These phrases will enable you to make arrangements to hire a car and ask how to operate it.
|I'd like to hire a car
|how long for?
|for how many days?
|how much does it cost?
|£40 a day with unlimited mileage
|what type of car do you want — manual or automatic?
|has this car got …?
|a CD player
|could I see your driving licence?
|you have to bring it back with a full tank
|it has to be returned by 2pm on Saturday
|remember to drive on the …
|English phrase guide
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Travelling by taxi
|does it take petrol or diesel?
|is it manual or automatic?
|I'll show you the controls
|where are the …?
|how do you open the …?
|petrol tank (US English: gas tank)
|boot (US English: trunk)
|bonnet (US English: hood)