Jetting off to Majorca, Portugal, France, Canada or Miami, catching up with friends and family, decorating the house or doing the fastest zipwire in Europe, the shutdown presents team members with a rare and welcome chance to relax... or experience a different kind of thrill!
Getting the chance to unwind and recharge, in order to be in the best shape possible to tackle the second part of the season, is incredibly important.
The past few months have been relentless for F1 teams. There have been eight races in 10 weeks, including F1's first triple-header, but they've powered through and pushed to the absolute limit.
The season so far has been incredibly intense. The battle at the top of the Championship is remarkably tight, with three teams in contention and the pecking order changing from race to race.
With five wins, six pole positions, 15 podiums and both Championship leaders, we definitely think our team mates have earned their break, don't you?
Since the start of pre-season testing, some team members have spent 111 days away from home working and taken well over 25 flights so far.