Do you Know These Basic Spanish Phrases for Travelers?

By: John Miller
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About This Quiz

"Donde esta el hospital?" That's one phrase we hope you don't need when you're traveling in a foreign country. How much do you know about basic Spanish phrases for travelers?

Buenos dias


What's the word for "please"?

What does "yo no entiendo" mean?

If you ask, "donde esta," what are you asking?

What does, "habla engles" mean?

Muchas gracias


"Hablo despacio por favor"

Con permiso

Como se llama?

What are you asking if you use the question, "a que hora el bar cerca?"

How do you ask for the restroom?

What does it mean if you ask, "la cuenta, por favor?"

If you want to know how much something costs, what would you ask?


"Un tren?"

What will you receive if you ask, "puedo ver el menu?"

If you have to use this phrase, what did you lose? "No puedo encontrar mi pasaporte!"

If you're asking for a "hamburguesa," what do you want?

"Un banco?"

"Me podria ayudar?"

What does it mean if someone says, "no funcion!"

What does it mean if you ask, "puedo conectarme con al internet?"

What are you looking for if you ask, "donde esta la piscina?"

If you're at a restaurant and you ask for "vino blanco," what will you receive?

"Cuando sale el vuelo?"

"Repita, por favor"

"Donde esta el metro?"

"I'm sorry."

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