The World’s Most Experienced Travelers Name the Top 25 Travel Songs 

Lebanon, N.H. – January 14, 2023 – As travelers shrug off inflation and emerge from holiday travel disruptions, people are searching international trips in droves, according to a recent report. Global Rescue conducted a survey of the world’s most experienced travelers to identify a collection of the best travel songs to inspire trip-takers.  

“Travel confidence is exploding in a positive direction. TSA data reflects traveler volumes pushing past pre-pandemic levels for the first time in more than two years. Call it revenge travel or make-up travel, the comeback to international travel is surging,” said Dan Richards, CEO of Global Rescue, the world’s leading provider of medical, security, evacuation and travel risk management services and a member of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board at the U.S. Department of Commerce.  

“People are gearing up for a return to travel after the pandemic pause. They are driving a significant rebound in travel activity and the Global Rescue survey revealed the Top 25 travel songs that inspire adventure, encourage exploration, and re-connect us with loved ones,” Richards said.     

Eddie Money’s “Two Tickets to Paradise” was identified as the favorite travel song followed by:   

  • Dancing Queen by ABBA 
  • Ain’t No Sunshine by Bill Withers 
  • Caribbean Queen by Billie Ocean 
  • Three Little Birds by Bob Marley 
  • Saturday in the Park by Chicago 
  • Teach Your Children by CSNY 
  • Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker 
  • Already Gone by Eagles 
  • Rocket Man by Elton John 
  • Lose Yourself by Eminem 
  • Autumn Leaves by Eric Clapton 
  • Fly Me to the Moon by Frank Sinatra 
  • I Got Your (I Feel Good) by James Brown 
  • Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey 
  • Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd 
  • Nothing Else Matters by Metallica 
  • Burn it to the Ground by Nickelback 
  • I’m Leavin’ on a Jet Plane by Peter, Paul and Mary 
  • Timber by Pitbull 
  • Bohemian Rapsody by Queen 
  • Born to Be Wild by Steppenwolf 
  • Don’t You Worry About a Thing by Stevie Wonder 
  • Burning Down the House by Talking Heads 
  • Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison 

The complete collection of The Global Rescue Top Travel Songs is available on Spotify.  


About the Global Rescue Traveler Sentiment and Safety Survey   

Global Rescue, the leading travel risk and crisis response provider, conducted a survey of more than 1,000 of its current and former members between October 25 and 31, 2022. The respondents exposed a range of behaviors, attitudes and preferences regarding international and domestic travel.     


Contact Bill McIntyre at or 202.560.1195 (phone/text) for more information.  


About Global Rescue  

Global Rescue is the world’s leading provider of medical, security, evacuation and travel risk management services to enterprises, governments and individuals. Founded in 2004, Global Rescue has exclusive relationships with the Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine Division of Special Operations and Elite Medical Group. Global Rescue provides best-in-class services that identify, monitor and respond to client medical and security crises. Global Rescue has provided medical and security support to its clients, including Fortune 500 companies, governments and academic institutions, during every globally significant crisis of the last two decades. For more information, visit