The Travel Junkie’s 2018 Long Weekend Cheat Sheet

2017 is ending, and you know what that means… It’s time to plan for long-weekend-getaways! There are a total of nine public holidays in 2018, and you’ll be glad to know that half of them are long weekends! But the good news doesn’t end there: The rest of the off-days have vacation potential toothey are either Tuesdays or Thursdays, which means that if you use just one of your annual leave days, you can turn them into extra long weekends.

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Here’s our compilation of long weekends in 2018:

#1 New Year’s Day

Sat 30 Dec – Mon 1 Jan 2018

#2 Chinese New Year

Fri 16 Feb – Sun 18 Feb

#3 Good Friday

Fri 30 Mar – Sun 1 Apr

#4 Hari Raya Puasa

Fri 15 Jun – Sun 17 Jun


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Extra Long Weekends
(… if you take one day off!)

#1 Labour Day

Sat 28 Apr – Tue 1 May
Take leave on: Mon 30 Apr

#2 Vesak Day

Sat 26 May – Tue 29 May
Take leave on: Mon 28 May

#3 National Day

Thu 9 Aug – Sun 12 Aug
Take leave on: Fri 10 Aug

#4 Deepavali

Sat 3 Nov – Tue 6 Nov
Take leave on: Mon 5 Nov

#5 Christmas

Sat 22 Dec – Tue 25 Dec
Take leave on: Mon 24 Dec


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