2024 is coming, and naturally, we are presented with the question - how many long weekend holidays can we look forward to next year? Long holidays are a fantastic time to wind down during the hectic calendar year, presenting opportunities to plan for activities such as a short getaway, a trip to JB or some recreational activities with family and friends.
Here is a breakdown of the public holidays in 2024 that make up long weekends:
Two public holidays fall on a Friday:
Good Friday 29 March 2024
National Day 9 August 2024
One public holiday falls on a Sunday (Monday PH in lieu)
Second day of Chinese New Year 11 February 2024
Two public holidays fall on a Monday
New Year’s Day 1 January 2024
Hari Raya Haji 17 June 2024
This presents us with 5 long weekends that everyone can enjoy next year!
The rest of the public holidays are
First day of Chinese New Year (10 February, Saturday)
Hari Raya Puasa (10 April, Wednesday)
Labour Day (1 May, Wednesday)
Vesak Day (22 May, Wednesday)
Deepavali (31 October, Thursday)
Christmas Day (25 December, Wednesday)
One can also consider taking their leave or planning an off day on the 1st November, right after Deepavali to enjoy a potential 5 day deluxe weekend!
We hope that this short read has provided you with enough information to make your long weekends in 2024 eventful and something to look forward to! If you would enjoy more content like this, consider signing up for our newsletter as well as following us on our social media channels!