Top tips: Handy hints & useful phrases

Bags packed? Check. Excitement levels at fever pitch? Check. Ready to hit the open road? You sure?

There are some important things to remember about driving abroad but don’t worry, because this handy little wallet-friendly foldaway guide should provide all the info needed to stay safe on the road.

Emergency number 112 is the European version of 999. Only to be used in times of severe distress.

My Car Has Broken Down

If things do go wrong, don’t panic. A few phrases (along with our helpful diagram) should ensure you get the message across:


Useful Spanish driving phrases

Three more useful phrases:

Do you speak English? Habla inglés?
I am lost! Me he perdido!
Can you send me a mechanic/breakdown van? Podría enviarme un mecánico/camión-grúa?

Driving abroad

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