The 2020 public holiday hack to maximise your annual leave

If you’ve already Googled public holidays or travel deals for 2020, you’re not alone. It’s that time of year when everyone starts longing for some well deserved R&R away from the 9-5 slog. But did you know about the amazing holiday hack that will double your days off in 2020?

Thanks to the schedule of the 2020 Australian public holidays, there’s a calendar sweet spot that will help you maximise your time off while minimising the amount of annual leave you have to spend.

That’s right - you can turn 8 days of annual leave into a dreamy 17 day holiday in 2020!

This is the time to act fast, get your leave form in ASAP, and beat the inevitable stampede of people booking out the best deals - because we guarantee your office is going to be a ghost town once people cotton on to this handy holiday hack.

So - what are the magic dates that will give you double the days away without bankrupting your leave balance?

Plan your holiday for the 4th to the 19th of April 2020

Take the 4th to the 19th of April 2020 and you can ask for just eight days off work, and get a whopping 17 nights of cruisey holiday freedom. It’s the most bang for your buck you’ll get all year, so now’s the time to start planning out where you’d like to travel, and put that annual leave request in before word gets out.

Whether you’re dreaming of island-hopping through the South Pacific from French-chic Noumea to tropical Lifou or exploring the beautiful beaches of Vanuatu, there’s no better time to plan a break and take advantage of the best holiday sales out there.

Here are some of the best cruise deals and holidays you can book between the 4th and 19th of April 2020:

Pacific Island Hopper

Pacific Island Hopper, 7 Nights, Departing Brisbane

The Big Laugh Comedy Festival

The Big Laugh Comedy Festival, 3 Nights, Departing Auckland


Christmas, 10 Nights, Departing Brisbane