Spanish Phrases for use at the store
Listen To Spanish Phrases For At The Store
Everyone goes to the store. So it's a good idea to know how to handle yourself in Spanish at the store. Perhaps you're planning a vacation or a trip for business to a Spanish speaking country and you want to be able to go shopping and speak Spanish in the stores. It can also be a good learning experience to speak Spanish when you go to the store.
The sentences and phrases listed on this page are designed to help you get what you need in a store. Look at the phrases to know how to ask the right questions and find your way around the store. Find out the price of some item, learn if it comes with a guarantee, ask for those small details like a box or a gift receipt, etc.
Spanish phrases to use at the Store
Below is a list of common phrases you hear in a store.
- ¿Puedes decirme, por favor, en cual linia estan las camisas?
- Can you please tell me what isle the shirts are in? Most stores are organized into isles and many have numbers to describe them. Sometimes the directions you get might be different.
- ¿Cuanto cuesta esto?
- How much does this cost? This phrase gets used everywhere. Even on the beach in Acapulco. In addition to cuanto cuesta you'll also hear things like cuanto vale which is literally how much is its value. And you could also hear or use cual es el precio which is literally what's the price.
- ¿Tiene esta camisa en una talla mas chica?
- Do you have this shirt in a smaller size? It's possible to use another item in place of shirt like jacket, pants, or anything you like.
- ¿Donde esta el probador de ropa?
- Where is the fitting room? Use this phrase as a template for anytime you need to ask where something is. Note that this fitting room could also be called cuarto de probar la ropa which is literally -- room for testing or trying the clothes.
- ¿Viene este producto con garantia?
- Does this product come with a guarantee? Be sure you are getting a satisfaction guarantee with this phrase.
- ¿Cuanto tiempo va a durar este producto en venta?
- How long will this product be on sale? This phrase is a good template for asking or stating how long will something last. How long will the movie last? How long will your vacation last? How long will the trip take?
- ¿Es este el precio de venta?
- Is this the sale price? Use this question to make sure your getting the correct price.
- ¿Me das una caja para esto, por favor?
- Can I please have a box for this. me das is literally "you give me" and it's used a lot to ask for something -- usually used politely with the words por favor.
- Necesito un recibo de regalo, por favor.
- I'd like a gift receipt please. If you're shopping for a gift you'll want to know how to ask about a gift receipt in Spanish.
- ¿Esta esta cosa disponible en otras tiendas?
- Is this item available at any of your other stores? Sometimes people live close to more than one of the big chain stores -- so you can use this phrase to check if an item that's missing in one store is available at a near-by store.
- ¿Hay un servicio para envolver regalos?
- Is there a gift-wrapping service at this store? The word hay is useful for saying: is there? or does one of these exist? or even do you have?.
- ¿Donde estan los baņos?
- Where is the rest room? Again, this is one of those phrases that wound up in phrases for the store but you'll use it a million times in all sorts of locations.
- ¿A que horas cieran la tienda?
- How late is the store open today? Listen carefully to the audio to get the pronunciation just right -- sometimes you'll use this phrase on the phone before you to the store.
- ¿Tienen otras cosas como este?
- Do you have any other items like this one?
Try them out
You can experiment and learn to use these phrases by trying them out the next time you are at the store where Spanish is spoken. You'll find this is the best way to learn Spanish.