Buying things

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Learn common phrases for buying things, payment, negotiation etc. Click on the Tips & Notes button on the right to reveal more information.

Currency used in Slovenia is Euro. Tipping is not common or required but the staff will still apreciate it if you leave a small tip.
You can attempt price bargaining at the markets or when buying high price items such as electronic or white goods. Don't bargain in supermarkets, cafes or restaurants.

Here are some common phrases you can use:

Kako vam lahko pomagam?
How may I help you?
How can I help you?
You can respond with:
Hvala, samo gledam (Thank you, I'm just looking)

Rad bi kupil... (male)
Rada bi kupila... (female)

I would like to buy...
Kje je blagajna?
Where is the cash-register?
Where is the cashier?
Kje lahko plačam?
Where can I pay?
Koliko stane...?
How much does .... cost?
Koliko to stane?
How much does it cost?

Lahko dobim popust?

Je to najboljša cena ki mi jo lahko ponudite?

Can I get a discount?
Is this the best price you can offer?
 This is a polite way of asking for a discount.
Lahko plačam na obroke?
Can I pay in installments?
Lahko plačam s kartico?
Can I pay with a card?
Can I pay with card?
Can I pay with credit card?
Can I pay with a credit card?
Lahko to pomerim?
Can I try this on?
May I try this on?
Nimam dovolj denarja.
I don't have enough money.
I do not have enough money.
Predrago je.
It's too expensive.
It is too expensive.
Račun, prosim!
Check, please!
Bill, please!
Sprejemate kreditne kartice?
Do you accept credit card?
Most places accept credit cards. Mastercard and Visa are most commonly accepted. Some places won't accept American Express.
To bi bilo vse!
That will be all.
That would be all.
Želite še kaj?
Would you like anything else?
Would you like something else?