9 Reasons Your Vacation Costs More Than It Should

Aaah, summer vacation — a chance to get away from the daily grind, visit a new city or simply lie on the beach and watch the sun bake all those tourists covered in oil (to steal a line from Jimmy Buffett).

Is your body telling you that you really need a vacation?

You probably wouldn't hesitate to call in sick if you had the flu. But would you take a day off when your stress levels have catapulted into the stratosphere? For many of us, the answer is no.