Definition of American plan in English:

American plan


North American
  • (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/