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25 companies with the best vacation policies, according to employees

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Whether it's a trip to visit family for the holidays or an adventure across the globe, nothing feels better than a vacation.

And yet, a vacation is not something the average U.S. worker gets to enjoy that often. Many workers don't get any paid time off, as federal law doesn't require it. And even those who do get paid time off often don't take advantage of the perk.

If you're looking for a company with a better vacation policy, a new report by jobs platform and employer review website Glassdoor has you covered.

Glassdoor's new list ranks companies with the best vacation and paid-time-off policies based on employee reviews. To qualify for inclusion, each company had to have at least 30 reviews on the subject and an overall company rating of at least 3.5 out of 5 stars on the site.

25. Eastman Chemical

Eastman Chemical is a global chemical company based in Tennessee. New hires can start with two weeks PTO and can reach up to five weeks vacation time, employees say.

Employees give Eastman a vacation and paid time off rating of 4.2 out of five and an overall company rating of the same number.

24. Humana

Humana is a healthcare services and insurance company based in Kentucky. Employees can get more than seven additional vacation hours after every pay period on top of their three weeks of PTO and paid holidays.

Employees give Humana a 4.2 out of five for its vacation and paid time off rating, and an overall rating of 3.5.

23. Progressive

Progressive is a leading auto insurance company in the United States based in Ohio.

The company gets a 4.2 rating out of five for vacation and paid time off and an overall rating of 3.5.

Employees describe the paid time off benefits as "excellent." They report they can receive up to 3.5 weeks of earned time off in the first year and can also clock up to eight weeks of PTO over time, with an extra week of PTO after five years.

22. Liberty Mutual

Liberty Mutual, headquartered in Boston, specializes in car, home, and life insurance. The company gets a 4.2 rating out of five for vacation and paid time off and an overall company rating of 3.5.

Employees at Liberty Mutual say the company has "one of the best vacation time off" policies. Employees report they can receive four weeks of paid vacation and can also get 1.5 days of extra vacation time accrued every month.

A woman walks out of the headquarters of Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. in Boston.
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21. Deloitte

Deloitte provides audit, consulting, tax, and advisory services and has headquarters in New York. The company got a 4.2 rating out of five for vacation and paid time off and an overall rating of 3.7.

Deloitte employees say that with up to 25 days of PTO, they can get "SO much time off." Unused time off can also be accumulated and used for next year, they report.

20. Microsoft

Microsoft employees give the company a 4.2 rating out of five for vacation and paid time off and an overall company rating of 3.9.

Microsoft employees say they can receive three weeks of vacation time, two weeks of sick leave, and a number of floating holidays.

19. T-Mobile

T-Mobile employees say the company offers "very good paid time off," with three weeks of PTO possible in the first year in addition to nine paid holidays.

T-Mobile employees say they can also increase time off allowances based on tenure. The company gets a 4.2 rating out of five for vacation and paid time off and an overall company rating of 3.9.

18. Intel

The cloud computing, Internet, and computer company gets a 4.3 out of five for vacation and paid time off and a 3.7 overall company rating.

Employees say they get three to four weeks of vacation each year and that the company's "paid sabbatical program is great."

17. Federal Express

For employees, FedEx is "very generous with their paid time off." Employees start with two weeks of PTO, which goes to three weeks after the first five years, according to reports.

FedEx gets a 4.3 out of five vacation and paid time off rating and a 3.7 overall company rating.

16. Nokia

The global communications and information technology company has a 4.3 out of 5 vacation and paid time off rating and an overall company rating of 3.7.

Employees say they get a "generous amount of time off." They can accrue up to four weeks of vacation time per year after several years on the job, in addition to sick days and holidays.

15. KPMG

The audit, tax, and advisory service firm is reported to be "very generous" with its vacation policy. Employees say vacation time off increases with time spent at company, with five weeks of PTO possible.

The company has a 4.3 out of five vacation and paid time off rating and an overall company rating of 3.8.

14. JPMorgan Chase & Co.

The multinational banking and financial services holding company gets a rating of 4.3 out of five for vacation and paid time off and an overall company rating of 3.5.