Traveler Definition

Updated: 2018-11-21.
A traveler is a person who travels. In many cases, a traveler is someone who travels often.

In the US, it is spelled with one s (traveler), while in the UK, it is spelled with two (traveller).

Some types of travelers include backpackers, flashpackers, tourists, gap-packers, and passengers, and jaunters.

A traveler is not necessarily a transient, who has a nomadic lifestyle. One can be a traveler for a short period of time, such as when they are on a holiday, vacation, or a gap year.

Other common traveler synonyms include: globetrotter, visitor, sightseer, and holidaymaker.

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