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What is a vacation hold?

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A vacation hold is a temporary interruption of delivery or service when a customer is away from home on vacation. Postal delivery companies, newspapers, magazines and some online services all offer vacation holds.

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At the end of vacation holds on services that provide delivery of physical items such as mail or print media, all the items that would have been delivered during the hold period are usually delivered in a large bundle. Holds on online services result in a proportionately lower bill during the next billing period if the service was not accessed during the period when the vacation hold was in effect.

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