How to maximise your leave with public holidays in 2020

If you’re ready for a break (already!) you’re not alone. Here are a few simple and sneaky ways to make the best of your leave for 2020. We can’t guarantee that your boss will approve of your plans, but here’s how to get 40 days of bliss with only 15 leave days. 

 

Easter break, April and May

Public Holidays:

Good Friday      Fri, 10 Apr 2020

Family Day        Mon, 13 Apr 2020

Freedom Day    Mon, 27 Apr 2020

Workers’ Day    Fri, 01 May 2020

Take leave:

9 April, 14-15 April | 3 days of leave turns into 7 days off (including weekends)

28-30 April | 3 days of leave turns into 9 days off (including weekends)

 

Mid-year break

Public Holiday:

Youth Day         Tue, 16 Jun 2020

Take leave:

15 June| 1 day of leave turns into 4 days off (including weekends)

 

August break

Public Holiday:

Women’s Day   (Observed) Mon, 10 Aug 2020

Take leave:

7 and 11 August | 2 days of leave turns into 5 days off (including weekends)

 

Spring break

Public Holiday:

Heritage Day     Thu, 24 Sep 2020

Take leave:

25 and 28 September | 2 days of leave turns into 5 days off (including weekends)

 

December break

Public Holidays:

Day of Reconciliation     Wed, 16 Dec 2020

Christmas Day               Fri, 25 Dec 2020

Boxing Day                   Sat, 26 Dec 2020

Take leave:

17 and 18 December | 2 days of leave turns into 5 days off (including weekends)

24 and 28 December | 2 days of leave turns into 5 days off (including weekends)

 

What will you do with all the time you’re taking off in 2020?