Looking for a great way to say farewell and express fond travel wishes? This collection of safe travel messages will help you find the perfect words to express when you’re wishing friends, family, and colleagues farewell with their travels.
How to wish a safe journey: Safe travels, bon voyage, and farewell messages
Traveling can be both an exciting and stressful time. There are scheduled to meet, preparations to be made, and questions about safety and security. Normal day-to-day life is upended. But you can use these phrases to send a message of positivity and best wishes to traveling family and friends. These words can be copied and used just as they are, or you can use them as inspiration to create your own personalized thoughts.
Top 10 best safe travels messages
1). Go where no one has ever gone. Do what others have never done. Live as others have never lived.
2). Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. Have fun!
3). May every day of your holiday be filled with love and laughter.
4). May your journey be filled with adventures and excitement!
5). I hope your holiday is filled with smiles, laughter, and sunshine. And don’t forget to take lots of pictures!
6). Make today the first step on a brand-new journey, all you have to do is keep moving.
7). It takes a single step to start a journey of a thousand miles.
8). The memories of traveling form some of the most fascinating chapters in your life’s book. Enjoy the journey!
9). It’s not the destination, but the journey that matters most.
10). A grand adventure is about to begin.
Safe travel wishes
11.) The road ahead may be long and winding but you’ll make it there safe and sound.
12.) May your journey be free from stress and bring you home safely.
13.) Wishing you a safe journey and a relaxing vacation when you arrive!
14.) As long as you have an open mind, able body, and a benevolent heart, you will be safe everywhere.
15.) May your journey be safe and smooth, and may you enjoy your trip.
16.) Safe journey, my dear friend! Have fun and be well.
17.) I hope your journey is carefree and that you enjoy yourself while you are gone. May you come backfilled with happiness!
18.) We wish you smooth sailing on your journey!
19.) A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
20.) Open your senses and feed your soul. Be carefree and let wanderlust take control. Stay safe!
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Short safe travels messages
These short sayings can be used on their own or as a sign-off to another longer greeting.
21.) Goodbye my friend.
22.) And so the adventure begins…
23.) Safe travels!
24.) Bon voyage!
25.) Keep calm and have a safe flight.
26.) Fly safe!
27.) Adventure awaits!
28.) Travel well!
29.) Enjoy as you explore.
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Bon voyage text messages
30.) Get there safely!
31.) Safe journey!
32.) Have a safe flight.
33.) Have a magical time!
34.) Let the adventure begin.
35.) Have a safe trip.
36.) Miss you already.
37.) Farewell and good luck.
38.) Enjoy the journey.
39.) To travel is to live.
40.) Time for adventure!
41.) See ya later, alligator!
42.) I can’t wait to see you again.
43.) I wish you the best that all this world can give.
44.) May your journey be full of surprises and fun!
45.) Beautiful and rare sights in this world are many, but beautiful travelers like you are few.
46.) Go on and experience the most wonderful thing that’s called life.
47.) May you never be lost along the way.
48.) Good luck with your new adventure.
49.) May your well-deserved holiday be filled with immense happiness and joy.
50.) I hope every minute of your holiday is as special as you are.
51.) Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
52.) Leave your worries behind and enjoy your trip.
53.) I would wish you luck but I really don’t think you need it. Farewell!
54.) Looking forward to seeing you again very soon!
55.) Take care and have a safe flight.
56.) Have a safe flight and please let me know when you land!
57.) Prayers and blessings for safe travels.
58.) No matter where you are, you will always be in our hearts.
59.) May you cross boundaries, experience new cultures, and understand the world in a better way.
60.) Most people spend their lives dreaming about somewhere else, go there.
61.) May your air be clear, the flight is smooth, the plane is safe, and the sky be blue!
Wise travel advice messages
62.) If you travel far enough, you eventually meet yourself.
63.) Traveling is less about selfies and more about memories. Bon voyage!
64.) Open your senses, feed your soul. Be carefree and let wanderlust take control.
65.) Traveling is to the mind, what love is to the heart and education is to live… truly enriching.
66.) Travel as if your life depends on it. Because decades later, the happiness in your life will actually depend on reflections of the memories you make today.
67.) Don’t worry about souvenirs. Fill your bags with experiences and memories for your return.
68.) Traveling isn’t only about hopping to different places and new cities. It’s also about soaking in new cultures and faces.
69.) Losing yourself in new surroundings is the best way to find yourself.
70.) Get lost, run out of money and do crazy things. These are memories from your travels that will last a lifetime.
71.) Traveling isn’t about looking and watching. It’s about feeling and experiencing.
72.) The secret to really enjoying your holiday is to completely unplug. Turn off your cell phone and stay away from social media.
73.) Traveling is an expense which yields great returns in the form of priceless memories and enlightening experiences.
74.) The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
75.) Wanderlust isn’t about running away. It’s about experiencing the outside to discover what’s inside.
