Singapore long weekends in 2017
Planning a holiday? Singaporeans can look forward to 7 long weekends in 2017
The Ministry of Manpower has released a list of dates of public holidays in Singapore for 2017, with a total of 11 public holidays. Of the 11 public holidays, 7 fall on a Friday, Sunday or Monday; making them the official 7 long weekends in 2017.
List of 11 Public Holidays in Singapore 2017
The following are the 7 official long weekends to mark on your calendar:
January: New Year’s Day (Jan 1) and the second day of Chinese New Year (Jan 29) both fall on Sundays, making the following Mondays public holidays.
April: Good Friday (April 14).
May: Labour Day (May 1) falls on Monday.
June: Hari Raya Puasa (June 25) falls on a Sunday, thus Monday (June 26) is a holiday.
September: Hari Raya Haji (Sept 1) is on a Friday
December: Christmas (Dec 25) is on Monday.
Here’s when to take annual leave in 2017 and turn 7 into 10 long weekends!
May: Vesak Day (May 10) is a Wednesday. Take leave on Monday and Tuesday (May 8 and 9) or Thursday and Friday (May 11 and 12) to make it a 5-day break.
August: National Day (Aug 9) falls on a Wednesday. You can take Aug 7 and 8, or Aug 10 and 11 off to make it a 5-day break.
October: Deepavali (Oct 18) falls on a Wednesday. Take Oct 16 and 17, or Oct 19 and 20 off for a 5-day break.
With the 5-day break, you can plan for a longer trip.
Don’t worry about change for Deepavali from 2016
From this year, Deepavali date will not be subject to change, according to the Ministry of Manpower.
Start planning for your 10 long weekend getaways in 2017 already!
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