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Funny Travel Quotes (That Are Laughably Relatable)

I didn’t intend to write a list of funny travel quotes today. 

You see, I was looking up Robin Williams on travel and Google Images gave me the best results I could ask for: giant Mrs. Doubtfire sipping cups available for sale.

The Internet is a strange and wonderful thing.

For some reason, I started to remember the comedy gold of Robin Williams and proceeded to laugh like no one was watching.

Mostly because no one was watching.

I didn’t want the laughter to stop so I spent the better part of my morning compiling this list of funny travel quotes. Let’s take a look at them, shall we? 

25 Funny Travel Quotes That Will Make You Smile

  • “I love my job, only when I’m on vacation.” – Anonymous 
  • “I’ve been to almost as many places as my luggage.” – Bobe Hope 
  • “Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason.” – Jerry Seinfeld (reminds me of the time I took a wrong turn in Houston….)
  • “I wish travel therapy was covered by my health insurance.” – Anonymous
  • “Plane tickets are the answer. Who cares what the question is?” – Anonymous

So true though…

  • “Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s saying ‘I would stay and love you but I have to go, this is my station.'” – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran
  • “A hotel room all to myself is my idea of a good time.” – Chelsea Handler
  • “Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by stark moments of terror.” – Al Boliska
  • “I crossed a time zone and I feel younger already. If I keep traveling west, I can become immortal.” – Jarod Kintz
  • “Another well-known Paris landmark is the Arc de Triomphe, a moving monument to the many brave women and men who have died trying to visit it.” – Dave Barry

The best part of solo travel…

  • “What’s the use of a great city having temptations if fellows don’t yield to them?” – P.G. Wodehouse 
  • “The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist.” – Russel Baker
  • “Say yes, and you’ll figure it out afterwards.” – Tina Fey
  • “Adventure without risk is Disneyland.” – Douglas Coupland 
  • “Backpacking is the art of knowing what not to take.” – Sheridan Anderson

How I feel about local food….calories don’t count when you’re traveling, right?

  • “I travel light but not at the same speed.” – Jarod Kintz
  • “The devil himself had probably redesigned hell in the light of information he had gained from observing airport layouts.” – Anthony Price
  • “There are only two emotions in a plane: boredom and terror.” – Orson Welles
  • “I need a six month vacation, twice a year.” – Anonymous
  • “If life is a journey, the beach is my destination.” – Anonymous

Words of wisdom…

  • “I’m a travel addict on the road to recovery. Just kidding, I’m on the road to the airport.” – Anonymous
  • “One day if I go to heaven, I’ll look around and say ‘it ain’t bad but it ain’t San Francisco.'” – Herb Caen
  • “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  • “The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.” – Desmond Morris
  • “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal.” – Paulo Coehlo

Did you enjoy this list of funny travel quotes? Did you find them relatable? Let me know in the comments below, what are your favorite funny travel quotes?

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12 Comments

  • Reply
    Maggie
    November 17, 2018 at 7:02 AM

    How fun!! These are so great! And true hahaha. Yeah, I do suddenly love my job a lot more after a week away from it on vacation.

    • Reply
      anshula.varma
      December 10, 2018 at 1:15 PM

      Vacations can sometimes be surprisingly hectic (especially when you’re like me and plan a 100 things to do in one hour 😉) xx – Anshula

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    Brianne
    November 17, 2018 at 3:12 PM

    I love these! Great curation. It’s nice to see some fresh travel quotes!

    • Reply
      anshula.varma
      December 10, 2018 at 1:16 PM

      Thanks, Brianne! Thought it was a fun break from the Pico Iyer quotes that I always see floating around the Internet! xx – Anshula

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    Susan D Ferrier
    November 17, 2018 at 7:32 PM

    Fun, Fun, Fun!! My quote would be, “Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by leg cramps.”

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      anshula.varma
      December 10, 2018 at 1:17 PM

      LOL. I think this is one of my favorite comments EVER! So relatable! xx – Anshula

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    Obligatory Traveler
    November 17, 2018 at 10:08 PM

    I love this. As a girl with a sense of humor, so much better than deep, philosophical quotes. Also I’ve never seen most of these so thanks for sharing.

    • Reply
      anshula.varma
      December 10, 2018 at 1:17 PM

      Thank you so much, dear! This post is just for the laughs! xx – Anshula

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    Antonina
    November 18, 2018 at 1:57 PM

    Six-month vacation twice a year sounds good!

    • Reply
      anshula.varma
      December 10, 2018 at 1:17 PM

      I could do with that! xx – Anshula

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    Olopele Emmanuel
    December 3, 2018 at 12:12 PM

    Six-month vacation, really! that sounds cool.

    • Reply
      anshula.varma
      December 10, 2018 at 1:18 PM

      Wishing PTO allowed that….xx – Anshula

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