76.) Life is a journey. Don’t imprison yourself in a rut. Break free and travel. Wander as if you’re lost. It’s the only way to discover yourself.
77.) The wings of your airplane are big, but the wings of your mind are bigger.
Missing you messages for travelers
78.) I wish you didn’t have to go so soon—but I am so glad for the time we had together.
79.) I know you haven’t left yet but I already miss you so please just go and come back safe really soon.
80.) Goodbyes are not forever. They are not the end… They simply mean we’ll miss you until we meet again.
81.) I’ll miss you until you come back.
82.) Side by side or miles apart, we will always be connected by the heart.
83.) I miss you so much when you travel—hurry home!
84.) We may be miles apart, but you are always close in my heart.
85.) It’s never easy saying goodbye. I will miss you.
86.) I wish you well and hope to see you return healthy and happy. You will be missed by all of us until you return.
Love thoughts for travelers
87.) If you’re nervous on your journey, just think about me – because I will absolutely be thinking about you.
88.) I hope you miss me because I’m going to miss you like crazy.
89.) You are the one I care about and love the most in the entire world. I can’t wait to be in your arms again.
90.) No matter how far away we are from each other, you’ll never be far from this heart of mine that beats only for you.
91.) I’ll just stand in the airport by the Arrivals terminal until you get back because I can’t wait for your return!
92.) I’ll be waiting right here for you with bated breath, so please don’t stay too long.
93.) No matter how far you are from me, my love is strong enough to reach you.
94.) Words cannot describe what you mean to me. So I’ll just tell you “I love you” – and see you again when you return to me soon.
95.) I hope you have a very exciting and safe flight, honey. And always remember that I love you endlessly because you are the sunshine of my world.
96.) May the angels accompany you on your journey and bring you back safely into my loving arms.
97.) There’s a strong chance I buy a ticket and just go with you. That’s how badly I want to be together.
98.) Always remember how much you are loved. Safe travels!
Funny goodbye wishes
99.) I’ll miss you until you come back, but I hope you’ll make up for it by getting me awesome gifts.
100.) Drive fast, take chances.
101.) The only reason why I am especially wishing you ‘bon voyage’ is that I want you to give me lots of goodies when you get back.
102.) I will miss you like an idiot misses the point.
103.) Going somewhere?
104.) Some people say traveling makes you wise. Some people say traveling makes you humble. I say, don’t think. Just travel.
105.) Sorry to hear you’re leaving. Good riddance.
106.) Finally, I get the house to myself. None of your nagging and nitpicking for a few weeks.
107.) Go on — get lost!
108.) It’s only an adventure if you come home alive!
109.) We look forward to seeing your trip photos, but even more for the gifts and souvenirs you get us.
110.) I hate to say goodbye, so instead, I’ll just say no!
Inspirational safe travels messages
111.) The world awaits.
112.) Let your dreams set sail.
113.) Find your joy in the journey.
114.) Dream higher than the sky and deeper than the ocean.
115.) You’re off to great places…
116.) Wander as if you’re lost.
117.) Never go faster than your guardian angel can fly.
Famous travel quotes
Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
The world is a book and those who do not travel only read one page.
Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
Henry David Thoreau
Going by my past journey, I am not certain where life will take me, what turns and twists will happen; nobody knows where they will end up. As life changes direction, I’ll flow with it.
We find after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.
Not all those who wander are lost.
Safe travels quotes
Wherever you go, you take yourself with you.
Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book
To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.
Charles Horton Cooley
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
Henry David Thoreau
It’s the ‘everyday’ experiences we encounter along the journey to who we wanna be that will define who we are when we get there.
Aaron Lauritsen, 100 Days Drive: The Great North American Road Trip
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sail. Explore. Dream. Discover.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Thoughtful tips when friends and family travel
One of the best ways to help out a friend or relative who is traveling is to ease their worries back home. Lending a helping hand while someone is traveling is one of the greatest gifts you can give them.
A.) Many people have pets that need feeding and care. Offer to look in on the cat while they are away or take their dog for walks. Send updates and photos of their beloved pets so your traveling friend has peace of mind while they are away.
B.) Another way you can help is by picking up your friend’s mail while they are traveling. Simple things you do can provide great help in relieving worry from the traveler’s mind while they are away.
C.) Let them know you’ll water their plants or mow their grass.
D.) Even just offering to keep an eye out on their home can provide big relief to a traveler who is away for an extended period of time.
These are simple, yet important things that you can offer when a friend or loved one is about to embark on a vacation or trip. You can be sure they will be very grateful for your kindness and generosity.
— Greg Johnson & Mike O’Halloran
Greg is a writer and art director. Mike is the editor of Greeting Card Poet. Greg’s favorite travel destination typically includes locales where fishing is excellent, and Mike enjoys U.S. national parks and Canada.
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