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More Than Half Of Us Lie About Wi-Fi Access When We Go On Vacation

These numbers will shock you (and encourage you to unplug).

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Courtesy of Nimomose / Shutterstock

It’s happened to all of us. You go on vacation to relax, but the Wi-Fi makes it impossible to ignore the work emails popping into your inbox faster than you can turn off your notifications, and if you don’t work in a traditional office where you get official time off, or if your boss just doesn’t have boundaries, that could mean you get roped in to working. According to Allianz Global Assistance, almost 65 percent of Americans report that they end up doing work on vacation. That’s also why almost 49 percent of workers surveyed said that when they go on vacation, they lie about having access to Wi-Fi and cell reception.

Millennials, who are likely more glued to their phones in general compared with other generations, are the most likely to use this tactic – 59 percent said that using this excuse is okay when on vacation, as compared to 49 percent of Gen X and 32 percent of Boomers.

Millennials, who are likely more glued to their phones in general compared with other generations, are the most likely to use this tactic – 59 percent said that using this excuse is okay when on vacation, as compared to 49 percent of Gen X and 32 percent of Boomers.

Millennials, who are likely more glued to their phones in general compared with other generations, are the most likely to use this tactic – 59 percent said that using this excuse is okay when on vacation, as compared to 49 percent of Gen X and 32 percent of Boomers.

This article was originally published on SheKnows.

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