Travel


Asking about Holiday Plans

Talking about holidays and travel plans is a safe topic of conversation. Use an expression like “Are you going anywhere nice?” to encourage people to talk about their…

Tourist Information

If you’re visiting a new town or city, go to the Tourist Information place to find out what to do or to see. Use a phrase like “I’m…

Buying a Ticket

Make sure you know essential vocabulary like “ticket”, “single” or “return” for buying a train ticket. Example 2 This is an example of buying a ticket for the…

Taking the Bus

If you’re thinking about taking the bus, make sure you know a couple of handy phrases to get information from the bus driver. You can’t really have a…

Making a Hotel Booking by Phone

When you call a hotel to make a room booking, make sure you have all the information you need: date of arrival, how many nights’ stay, date of…

Hotel Reservations – Answering a Phone Call

If you work in hotel reservations, one of your key responsibilities is to make room bookings for guests. Here are some useful phrases that will help you do…

At the Airport Check-In

When you check in your luggage at the airport, be prepared to answer a few standard questions. You don’t need to give long answers, as these examples show….

At the Airport – Ticket Refunds and Problems

Here are some useful words and phrases for changing your ticket: cancel a flight = when the flight will no longer go reschedule = change the date of…

On the Plane – Asking for Help

How can you get help from the cabin crew on a plane journey? Here are some examples of when you might need assistance. Remember that it’s important to…


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