Vacation

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Vacation

A period of time during which one ordinarily would work but does not, normally to engage in some pleasure. One may spend a vacation traveling, relaxing or simply organizing one's personal life. Many companies offer paid vacation time to employees after a certain period of employment. Some jurisdictions require paid vacations.
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Now that you've got a picture of what it's like to spend a holiday staycation at Solaire Resort and Casino, why not experience it for real?
Staycations can be whatever you want them to be, and Morale, Welfare and Recreation can help you plan a great one.
Economical and convenient, staycations don't pinch the pocket.
Nearly one in 10 adults planning a staycation (9%) say they were influenced by the falling value of the pound following the UK's decision to leave the EU.
A third (33%) of people who have been on, or are planning a UK staycation opt for a holiday in the South West.
For example, the Independence Day-long weekend will allow travellers to bag lucrative deals both for short getaways and within the cities for staycations.
Bonus hint: No matter what you decide to do, make your staycation feel as scrapbook-worthy as your next trip to Europe or the Grand Canyon by taking a lot of pictures
Harry and Clare's Amazing Staycation is a beautiful tale filled with childhood optimism and imagination
The research revealed that the UK's top staycationers are from the Welsh town of Aberystwyth with 85 per cent of its people choosing a staycation break this year, and the average household spending GBP456.
International and regional tourists pay a sizable amount for flights, hotels, tour excursions, car rental, etc to explore Oman and the staycation trend has picked up in the last five years in the sultanate.
It is a sad word that tries to hide the fact that you cannot afford a holiday, but also one that cheers you up because a staycation means there is no tension of waiting for delayed flights, getting bumped off the plane, or booking rooms online and finding out the hotel has a reputation in the quiet neighbourhood.
Harry and Clare's Amazing Staycation Ted Staunton Tundra Books 350 Front Street West, Suite 1400, Toronto, ON, Canada M5V 3B6 9781770498273 $22.