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1

tengeribeteg

seasick

/ ˈsiːsɪk /

I've never dared to cross the Channel in a ferry because I'm afraid of getting seasick.

2

hálókocsi

sleeping car / sleeper

/ sliːp kɑː ˈsliːpə /

When I travel through the night, I think it pays off to book a place in a sleeping car.

3

túl sok foglalást fogadtak

to be overbooked

/ biː əʊvəˈbʊk /

Since the hotel was overbooked, they got me a room in another hotel nearby.

4

óceánjáró

ocean liner

/ ˈəʊʃ(ə)n ˈlʌɪnə /

My American cousing is so terrified of flying that she had to come to my wedding on an ocean liner.

5

kifutópálya

runway

/ ˈrʌnweɪ /

I've heard that low-cost airlines are made to wait at runways but I've never experienced that myself.

6

jegypénztáros (vasút-/buszállomáson)

booking clerk

/ ˈbʊkɪŋ klɑːk /

When I travelled to Pápa, the booking clerk was able to recommend a much more sensible route than the one I had planned.

7

kétágyas szoba (külön ágyakkal)

twin-bedded room

/ twɪn ˈbɛdɪd ruːm, rʊm /

We booked a twin-bedded room but got one with a double bed, and I had to make a complaint to get a new room.

8

útikönyv

guidebook

/ ˈgʌɪdbʊk /

Whe I visit a new city, I always find it practical to take a guidebook with me.

9

elő-/utószezon

off-season

/ ɒf ˈsiːz(ə)n /

I try to travel off-season as much as possible because the attractions are no so crowded then.

10

közlemény, bejelentés

announcement

/ əˈnaʊnsm(ə)nt /

The announcements at railway stations are often difficult to understand.

11

utazás (hosszú/rendszeres)

journey

/ ˈdʒəːni /

When travelling, I try to enjoy the journey by looking at the places and people, and even at the road signs we pass by.

12

hátizsákos útra megy

to go backpacking

/ gəʊ ˈbakpak /

Last summer we went back-packing to Montenegro and really enjoyed it.

13

vadkempingezik

to camp rough

/ kamp rʌf /

When we travelled in Scandinavia, we mostly camped rough because it is common there and those countries are really expensive.

14

kikötő

harbour

/ ˈhɑːbə /

Every time I visit a seaside city, I go to the harbour because I love the atmosphere.

15

fekszik a napon, napozik

to lie in the sun

/ lʌɪ ɪn ðə sʌn /

I travel to where I can both lie in the sun and do something exciting.

16

szervezett társasutazás

package tour/holiday

/ ˈpakɪdʒ tʊə ˈhɒlɪdeɪ, -di /

Though package tours are very practical, I don't really like them because I want to be free to do what I want to.

17

kemping

campsite / camping site

/ ˈkampsʌɪt ˈkampɪŋ sʌɪt /

We look reviews of campsites up on the net, and try a new one every summer.

18

üzleti út

business trip

/ ˈbɪznɪs trɪp /

Many think that going on business trips is glamorous, though it's really hard work most of the time.

19

elszállásol vkit

to put sb up

/ pʊt ʌp /

When I travelled in Spain, I was lucky to have friends who could put me up in most of the towns I visited.

20

sátrat felállít / lebont

to put up / take down a tent

/ pʊt ʌp teɪk daʊn eɪ tɛnt /

It used to take ages to put up a tent, but nowadays you can put it up and take it down in a couple of minutes.

21

egyágyas/kétágyas szoba (franciaággyal)

single/double room

/ ˈsɪŋg(ə)l ˈdʌb(ə)l ruːm, rʊm /

Last summer we booked two single rooms but had to stay in a double room because of a mix up.

22

közvetlen járat/vonat

direct flight/train

/ dɪˈrɛkt, dʌɪ- flʌɪt treɪn /

I always try to take a direct flight because changing planes usually takes quite a long time.

23

nagykövetség

embassy

/ ˈɛmbəsi /

Before going abroad, I always write down the phone number of the Hungarian embassy is case I need their help.

24

időeltolódás miatti fáradtság

jet lag

/ (d)ʒet lag /

After I got over the jet lag, my trip to New Zealand was really wonderful.

25

iskolai kirándulás

school trip

/ skuːl trɪp /

School trips are no only good for getting to know new places but also for getting know your classmates and teachers better.

26

felfrissülés, kikapcsolódás

recreation

/ ˌrɛkrɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n /

A spa holiday is one of the best ways for recreation and relaxation.

27

kedvezményes jegy

reduced fare

/ rɪˈdjuːs fɛː /

I was happy when the booking clerk told me there was a reduced fare for those who travelled to Lake Balaton.

28

gyalogtúra

trek

/ trɛk /

I went on a hiking holiday last summer and was really glad to arrive at the hotel after the long trek.

29

tulsúlydíj

excess weight charge

/ ɪkˈsɛs, ɛk-, ˈɛksɛs weɪt tʃɑːdʒ /

Though excess weight charges are annoying, they are good from an environmental viewpoint.

30

útmegszakítás

stopover

/ ˈstɒpəʊvə /

When we travelled to Australia, we had a fantastic stopover in Hong Kong and I was quite sad when our two days there were over.