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shoulder season

noun
1.
a travel season between peak and off-peak seasons, especially spring and fall, when fares tend to be relatively low.
Also called shoulder.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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Examples for shoulder season
  • There are off-season, shoulder season and in-season rental availability.
  • shoulder season visitation can be significantly impacted by weather conditions.
  • The calendars are updated daily during peak season and as needed during the shoulder season.

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