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Types of Meal plans
A wide range of meal plans is available on pre-packaged tours. The level and type of plan is one of the factors that significantly affect the price of a tour. The following is breakdown of several types of plans that are commonly found as part of tour:
|European plan(EP)||This type of plan does not include any meals and presents a significant saving to the tour operator. Under this type this type of plan, tour participants are required to pay for all of their own meals.|
|continental breakfast (CB)||With this type of plan, tour participants receive a daily light breakfast such as bread, jams, fruit, toast, cereal, coffee and tea. Also referred to as bed and breakfast (B&B).|
|American plan (AP)||Includes three meals a day. American plans are rarely used but may be offered in certain resorts or packages. Also referred to as “full-board”.|
|Modified American plan(MAP)||Includes two full meals per day. Also referred to as “half-board”.|
|English breakfast||Full breakfast of cereal, meet, sausages, eggs, toast, juice, tea and coffee.|
|A la carte||A menu in which each item is priced and charged separately.|
|Table d`hote||A fixed price meal offered daily.|
General guidelines to consider when arrange pre-package’s meal plans
- One way tour operator s save money is by reducing or eliminating meals option.
- What is the meals inclusion or exclusion?
- Customer special food requirements.