Company offers to fake your vacation if money is tight

VIDEO: Fake a Vacation

You've heard of stay-cations, but how about fake-cations? A business called Fake a Vacation allows people to do just that.

The Nebraska-based company will superimpose pictures of you on backdrops of Hawaii, the Grand Canyon and other popular places.


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Officials with Fake a Vacation say their clients stage their jaunts partly because they want to have travel pictures on Facebook and Instagram. Others do it because they had to cancel their actual vacations at the last minute.

Although this may seem silly, it is somewhat of a growing trend. A study by travel website Jetcost surveyed more than 4,000 people. About 10 percent admitted to putting fake travel pictures on social media.