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vacation

chiefly Brit a period of the year when the law courts or universities are closed

What does it mean when you dream about vacation?

See Holiday.

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HOLIDAYMAKERS are being encouraged to "staycation" in the North East and discover the region's wonderful wildlife.
I feel as though I'm losing the staycation argument to Cemento who keeps pointing at pictures of the sun.
Lucinda Antal, development manager, said: "The pounds 10 staycation pass proved so popular last year, we're running it again this summer.
The research shows that a trip to a nature or wildlife retreat is the second most favoured type of staycation for UAE residents, followed by an adventure or sports-related outing.
The staycation package at Hampton by Hilton Dubai Airport , located four kilometres away from the airport feature free shuttles that run frequently between the hotel and terminals, access to the outdoor pool and fitness centre and a complimentary breakfast.
But while holidaymakers could save on flights and international travel, 54 per cent still expected their staycation to top more than [pounds sterling]300 per person.
Airlines, cruise lines, tour operators, holiday parks, hotels, staycation destinations and attractions and more are included.
People looking to withdraw cash while on a staycation can now find information on their nearest Post Office branch or ATM using Link's ATM finder, which recently added the Post Office branches to its ATM locator app or at www.postoffice.co./branch finder.
As the long break for Eid Al Adha begins today, residents are rushing to make that last minute booking either for a vacation or a staycation.
The "staycation" trend is being driven by millennials attracted to affordability, city centre locations and the environmental benefits of avoiding plane travel.
YouGov's research shows that the preference for a staycation seems to vary according to one's place in the family life cycle.
YouGov's research showed that the preference for a staycation seems to vary according to one's place in the family life cycle.