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How would I say have a reservation under the name XXX in german ?

Ich habe eine Reservation unter dem Namen XXX.


Ich habe eine Reservation auf dem Namen XXX.

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both is fine, but it is "den" instead of "dem" in the second case

Ich habe eine Reservation unter dem Namen
Ich habe eine Reservation auf *den* Namen

Reservation is fine, but the word "Reservierung" sounds better to me. (used exactly the same)

And of course you could also say "Ich habe auf den Namen xxx reserviert"

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"Reservation" is wrong (except in Switzerland). Only "Reservierung" is correct (although "Reservation" will probably be understood). –  fzwo Dec 15 '11 at 15:48

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