A quick guide to all the bank holiday dates in 2016 and where to go for a well-deserved break
This lovely piece of news totally made our day: The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has released Singapore’s public holidays for next year, and – lo and behold – there will be six long weekends in 2016. Hurrah!
1 January, New Year’s Day (Friday)
25 March, Good Friday (Friday)
8 February, Chinese New Year Day 1 (Monday)
12 September, Hari Raya Haji (Monday)
1 May, Labour Day (Sunday)*
25 December, Christmas Day (Sunday)*
*The following Monday will be a public holiday.
Other public holidays
21 May, Vesak Day (Saturday)
6 July, Hari Raya Puasa (Wednesday)
9 August, National Day (Tuesday)
29 October, Deepavali (Saturday)
To help you get started on your holiday planning, check out our recent travel round-ups below. Warning: These stories will give you major vacation fever!