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Labor Day Weekend Reveals Traveler's Guilt According to Priceline.com Survey

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers wanting to take advantage of the long holiday weekend may be feeling some guilt with obligations to work, see family and friends, and squeeze in a last trip of the summer, according to a new survey from priceline.com, a leader in online and mobile travel and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN).

Millennials are feeling the most pressure to attend a family event (30%), while 35- to 54-year olds express that finding an affordable destination to visit is the biggest challenge (31%). Some adults are even feeling the need to work over the holiday weekend (15%). What's more, half of Americans expressed that it's hardest to cope with the fact that summer is coming to a close.

"With access to travel anywhere at any time with the touch of a button, Americans are inundated with obligations – and guilt – to take trips that matter most," said Brigit Zimmerman, Senior Vice President of Air and Vacation Packages at priceline.com. "This Labor Day weekend, priceline.com makes it easy to score the best hotel, flight and rental car deals when work, family and budgets are on the line."

To extend that summer feeling, priceline.com has compiled tips to maximize your vacation and find the best travel deals.

  • Plan a day trip: If you're limited on time and money, rent a car and plan a day trip to take a quick getaway. Road trips allow you to play the day by ear and hit pit stops along the way. Priceline.com has deals available on standard rental cars for under $100 per day. If you have a little extra...

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