Chinese New Year Returns to January in 2020

As we enters into the 2nd quarter of 2019, it is notably to know that Chinese Lunar New Year will be coming earlier in the year 2020..

After 2 years of waiting, finally Chinese New Year’s 2-days holiday finally falls on the month of January.. (*See Below for Our 2020 Leave Hacks!)

So what so great about it?

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It basically means longer holidays in January 2020, and the best part is, for the majority who have their “Rest Day” falls on Sunday typically..

You get to enjoy one extra holiday on Monday (27th January 2020) too!

Source: MOM

NOTE: These following “Mondays” shall be gazetted as Public Holiday: 27 January 2020, 25 May 2020 and 10 August 2020.

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We recommends this brilliant hack to enjoy 34 days of “Holidays + Long Weekends” with just application of FIVE DAYS OF LEAVE!

JANUARY 2020: New Year’s Day (5 Days)
WHEN TO APPLY LEAVE:
30 Dec 2019 & 31 Dec 2019 (Monday & Tuesday)
HOW MANY DAYS YOU GET TO ENJOY:
28 December 2019 to 1 January 2020 (from Saturday to Wednesday)

JANUARY 2020: Chinese Lunar New Year (4 Days)
WHEN TO APPLY LEAVE:
24 Jan 2020 (Friday)
HOW MANY DAYS YOU GET TO ENJOY:
24 January to 27 January 2020 (from Friday to Monday)

APRIL 2020:  Good Friday (3 Days) – LONG WEEKEND
10 April to 12 April 2020 (from Friday to Sunday)

MAY 2020: Labour Day (3 Days) – LONG WEEKEND
1 May to 3 May 2020 (from Friday to Sunday)

MAY 2020: Vesak Day (4 Days)
WHEN TO APPLY LEAVE:
8 May 2020 (Friday)
HOW MANY DAYS YOU GET TO ENJOY:
7 May to 10 May 2020 (from Thursday to Sunday)

MAY 2020: Hari Raya Puasa (3 Days) – LONG WEEKEND
23 May to 25 May 2020 (from Saturday to Monday)

JULY 2020: Hari Raya Haji (3 Days) – LONG WEEKEND
31 July to 2 August 2020 (from Friday to Sunday)

AUGUST 2020: Singapore National Day (3 Days) – LONG WEEKEND
8 August to 10 August 2020 (from Saturday to Monday)

NOVEMBER 2020: Deepavali (3 Days)
WHEN TO APPLY LEAVE:
13 Nov 2010 (Friday)
HOW MANY DAYS YOU GET TO ENJOY:
13 November to 15 November 2020 (from Friday to Sunday)

DECEMBER 2020:  Christmas Day (3 Days) – LONG WEEKEND
25 December to 27 December 2020 (from Friday to Sunday)

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Happy Holiday Planning 🙂

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