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    Is it OK to just say "the package" instead of "the package tour"?

    1. The price of the package includes flight and hotel accommodations.

    2. The package includes free breakfast buffet for the duration of your holiday.

    The two sentences are from my English magazine (Ivy League Analytical English). But, are they correct? I think they should be as follows.

    1. The price of the package tour includes flight and hotel accommodations.

    2. The package tour includes free breakfast buffet for the duration of your holiday.

    Or, is it OK to just say "the package" instead of "the package tour"? Thank you!

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    Re: Is it OK to just say "the package" instead of "the package tour"?

    Yes, they are correct. You are paying for the package. The second sentence, especially, does not necessarily indicate a tour.
    The context makes it understandable.

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    Re: Is it OK to just say "the package" instead of "the package tour"?

    The word 'package' can be used as an informal abbreviation of 'package tour' or 'package holiday', so there's nothing wrong with it in your examples.

    You could also argue that 'package' is referring to the offer seen as a whole so, 'The package includes free breakfast buffet for the duration of your holiday' sounds much better than, 'The package tour/holiday includes free breakfast buffet for the duration of your holiday.
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