Useful Afrikaans Vocabulary: Travel and tourism

Afrikaans Vocabulary: Travel and tourism

– Useful words you should know –


Want to learn the Afrikaans language? Here’s a complete list of the most basic, common and useful words in Afrikaans with their translation in English, on the topic of travel and tourism. Ideal to help you boost your Afrikaans vocabulary!

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travel reis
tourism toerisme
a hotel n hotel
on time betyds
late laat
the airport die lughawe
landing landing
take-off opstyg
the air conditioning die lugversorging
the distance die afstand
the customs die doeane
the border die grens
the train station die treinstasie
the bus station die busstasie
a ticket n kaartjie
the reception die onthaal
the reservation die bespreking
the road die pad
a highway n snelweg
the plane die vliegtuig
by plane met die vliegtuig
the bus die bus
the taxi die taxi
the train die trein
the car die motor
a helicopter n helikopter
the sign die teken
the parking lot die parkeerterrein
the passport die paspoort
the seat die sitplek
the toilet die toilet
the sunglasses die sonbril
a key n sleutel
a camera n kamera
one way ticket eenrigting kaartjie
a return ticket n retoerkaartjie
a ticket office n kaartjiekantoor
an accommodation n akkommodasie
a pillow n kussing
a blanket n kombers
a sleeping bag n slaapsak
a luggage n bagasie
a bag n sak
a backpack n rugsak
an information n inligting
a tourist n toeris
a vaccine n entstof
an insurance n versekering
a postcard n poskaart
an itinerary n reisplan
a destination n bestemming
a flashlight n flitslig
an electrical outlet n elektriese aansluiting
a tent n tent
a suitcase n tas
to visit om te besoek
to travel om te reis
to rent te huur
to leave om te gaan
to cancel om te kanselleer
to cancel a reservation om ‘n bespreking te kanselleer
to photograph om te fotografeer
the wind die wind
the snow die sneeu
the rain die reën
the storm die storm
the sun die son
the sea die see
a mountain n berg
a lake n meer
a national park n nasionale park
a country n land
a forest n bos
a cave n grot
an island n eiland
a beach n strand
the nature die natuur
the landscape die landskap
sun cream son room
a towel n handdoek

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