By WCCO-TV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Vacations have been put on hold for many people for many months now. National Plan For Vacation Day is a day to encourage workers to start planning their time off.

The unofficial holiday lands on the last Tuesday of January, just at the peak of winter gloom.

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According to the U.S. Travel Association, people forfeited 768 million vacation days in 2018, hence the need for the reminder. The U.S. Travel Association also says 63% of Americans say they desperately need a vacation after enduring the pandemic.

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Flight prices tend to drop up until three months in advance, but if you’re trying to book a vacation around a holiday it’ll probably be pricey no matter what.

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So remember, waiting until the last minute makes it harder to a budget for a trip.