noun[mass noun] British
(With reference to holiday or hospital accommodation) the state of not being occupied to the expected or advertised capacity: the underoccupancy of beds [as modifier]: underoccupancy surcharges on holiday apartments
More example sentences
- All you need to pay are the underoccupancy supplements based on the number of full fare paying adults.
- If there are fewer adults then underoccupancy supplements apply but if there are more adults then reductions apply.
- Consequently, underoccupancy will be charged up to the price for eight persons.