Holiday Deprived

Aussies leave millions of annual leave days unused

On January 08, 2014 at 11:36 PM

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Expedia annual global survey reveals Australians are the third most holiday deprived in the world

On April 15, 2009 at 02:00 PM
  • Japan and America are the only countries more holiday deprived than Australia
  • Forty per cent of Australians say the GFC has caused them to change their travel plans for 2009

Australian workers take fewer holidays than all other nations except Japan and America, holidaying on average for just 16 days of the year, according to online travel company Expedia’s annual global Vacation Deprivation® survey.

The survey, which in Australia was conducted by Pureprofile on behalf of Expedia.com.au™ (operated by Expedia, Inc., the world’s leading online travel company), found that 44 per cent of Australians do not take all of their entitled annual leave days, up from 38 per cent last year.  Read more