insurance .

Airlines offer some cover but the amount payable can be small in comparison with sums offered by the travel insurance specialists.

office

The Union area includes a main hall, modern lounge bar facilities, a travel office , shop and cafeteria and disco-bar.

Several White House aides have already been forced to resign because of the travel office and Whitewater.

He lied about the firing of the White House travel office personnel.

Both the Foster papers and the travel office flap are small potatoes.

Watkins said Thomason presented the plan to President Clinton a month before the travel office firings.

Clinger also issued Thomason a subpoena demanding any records pertaining to the travel office case.

plan

Consequently, even long-standing travel plans or arrangements may have to be postponed or cancelled in early May.

I am sorry if you have made travel plans .

International Chapters offers flexible accommodation arrangements and will be happy to advise on alternative travel plans .

I still have a private airplane and my travel plans are unannounced; and I lead my own life.

But she would have to alter her travel plans - she is due to be abroad that day.

rail

Yesterday's transport committee heard that a group is being set up to consider all aspects of rail travel in the North-East.

But Michael Fallon, defending Darlington for the Tories said the concessionary rail travel would be safeguarded.

ScotRail will provide our winners with free return rail travel to Glasgow and Ayr.

Not that the beginnings of rail travel were auspicious.

In any event, rail travel is becoming more like a dice game.

Packages that include rail travel are available from Superbreak Mini-Holidays.

If rail travel gets worse before it gets better, voters may dump them at the next general election.

restriction

The tournament was played over three rounds as a result of local government elections and the imposition of travel restrictions .

sickness

Travel Bands wrist bands to prevent travel sickness , £6.50.

Scopolamine is used for travel sickness .

Recovery from the effects of travel sickness is very rapid.

space

Many argue that the biological effects of lengthy space travel are the biggest imponderable.

Large rockets are used for space travel and exploration.

Far right: beam me up! Space travel was a reality and its influence was enormous.

There is no doubt that the inhabitants once possessed space travel .

This would be the ideal method of long-distance space travel mentioned earlier.

At first, this form of space travel seemed possible.

Who predicted space travel and submarines years before they became a reality!

He says his new craft would revolutionise space travel .

time

The experience is unsettling, as if voyeuristic, and also uncanny, like a brief time travel , and absurdly pleasing.

Hail, then, to mischievous tunesmith Todd Rundgren, who served up a splendid evening of time travel .

Impossible. Time travel would be easier.

train

There is something about train travel that prompts a kind of wistful, almost poetic, detachment.

Back came all the romance of train travel that had not been seen for fifty years.

writer

Kathleen de Burca is a 49-year-old travel writer who has spent her life on the surface of things.

Chat rooms with other travel writers ?

Most travel writers are not travel writers at all.

The travel writer is almost exclusively a twentieth-century phenomenon.

■ VERB

include

It does not include travel insurance, wine and drinks with meals and room service.

They include travel days and off days.

The Electronic Book is designed as a portable information store and titles include travel discs, foreign language aids and restaurant guides.

Future developments are likely to include incentive travel schemes and enhancements that will give the cards electronic purse features.

They include travel , gambling, and expenditure on books, magazines, and newspapers.

Three nights cost from £289, this includes air travel London/Berne.

This includes travel goods, kitchenware and decorative accessories in classic Sanderson designs.

Details of your outboard and inbound ferry crossing will be included in your travel documentation.

involve

I asked purely because the job will involve some travel .

When you take that job, it will involve a lot of travel .

True, Luke had mentioned at the interview that the job would involve travel , and she had welcomed the prospect then.

Again: there is cost and time involved with travel and may be a limiting factor.

pay

Credit cards are particularly useful when travelling and there are often insurance benefits if you pay for your travel through them.

And you get to pay for your travel and expenses, too.

Britain would pay travel expenses and initial accommodation costs, and provide a counsellor to oversee their rehabilitation.

The International Olympic Committee probably would foot the repair bill, and the international track federation would pay travel costs.

So, the question is: Is it worth paying a travel agent for a service we used to get for free?

spend

Three-fifths of this was spent on travel , tuition fees, exam and registration fees and childcare.

But Brown, who spent more on travel than any of his predecessors, was also criticized for his overseas work.

The £7,000 prize money had to be spent on travel .

The years 1898-1901 were spent in travel abroad, mainly in the self-governing colonies.

write

How does one write a travel book, I'd wondered aloud, how describe the sheer physicality of life?

She wrote travel literature and lived much of her later life abroad.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be bitten by the showbiz/travel/flying etc bug

travelling companion

A lot has to do with one's travelling companion.

Blake sighed, and ran to catch up with his travelling companion.

Her travelling companions had quietened, as if some one in authority had arrived.

In the back of the taxi, our two temporary travelling companions sit as far apart as possible.

Indeed, I worship the little devil, but only as a travelling companion.

My other travelling companion, John Lawrence, would describe himself first and foremost as a writer.

Sad for the bulk of his travelling companions; glad that his own destiny was different.

Thesiger invited him and his travelling companion to spend the night with his caravan.

travelling expenses

A training allowance and travelling expenses for the 16 weeks of the programme.

His astronomical travelling expenses all but bankrupted the club, and his non-appearance at over half the games sapped team morale.

It was held that he was not entitled to claim his travelling expenses from the advertiser.

She was awarded £60 travelling expenses by the court.

The clergy's travelling expenses are chargeable as extras.

The company also paid travelling expenses for all employees following the move of their department for a six-month period.

The full amount of excess travelling expenses can be reclaimed.

The prize includes up to £500 travelling expenses for you and your party.

travelling musician/circus/exhibition etc

A Bradford Museums Service travelling exhibition.

However, John Reynolds, the latest addition to this high-speed travelling circus, could be one of the surprise packets.

The stables turned out to be remarkably solid structures for a travelling circus, made mostly of wood with canvas roofs.

This year a travelling circus put up its tent and offered the public a horse-riding show.

travelling people/folk

I get the impression the indigenous locals know the travelling people keep disappearing to have some blow, and resent it.

In the past, pearl fishing was often carried out by travelling people who used a glass-bottomed bucket to locate them.

There are areas that are perfectly acceptable to the travelling people who use York.

travelling rug/clock etc

And he takes a travelling rug with him - another of those fussy bag-and-baggage objects which assert the novel's tonality.

At a quarter to four by the little travelling clock at his bedside he got out of bed and went to the window.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a travel programme

Future generations can possibly look forward to space travel as a holiday option.

Her interests are politics, music, and travel .

In the 19th century, travel between the two countries was extremely difficult.

The job involves a certain amount of travelling.

The State Department has advised against travel in the region.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Contact a travel agent about times and costs.

Here are seven dad-tested travel ideas that will help you connect with your kids while having a good time.

The business traveller has been trotting the globe for centuries; before the nineteenth century most travel was for business purposes.

The tournament was played over three rounds as a result of local government elections and the imposition of travel restrictions.

We also very much enjoy travel .

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.