Getting the Best Out of 2019’s Public Holiday in Singapore

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2019 looks like a travel-friendly year for Singaporeans!

There is a total of thirteen public holiday that mark next year’s calendar in Singapore, leaving enough time for people to reinvigorate themselves and connect with their loved ones. Only two of these holidays fall on a Sunday, and ten of them fall on a weekday.

Every month, except July, September, and November, have at least one public holiday, which can be enjoyed by extending your weekend by applying for leave at work. If you wish to start planning now, perhaps you should follow the schedule below:

Public Holiday Singapore 2019
Public Holiday Singapore 2019

Are you wondering what exactly to do after you get your leave and have a long weekend before you? Relax, you can do a lot more than you can imagine!

HAVE A LOCAL STAYCATION

Stretch your dollars and plan for a local staycation. There are a number of gems right here in Singapore that is ideal for you and family to spend an enjoyable long weekend.

  • Choose a nice hotel in Singapore for less than $180
    Thailand, Hong Kong, Batam isn’t your only options for short getaway. Singapore is! Book one of these beautiful hotels and be away from the routine of working life. And they are really affordable too. You can get started for as low as $70! Holiday? Easy.
  • Visit the natural treasures of Singapore
    Singapore Zoo, The Night Safari, Singapore Botanic Gardens, National Orchid Garden, Bukit Timah Natural Reserve, Pulau Ubin, Chek Jawa, Sungei Buloh are few Singaporean natural treasures that you should add to your list of things to do during your long weekend. There’s so much to explore here, don’t drive straight to Changi Airport.
  • Fill your day with adventure and entertainment
    You can even choose to go on day trips to the numerous adventure and theme parks in Singapore. Universal Studios, S.E.A. Aquarium, Sentosa Island and River Safari are few of the many options that you can choose from. All these activities are perfectly suited for families with kids. People fly the miles for these. Why aren’t you playing tourist in your own beautiful city?Check out this list more more ideas where you can go with your kids in Singapore. 
  • Satiate the gastronome inside
    Some people look forward to holidays because they can gorge on different foods in different places. But you really don’t have to get onto to plane to do this. Make a list of all the Michelin restaurants, the top hawker food in Singapore that you haven’t try before and have a weekend fun of hunting them down!
  • Bring the grandparents and grandchildren out
    There are no lack of things to do suitable for both the elderly and great activities for the kids. Many of them are good for both. Make good use of these long weekends for 3 generation family bonding!
  • Have a chillax holiday at home
    Holiday isn’t just about going places. It is about rejuvenating and spending time with your loved ones. You should check out some of the free activities you can do with your kids in Singapore here. Not to forget, you can even line up some interesting movies for kids that are coming in 2019.

Plan for an overseas family trip!

You probably have the budget for one or two family trips per year with your family. Plan ahead using this calendar to coordinate leaves with your family members.

Consider these cities less than 5 hour flight away from Singapore that is good for you and kids. If you are travelling with the extended families, here’s a list that will be useful for your holiday planning.

So, what are you waiting for? Mark the public holidays on your calendar and start planning your trips at the earliest. You have 9 super long weekends ahead! Plan and create memories with your loved ones in 2019! 

Need more things to do with your family?  Check out our suggested things to do for you and family!

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