10 Good Prayers for Safe Travels

Before starting on a new journey, it is best to pray for a safe return. Whether it is by car, plane, or ship; these prayers for safe travel will surely bring your comfort and security. Recite these at any time before your journey begins.

Protection against Accidents Prayer
Dear God, as I start this journey today, I ask for protection against any accidents that the enemy has planned against me. I take refuge under your wings; your faithfulness is my shield and rampart. Lord protect other travelers and me against any danger. Send your angels before us to go and clear any manner of death traps that the enemy has planted in the roads that we are going to use. Take control of the drivers and other motorists, may they use the roads according to the set rules and standards in Jesus name, Amen.

Good weather Prayer
Father, you are the maker of everything in heaven, on earth, and under the earth.  As we start this journey today, Lord, give us good weather.  May the weather be good from this place to our destination, and may it continue being good even when we come back. Lift away every strong wind, storms, heavy rains, floods, and any other adverse weather element not just in this place but across the world so that every traveler can have a comfortable and enjoyable journey. The sun will not harm us by day, nor the moon by night as we travel in Jesus name I pray, Amen.

Stress-Free Travel Prayer
Dear God, traveling comes with a lot of challenges from encounters with careless motorists to losing luggage. But Father, as I leave this home, I declare and decree that I will have a stress-free journey. Let this journey be an opportunity for me to appreciate the things that you have given us freely. Keep me safe, remove anything in me that will cause me to be anxious and fearful. Help me to find joy in nature, the people I meet, and the different things I see along the way. In Jesus’ name, I believe and pray, Amen.

Car Travel Prayer
Lord Jesus, as I drive from this place to my final destination, I ask you to shield my family and me from any danger. Give me strength and divine health so that I can drive safely. Protect us from careless and drunk motorists. May I remain alert and in tune with your leading so that I do not miss anything that you show or tell me to do. Father, I thank you and adore you for enabling us to reach safely in the name of Jesus, Amen.

Plane Travel Prayer
O Lord God almighty, as I head to the airport to take a plane to my destination, I ask you for protection. Father, I am full of anxiety because of the increase in plane crashes lately. But I know that you are the one that is in charge of my life. You will protect us from any manner of mechanical and weather problems. Let your righteous right hand be on the pilot and the entire crew. We are safe when we leave, and we shall be secure when we arrive at our final destination. In Jesus’ name, I believe and pray, Amen.

Uncertainties Prayer
My Father, I am setting off this journey, going to a new place that I do not know of, I am full of fear and uncertainty. Lord, go before me and make everything to work out for my good. I place my confidence in you because you are watching over me, you never slumber. You are keeping me and everyone that is traveling from harm. Thank you, Father, for watching me when I go and come back in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Traveling Anxieties Prayer
Dear Father, I present my request for safe travels to you today. I am full of anxiety because I am about to embark on a long journey. But I refuse to let anxiety rob me of this chance you have given to me to explore the world and its beauty. Instead of fear, fill me with peace. As I go to different places in the world, let me find peace in your beautiful creation. Holy Spirit, please always remind me that Jesus is with me everywhere I go. Let me find favor with the people I am going to travel with and those that I will be interacting within the course of this journey, in the name of Jesus I pray, Amen.

Loved Ones that are Travelling Prayer
Dear Lord, I want to thank you for my family and friends that have taken time off their busy schedules to come and visit me. Lord, as I wait eagerly for them to arrive, I pray that you watch over them. I cover the cars and planes they are using to reach this place with the precious blood of Jesus. Lord, take charge of every means of transport that they are using to this place. May your angels guard them against sudden terror.  When they arrive safely, we shall glorify your Holy name, in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Your Plans, not Mine Prayer
Father God, thank you for enabling me to see this day. I have been looking forward to it, and it is finally here. Lord, there are so many things I have planned for this journey, I have taken all the necessary precautions, but you are the only one that establishes our steps. Establish my steps from the time I leave this place to when I reach my final destination. Let your word be a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. Let this journey bring me closer to you. May grace and mercy be upon other travelers and me so that we may reach our final destinations safely, in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Family Traveling Together Prayer
Dear Lord, I pray for this family trip, cover each one of us with the blood of your son Jesus. Protect our children from any manner of sickness and disease. Let this trip be enjoyable and a great bonding experience for us as a family. Be a wall of fire around us as we drive to and from our destination. Let your glory be within us during this journey, in Jesus’ name, Amen.

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