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The ULTIMATE Cheat Sheet For Making The Most Of Your Holidays From Singapore In 2017

With the kids in school and only a limited amount of annual leave, it's sometimes hard to plan your travel holidays.

That's why we've come up with travel planning 101 to fix your vacay dates:

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1. Make use of long weekends

The following seven public holidays become long weekends, as PHs that fall on Sundays equal the following Monday off :
New Year’s Day: Jan. 1, Sun.
Chinese New Year: Jan. 28–29, Sat.–Sun.
Good Friday: April 14, Fri.
Labour Day: May 1, Mon.
Hari Raya Puasa: Jun. 25, Sun.
Hari Raya Haji: Sept. 1, Wed.
Christmas Day: Dec. 25, Mon.


2. Travel with the kids

Here are the major school holidays for...

Singaporean Schools
• Between Terms 1 and 2: March 11–19
• Between Semesters 1 and 2: May 27–Jun 25
• Between Terms 3 and 4: Sept. 2–10
• End-of-School Holiday: Nov. 18–Dec. 31

Southern Hemisphere Schools (e.g. Australian International School):
• Term 1 Holiday: April 1–17
• Term 2 Holiday: June 17–July 16
• Term 3 Holiday: Sept. 23–Oct. 8
• Term 4 Holiday: Dec. 15, 2017–Jan. 22, 2018

Northern Hemisphere Schools (e.g. Stamford American International School):
• Spring Break: April 10–14
• End-of-School Break: June 16–Aug. 13
• Fall Break: Oct. 23–27
• Winter Break: Dec. 18, 2017–Jan. 5, 2018


3. Be festival-sensible

Time your travels to coincide with these amazing festivals throughout the year!


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