Tagged: vacation

You Should Still Take Vacation Days

If you’ve been working from home during the shutdown, the past eight weeks have probably felt twice as busy and stressful as usual. After all, you’ve had the difficult task of staying productive while...

These Are the Most Common Airbnb Scams

We here at Lifehacker HQ have written a lot about the troubles associated with booking an Airbnb property. Worried hidden cameras are spying on you? We’ve covered it! Worried you’ve booked a fake listing?...

Create a Vacation Recovery Plan

Over on NBC News, writer Sarah DiGiulio described that imminent sense of dread you experience after taking time off, otherwise known as the post-vacation blues—by Monday morning, you’re back in the office, at your...

Watch Out for This Airbnb Scam

Just last month, we wrote about a couple that was swindled out of nearly $12,000 on Airbnb because of a phony listing. But according to a report by senior staff writer Allie Conti for...

What to Do If Your Hotel Is Overbooked

When an airline overbooks a flight, they’ll tempt travelers with money, meals or overnight hotel stays in a last-ditch effort to avoid involuntarily bumping passengers. But how do overbooked hotels cope with this same...

How to Avoid Airbnb Scams

Last week, a couple spent nearly $11,800 on a two-week stay at an Airbnb in Ibiza, Spain—only to discover the listing was a fraud. Upon check-in, they learned that the property didn’t even exist...

Do You Use All Your Vacation Days?

Americans suck at taking time off work—even when it’s offered, and even when it’s paid for. And then when we do go, most of us find it hard to fully unplug while we’re supposedly...