Definition of full board in US English:

full board

noun

  • 1British Provision of accommodation and all meals at a hotel or guest house; American plan.

    ‘the price is from £405 including full board’
    as modifier ‘full board accommodation’
    • ‘Four new accommodation centres offering full board, education and health facilities for 3,000 asylum seekers were also announced and, if successful, similar facilities for 30,000 more could be created.’
    • ‘The West Limerick pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place August 23-28 departing from Shannon, and the fare includes full board at the Hotel Jeanne de Arc.’
    • ‘Our company, which specialises in the provision of full board residential style accommodation currently has a vacancy for a Night Porter.’
    • ‘All ocean cruises are full board and include breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and midnight snacks.’
    • ‘Five nights will be spent in Lourdes with full board at the Hotel Jeanne D' arc The cost per person inclusive is 545.99.’
    • ‘The cost, which includes full board and guided tours, is 709 euro plus 45 euro which will cover insurance and tax.’
    • ‘The cost of the trip is 575 euro per person and is based on full board accommodation.’
    • ‘The cost includes taxes, transfers, full board and entertainment on board.’
    • ‘The accommodation arranged by the Secretary of State under section 4 includes full board, but no cash or vouchers.’
    • ‘The price covers flights and transfers, full board and accommodation, wine and beer with all meals, sports activities and evening entertainment.’
    • ‘The pilgrimage, which will depart from Knock Airport, will include seven nights full board in the Avenida Hotel and the cost is E800.’
    • ‘A guided pilgrim tour of Fatima with Spiritual Director will depart on July 27, 7 nights, full board, staying at Hotel Avenida.’
    • ‘The free accommodation scheme arranged by the school is a very successful arrangement where local, carefully selected families, give full board and accommodation in return for help with the children and light housework.’
    • ‘This includes seven nights' full board accommodation, return flights, airport transfers, activities in The Club and travel insurance.’
    • ‘Transco will be footing the resident's bill, which includes full board accommodation and a taxi service.’
    • ‘During the period from Sunday-Thursday you will enjoy full board accommodation.’
    • ‘The Spiritual Director for this pilgrimage is Reverend Liam Merrigan C.C. Staying at the Hotel Astoria with full board and private facilities the all in fare is £409.00.’
    • ‘Price including accommodation and full board is £409.’
    • ‘This includes full board, two nights accommodation in twin en suite rooms, tuition, four activity sessions and use of all specialist equipment and facilities.’
    • ‘The price includes full board, free bar open 15 hours daily, three excursions, an overnight stay in Mexico City, insurance and cancellation cover, return scheduled flights, airport taxes, fees and charges.’
  • 2NZ Australian A full complement of shearers.

Pronunciation

full board

/ˌfo͝ol ˈbô(ə)rd//ˌfʊl ˈbɔ(ə)rd/