How to turn 20 days of leave into 54 days of holidays

Western Australia, this is how you can get the most days off in 2018.

We all know it. Twenty days of annual leave just isn’t enough. So we’ve crunched some numbers to find the best way to maximise the days that you’ve got away from work.

In those 54 days off, here are all the adventures you can take:

Take off the following days in italics as annual leave:


Monday 1 January (Public holiday - New Year’s Day)

Tuesday 2 January

  • Total run: 2 days, 1 annual leave day

Saturday 20 January

Sunday 21 January

Monday 22 January

Tuesday 23 January

Wednesday 24 January

Thursday 25 January

Friday 26 January (Public Holiday - Australia Day)

Saturday 27 January

Sunday 28 January

  • Total run: 9 days / 4 annual leave days



Saturday 3 March

Sunday 4 March

Monday 5 March (Public holiday - Labour Day)

  • Total run: 3 days, 0 annual leave days


Saturday 24 March

Sunday 25 March

Monday 26 March

Tuesday 27 March

Wednesday 28 March

Thursday 29 March

Friday 30 March (Public holiday - Good Friday)

Saturday 31 March

Sunday 1 April

Monday 2 April (Public holiday - Easter Monday)

Tuesday 3 April

Wednesday 4 April

Thursday 5 April

Friday 6 April

Saturday 7 April

Sunday 8 April

  • Total run: 16 days, 8 annual leave days


Saturday 21 April

Sunday 22 April

Monday 23 April

Tuesday 24 April

Wednesday 25 April (Public holiday - ANZAC Day)

Thursday 26 April

Friday 27 April

Saturday 28 April

Sunday 29 April

  • Total run: 9 days / 4 annual leave days


Saturday 2 June

Sunday 3 June

Monday 4 June (Public holiday - Western Australia Day)

  • Total run: 3 days, 0 annual leave days

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Saturday 22 September

Sunday 23 September

Monday 24 September (Public holiday - Queen’s Birthday)

  • Total run: 3 days, 0 annual leave days


Saturday 22 December

Sunday 23 December

Monday 24 December

Tuesday 25 December (Public holiday - Christmas Day)

Wednesday 26 December (Public holiday - Boxing Day)

Thursday 27 December

Friday 28 December

Saturday 29 December

Sunday 30 December

  • Total run: 9 days / 3 annual leave days

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

Alex Keshen

Alex takes care of the travel section here at If there's a new sale on tours or cruises, discounted flights or hotels, or anything else that can be on offer, she'll fill you in.

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