What does the board basis mean?

What does board basis mean, and how does it relate to RO, SC, BB, HB, FB or AI?

Board basis meanings and abbreviations are as follows:

RO (Room Only)

No meals are included.

SC (Self Catering)


No meals are included; however, your accommodation will be provided with catering facilities for you to cook light meals.

BB (Bed and Breakfast)

Breakfast is included.

HB (Half Board)

Breakfast and evening meals are included. In some cases, you can choose to receive lunch instead of breakfast – the hotel will confirm this on arrival.

FB (Full Board)

Breakfast, lunch and evening meals are included.

AI (All Inclusive)

All meals and locally produced drinks are included.