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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from
TripIt, the leading mobile travel organizer from
Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), today revealed that work ramps back up quickly after
Labor Day, as only 33% of travelers stay on vacation past the holiday weekend.
Need to track down colleagues or contacts after the holiday?
Five years of
Labor Day itinerary data from TripIt shows that more than half of travelers are back at their desks on Tuesday (67%), and nearly all travelers are back at their desks by Wednesday (87%).
Overdue to take some time away from the office?
More than half of
Labor Day travelers (52%) stick to a three- or four-night getaway over the long weekend, so leaving earlier, staying longer or taking a 5+ day "stretch-cation" can maximize relaxation and help avoid holiday swarms. Here's how TripIt travelers plan their
Labor Day escapes:
15% are daytrippers
9% stay overnight
11% getaway for two nights
32% take exactly three nights, while 20% extend to a four-day weekend
9% plan a five-night trip
4% vacation for six, seven or more* nights
To instantly create a
Labor Day weekend itinerary using TripIt, simply forward any flight, hotel, car rental or travel confirmation email to
For questions about research methodology, please contact
About TripIt from Concur®TripIt, the leading mobile travel organizer from
Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), makes it easy for millions of travelers to organize and share their trips. Simply forward confirmation emails from anywhere you book to
firstname.lastname@example.org and TripIt automatically creates one simple, smart itinerary to access on a smartphone, calendar, or anywhere online. For even greater peace of mind while traveling, TripIt Pro acts like a personal travel assistant that keeps travelers in the know regarding flight status, alternate flights, and more; tracks all frequent traveler points in one place; and monitors eligible flights for fare refunds. TripIt for Teams is an easier way to organize multiple travelers' plans in one place, and keep track of who's traveling when and where. For more information, please visit
www.tripit.com and follow @TripIt at
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*Based on 2008-2013 TripIt Labor Day itinerary data with Thursday/Friday departures. "Seven or more" is taken from an average of seven-night through 14-night trips.