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Is going on holiday two days after a level results come out a good idea?
It is generally a bad time to go away as there will inevitably be admin to sort out very promptly - even if you don't go into Clearing/Adjustment.
However, if all goes swimmingly and you get into your preferred university it could be possible to sort out your accommodation, registration details and module choices etc in two days if the university is ready at that stage.
We generally advise not taking a holiday around A level results if getting into university is a priority. If you decide to go away it would be sensible to take a laptop and have access to the internet.
Hope this helps!