German Travel Phrases for Emergencies (Part 3)

Always be prepared with these essential German travel phrases for emergencies and health-related issues.

Although I hope you will never need to use the phrases, I recommend you learn at least those which could apply to you in any given circumstance.


Es ist ein Notfall - It’s an emergency


Es ist dringend - It is urgent


Können Sie mir bitte helfen? - Can you help me, please?


Hilfe! - Help!


Wo ist das nächste Krankenhaus? - Where is the nearest hospital?


Wo ist die nächste Apotheke? - Where is the nearest pharmacy?


Wo ist die nächste Arztpraxis? - Where is the nearest doctor's surgery?


Könnten Sie mich bitte zum ... Krankenhaus fahren? - Can you please take me to the ... Hospital?


Könnten Sie mich bitte zum ... Arzt bringen? - Can you please take me to the ... doctor's surgery



Bitte die Polizei / einen Krankenwagen / die Feuerwehr / einen Arzt anrufen - Please call the police / an ambulance / the fire brigade / a doctor - 


Mir geht's nicht so gut - I am not very well


Es schmerzt genau da - It hurts just here


Ich habe Bauchschmerzen - I have got a stomachache


Ich habe Zahnschmerzen - I have got a toothache


Ich habe Kopfschmerzen - I have got a headache


Ich habe eine Penizillin-Allergie - I am allergic to penicillin 


Mir geht's jetzt viel besser - I feel much better now


Mir geht's schlechter - I feel worse


Ich bin Diabetiker(in) - I am diabetic


Ich habe eine Allergie - I have an allergy


Ich habe Asthma - I am asthmatic


Meine Blutgruppe ist ... - My blood type is ...


Ich möchte eine Straftat melden - I want to report a crime/robbery/burglary 


Ich habe meine Geldbörse/Tasche verloren - I have lost my purse/wallet/bag


Ich habe meinen Pass verloren - I have lost my passport

Now you have learned some important German travel phrases for emergencies, why not learn some common German phrases - essential reading for any German beginner. Or why not learn how to count in German?

Learning some essential German numbers will be invaluable when ordering a few beers, when trying to understand on which floor your hotel room is situated or even when converting your money into Euros.



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