Americans Lie About Wi-Fi On Vacation To Not Be Disturbed By The Office

September 11, 2019

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The Internet has changed our lives and the way we take time off from work. A new survey finds that nearly half of working Americans (49%) lie about Wi-Fi access and cell reception while on vacation. In our connected world, it is getting harder to disconnect from work when enjoying leisure time.  It may be the reason we lie to our job about the lack of connectivity to set them free from work obligations. The likelihood of using this excuse varies among different age groups and pay ranges. The survey found that Millennials are most likely to use this reason (59%), while Gen X’ers are in second (49%) and Boomers in third (32%). Those with high paychecks are also more likely to use the excuse, the survey citing those who earn more than $50,000 a year as much more likely (53%) to tell the lie than those making less than the $50,000 (39%). While a lot of people look for ways to disconnect while on vacation, 24% of Americans will only choose a location where cell service is guaranteed.

SOURCE: Travel + Leisure

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