Italian Phrases for Travel

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Welcome to our Italian grammar course for beginners! Today we`re going to talk about travelling.

Traveling in Italian-speaking countries can be an exciting and rewarding experience. We will guide you through the phrases you`ll need on your journey. Let`s explore the key phrases you have to know at the airport, train station, and hotel, step by step.

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At the Airport


Check In
"Buongiorno, vorrei fare il check-in, per favore." (Hello, I would like to check-in, please.)
"Ho una prenotazione a nome Smith." (I have a reservation under Smith.)
"Ecco il mio passaporto." (Here is my passport.)
"Quanti bagagli vuoi registrare?" (How many bags would you like to check?)
"Posso avere un posto vicino al finestrino / corridoio, per favore?" (Can I have a window / aisle seat, please?)

Security Check
"Dove si trova il controllo di sicurezza?" (Where is the security checkpoint?)
"Devo togliere le scarpe e la cintura?" (Do I need to take off my shoes and belt?)
"Posso portare questa bottiglia d`acqua?" (Can I bring this bottle of water?)

Boarding
"A che ora parte il mio volo?" (What time does my flight depart?)
"Dove si trova il gate 22?" (Where is gate 22?)
"Quando inizia l`imbarco?" (When does boarding start?)
"Ho bisogno di assistenza speciale." (I need special assistance.)
"Posso portare questa borsa come bagaglio a mano?" (Can I bring this bag as carry-on?)

At the Train Station


Buying Tickets
"Vorrei un biglietto per Roma." (I would like a ticket to Rome.)
"Andata e ritorno" (Round trip)
"Solo andata" (One way)
"A che ora parte il mio treno?" (What time does my train depart?)
"Da quale binario parte il treno per Roma?" (From which platform does the train to Rome depart?)

On the Train
"Scusi, questo posto è occupato?" (Excuse me, is this seat taken?)
"Quanto dura il viaggio fino a Roma?" (How long is the journey to Rome?)
"Dove posso trovare il vagone ristorante?" (Where can I find the dining car?)

At the Hotel


Check In
"Buongiorno, ho una prenotazione a nome Smith." (Good morning, I have a reservation under Smith.)
"Per quanti giorni vorrebbe prenotare?" (For how many days would you like to book?)
"Avete una camera disponibile?" (Do you have a room available?)

Asking for Information
"A che ora è la colazione?" (What time is breakfast?)
"Dove si trova la reception / ascensore / ristorante?" (Where is the reception /elevator / restaurant?)
"C`è il Wi-Fi nell`hotel?" (Is there Wi-Fi in the hotel?)

Checking Out
"Posso pagare con la carta di credito?" (Can I pay with a credit card?)
"Vorrei fare il check-out, per favore." (I would like to check out, please.)
"Posso lasciare i bagagli qui dopo il check-out?" (Can I leave my luggage here after check-out?)


Now you are ready to travel to Italy! Practicing these phrases will make your journey smoother and more enjoyable. Have a good trip!