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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Staycations are the thing, but it would seem that Northumbria is to be avoided.
The affordable nature of a staycation makes it the most ideal holiday option for 60% of the surveyed, especially families, who are more likely to choose a staycation for its reasonable prices than singles or couples.
Half of people surveyed planned to take a British holiday this summer, with 42 per cent of staycations planned for the seaside -- with a quarter expected to head to the countryside, and 18 per cent on a city break.
Residents plan many activities varying from sports to entertainment during staycation.
Joshi added: "Improving hotel standards and consistently warmer summers mean that staycations in the UK are becoming increasingly popular.
Spending time with family (said by 56%) and relaxing and unplugging (54%) are the biggest pulls for a staycation. Some people even plan to explore places and meet new people (31%) or to celebrate special occasions (24%).
Spending time with family (said by 56 per cent) and relaxing and unplugging (54 per cent) are the biggest pulls for a staycation. Some people even plan to explore places and meet new people (31 per cent) or to celebrate special occasions (24 per cent).
A staycation usually involves a long weekend or a week in which you participate in leisure activities that don't require overnight accommodations.
Get Savoy Hotel's 'Best for the Best' Father's Day Staycation Package which includes an overnight accommodation in an Essential room with free breakfast for two; complimentary 60-minute spa massage for two; complimentary sparkling wine; a 20% discount coupon (lunch or dinner) at Savoy Cafe; and a 20% discount on selected Resorts World Manila shows.
"Some people choose (to go on 'staycation' or stay at home vacation)," Puyat said during the Weekly Kapihan sa Manila Bay forum last April 10.
Two staycations are up for grabs just to thank you for joining in.
The Alpha Suites Luxury Serviced Residences, the newest serviced residences in Makati, is celebrating love this February with their ultimate staycation packages for the Valentine's Day.