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User currently offlineBNE From Australia, joined Mar 2000, 3173 posts, RR: 12
Posted (9 years 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 732 times:

Interesting that a number of people are taking holidays over the summer; and even some European businesses close up shop for a week or two.

So my question is;
Who is taking some holidays.
Is there a specific time for a European company to close up shop.

In Australia many firms have 2 weeks from Christmas day; but in Europe there is no one specific day that I could pinpoint whether someone would start their summer vacation.

Well being winter in the southern hemisphere I got to wait 5 months for my summer holidays. I am taking 1 week winter holiday in August to go snowboarding.

Why fly non stop when you can connect
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User currently offlineOYRJA From Denmark, joined Feb 2007, 78 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 730 times:

Quoting BNE (Thread starter):
Who is taking some holidays.
Is there a specific time for a European company to close up shop.

Here in Denmark the industries usually closes during week 27-30 because there is nothingt to do anyway. SO the employees are sent on vacation.

User currently offlineFlySwiss From Switzerland, joined Jul 2003, 443 posts, RR: 43
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 709 times:

In Switzerland the students have 5 week summer holiday.
During the school holidays some companies will close for 3 weeks.

In the past more companies were closed during the summer holidays as now a days.

Simle at the world and the world smiles back :)
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