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(in hotels) a system of paying a single daily rate that covers the room and all meals.Often contrasted with European plan
- ‘Modified American Plan rates include a full breakfast and a five-course dinner daily.’
- ‘Guests who have purchased the Modified American Plan that includes breakfast and lunch or dinner are also entitled to a dine around programme at a number of west coast hotels.’
- ‘As part of the Full American Plan, guests can also dine without charge at two partner hotels and receive credits toward meals at a third partner hotel's restaurants.’
American plan/əˈmerəkən plan/
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