How To Say You’re Welcome in Spanish
De Nada – This is the most popular way to say your welcome in Spanish. When translated to English it means “it’s nothing”. However, there are several other phrases one can use to express the same gratitude. De nada is by far the most popular saying in Spanish, but in other parts of the world, here are some other ways you can say You’re Welcome.
Por Nada – This is used less often, but still roughly translates to “for nothing”. In Spanish it is another way to say your welcome.
No Hay De Qué – You may hear Spanish speaking countries use this phrase in more formal settings. It’s a politer way to say you’re welcome then De Nada. It doesn’t really translate well into English as it comes out to “nothing to thank for”.
a la orden – Another formal way to say you’re welcome and translates to “at your command”. This is a common saying throughout most Spanish speaking countries and often used when assisting someone. It is also often used when speaking to someone elderly as a sign of respect.
con gusto – Not as commonly used, but you may hear it from time to time. This phrase translates to “with pleasure”.
Spanish speaking countries pride themselves on good etiquette. You’ll never hear a conversation not begin with a greeting such as hello, good morning, or good day and end with thank you, good night, or see you later. This is pretty common in most countries so it shouldn’t surprise you that it’s proper to answer every thank you with you’re welcome. The nice thing is just like in English, there are so many ways on how you can say your welcome. I personally like to say no worries or my pleasure just to change up the pace.
Make sure you also brush up on some other popular phrases before visiting a Spanish speaking countries. Learning how to say “you’re welcome” is just one of roughly 20-25 works you should learn to fit into their culture and have a conversation worth while. The most important thing is everyone will be grateful you give an effort by just trying to be a part of their heritage.
There are several other ways you can also say “you’re welcome” in Spanish, but these are some of the more popular ways. Learn also how to say thank you in Spanish.