Each one of us wants to reach our destination in a safe and sound condition. You may end up worrying more than enjoying. You don’t need to worry unnecessarily if you are a believer of God.
You’ll travel safely, you’ll neither tire nor trip…Because God will be right there with you; he’ll keep you safe and sound. (Proverbs 3:23). Under his guidance, you are protected.
Here are some of the prayers you can use in times of travelling.
Prayers For Safe Travel Addressed To Guardian Angel
“My holy angel guardian, ask the Lord to bless the journey which I undertake, that it may profit the health of my soul and body; that I may reach its end; and that, returning safe and sound, I may find all at home in good health. Do thou guard, guide, and preserve us. Amen.”
Traveling Mercies Prayer For Safe Travel (Psalm 121:7-8)
Lord, please provide me with traveling mercies and keep me safe from all evil on my journey. Watch over my life and preserve my soul. Be with me from the time I step out the front door and until I return. Both now and forevermore. Amen.
Prayer for Mercy from God While Traveling (Psalm 145:8-9)
Lord, you are so gracious and full of compassion. Please be with me if encounter misfortune on my journey. Thank you for being slow to anger and overflowing with mercy if I make a wrong turn along the way. You are good to all. Everything you do is full of grace. Amen.
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Anglican Prayer For Safe Travel Of The Entire Family
O God, our heavenly Father, whose glory fills the whole creation, and whose presence we find wherever we go: preserve those who travel; surround them with your loving care; protect them from every danger; and bring them in safety to their journey’s end; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Irish Blessings For Those Who Travel
“May the road rise to meet you, May the wind be always at your back, May the sun shine warm upon your face, The rains fall soft upon your fields and, Until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of His hand.”
Irish Prayer For A Safe Journey
“May God grant you always A sunbeam to warm you, A moonbeam to charm you, A sheltering angel, so nothing can harm you.”
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Prayer From Saints While Travelling
“May the Saints protect you And bless you today And may troubles ignore you Each step of the way. God be on your road every way you go”
Guardian Angel Prayer for Traveling
O almighty and merciful God, Who hast commissioned Thy angels to guide and protect us, command them to be our assiduous companions from our setting out until our return; to clothe us with their invisible protection; to keep us from all danger of collision, of fire, of explosion, of falls and bruises; and finally, having preserved us from all evil, and especially from sin, to guide us to our heavenly home. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Orthodox Christian Prayer
“Be mindful, O Lord, of those who travel by land, by sea, and by air; of the old and young, the sick, the suffering, the sorrowing, the afflicted, the captives, the needy and the poor; and upon them all send forth Thy mercies, for Thou art the Giver of all good things. Amen.”
Prayer To Our Lady Of The Highway
O Lady of the Highway, be with us on our journey, for all your ways are beautiful and all your paths are peace. O God, who with unspeakable providence does rule and govern the world, grant unto us, your servants, through the intercessions of our watchful mother, to be protected from all danger and brought safely to the end of our journey. Amen.
Simple Traveling Mercies Prayer
In the name of God I go on this journey. May God the Father be with me, God the Son protect me, and God the Holy Ghost be by my side. Amen.
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Prayer to St. Christopher Patron Saint of Travelers
Dear Saint Christopher, protect me today in all my travels along the road’s way. Give your warning sign if danger is near so that I may stop while the path is clear. Be at my window and direct me through when the vision blurs from out of the blue. Carry me safely to my destined place, like you carried Christ in your close embrace. Amen.
Motorist’s Prayer For A Safe Journey
Grant me O Lord a steady hand and watchful eye. That no one shall be hurt as I pass by. Thou gavest life, I pray no act of mine may take away or mar that gift of Thine. Shelter those, dear Lord, who bear me company, from the evils of fire and all calamity. Teach me to use my car for others need; Nor miss through love of undue speed the beauty of the world; that thus I may with joy and courtesy go on my way. St. Christopher, holy patron of travellers, protect me and lead me safely to my destiny. Amen.
A Prayer for Car Travel
Dear Lord, I pray for safe travel in our car today. I ask that no unexpected mechanical or tire issues will occur. Please keep us safe on these crowded roads as well as the others we are sharing it with. As the driver, give me the discernment as to when to take breaks so that I do not push myself to the limit. Release your angels to surround us and protect us until we get to our final destination. In your name, I pray. Amen.
A Prayer for No Accidents
Dear Lord, I pray for all those out on the roads today. I pray that they will be more cautious and less distracted. Help us to navigate the jam-packed roads on our way to our destination. I pray you will release your angels around every vehicle on the road and that no accidents will occur. I ask that all those traveling will reach their destination safely. In your name, I pray. Amen.
A Prayer for Plane Travel
Dear Lord, I pray over the trip we are about to take on this plane. I pray that no mechanical errors or emergencies will occur. I pray for our pilot, that he or she be alert, have sharp eyes, and steady hands during this flight. I pray for our flight attendants that they will be friendly, alert, and adequately prepared for our trip. I also pray for my fellow passengers, that everyone will be in good spirits and in good health. I pray that everyone will be able to make it where they need to go safely. In your name, I pray. Amen.
A Prayer for Pleasant Weather During Travel
Dear Lord, I pray for our upcoming trip and for good weather. Things have been crazy lately with blizzards, rain and floods, and wildfires all over our country. I pray that the weather will be good as we embark on our trip all the way through to our final destination. I also pray that it will be good when we return. I ask that you will lift all inclement weather across our great country so that everyone traveling can make it and be with their loved ones. In your name, I pray. Amen.
Prayer for a Blessed Vacation
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Colossians 3:15
Heavenly Father, Please bless our vacation. Help our family to have patience and understanding. Guide us to be mindful of this gift of time together. Help us to make compromises when necessary and handle any chaos that comes our way with Your love and grace. Open our eyes to truly see the beauty of the memories we are creating that will last a lifetime. Amen.
A Prayer for Families Traveling with Kids
Dear Lord, I pray for our upcoming trip with the kids. I ask that you will guard their bodies so that no sickness will occur while we are gone. I pray that they will be in good spirits and will cause very little distraction on the way to our destination. Help me to discern when they need a break or some rest during this trip yet help us have a wonderful time. In your name, I pray. Amen.
Prayers For Someone Else’s Safe Travel
Dear God, I’m praying for the safe travel of (mention name), please guide & protect her/him that she/he may reach her/his destination safe. I’m praying also for the pilot of the plane – give him the presence of mind that he may able to do his duty and responsibilities for their safety as they travel. In Jesus name I pray. Amen.”
Prayer For Your Loved One’s Safe Journey
“May God in heaven protect you on the way to [DESTINATION NAME] and may His angel accompany you.”
What Does Bible Say About Protection While Traveling?
Though traveling mercies do not appear in the Bible, there are myriad examples of God showing mercy for others.
He leads the way for you so that you don’t feel panicky at any moment. It is beautifully explained in the Bible verse Deuteronomy 31:8- “The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”
Even though you may feel scared at times, but always remember that God will secure the way for you. All you can do is have trust on Him and enjoy the rest of your journey.
I hope you found this article helpful.