Staycation – Glossary Definition

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Want the definition of staycation? Learn the meaning of staycation, see some examples, and get a better understanding of this travel glossary term!

Wondering about the definition of staycation? Keep reading to learn the meaning of staycation, see some examples, and get a better understanding of this travel glossary term!

couple on a staycation in their hometown
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What is a Staycation?

A staycation is a vacation or holiday spent staying at home instead of going to a farther destination. It is a portmanteau of stay + vacation.

For some travelers, especially those who frequently go abroad, a staycation might mean a holiday or vacation spent in their home country or home city, as opposed to an international trip.

More on Staycations

A staycation is sometimes known as a holistay, a portmanteau of holiday + stay. Both staycation and holistay are examples also of neologisms, a coined word or phrase usually used by a group of people sharing similar interests.

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