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It pays to speak Spanish

There are times on Lanzarote when it pays to speak Spanish. At previously mentioned, it can be quite useful when there are problems with your bill in restaurant.

Teguise MarketBut a special mention should be given to the market at Teguise.

Here, even the guidebooks tell you not to accept the first price that the sellers ask you for, and try to agree on a price that you are happy with. This is not only more difficult in a language that is foreign to the seller, but often they will be more happy to go down in price if they are selling to someone who appears to be a bit less of a tourist.

So if you can speak Spanish, it is worth using it straight away for any questions you may have, and increasing your chances of lowering the price. The better you speak it, the more chance you have…

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  2. Calle Lanzarote (DE) Says:

    Spanisch zu sprechen macht sich bezahlt…

    Es gibt Zeiten, da macht es sich bezahlt spanisch zu sprechen. Ich hatte schon beschrieben, dass es ziemlich nützlich sein kann wenn es Probleme mit der Rechnung im Restaurant gibt. Aber einer besonderen Erwähnung bedarf es im Zusammenhang mit dem Mark…

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