If you consider yourself to be polite, you should learn how to say thank you and welcome in Spanish right away. Because how else could you express gratitude in Spanish? Saying ‘thank you’ and ‘you’re welcome’ are important societal building blocks because they demonstrate to others that we care about them and value what they do for us.

In this guide, we will go over various thank-you phrases that you can use in a variety of situations. We will also go over how to say “you are welcome” in Spanish like a pro. So stick around.

You can’t go through life without saying thank you and welcome. Otherwise, people may mistake you for a rude person, even if you are not.

Even if you limit your daily interactions, you should be able to properly thank people whenever they assist you with anything. And, while they may understand what you mean if you thank them in English, saying the words in their native language will demonstrate genuine appreciation rather than obligation.

How to say thank you in Spanish

Both “thank you” and “thanks” are directly translated as gracias (grassy-as). This will be an acceptable way of expressing gratitude in almost every situation, with the exception of those where a simple thank you is insufficient.

Having said that, there are numerous other ways to express gratitude in Spanish. Some of them include Spanish slang, so you will sound more like a native speaker. Here are some ways to express gratitude:

Thank youGraciasGrassy-asNeutral thanks.
ThanksGraciasGrassy-asNeutral thanks.
Thank you very muchMuchísimas graciasMoo-chee-see-mas grassy-asEnthusiastic thanks.
Thanks againGracias de nuevoGrassy-as day noo-ay-vo
No thank youNo, graciasNo grassy-assNeutral way to say no thanks. You can combine this with other ways to say thanks, e.g. “no, muchísimas gracias.
Okay thank youOk, graciasOkay grassy-asWhen accepting something and saying thanks.
Thank you my friendGracias, mi amigo/aGrassy-as me ah-mee-goThanking a friend.
Thank you for everythingGracias por todoGrassy-ass pore toe-dohExpressing gratitude to someone for a series of actions.
Thank you, have a nice dayGracias, que tengas un buen díaGrassy-as kay ten-gas oon boo-en dee-ahThanking someone and wishing them a nice day.
Thank you for your helpGracias por tu ayudaGrassy-as pore too ah-yoo-daThanking someone who just helped you with something.
Thank you for comingGracias por venirGrassy-as pore veh-neerThanking someone who just paid you a visit.
Many thanksMuchas graciasMoo-chas grassy-asEnthusiastic thanks.
A thousand thanksMil graciasMeel grassy-asVery enthusiastic thanks.
Thank you for your businessLe agradecemos su preferenciaLay ah-grah-day-say-mos sue pray-fay-ren-see-ahThanking a customer for doing business with you.
Thank you for the giftGracias por el detalleGrassy-as pore elle day-tah-yeThanking someone who just gave you a gift. Note that detalle is used for smaller gifts. For bigger gifts, you can use its augmentative detallazo instead.
Thank you for listeningGracias por su atenciónGrassy-as pore sue ah-ten-see-onThanking customers or guests for listening to an announcement.
Thank you for listening to meGracias por escucharmeGrassy-as pore es-coo-char-mayThanking a friend who just listened to you venting or gave you advice.
Thanks for your understandingGracias por su comprensiónGrassy-as pore sue come-pren-see-onThanking someone for being. understanding after an inconvenience.
Thanks in advanceGracias de antemanoGrassy-as day an-tay-ma-noThanking someone before they do or agree to do something for you in anticipation that they will do it.
Thank you for your serviceGracias por su servicioGrassy-as pore sue ser-vee-see-ohThanking someone who currently serves or served in the military.
Thank you for your hard workGracias por tu arduo trabajoGrassy-as pore sue ar-doo-oh tra-ba-hoThanking an employee or contractor who did a lot of (presumably) good work for you.
Thank you for your supportGracias por tu apoyoGrassy-as pore too ah-po-yoThanking someone in a working environment.
Thank you for the birthday wishesGracias por las felicitaciones por mi cumpleañosGrassy-as pore las fey-lee-see-ta-see-oh-nes pore me coom-play-ah-niosThanking people’s well-wishes during or after your birthday.
Thank you for being a friendGracias por ser un buen amigoGrassy-as pore ser oon boo-en ah-me-goThanking someone for being a good friend to you.
Thank you for the rideGracias por darme un aventónGrassy-as pore dar-may oon ah-ven-tonThanking someone who just gave you a ride.
Thank you my brotherGracias, mi hermano/aGrassy-as, me er-ma-noThanking a close friend or a literal sibling.
Thanks for askingGracias por preguntarGrassy-as pore pray-goon-tarThanking someone for asking a very thoughtful question
Thank you for letting me knowGracias por hacérmelo saberGrassy-as pore ah-ser-may-lo sah-bearThanking someone for giving you a heads up about something

