Are you trying to learn English and are travelling abroad? One of the best ways to learn English is by memorising phrases. Here you can find 10 Useful travel phrases in English to help you when you travel abroad. English is useful all around the world, even if you’re travelling to a non-English speaking country.

We have selected ten phrases that you will either hear 👂 or say 🗣 when you travel. Can you identify which ones you will say and which ones you will hear?

Let’s begin learning some useful English phrases!

Try read them aloud so you can say them fluently.

  • Do you know where the Park Royal hotel is?
  • I’m going to Big Ben – how much will this taxi cost?
  • Where is the nearest bus station?
  • Are there any WiFi hotspots around here?
  • I don’t speak English very well, so can you speak slowly?
  • Where is the bathroom?
  • May I see your passport?
  • Do you have any recommended restaurants in the area?
  • What is the most famous food from this area?
  • How much does this cost?

There you have it! (If you don’t know what “there you have it” means, see our expressions articles).

Now you are ready to use your basic English travel phrases for when you’re travelling and trying to get around. If you already know these phrases and would like some more help, we recommend looking through other phrases articles, mixing-and-matching phrases, and working together with private tutors.

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