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How many vacation days do you have?

Discussion in 'Canadian Trip Planning & Community Board' started by NorthernON_MOM, Mar 27, 2004.

  1. NorthernON_MOM

    NorthernON_MOM DIS Lover

    I've noticed quite a few people that have done, or are doing Disney more than once in a year and just wondering how many vacation days you have? We have 15 (used to have 20) and used 6 up for our Disney vacation last week. Ideally in a couple years we'd like to go for 2 weeks. Anyway, just curious.
     
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  3. bunnyfoo

    bunnyfoo <font color=red>It's Monday and my mind was somewh

    I get two weeks a year which I don't even get up front ... I don't get them until I start to accumulate time worked :rolleyes:
     
  4. nowellsl

    nowellsl <font color=purple>my car finds out everytime I ha

    24 vacation days, 12 sick/personal days. Some of the vacation days have to be take at specific times - 5 days christmas break and 5 days spring break. I work at a school and we are closed during those times.
     
  5. DSNY FN

    DSNY FN <font color=darkcoral>DVC is the place for me<br><

    2 weeks holidays but I can take an additional 4 weeks of sick leave 2 with pay 2 without pay.
     
  6. Cruisin

    Cruisin <font color=green>If you can't carry it, you don't

    As many as I want, cause I'm the boss ;)

    But we take 5 - 10 days off a year, usually not all together though.

    :-)wave: DSNY FN , I had fun today at the dismeet)
     
  7. DSNY FN

    DSNY FN <font color=darkcoral>DVC is the place for me<br><

    Thanks so did we it was great to see everyone again and to meet some new faces. We are going to try and plan a summer meet in London we will keep you posted.
     
  8. sammi

    sammi <font color=purple>I'm a born traveller!<br><font

    I'm a stay at home wife and DH gets 7 weeks vacation. Next year he'll be retiring.:D
     
  9. eleanor

    eleanor New Member

    We have 365 days. Its great to be retired. Had a fun time at the meet Thanks Darrin.
     
  10. grover

    grover <font color=violet>DIS VETERAN<br><font color=CC99

    Well this year I get 4 weeks plus up to another 15 without pay (will only use 5 or 6), and 12 sick days.(pretty soon the sick time I earn will double). Somehow it just isn't enough time though :)
    Grover in Winnipeg
     
  11. Cruisin

    Cruisin <font color=green>If you can't carry it, you don't

    :wave: eleanor, great to meet you today!
     
  12. DSNY FN

    DSNY FN <font color=darkcoral>DVC is the place for me<br><

    Yes it was nice to meet you today Elanor thans for coming. Sorry to hijack this thread and as for holidays we always take as many of them as we can at WDW hehehe
     
  13. eleanor

    eleanor New Member

    Thanks CK ,its always nice to meet new people.A summer picnic sounds like fun:sunny:
     
  14. Scratch42

    Scratch42 <font color=navy>I Owe, I Owe, so Off to Work I go

    two weeks but can only take one week when two friday's are involved. Cruise time!LOL

    But if I go any other time, as long as I am back to do payroll, I take what I like to call my "Mental Health Days!"

    As long as the work gets done, they understand my addiction! Well not really but I just don't tell them that I'm goin' again!

    Scratch
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  15. TimNDansMom

    TimNDansMom <font color=red>Enjoys a leisurely lunch<br><font

    Dh gets 4 weeks at the moment and I believe 5 weeks in another couple of years. However, the company doesn't like him to take 2 weeks together unless they decide to have a shut-down in the summer, because kaos usually results.
     
  16. Susan--Ontario

    Susan--Ontario DIS Veteran

    Both my DH and I get 4 weeks per year. I also accumulate lieu time at year end and in September (I work at a University). Unfortunately, I have to use many of them when my DS has PA days, March break and summer. I am lucky though because we get 15 sick days a year which I can use when I'm sick or when my family is sick.

    I'm thinking that I'm going to have to take an unpaid two week leave to get in my Disney vacation this fall.

    The things we do to go "home".
     
  17. minnie56

    minnie56 <font color=magenta>Whatever it is, he said it is

    :D

    I am a homemaker and hubby is self employed...
    Cannot imagine it any other way!
     
  18. CdnDisneyNut

    CdnDisneyNut <font color=coral>What way does the "C" go again?<

    5 weeks plus 2 extra days (to equal the Stat holiays from diferent provinces).
     
  19. cdnmickeylover

    cdnmickeylover <font color=CC99CC>Anyone want to pay off my stude

    No set vacation time - or at least I've never been told the exact number of weeks but at least 3 weeks all paid. I work in a somewhat stressful job and was told to take some time off when needed. Easier said than done at times. I can take 2 weeks off at once but no more. The stress on my secretary would be too much!Usually it's just a week at a time. I do take "mental health days" every once in while too.
     
  20. grover

    grover <font color=violet>DIS VETERAN<br><font color=CC99

    LOL-seeing a few of the mental health days here!!
    I think my mental health would improve with yearly mandated trips to the World!
    Grover in Winnipeg
     
  21. pkitty

    pkitty Yo Ho Yo Ho a pirates life for me

    I'am all about the mental health days too ...I feel justified since everyone I work with is clearly certifiable!!!(my work place is crazy!!!) I get 8 of those a year, 2 weeks which will soon become 3 and as much unpaid time as I'd like (just took 2 weeks of that) plus I take accumulated time as timeowed as well (so any store set-up I do ,if I work 75 hours that week I just bank the 35 and take it in time...my choice...my employer at times does work me 14 hours a day for 14 days straight...deadlines you know!!!) hence the whole reason for mental health days!!!! Plus I travel for them also...they owe me big time!!!!::yes:: As for Dh...well he gets 12 sick days plus 5 weeks, one of which he banks for straight pay (must be nice...damn government jobs!!!) s all in all ....we've got time for the World !!!!!
     

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