How to stretch 20 days of leave into 56 days of holidays in the NT

Northern Territorians, here’s how you can make the most of your annual leave in 2021.

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With the closest Australian city to Asia and all those cheap flights to Bali and Singapore, we want you Northern Territorians to take advantage of your holidays as much as you can.

We've done the maths and figured out how you can plan your 20 days of annual leave around public holidays and long weekends to get 56 days of holidays. So you better get booking!

When to plan your holidays:

Book in annual leave for the days in italics. The other days are either weekends or public holidays.


Friday 1 January (Public holiday: New Year's Day)

Saturday 2 January

Sunday 3 January

Saturday 23 January

Sunday 24 January

Monday 25 January

Tuesday 26 January (Public holiday: Australia Day)

Wednesday 27 January

Thursday 28 January

Friday 29 January

Saturday 30 January

Sunday 31 January

  • Holiday length: 9 days
  • Annual leave used: 4 days
  • Holiday suggestion: Fly to Singapore for some good grub – pending government restrictions.


Saturday 27 March

Sunday 28 March

Monday 29 March

Tuesday 30 March

Wednesday 31 March

Thursday 1 April

Friday 2 April (Public holiday: Good Friday)

Saturday 3 April

Sunday 4 April

Monday 5 April (Public holiday: Easter Monday)

Tuesday 6 April

Wednesday 7 April

Thursday 8 April

Friday 9 April

Saturday 10 April

Sunday 11 April

Saturday 24 April

Sunday 25 April

Monday 26 April (Public holiday: Anzac Day)


Saturday 1 May

Sunday 2 May

Monday 3 May (Public holiday: May Day/Labour Day)

Tuesday 4 May

Wednesday 5 May

Thursday 6 May

Friday 7 May

Saturday 8 May

Sunday 9 May


Saturday 12 June

Sunday 13 June

Monday 14 June (Public holiday: Queen's Birthday)


Saturday 30 September

Sunday 1 August

Monday 2 August (Public holiday: Picnic Day)

Tuesday 3 August


Saturday 25 December

Sunday 26 December

Monday 27 December (Public holiday: Christmas Day)

Tuesday 28 December (Public holiday: Boxing Day)

Wednesday 29 December

Thursday 30 December

Friday 31 December

Saturday 1 January

Sunday 2 January

Monday 3 January (Public holiday: New Year's Day)


  • Total holiday days: 56 days
  • Annual leave used: 20 days

Keep an eye on our Boxing Day flight sales to get these holidays booked.

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