Useful Spanish Phrases

Useful Spanish Phrases

Before you embark on your adventure to Cuba, take a moment to learn some Spanish! All groups are accompanied by a bilingual Cuban group leader and saying, “Hola” or, “Buenos dias” is always appreciated. In addition to brushing up before traveling, there are a number of handy apps that are free to download on your phone that can help translate back and forth between English and dozens of other languages, including Google Translate for both Apple and Android devices.

  • Buenos días. — Good morning.
  • Buenas tardes. — Good afternoon.
  • Buenas noches. — Good evening (greeting).
  • Adios — Goodbye
  • Si/No — Yes/No
  • ¿Habla usted Inglés? — Do you speak English?
  • Yo no hablo español. —  I don’t speak Spanish.
  • Si/No —  Yes/No
  • ¿Dónde está...?  —  Where is...?
  • ¿Donde están los baños? — Where are the bathrooms?
  • ¿Cuanto cuesta? — How much does it cost?
  • No entiendo — I do not understand
  • ¿Me puedes ayudar? — Can you help me?
  • Muchas gracias. — Thank you very much
  • De nada. — You’re welcome.
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