Are youafraid of going abroad alone?
- Are you planning on going anywhere for your next vacation? If so, where? Who with? How long will you stay?
Could youlive in another country for the rest of your life? Describe themost interesting person you met on one of your travels. Did youfind anything of particular interest? / Did you get attracted to anythingspecial?
- Did your class in high school go on a trip together? If so, where did you go? How long did you stay? How did you get there?
Do youfind more fulfillment from your leisure activities including vacations thanfrom your job? Do youhave a driver’s license? Do youlike to travel with children? Why or why not? Do youlike to travel with your mother? Why or why not?
- Do you prefer a budget or first class hotel? Why?
Do youprefer active or relaxing holidays? Why?
- Do you prefer hot countries or cool countries when you go on holiday
Do youprefer summer vacations or winter vacations? Do youprefer to travel alone or in a group? Why? Do youprefer to travel by train, bus, plane or ship? Do youprefer traveling by car or by plane? Do youprefer traveling on a hovercraft or a ferry? Do youthink it is a good idea to travel with friends, or alone? How about withyour family? Do youthink the type of vacation one takes reflects one’s social status? Do youthink tourism will harm the earth? Do youtravel with a lot of baggage or do you like to travel light? Has theairline ever lost your luggage? What happened? Have youever been abroad?
- Have you ever been in a difficult situation while traveling?
Have youever been on an airplane? How many times? What airlines have you flown with? Have youever been to a foreign country? Have youever gotten lost while traveling? If so, tell about it.
- Have you ever hitchhiked? If so, how many times?
Have youever read an interesting question in an in-flight magazine? What was it? Have youever taken a package tour? Have you travelledin business class?
- How do you spend your time when you are on holiday and the weather is bad?
How manycountries have you been to? How many states?
- How many times have you traveled abroad?
How muchluggage do you usually carry? If youcould choose one place to go this weekend, where would it be? If youhad $100,000, where would you go on holiday? How about if you had $10,000? What about $1,000? If youtraveled to South America, what countries would like to visit? If youwent to ___(Insert a country name)__, what kind of souvenirs would you buy? If youwere going on a camping trip for a week, what 10 things would you bring? Explain why.
- Is there any difference between young tourists and adult tourists?
On longflights do you usually walk around the plane to avoid health problems? What are populartourist destinations in your country? Have you been to any of them? Which would you recommend if you could only recommend one? Why?
- What are some benefits of travel? Why do people travel?
What aresome countries that you would never visit? Why would you not visit them? What aresome things that you always take with you on a trip? What countrieswould you like to visit? Why? What countrieswould you most like to visit?
- What countries would you not like to visit? Why?
What countrydo you most want to visit? Why? Do you think you will ever go there? What doyou need before you can travel to another country?
- What is the best kind of holiday for different ages of people? Children? Teenagers? Adults? Elderly people?
What isthe most interesting city to visit in your country? What isthe most interesting souvenir that you have ever bought on one of your holidays?
- What is your favorite method of travel at your destination? Train? Bus? Boat? Bicycle? Backpacking?
What isyour favorite mode of travel?
- What languages can you speak?
What placedo you want to visit someday? What wasthe most interesting place you have ever visited? What wasyour best trip. What wasyour worst trip.
- What’s the most beautiful place you’ve ever been to?
When wasthe last time your traveled?
- When you are on a long car journey do you play games or sing songs to occupy your time? What kind of games? What songs?
When youwere a child did your family take a vacation every year?
- Where are you going to go the next time you travel? When are you going to go? Who are you going to go with? How long are you going to go for? What are you going to do there? What kind of things do you think you will buy?
- Where did you go on your last vacation? How did you go? Who did you go with?
Where didyou spend your last vacation? Your summer vacation? Your Christmas vacation? Where haveyou been? Where willyou go on your next vacation? Which countrieshave you travelledto? Which isbetter, package tour or a tour you organize and book yourself?
- Who makes the decisions when your family decides to go on holiday
Why doyou travel? Why do people travel?
- Would you like to go back to the same place?
Would youlike to take a cruise? Where to? With who? Would youprefer to stay at a hotel/motel or camp while on vacation? Would yourather go to a place where there are a lot of people or to a place wherethere are few people? Would yourather visit another country or travel within your own country?
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