Commonly Used Holiday Collocations
It is a high holiday season and many of us have been looking forward to our holidays. Whether you’re going to the seaside, lake or a mountain, or have some other plans, I’m sure it’ll be useful to look at these commonly used holiday collocations:
A city break is a short holiday spent in a large city.
Ex: Peter and Angela are going on a city break to Rome next week.
Stay in a hotel/self-catering accommodation
Ex: We’re staying in a beautiful beach hotel.
A time of a year when the greatest/smallest number of people visits a place.
Ex: I hate going to the seaside in high season, the beaches and hotels are over-crowded.
Holidays are cheaper during the low season.
Ex: We’re staying in a family-run hotel.
Ex: John’s booked a double room for us.
Ex: There are many seaside resorts on the island.
Bed and breakfast
A guesthouse that provides overnight accommodation and breakfast.
Ex: We’re staying in a small hotel that does bed and breakfast.
Book a holiday/hotel room/appartment
Ex: They advised us to book a hotel room earlier.
Visiting interesting places while on vacation.
Ex: Shall we go sightseeing after breakfast?
Get a suntan
Brown skin caused by being in the sun.
Ex: She’s got a beautiful deep suntan.
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