What do you consider "too far in advance" to book a vacation? Just booked one four months from now but wondering if I should have waited.

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I don't think that's too far in advance. Once you figure out your vacation plans, you should tell your boss asap so you don't get scheduled work during that time.

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I've scheduled a year out in advance. In the past due to I was in audit and wanted to guarantee those dates once it was figured out and since I was constantly booked. Now in advisory, I still plan out in advance 6-8 months and they work around it. Maybe I do it a bit overkill but I like to take my vacation time and put it on as soon as I know.

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Ey1 a week is a big trip? Lol

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I book my vacation for the entire year in December.

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Doesn't matter

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But that's for the big trips of like a week or slightly more though for that type planning.

Remember to purchase trip insurance

I'm already considering asking for time off for Christmas.

I don't mean putting in on schedule - I mean booking flights , hotels etc

Deloitte 1 - I'm talking big trip in the sense that I'm needing to book flights, hotels, start paying for the trip, etc. It saves more on flights to book out in advance sometimes and when I can save money to do more activities while on vacation, I'm going to. Sorry if that doesn't meet your definition of a "big trip" but I was more referring to it being longer than just a long weekend trip.

I start actually booking flights and such as soon as airlines are releasing prices that are agreeable to me, which is usually further out versus closer in.

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