What is the best time of year to go on holiday?


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Conversation Summary

We all love going on holiday, but when exactly is the best time to go on holiday? Some of us prefer the summer to get the best weather, while others opt for somewhen in the off-peak season.

Listen to the audio below about someone explaining when the best time to go on holiday is and then go through the talking points to help you decide what is the best time of year for you.


  • What time of year do you usually go on holiday?
    • Why?
  • What type of holiday to you like to go on?
  • Have you tried going on holiday at different times in the year?
  • What factors affect the time of the year when you go on holiday?

Key Vocabulary

  • Break noun
  • Vacation noun
  • Depend on phrasal verb
  • Off-peak adjective
  • Peak adjective
  • Season noun

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