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Germany 🐠 - how many days of holiday you get?

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That’s it. I’m moving to Germany. Auf gehts Deutschland!

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20 is min required by law, we get 30 + can buy 20 effortlessly each year.
Also around 12-15 additional national holidays on top.
It's nice

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This is not uncommon for anywhere in Europe - it really is America that sucks on vacation time - and most other employee related policies

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So you can have up to 65 days in addition to 104 weekends days. So you may choose to work only 60% of the year

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I moved from Germany to the US and don't find it too bad here. I get here 28 days (IIRC I had 30 back in Germany) and yes, there are more public holidays in Germany but you also just lose them if they fall on a weekend so it's really not thaaat much of a difference. I'd rather have the significantly higher pay in the US. You can take a lot of unpaid time off for that pay difference.

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^what she/he said

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