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70 travel conversation questions to practice your English

Practice your English speaking skills with these fun questions about travel.

Use this list of travel conversation questions to help your students practice their English speaking skills.

Almost everyone has a strong opinion or two on travel. Whether they love to travel by plane, train, or automobile or prefer to avoid travel altogether, these fun travel questions should spark some lively conversations in your classroom!

Travel conversation questions

  1. Where is the most interesting place you have ever visited?
  2. What activities do you like to do when you travel?
  3. Do you prefer to travel alone or with others?
  4. Have you ever traveled abroad?
  5. In your opinion, what is the ideal length of a vacation or trip abroad? 
  6. What has been your most memorable travel experience?
  7. What are the benefits of traveling?
  8. What is the best way to save money while traveling?
  9. What type of transportation do you use when traveling?
  10. How often do you go on holiday trips?
  11. Do you ever travel for business? Would you like to?
  12. Have you ever gone on a long distance trip?
  13. How has travelling changed your life?
  14. What is the most exotic place you have ever visited?
  15. What do you think are the essential items to bring when traveling?
  16. What do you like most about traveling?
  17. What do you like least about traveling?
  18. When you travel, do you prefer to relax or seek out new adventures?
  19. Do you prefer traveling to cities or the countryside?
  20. Would you prefer to travel to a beach or the mountains?
  21. Do you prefer to plan your trips ahead of time or be spontaneous?
  22. Are you planning any trips right now? If so, where will you be going?
  23. What is one destination that everyone should see in their lifetime?
  24. What’s the best place for people to visit in your home country?
  25. What tips would you give someone who is traveling for the first time?
  26. How has technology changed the way we travel today?
  27. What challenges have you faced while traveling abroad?
  28. How has traveling abroad changed you?
  29. Are there any places that are still on your travel bucket list?
  30. What are the top 3 destinations on your travel bucket list?
  31. How do you like to prepare for your vacations?
  32. What is the most important thing you have learned while travelling?
  33. How do you make sure to stay safe while traveling?
  34. Are there any destinations that are too dangerous to visit? Why?
  35. Are there any places that should be off-limits to tourists?
  36. Have you ever encountered language barriers while travelling?
  37. How do you usually find accommodations when travelling?
  38. What kind of food have you tried while travelling abroad?
  39. Do you prefer to travel domestically or internationally?
  40. What is the most important thing to consider when planning a trip?
  41. What are your best tips for packing for a trip?
  42. Are you an “overpacker” or an “underpacker”?
  43. What tips can you give for packing light when travelling?
  44. What destination do you think is underrated and why?
  45. How has travelling helped you develop new skills?
  46. Have you ever gone on an adventure trip or safari?
  47. What tips do you have for staying healthy while traveling?
  48. Have you ever experienced culture shock?
  49. Are there any particular customs that surprised you while traveling abroad?
  50. How have your travels impacted your career choices and goals?
  51. What kind of souvenirs do you like to bring back from your trips?
  52. Are there any particular souvenirs that remind you of your travels?
  53. What are some of the biggest challenges of traveling solo?
  54. What are some of the advantages of traveling solo?
  55. Do you enjoy traveling with your family?
  56. Do you enjoy traveling with a big group of friends?
  57. Do you enjoy traveling with small children?
  58. When you travel, do you prefer to stay in hotels or Airbnbs?
  59. What unique activities have you done on vacation?
  60. Are there any places that have particularly stood out during your travels?
  61. Do you prefer guided tours or independent exploration when traveling to a new place?
  62. What tips can you give for budgeting while traveling overseas?
  63. How did the pandemic impact your future travel plans and goals?
  64. Have any of your travels inspired you in some way? How?
  65. Are there any places that have made a lasting impression on you during your travels?
  66. How do you make sure to respect local cultures and traditions when traveling abroad?
  67. Do you like to connect and chat with locals when you travel? If yes, how do you make it happen?
  68. What have you learned from other cultures during your travels?
  69. Has travel changed your perspective on different cultures and people? How?
  70. Has travel changed how people interact with each other across different cultures and countries? If so, how?

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Cameron Smith

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