Opinions on Travel Vocabulary with Collocations

Level: Intermediate

Topic: Transport & Travel

Grammar Topic: Vocabulary

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Opinions on Travel Vocabulary with Collocations
Choose one of the things below and give your opinion on it. Your partner will then ask you 
for more details on your opinions and/ or give their own opinions on the same topic. 

Travel topics to give opinions on
(wheelchair) access/ accessibility
Air BnB
(budget/ no frills) airlines
(regional/ international/ hub) airports
(hotel/ free) amenities
(self-catering/ time share) apartments/ flats
B&Bs (bed and breakfasts)
backpacking
(hand/ carry-on/ oversize/ check-in/ lost) baggage/ luggage
(sandy/ pebbly/ rocky) beaches
(double/ over-)booking
(local/ shuttle/ long-distance/ open-topped/ tour/ hop-on-hop-off/ night/ highway) buses
business class/ first class
(black/ radio/ shared) cabs/ taxis
cabin crew
(log) cabins/ (beach) huts
cable cars
camper vans/ caravans
camping/ glamping
cancellation (charge)s
charges/ costs/ fares/ fees/ bills
(late) check out
churches/ cathedrals/ mosques/ shrines/ synagogues/ temples
(dealing with) complaints
(holiday/ thatched) cottages
(street/ violent) crime (pickpocketing, bag snatching, mugging, etc)
(Mediterranean/ Caribbean) cruise (ship)s
delays
duty free (shops/ shopping/ limits)
eco-tourism
(premium) economy class
e-tickets
(on board) entertainment (in-flight movies, etc)
(foreign) exchange (bureaus)
(car) ferries
(budget/ domestic/ international/ connecting/ direct) flights
food poisoning/ dodgy stomachs (Delhi belly, etc)
(modern art/ contemporary art) galleries 
hiking/ trekking
historic quarters
(adventure/ beach/ domestic/ family/ overseas/ public/ summer/ winter sun) holidays
(holiday/ mobile/ second) homes

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2018

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homestays
(youth) hostels
(two-star/ three-star/ four-star/ five-star/ luxury) hotels
(historic/ haunted) houses
immigration (officers/ policies/ restrictions)
(health/ travel) insurance
interpreters
jet lag
(forced/ bumpy/ emergency) landing
(local history/ ethnography/ science/ natural history) museums
(construction/ traffic) noise/ noisy 
overcharging
(royal) palaces
(free/ valet) parking
(amusement/ theme) parks
pests (bugs such as mosquitoes, etc)
(single/ double/ twin/ adjoining) rooms
(ancient/ castle) ruins
safaris
sailing
(aisle/ window) seats
(car/ home/ sea/ travel) sickness
sightseeing (spots)
skiing (lodges/ vacations)
sleeper cars/ couchettes
(city/ town) squares
street cars/ trams
subway/ underground/ metro
summer camps
time difference
(guided/ package/ study) tours
(bullet/ local/ express/ steam) trains
travel agents
(business/ day) trips
tuk tuks
Uber
(business/ free) upgrades
(tourist) visas
waterfronts (riverfronts, canal sides, lakesides, etc)
(good/ bad/ extreme) weather 
(long/ three-day) weekends (away)

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2018

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Travel collocations 1
Without looking above or below, brainstorm as many collocations for the words given as 
you can. Many collocations not above are also possible.

airlines

airports

amenities

apartments/ flats

baggage/ luggage

beaches

booking

buses

class

cabs/ taxis

cottages

crime

cruise (ship)s

duty free

flights

galleries

holidays

homes

hotels

houses

immigration

insurance

landing

museums

noise

parking

parks

rooms

seats

sickness

squares

tours

trains

trips

upgrades

weather

weekends (away)

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2018

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Put words below above. Some might be able to go in more than one place above.
adjoining
adventure
aisle
amusement
bad
beach
black
budget
bullet
bumpy
business 
car
Caribbean
carry-on
check-in
city
connecting
construction
day
direct
domestic
double
emergency
ethnography
express
family
first 
forced
free
good
guided
hand
haunted
health
highway
historic
holiday
home
hop-on-hop-off
hotel
hub
international
limits
local
local history
long

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long-distance
lost
luxury
Mediterranean
mobile
natural history
night
no frills
officers
open-topped
over-
overseas
oversize
package
pebbly
policies
radio
regional
restrictions
rocky
sandy
science
sea
second
self-catering
shared
shop(ping/s)
shuttle
single
steam
street
study
summer
thatched
theme
three-day
time share
tour
town
traffic
travel
twin
two-star
valet
violent
window
winter sun

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2018

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