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100 travel captions to take with you on the road

Post one of these short, funny or cute messages on your Instagram to send greetings from your happy place.

Greetings from Destination Fabulous!

Wherever in the world you are — Hawaii, Europe, the Grand Tetons — it’s undoubtedly amazing.

Naturally, you want to share all the best moments with your friends and family on Instagram, and we’ve got just the travel captions you’re looking for to top off those once-in-a-lifetime photos.

Since vacations come but once or twice year, it’s important to make the most of your time away from the daily grind. While you’re at it, savor and preserve those special memories with plenty of pictures.

Once you’ve decided which ones to post, use one of these short sayings, funny quotes or cute captions listed in the collection below to take your snaps to the next level.

Whether your photos require a short message like “Live, laugh, relax, adventure, repeat” or something funny like “Vacation greetings from an introvert: I don’t wish you were here,” you’re sure to find the Instagram caption you’re looking among these trip-inspired messages.

And since you’re on vacation and all, we’re guessing you probably don’t want to do any more work than you absolutely have to, which is what makes this treasure trove of captions the perfect travel accessory.

From cute travel captions for couples to song quotes that dovetail nicely with your weekend getaway, you’re sure to find exactly what you need to, ahem, seas the day.

Best travel captions

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  • The first rule of Vacation Club: There are no rules in Vacation Club.
  • Are we there yet?
  • Time flies when you're having fun!
  • Forget about the journey. It's definitely the destination.
  • Greetings from the land of sunshine.
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  • Hello from heaven.
  • Officially in Airplane Mode.
  • Collecting moments, not things.
  • Keep on travelin'.
  • Adventure awaits.
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  • It's not the journey, but the friends we make along the way.
  • Travel: The only thing you buy that makes you richer.
  • Excuse me while I travel the world.
  • On indefinite break.
  • Sorry, no one's available to take your call right now ...
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  • Work. Save. Travel. Repeat.
  • Welcome aboard!
  • Taking the long way home.
  • Just here for the snacks.
  • Wan·der·lust (n.): a strong desire to travel
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  • Travel: Cheaper than behavioral therapy
  • If you don't go, you'll never know.
  • The ocean made me salty.
  • Interim president of the beach council.
  • This way to the Port-O'-Party.

Short travel captions

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  • Officially on Island Time.
  • Suite dreams.
  • Basic beach.
  • This calls for a shell-abration!
  • Live, laugh, relax, adventure, repeat.
  • Wine not?
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  • Catch the wave.
  • Sun + Sand = Vacay
  • Be patient. I’m in the middle of an altitude adjustment.
  • Carpe diem.
  • Better vacay than sorry.
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  • Feelin’ blue in all the right ways.
  • Whatever floats your boat. But, like, for real.
  • Follow your bliss and your destination will be delightful.
  • This is just plane awesome!
  • Current coordinates: Off the grid.
  • Inhale. Exhale. Relax.
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  • Sand is all you need.
  • Life’s a beach, especially when you’re sitting on one.
  • The best thing about being on vacation? Being on vacation.
  • Having a boatload of fun!
  • Don’t mind me, I’m just wingin’ it.
  • Feeling pretty shell-fish right now.
  • Only good vibes allowed.
  • Surf’s up!
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Funny travel captions

  • I love vacation. It’s other people I don’t like.
  • Indulging in some liquid therapy.
  • Just me and my beaches.
  • Windmills? Sure, I’m a big fan.
  • Karma is a beach.
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  • Resting beach face.
  • Vacation greetings from an introvert: I don’t wish you were here.
  • Road trips are great, but they sure are tire-ing.
  • Sun’s out, buns out.
  • The airline lost my emotional baggage.
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Cute travel captions for couples

  • Nomad-er where you go, I will follow.
  • Everything’s better with you.
  • Staying together is a full-time job. No wonder we need a vacation.
  • Love is what makes the trip worth taking.
  • Every amazing vacation begins with you.
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  • I’m never lost when we’re together.
  • And they traveled happily ever after.
  • Don’t play koi with me.
  • Destination bucket list: wherever you are.
  • Share my beach blanket?
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Captions for international travels

  • I’ve been waiting my entire life to cross the Finnish line.
  • Havana really good time.
  • What do I like about Switzerland? IDK, but the flag is certainly a plus.
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  • My favorite place is with EU.
  • Hey, Czech this out!
  • Looks like you Tokyo sweet time getting here.
  • Sometimes you just gotta say, “Phuket.”
  • Rome is where the heart is.
  • There’s no place like Rome.
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Travel captions inspired by song lyrics

  • “Don’t go chasin’ waterfalls.” — “Waterfalls,” TLC
  • “Vacation, all I ever wanted / Vacation, had to get away.” — “Vacation,” The Go-Go’s
  • “I’ve been everywhere, man / I’ve been everywhere.” — “I’ve Been Everywhere,” Johnny Cash
  • “On an island in the sun / We’ll be playing and having fun / And it makes me feel so fine.” — “Island in the Sun,” Weezer
  • “Holiday / Celebrate!” — “Holiday,” Madonna
  • “Some beach / Somewhere / There’s a big umbrella casting shade over an empty chair.” — “Some Beach,” Blake Shelton
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  • “I’m gonna soak up the sun.” — “Soak Up the Sun,” Sheryl Crow
  • “Oh, Mexico / It sounds so simple, I just got to go / The sun’s so hot I forgot to go home.” — “Mexico,” James Taylor
  • “I’m sailing away / Set an open course for the virgin sea / ‘Cause I’ve got to be free / Free to face the life that’s ahead of me.” — “Come Sail Away,” Styx
  • “Life is a highway / I want to ride it all night long.” — “Life is a Highway,” Tom Cochrane
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  • “I’ve got two tickets to paradise / Won’t you pack your bags, we’ll leave tonight.” — “Two Tickets to Paradise,” Eddie Money
  • “Wastin’ away again in Margaritaville / Searchin’ for my long lost shaker of salt.” — “Margaritaville,” Jimmy Buffett
  • “New friends and blue skies that never end / Hey, that’s the way we like it / Good times, sunshine and summertime.” — “Sunshine and Summertime,” Faith Hill
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Travel quotes

  • “A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.” — Robert Orben
  • “Not all those who wander are lost.” — J.R.R. Tolkien, “Lord of the Rings”
  • “Forever is composed of nows.” — Emily Dickinson
  • “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” — Helen Keller
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  • “Wake up and live.” — Bob Marley
  • “Take only memories, leave only footprints.” — Chief Seattle
  • “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” — Martin “Chief” Brody, “Jaws”
  • “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” — Aldous Huxley