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July 19, 2007

Minimum Required Vacation Time Around the World


Photo Credit: D. De Lossy/Getty

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This month, while you're deciding whether taking a long weekend will kill your career, much of Europe is embarking on their mandatory month-long tanning session. Below, the tally. Read it and weep — or move to Finland

0 DAYS — China, U.S. (Dutifully working ourselves into an early grave)

1 WEEK — Hong Kong, Singapore, Mexico

2 WEEKS — Canada, Japan

3 WEEKS — Colombia, New Zealand

4 WEEKS — Most of Europe, Australia

5 WEEKS — Norway, Sweden, France

6 WEEKS — Germany, Finland (Slacker havens)

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