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Can someone please explain the meal differences between the European Plan and the Modified American Plan. Thanks .

mytrip-ar
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hope this helps.....

The European Plan, sometimes abbreviated as EP in hotel listings, indicates that the quoted rate is strictly for lodging and does not include any meals. All food provided by the hotel is billed separately. Taxes and tips are usually additional as well.

Some hotels offer guests the option of being on the American Plan, a Modified American Plan, or the European Plan. The advantage of the European Plan is that it encourages guests to try a variety of restaurant experiences, and they can often save money by eating at establishments that charge less than the hotel dining room.

The American Plan, sometimes abbreviated as AP in hotel listings, means that the quoted rate includes three meals a day, i.e. breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In the American plan, the meals are provided by the hotel dining room.

Some hotels offer guests the option of being on the American plan or paying a la carte for food consumed in their facility. Travelers choosing a hotel in a remote location where there are not many restaurants — or none at all — need to stay at a hotel that offers an American plan.

In Europe and some other countries the American Plan is referred to as Full Pension or Full Board.

The Modified American Plan, sometimes abbreviated as MAP in hotel listings, means that the quoted rate includes two meals a day, including breakfast and either lunch or dinner. In the Modified American plan, these meals are provided by the hotel dining room.

Some hotels offer guests the option of being on the American Plan, a Modified American Plan, or paying a la carte for food consumed in their facility. Travelers choosing a hotel in a remote location where there are not many restaurants — or none at all — need to stay at a hotel that offers at least a Modified American plan.

In Europe and some other countries the Modified American Plan is referred to as Half Pension or Half Board.

goce su comida!!

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A big thanks to mytrip-ar for the detailed explanation on the different meal plans. We have since booked a trip to Playa Blanca which includes two meals a day. Can't wait to try out the different restaurants!

Thanks again.

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Wow - thanks too- this was all new andd rather mind boggling for me!!!

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