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Americans lose $34 billion in unused vacation days, study says

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All work and no play makes the average full-time worker in the U.S. a dull boy (or girl).

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CNN Money reports:

A survey from Expedia found that the average worker earned 14 days off but only used 12 of them.

With the average full-time worker earning about $39,000 a year, that adds up to $34 billion worth of lost time.

The reason most workers gave for working rather than relaxing is that they could not afford travel. Lack of planning was the second-most cited reason.

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