Cheat sheet to long weekend getaways 2017 (Singapore)
Use just 6 annual leaves to increase it from 7 to 10 long weekends!
Looks like 2017 is a good year for long weekends getaways in Singapore. There are 11 days of public holidays and 7 long weekends already in the calendar year, which is an improvement from the 6 long weekends in 2016. What’s better though, is that with a few strategic application of leaves, you’ll be able to stretch it to 10 long weekends!
This means you can potentially go on 10 long weekend getaways in 2017! Cheers to more chances for travel.
Here’s a quick visual guide to how you can maximise your annual leave. I’ve labelled clearly with a red bar, the days where you should be taking leave.
Read on for a compilation of places that will be perfect – weekend getaways under $299 inclusive of flights and accommodation. They are all nearby destinations (<5hrs flight) that can be easily explored in 3-4 days, and are sorted by travel themes.
You’re welcome and happy planning!
10 Destinations for 10 Long Weekend Getaways from Singapore under $299 inclusive of flights and accommodation.
Whether you like beaches, shopping, adventure, or food, there’s something for everyone. It’s not an exhaustive list, but still a good place to start planning for your trip.
Skyscanner & Airbnb were used for flight and accommodation search. For flight prices, I used the “cheapest month” feature to search for the lowest price. For accommodation prices, it was a balance between cost and staying in a comfortable place.
Last updated: 6 Apr 2016
(1) Phuket, Thailand
(2) Phu Quoc, Vietnam
(See also: 5 hidden gems in Phu Quoc)
(3) Bali, Indonesia
(4) Surabaya, Indonesia
(5) Krabi, Thailand
(6) Taipei, Taiwan
(7) Ho Chin Minh, Vietnam
(8) Penang, Malaysia
(9) Hong Kong
(10) Bangkok, Thailand
Now you’re ready to start planning and maximising your annual leave. Time to share this with your travel khakis!
Do drop a comment below if you have other suggestions too!
p.s. Chope your leave as soon as you can! You know your colleagues will be doing the same.