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“Traveler” or “Traveller”


Traveler and traveller are both English terms.


Traveler is predominantly used in 🇺🇸 American (US) English (en-US) while traveller is predominantly used in 🇬🇧 British English (used in UK/AU/NZ) (en-GB).

In terms of actual appearance and usage, here's a breakdown by country, with usage level out of 100 (if available) 👇:

Term US UK India Philippines Canada Australia Liberia Ireland New Zealand Jamaica Trinidad & Tobago Guyana
traveler 87 23 13 63 62 13 29 15 30 56 53 0
traveller 13 77 87 37 38 87 71 85 70 44 47 0

  • In the United States, there is a preference for "traveler" over "traveller" (87 to 13).
  • In the United Kingdom, there is a 77 to 23 preference for "traveller" over "traveler".
  • In India, there is a 87 to 13 preference for "traveller" over "traveler".
  • In the Philippines, there is a preference for "traveler" over "traveller" (63 to 37).
  • In Canada, there is a preference for "traveler" over "traveller" (62 to 38).
  • In Australia, there is a 87 to 13 preference for "traveller" over "traveler".
  • In Liberia, there is a 71 to 29 preference for "traveller" over "traveler".
  • In Ireland, there is a 85 to 15 preference for "traveller" over "traveler".
  • In New Zealand, there is a 70 to 30 preference for "traveller" over "traveler".
  • In Jamaica, there is a preference for "traveler" over "traveller" (56 to 44).
  • In Trinidad & Tobago, there is a preference for "traveler" over "traveller" (53 to 47).
  • In Guyana, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "traveler" and "traveller".

Below, we provide some examples of when to use traveler or traveller with sample sentences.


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Examples in Context

Examples of “traveler”

  • 1662, by the Ottoman Turkish traveler Evliya Çelebi, who described it
  • to him as "a great traveler, both on land and paper".
  • "pair" of individuals: the path traveler (Pāli: maggattha) and the fruit
  • or future for the time traveler when they return home.
  • scenery of North America, a traveler must go by foot.
  • TCIP), and SAE J2354 Advanced Traveler Information Systems standards.
  • A traveler and amateur naturalist, he regains
  • National Geographic Travelers main competitors are Condé Nast
  • "The Arkansas Traveler sketch in Vaudeville", America's Library
  • This story, of a traveler who falls in love with

Examples of “traveller”

  • depreciate his merits as a traveller and naturalist, for the belief
  • George Sandys (born 1578), English traveller, colonist and poet, the seventh
  • In this case, the traveller may choose to stay in
  • John (1735, 2nd edition) Suffolk Traveller.
  • the score entered on the traveller.
  • Porphyrius Uspensky (1804–1885), Russian traveller and theologian
  • fiction roleplaying games such as Traveller, Shadowrun and Heavy Gear (the
  • He also tells the traveller of his poor family and
  • A Traveller in Italy is situated in
  • The Arkansas Traveller

(Examples are Wikipedia snippets under the CC ShareAlike 3.0 license.)

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