People are getting more creative in making up excuses to squeeze out more vacation time, according to a survey by one of the world's largest hotel companies.
As the peak summer travel season draws to a close, 63 percent of Americans polled said they could use more vacation time, according to Choice Hotels International.
The top things they would do with their extra time off: just relax (58 percent), see family and friends (49 percent), visit a city (42 percent), hit the beach (37 percent) and enjoy nature (31 percent).
But what about those unfortunate souls who have used up all their vacation days for the year?
Nearly one in five respondents said they would come up with an excuse to get additional time off.
Their excuses ran the gamut.
Here's the full list of 25 Creative Excuses for Getting More Vacation Days, according to survey results:
The results of the Choice Hotels 2013 End-of-Summer/Fall Travel Study are based on a nationally representative survey of more than 1,200 American adults conducted in August 2013 by Research Now on behalf of Choice Hotels.
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