Portuguese Travel Words
Knowing these Portuguese travel words will make your stay in a Brazilian hotel much more comfortable!
After this free audio lesson you'll be able to ask for what you need in Portuguese, find your way around the hotel, and share any concerns you have with the hotel staff. Let's start with some basics...
Pronouncing Portuguese travel words
At the Hotel in Portuguese
Though “rosto” actually means face. We call hand towels “face towels”.
There are two words for “soap” in Portuguese and which one you use depends on what kind of soap you are looking for: Hand soap, or the one you use to take a shower/clean yourself is called sabonete Detergents, laundry or dish wash powders are called sabão and you complete it with the purpose of the soap:
As a rule, you may use sabão for any cleaning soap, and sabonete for personal hygiene soaps.
Though I doubt you’d need an extra blanket in most parts of Brazil! You may want to have a clean one though. So you’d have to say: