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on vacation

away, taking time off work; on holiday. Where are you going on vacation this year? I'll be away on vacation for three weeks.
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take a vacation

to go somewhere for a vacation; to stop work to have a vacation. Sue took a vacation at the Grand Canyon last year. I need to take a vacation and relax.
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n. a prison sentence. (Underworld.) It was a three-year vacation, with time off for good behavior.
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In addition to Olivia, two gay-male--focused companies, RSVP Vacations and Atlantis Events, have perhaps the highest media profile, while vacations including everything from white-water rafting to intimate five-star comfort journeys are also being offered by Above and Beyond, Toto Tours, Coda Tours, Alyson Adventures, Gayjet, Q7C, Venture Out, Pride International, DavidTours [see page 39], and other companies.
Once the seed of the idea for vacations was planted, there was no stopping the administration and staff of our home.
In Letter Ruling (TAM) 9443006, the IRS National Office ruled against a widely used method of accelerating deductions of vacation pay accrued at the end of a tax year but not received by employees until they take their vacations during the following year.
The example of banked vacations was chosen because of the complex issues that arise out of this common, presumably simple practice of many corporations.
LOUIS -- Executives with American Express Incentive Services (AEIS), a leader in providing prepaid cards for consumer promotions and business-to-business solutions, and Shell Vacations Club, L.
To celebrate the extreme makeover of its Web site, Continental Airlines Vacations is offering an extreme customer benefit of 10,000 bonus OnePass Miles on select online bookings to Mexico, the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Canada, Hawaii and Europe.
Delta Vacations has re-launched its popular "Companion Flies Free" promotion, this time offering savings on packages to Europe and Costa Rica.
Delta Vacations Offers 'Companion Flies Free' Promo on Ski Packages to 100+ Resorts in the U.
OTC BB: ONVC), an aggregator of diversified vacation sellers, today announced that it has acquired West University Travel, a Houston, Texas based travel agency focused on providing luxury personal travel products such as cruises, European tours and all-inclusive vacations.
4 percent say owning a timeshare has increased the amount of time on vacations.
Ironically, our study definitively proves Americans would be more productive if they took their vacations.
Hilton Hotels Corporation, through its timeshare division, Hilton Grand Vacations Company (HGVC), announced plans to develop Kings' Land, its second Hilton Grand Vacations Club([R]) timeshare project within the Waikoloa Beach Resort on Hawaii's Big Island.
7-night vacations with airfare, hotel and more from $499 per person
Delta Vacations packages eligible for free air ticket rewards under the "Book Now/Fly Free Later" promotion offer travelers a choice of more than 200 resorts in the world's most popular vacation destinations.
Delta Vacations' popular "Companion Flies Free" promotion is back and better than ever with 2-for-1 savings available now on the air portion of vacation packages to 70 top resorts in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica, including the renowned Sandals & Beaches, Palace Resorts and Occidental/Allegro chains.