This list of useful Spanish travel phrases will help you navigate your way through some common scenarios--whether you'll be traveling in Spain, Mexico, or another Spanish-speaking country. Being surrounded by a foreign language can be challenging, but having these common Spanish questions and expressions on hand will make it easier!
How do you ask about flight times, or where to find a taxi in Spanish? How do you tell someone you are lost, or ask where to find a restroom?
These commonly used Spanish phrases will help you in all kinds of situations, whether you are at the airport, traveling around the city, at the bank or in a restaurant.
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Here are some of the most common Spanish phrases to get you started. Further on in this lesson we will look at the pronunciation of these and more Spanish phrases.
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¿Cuándo sale el vuelo?
When does the flight leave?
¿Cuándo llega el vuelo?
When does the flight arrive?
¿Dónde está el reclamo de equipaje?
Where is baggage claim?
Mis maletas están perdidas.
My suitcases are lost.
¿Dónde está la parada de taxis?
Where is the taxi stop?
Necesito ir a …
I need to go to …
¿Cuánto cuesta un boleto de ida y vuelta?
How much does a round trip ticket cost?
¿Cuándo sale el próximo tren para…?
When does the next train to … leave?
¿A qué hora llegamos?
When do we arrive?
¿Cuánto es el pasaje?
How much is the fare?
¿Dónde están los baños públicos?
Where are the public bathrooms?
Estoy perdido / Estoy perdida
Quiero hacer compras.
I want to go shopping.
How much does it cost?
¿Hay algo más barato?
Is there something less expensive?
¿Puedo ver el menú?
Can I see the menu?
Necesito una mesa para dos, por favor.
I need a table for two, please.
¿Cuál es el especial del día?
What's the daily special?
¿Qué me recomienda?
What do you recommend?
Enjoy your meal.
¿Dónde puedo cambiar cheques de viajero?
Where can I exchange travelers checks?
¿A cómo está el dólar?
How much is the dollar worth?
How much is the dollar worth?
Necesito cambiar dólares a pesos.
I need to exchange dollars for pesos.
Quiero abrir una cuenta de ahorros.
I want to open a savings account.
¿Cuánto cuesta mandar este paquete?
How much does it cost to send this package?
Necesito dos estampillas a Europa.
I need two stamps to Europe.
Quiero mandar una carta a los Estados Unidos.
I want to send a letter to the United States.
Quiero mandar la carta por avión.
I want to send the letter via airmail.
When will it arrive?
There's nothing like a few survival Spanish phrases to make sure your travel plans go smoothly, but imagine how much easier and more exciting it would be if you knew what to say in virtually any situation...
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