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What does board basis mean?

This is only a guide and may be different depending on destination and property.

All Inclusive 

As a guide you can expect all the items listed below to be included in the price of your holiday. - A selection from daily breakfast, lunch and dinner menus - A range of locally produced alcoholic beverages available for a minimum of 12 hours per day at selected bars - A choice of daily snacks available - A variety of soft drinks and hot beverages available for a minimum of 12 hours per day - Day and evening entertainment organised by the hotel

Full Board Plus

This is nearly the same as All Inclusive, however you'll only receive free drinks with your meals.

Full Board 

Usually includes breakfast lunch and dinner. 

Half Board 

Usually includes breakfast and dinner (or lunch if requested, available at some hotels). 

Bed and Breakfast 

Includes breakfast only, in Turkey and Greece this may be continental style. 

Self Catering

If the board basis of your holiday is Self Catering you can expect to be responsible for your own meals and drinks, the accommodation on a self catering holiday tend to be studios or apartments. Studios are self contained units, combining a sleeping and dining area, whilst apartments may have one or more separate bedrooms. All will have a kitchenette with cooking facilities which will range from, cooking rings and a fridge for preparing light meals, up to ovens and microwaves. These facilities are dependent on the accommodation and also the country where they feature. Please refer to individual properties for specific details of what you can expect. You will find with apartments in Greece that it is unlikely there will be a lounge section and that the kitchenette will form part of the sleeping area. Facilities in the rooms may be limited; it is unlikely you will get a kettle or an oven. Bathrooms will be basic - no shower curtain and don't forget to put your paper waste in the bin due to the poor plumbing system. Bed types can vary; they may be of Lindian style, which, on most occasions, is a raised concrete platform with a sheet covering the mattress. 

Room Only No meals are included when staying on a room only basis.