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10 Quirky Out Of Office Replies

The first long weekend of the holiday season is here. If you have plans to cover up on lost sleep, doze away! If you already have bags packed, read on for something quirky that can make your time off a tad easier.

During a weekend getaway, you only use your phone to click pictures and upload on social media or connect with friends over a video call. Imagine lying on the beach chatting with your friend after four years when your client calls because he doesn’t know you are officially “inaccessible”.

If he calls to confirm conversion, your holiday just got merrier! If not, well, this holiday couldn’t have come at a better time.

Out Of Office responses have acted as the saviour since, probably, the beginning of time. I am sure a Salestor created it out on holiday, who was disturbed by repeated calls in the middle of an unwinding session on the beach, or an unfortunate moment when his mobile received a signal at a mountain peak.

So check out some quirky Out Of Office replies that convey the right message in a hilariously holiday tone! :D


Thank you for your email. I and my phone will be out of order between DDMMYY and DDMMYY. We might resume work from DDMMYY, but don’t get your hopes up.

A Loving Husband

Thank you for your email. I am currently unable to respond to emails until DDMMYY. I am taking my wife out to her favourite holiday spot so that she gladly renews my life insurance on Karwa Chauth this weekend. Check in again on Monday, October 25th, to see if it worked.

Halloween to Diwali

Seasons’ greetings.

Thank you for your email. You are receiving this auto-response because I am not in the office between DDMMYY and DDMMYY. If I were, you wouldn’t have received anything at all.

My Day Out

Thank you for writing in. I am unavailable at work today. Unfortunately, I will be back tomorrow.

At the Peak

Thanks for writing in. I am currently happily roaming in a mountainous region with no network. I will get back to you when I return from heaven on DDMMYY or back to my senses a week later.

Happy New Hangover

Here’s wishing you a Happy New Year!

Thank you for your email. It has safely reached my inbox and generated this auto-response because I won’t be able to generate anything until after January 2nd. Hic!

Anyone but me

Hey, there! Your email has been duly received but will remain unseen until DDMMYY, or probably a week later. So try reaching my team at for anything till DDMMYY, and if possible, even after my return.

Santa Cannot Wait!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Thank you for your email. While you can wait for my response, Santa can’t! I am busy celebrating Christmas with my family until DDMMYY (Yes, we celebrate it for two weeks). If you have genuine reasons to interrupt a family holiday, try connecting with someone in my team at 97********.

Picture Perfect!

When we overuse emojis to display our emotions digitally, then why not in an Out Of Office response? Here’s an excellent but casual auto-response that’s got the emotions right.

Troy McClure

He’s the traditional guy who responds on behalf of the email recipient and continues the story from the last Out Of Office response setup. Here’s an example.

If you seek more auto-responses, try creating one for yourself here. And share your unique Out of Office responses in the comments below.

Wishing you a great festive season! Let the fun begin!

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