There are also several other ways to say thank you in Spanish. You need to come up with the right phrase for the right situation. Remember that the phrase suitable for a particular situation cannot be used in another situation.

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How to say ‘you’re welcome’ in Spanish

Learning to say thank you is only one component of the equation. To be polite, you should also learn how to say “you’re welcome” in Spanish. Here are some prominent ways to say you’re welcome:

You’re welcomeDe nadaDay nah-da
It’s nothing!¡Por nada!Pore nah-da
No problemNo hay problemaNo ah-ee pro-blay-ma
You’re welcome, my friendDe nada, mi amigoDay nah-da, me ah-me-go
AnytimeCuando quierasCoo-ahn-do kee-eh-ras
Don’t mention itNi lo mencionesNee lo men-see-oh-ness
Nothing to thank forNo hay de quéNo ah-ee day keh
Nothing to thank me forNo hay nada que agradecerNo ah-ee nah-da kay ah-gra-day-ser
Don’t worry about itNo te preocupesNo tay pray-oh-coo-pess
Of course!¡Claro!Kla-ro
With pleasure!¡Con gusto!Kon goose-toe
Not a problemNo hay problemaNo ah-ee pro-blay-ma
With much pleasureCon mucho gusto.Kon moo-cho goose-toe
It’s my pleasureEs un placerEss oon plah-ser
The pleasure is mineEl placer es míoElle play-ser ess mee-oh
No, thank you!No, ¡gracias a ti!No grassy-as ah tee
At your serviceA su servicioAh sue ser-vee-see-oh
No worriesNo pasa nadaNo pah-sah nah-da
Glad to helpEncantado/a de ayudarEn-khan-ta-doe day ah-you-dar
AnytimeCuando gustesKoo-ahn-do goose-tess
We’re here to serve youEstamos para servirleEs-tah-moss pah-ra ser-veer-lay
That’s what we’re here forPara eso estamosPah-ra ay-so ess-tah-moss
Happy toCon gustoKon goose-toe
It’s the least I can doEs lo menos que puedo hacerEss lo may-noss kay poo-ay-doh ah-ser
At your serviceA la ordenAh la or-den
Happy to helpFeliz de ayudarFay-lees day ah-yoo-dar

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Frequently asked questions

Q. How do you express gratitude in Spanish?

A. People who speak Spanish are usually friendly and expressive. There are numerous direct and indirect ways to express gratitude in Spanish, especially if someone has done something nice for you and you want to ensure they know you appreciate it. The simplest way to express gratitude in Spanish is to say thank you: Gracias.

Q. How do you thank someone for their kindness in Spanish?

A. Muchas gracias por su amabilidad is the proper way to thank someone for their kindness in Spanish.

Q. How do you thank someone for their concern?

A. You can use the phrase ‘gracias por tu preocupación’. This phrase is usually followed by a “pero” along with a further explanation.


Hopefully, you have learned many ways to say ‘thank you’ and ‘you are welcome’ in Spanish today. You need to memorize them as presenting positive behavior and most importantly, showing gratitude is what the world needs more than anything.  If you are still wondering how to speak Spanish and where to start, check out italki. Find a suitable tutor and let the learning journey begin!

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