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How to Make a Reservation in English
If you have to travel to another country in which English is spoken, you need to know how to make a reservation in English.
To make a reservation, you have to be familiar with:
- The alphabet so you can spell your name if necessary.
- Numbers to give your credit card information.
- Basic questions and commons answers used when making a reservation.
Make a Reservation in English: Vocabulary
These are some key questions that will help you make a reservation in English:
- How can I help you?
- I would like to make a reservation
- How much is a single room?
- A single room cost around $20 a night
- Is there a pool?
- Yes, there are three swimming pools
- What time is the checkout?
- The check out is before noon
- Do you accept VISA/Mastercard?
- We accept all major credit cards
- Can I have your name please?
- I am Joseph Smith
- How do you spell that?
- Brigham – B.R.I.G.H.A.M
- Would you like a single or a double?
- I would like a single room
- How many people are you traveling with?
- I am traveling with my wife and my two daughters
- How many nights will you be staying?
- We will stay for 3 nights
- How will you be paying?
- I will be paying in cash
- Would you like a wake-up call?
- Is there anything else you would like to know?
- Yes, Do the rooms have cable and air conditioning?
These are some questions that can help you make a restaurant reservation
- How can I help you?
- I would like to make a reservation for two
- How many people is the booking for?
- It is for two small families
- How would you like to pay?
- I will pay with credit card
- What day would you like the reservation?
- For tomorrow at night
- For which day and for what time?
- It’s for Friday, the 24th, at 7 o’clock.
- Can we have a table by the window?
- I am afraid we can’t?
- Can we have a table in a non-smoking section?
- Can I have your telephone number?
- Yes, it is 5698-5474
Type of Hotel Rooms
These are some types of hotel rooms that can help you understand more about reservation conversations
- Single: A room assigned to one person. May have one or more beds.
- Double: A room assigned to two people. May have one or more beds.
- Triple: A room assigned to three people. May have two or more beds.
- Quad: A room assigned to four people. May have two or more beds
Interested in Learning More
These are other resources that can help you learn more English
- How to Order Food in English
- How to Give Directions in English
- English Lessons: How to Go Shopping in English
- How to Talk about Good and Services
- How to Express Likes and Dislikes in English