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’
    • ‘The cost, which includes full board and guided tours, is 709 euro plus 45 euro which will cover insurance and tax.’
    • ‘A guided pilgrim tour of Fatima with Spiritual Director will depart on July 27, 7 nights, full board, staying at Hotel Avenida.’
    • ‘The cost includes taxes, transfers, full board and entertainment on board.’
    • ‘During the period from Sunday-Thursday you will enjoy full board accommodation.’
    • ‘All ocean cruises are full board and include breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and midnight snacks.’
    • ‘Transco will be footing the resident's bill, which includes full board accommodation and a taxi service.’
    • ‘Price including accommodation and full board is £409.’
    • ‘The price covers flights and transfers, full board and accommodation, wine and beer with all meals, sports activities and evening entertainment.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Our company, which specialises in the provision of full board residential style accommodation currently has a vacancy for a Night Porter.’
    • ‘The pilgrimage, which will depart from Knock Airport, will include seven nights full board in the Avenida Hotel and the cost is E800.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The accommodation arranged by the Secretary of State under section 4 includes full board, but no cash or vouchers.’
    • ‘This includes seven nights' full board accommodation, return flights, airport transfers, activities in The Club and travel insurance.’
    • ‘Five nights will be spent in Lourdes with full board at the Hotel Jeanne D' arc The cost per person inclusive is 545.99.’
    • ‘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 cost of the trip is 575 euro per person and is based on 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.’
    • ‘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.’
  • 2NZ Australian A full complement of shearers.

Pronunciation

full board

/ˌfʊl ˈbɔ(ə)rd//ˌfo͝ol ˈbô(ə)rd/