So the NYE party is over and there are only three long weekends left to enjoy in 2018. Don’t despair! Below is a cheat sheet on how to more than double the number of long weekends in your calendar. You’re welcome.

Chinese New Year

Good Friday

Labour Day

  • When: 1 May 2018 (Tuesday)
  • Apply for leave on 30 April 2018 and you’ll have a four-day weekend

Vesak Day

Hari Raya Puasa

  • When: 15 June 2018 (Friday)

National Day

Hari Raya Haji

  • When: 22 August 2018 (Wednesday)
  • Apply for two-day leave on 20 and 21 August (Monday and Tuesday) or 23 and 24 August 2018 (Thursday and Friday) and you’ll have a five-day break

Deepavali

  • When: 6 November 2018 (Tuesday)
  • Apply for leave on 5 November 2018 and you’ll have a four-day weekend

Christmas Day

  • When: 25 December 2018 (Tuesday)
  • Apply for leave on 24 December 2018 and you’ll have a four-day weekend

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Arman Shah

A former travel writer with fond memories of solo adventures in Southeast Asia, Arman is now Founder of The Everyday People. He's also the co-host of Channel Empathy, a podcast about the marginalised in Singapore.