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“Travelers” or “Travellers”


Travelers and travellers are both English terms.


Travelers is predominantly used in 🇺🇸 American (US) English (en-US) while travellers 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
travelers 93 22 28 55 50 24 0 21 28 34 52 0
travellers 7 78 72 45 50 76 0 79 72 66 48 0

  • In the United States, there is a preference for "travelers" over "travellers" (93 to 7).
  • In the United Kingdom, there is a 78 to 22 preference for "travellers" over "travelers".
  • In India, there is a 72 to 28 preference for "travellers" over "travelers".
  • In the Philippines, there is a preference for "travelers" over "travellers" (55 to 45).
  • In Canada, there is no clear preference between "travelers" and "travellers", with usage levels of 50 vs. 50.
  • In Australia, there is a 76 to 24 preference for "travellers" over "travelers".
  • In Liberia, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "travelers" and "travellers".
  • In Ireland, there is a 79 to 21 preference for "travellers" over "travelers".
  • In New Zealand, there is a 72 to 28 preference for "travellers" over "travelers".
  • In Jamaica, there is a 66 to 34 preference for "travellers" over "travelers".
  • In Trinidad & Tobago, there is a preference for "travelers" over "travellers" (52 to 48).
  • In Guyana, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "travelers" and "travellers".

Below, we provide some examples of when to use travelers or travellers with sample sentences.


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Examples in Context

Examples of “travelers”

  • while playing for the Arkansas Travelers, he pitched a no-hitter at
  • "The Mysterious Fast Mumble" from Travelers' Tales, published in The Best
  • referred to by the time travelers as "Emojibots".
  • bringing a steady stream of travelers and migrants to the area.
  • in confirming or denying that suspicion.
  • purpose was to connect US-50 travelers to then-US-156 without having to
  • Forest travelers — animated film (1951, Лесные
  • The local priest warns the travelers that their presence will make
  • Column" was erected to help travelers find their way through the
  • List of travelers

Examples of “travellers”

  • the visually impaired enable all travellers to reach the trains without
  • only small shelters for mainline travellers) and the goods shed an
  • Stories Under the Sun: 2: Travellers' Tales, (with David Myers), Central
  • the reports of merchants and travellers, including Muhammad ibn Yusuf al-Warraq
  • Ifan was studied by early travellers and antiquarians, and rapidly became
  • only as a hostel for travellers but also as an important
  • Dauphin Kings defeated Brandon Travellers 4-games-to-2
  • is likely that more overland travellers take this river route than
  • Services for travellers
  • Marty Ehrlich: Traveller's Tale

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