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50+ Funny quotes on travel to laugh right now

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We love travel quotes! We get inspired by wise solo travel quotes, but there are also funny travel quotes that make us laugh and relate with those unique moments and situations of traveling. And who doesn’t like a good old laugh?

Travel should be fun! We’ll prove it to you in this article, by sharing our 50+ top picks for funniest and most relatable quotes on travel. We guarantee they will make you laugh out loud while you wait for your next adventure. Post them in social media, share the images to Pinterest, or send them to a friend who’s planning their solo trip.

We also have a list of the funniest vacation memes, see it here. 

Laughable quotes about travel & money

Whether you’re saving for your next trip or trying to stick to your budget abroad, take a look at these funny quotes about a famous love-hate relationship: money and travel.

“My favorite childhood memory is my parents paying for my holidays.”

Those times are surely missed.

“If traveling was free, BYE!”

Just one word left to say: Book that flight.

“Me before vacation: I’m going to be responsible with my money. This is a low budget trip. I’m gonna stay in a hostel and everything. Me on vacation: *orders fancy drinks, rides a jetski, goes skydiving, buys souvenirs for the uncle’s new girlfriend and adopts an alpaca.*”

Sometimes you get crazy while traveling. You only live once, right?!

“Do you ever stress about money and then accidentally book another flight?”

Oops! It happened again.

“Backpacking is money spent on Education.”

The best way to spend money!

“Me: I want to travel more, the bank account: Like, to the park?

Sometimes, the only trip our wallets can afford.

Funny quotes about work & travel

Work pays travel bills! We know work is tightly related to travel in this and many other ways. That is why we added this section with a funny take on work and travel. Because nothing makes work better than a funny travel quote to go with it.

“Go to work. Open computer. Scroll for plane tickets for 6 hours. Close computer. Go home.”

Wouldn’t this be a great job to have?

“Work tip: Stand up. Stretch. Take a walk. Go to the airport. Get on a plane. Never return.”

Best work advice we’ve ever heard.

“I thought I wanted a career. Turns out I just want a paycheck to buy plane tickets.”

All travel lovers and addicts will identify themselves with this funny travel quote.

“There should be sympathy cards for having to go back to work after vacation.”

It’s harder than it looks. We all know that vacations have many benefits that carry over after we return, but it does not mean we want to return!

“I love my job, only when I’m on vacation.”

Are we the only ones looking for jobs that give us the freedom to do what we want including going on vacation?

“Travel mode ON. Do not disturb.”

Travel mode ON, the rest doesn’t matter, work can wait, emails can wait, messages can wait.

Amusing travel quotes about holidays

Going on a vacation is one of the best feelings in the world. Check out these funny quotes about vacations. For extra laughs, check out our vacation travel memes.

“Most of my work problems could be solved with a trip to…anywhere.”

Travel is important and is a simple solution to all problems.

“I’m getting tired of waking up and not being at the beach.”

Nothing more exhausting than not being on holiday.

“I need 6 months of vacation. Twice a year.”

This is a life or death matter. 

“I’ve got 99 problems. But I’m on vacation so I’m ignoring them all!”

Gotta love vacations.

“It’s bad manners to keep a vacation waiting.”

It’s incredibly rude!

“If anyone is Christmas shopping for me, I wear a size 7-day River cruise.”

Send this funny quote to someone who needs to know, some subliminal marketing never killed nobody.

“I googled my symptoms. Turns out I just needed to go on a vacay.”

It;s the right prescription for those who have headaches, anxiety, burnout, stress, lack of creativity and basically, any other ailment.

“Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station. ”

It’s a complicated relationship, yet it fills our souls. 

Funny quotes about travel & happiness

Travel is full of ups and downs, but the whole experience will always boost our mood in a good way. These are the funniest travel quotes related to happiness.

“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy plane tickets, which is kind of the same thing.”

They’re practically synonyms. 

“A plane ticket is the answer. Who cares what the question is.”

We’re certain a plane ticket will always make everything better.

“Traveling is like a chocolate box. It doesn’t matter what you get. All is good.”

What matters is to go on an adventure.

“Girls don’t wait for the prince anymore, they pack and travel the world.”

Indeed! We love to empower women to travel the world solo, safely and on their own terms. Check out our online course Empowerful to find the tools to travel solo.

“All I want for Christmas is you forever vacation.”

The song lyrics got it all wrong. 

“Everyone should believe in something. I believe I should be on the beach drinking margaritas.”

Having principles and something to hold on to as truth is important. But as this humorous travel quote illustrates, your beliefs could be as simple as a vacation.

