Queenslanders, find out how to get 51 days of holiday time with a little holiday hacking know-how.
Wish you had more time to jet off overseas? You can. With a bit of savvy annual leave planning, you can maximise your time off and get 50 days of holiday time. We’re going to show you how.
Twenty days is the legal minimum for full-time employees in Australia, so this hack is possible for any full-time employee. Just book the days off early, before your colleagues discover this super-simple idea too!
In those 50 days off work you could do all of this in just one year:
- Two days to chill in a Byron Bay spa post New Year’s eve
- Four days in sailing the Bay of Islands in New Zealand
- A 24-day trip backpacking across South-East Asia
- Nine days sunning in Hawaii in August
- A 3-day Melbourne getaway
- Nine days off over Christmas to visit family and friends
Take off the following days in italics as annual leave:
Sunday 1 January
Monday 2 January
Total run: 2 days
Thursday 26 January
Total run: 4 days
Friday 14th - (Public Holiday - Good Friday)
Monday 17th (Public Holiday - Easter Monday)
Tuesday 25th (Public Holiday - Anzac Day)
Monday 1 May (Public Holiday - Labour Day)
Total run: 24 days
Wednesday 16 August - (Public Holiday - Royal Queensland Show - Brisbane only)
Total run: 9 days
September & October
Monday 2 October - Queens Birthday
Total run: 3 days
Total run: 9 Days
That's a lot of time off to plan.
Keep an eye on our Boxing Day flight sales to get those holidays booked