National Plan for Vacation Day: The Ultimate Family Vacation Guide
Did you know that according to Project: Time Off, over half of workers in the United States do not use their vacation time off from work? Vacation days off from work are part of your overall compensation from your employer with most companies offering a “use it or lose it” vacation time off policy. Now more than ever, it is common in most families for both mom and dad to work full-time jobs. Spending time together as a family benefits everyone. Vacation time is essential to rest, relax, and recharge. Reclaim your days off on Project Time Off’s National Plan for Vacation Day on January 30, 2018! Follow some of my favorite tips in Alamo Rent A Car’s planning toolkit for the ultimate family vacation guide.
Ultimate Family Vacation Guide:
- Seize the Day – Time can quickly get away from you. After your New Year’s resolutions are in place, evaluate non-peak working times throughout the year to determine which timeframe is best to schedule vacation time off. When January 30th rolls around, celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day by submitting your time off request to your employer. Scheduling vacation time on National Plan for Vacation Day eliminates the ability to procrastinate or repeatedly push off vacation plans because work commitments.
- Make A List – Once your time off request has been submitted, it’s time to narrow down your vacation destination. Do you prefer a road trip up the Pacific Coast Highway in California, a lazy day on the beach in the Caribbean or a family trip to Walt Disney World? Involve the whole family in vacation research and planning. My favorite aspect of travel is the journey can be educational as well as an adventure. Check out the Scenic Route from Alamo for inspiration and to learn how to plan your next vacation.
- Book It – Save big when you book your vacation in advance. Hotels offer steep discounts when you book a room direct through the hotel prior to arrival. Save on your car rental well! In honor of National Plan for Vacation Day, Alamo is offering 10 percent off the weekly base rate for rentals reserved now through February 6 and rented between March 1 and August 31, 2018!
Don’t let another precious minute pass, and reclaim your days off on National Plan for Vacation Day! Join the conversation on social around National Plan for Vacation Day by using the hashtag #PlanForVacation or adding the Facebook event to your calendar. Memories are waiting to be made… I promise work can wait!