“You can’t make everyone happy. You are not a plane ticket.”

Because who isn’t happy about going on a trip? We have never met anyone who wasn’t excited to travel.

“Fifty shades of.. red, orange, pink, and purple?”

Watching sunsets abroad brings us back to life!

“I just want to travel the world, overspend at IKEA and drink coffee while cuddling puppies.”

Serious life goals, does it get any better? While you may think this is a hilarious travel quote, IKEA is indeed therapeutic, as is cuddling a puppy. They are both proven to improve your mood and calm you down. Well, maybe just the puppy, IKEA can also be maddening and stressful!

Witty quotes about travel & life

What is life without travel? Travel inspires us, makes us grow, builds up our confidence, and has many other benefits. Laugh with these witty quotes on travel and life.

“I travel a lot, I hate having my life disrupted by routine.”

This is a bit of an inspirational quote also, but it’s also a reminder to not let your life be absorbed by routine. We encourage you to always make room for spontaneity, curiosity and, of course, travel! 

“Friend 1: I’m getting a house. Friend 2: I’m having a baby. Friend 3: I’m getting married. Me: I’m headed to the airport.”

Travel can be as much a life goal as anything else. After all, having a family or getting a house are but amazing adventures and what is more exciting than boarding a plane to an undiscovered destination?

“I hate traveling, no traveler ever said”

Have you ever heard anyone say that? Neither have we!

You know it’s time for a vacation when you start looking like the person on your driving license…

This comical travel quote has made you check your ID photo, haven’t you? So what’s the verdict? Do you need a trip ASAP?

“Can we just skip to the part of my life where I travel the world?”

Fast forward to that part…

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal.” – Paulo Coehlo

Another great quote about routine to inspire us and set off on that adventure to an amazing destination!

“There ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them”. – Mark Twain

This is 100% true! If you really want to get to know somebody, be his/her travel buddy once. That will be enough.

“Physically I’m here. Mentally I’m in a pool in Bali ordering my third mojito.”

That mental state sounds great. If you find a way to replicate it, let us know!

Comical and relatable travel quotes

Whether it’s complaining about packing or suffering during a flight, every traveler will relate to some of these funny quotes about travel.

“You’ve never felt true fear until your passport isn’t where you think you left it.”

We don’t want to ever feel that level of fear again.

“Europeans: I drove 40 minutes to spend the weekend in Paris, then popped to Germany to visit family on the way home. Australians: I was in Queensland and drove for 18 hours. Now I’m still in Queensland.”

Our Co-Founder Meg is an Aussie and can testify this.

“Going on a trip. Need about 5 outfits. I’ve packed 35 just to be safe.”

If you always overpack, we’ll help you learn how to pack wisely.

“Packs 2 hours before leaving for a trip. Unpacks 3 months after coming home.”

Unpacking is harder than it looks like. The next quote tells us why:

“Having to unpack my suitcase after a vacation is like the ultimate emotional baggage.”

We don’t want to let go of that vacation feeling.

“My favorite thing to pack on trips are all the clothes I never wear at home and then find fun, flirty and exciting ways to not wear while away.”

Why do we do it? Because we always want to make sure we will have a ball gown in case we are invited to a gala, and cute dresses for that special date with a local handsome guy and three changes of clothes for our Instagram photoshoot. Just in case…

“Airports: the only place where drinking at 8 AM is socially acceptable.”

The great thing about airports is there are no rules and it is always 5pm at some destination.  

“Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by stark moments of terror.” – Al Boliska

Did you identify with this one? Or do you like flying? Our first time flying tips article may be helpful to tame those nerves.

“Babies: cry all flight long. Fall asleep during landing.”

It’s like they have it all planned out to make us suffer.

“Running to the gate is my cardio.”

Worried about not doing exercise during your travels? Believe us when we say you will do lots of it, whether it’s running to the gate to catch your flight or walking thousands of steps a day to see all your favorite landmarks. Travel is the best exercise there is!

“People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” – Dagobert D. Runes

Isn’t this a comical travel quote? But oh so true! There’s something about being abroad that makes it more exciting, even if you are surrounded by the same people you find down the street. 

“This is the first year I’m not going to Fiji because of COVID-19. Normally, I do not go because I am poor.” — Brooke Miller

COVID gave us a new excuse to postpone that lifelong dream. Don’t wait anymore, start saving for travel now! 

If you know more funny travel quotes, share them with us in the comment section below!

And if you feel like laughing a bit more, go to our funny travel memes article.

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