General Travel


agent /ˈeɪdʒənt/
(noun) a person whose job is to act for, or manage the affairs of, other people in business, politics, etc.
Example: A travel agent can usually find you the best deals on tickets and hotels

announcement /əˈnaʊnsmənt/
(noun) a spoken or written statement that informs people about something
Example: Did you hear an announcement about our new departure time?

beverage /ˈbevərɪdʒ/
(noun) any type of drink except water
Example: The flight attendant offered all passenders a cold beverage during the flight

blanket /ˈblæŋkɪt/
(noun) a large cover, often made of wool, used especially on beds to keep people warm
Example: The snow blanketed the windshield making it difficult to see the roads

board /bɔːrd/
(noun) a long thin piece of strong hard material, especially wood, used, for example, for making floors, building walls and roofs and making boats
Example: Passengers are waiting to board

claim /kleɪm/
(verb) to say that something is true although it has not been proved and other people may not believe it
Example: Please proceed directly to the baggage arrival area to claim your luggage

delay /dɪˈleɪ/
(noun) a period of time when somebody/something has to wait because of a problem that makes something slow or late
Example: The bus was delayed due to inclement weather

depart /dɪˈpɑːrt/
(verb) to leave a place, especially to start a trip
Example: Flights for Rome depart from Terminal 3.

embarkation /ˌembɑːrˈkeɪʃn/
(noun) the act of getting onto a ship or plane
Example: The flight creaw must check the passengers's documents before embarkation

itinerary /aɪˈtɪnəreri/
(noun) a plan of a journey, including the route and the places that you visit
Example: I had to change my itinerary when I decided to add two more countries to my vacation

prohibit /prəˈhɪbɪt/
(verb) to stop something from being done or used especially by law
Example: The policy prohibits smoking on school grounds.

valid /ˈvælɪd/
(adjective) that is legally or officially acceptable
Example: I need to make certain that my passport is valid if we plan to go overseas this December