How to turn 20 days of leave into 52 days of holidays in WA

Western Australia, this is how you can get the most days off in 2019.

We all know it – 20 days of annual leave just isn’t enough. So we've crunched the numbers and figured out the best way to maximise the days that you’ve got off from work. Follow our plan and book your annual leave in line with public holidays and long weekends to get 52 days of holidays in 2019.

When to plan your holidays:

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


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

Saturday 19 January

Sunday 20 January

Monday 21 January

Tuesday 22 January

Wednesday 23 January

Thursday 24 January

Friday 25 January

Saturday 26 January

Sunday 27 January

Monday 28 January (Public holiday: Australia Day)


Saturday 2 March

Sunday 3 March

Monday 4 March (Public holiday: Labour Day)

  • Holiday length: 3 days
  • Annual leave used: 0 days
  • Holiday suggestion: Hire a car and road trip it to Kalbarri


Friday 19 April (Public holiday: Good Friday)

Saturday 20 April

Sunday 21 April

Monday 22 April (Public holiday: Easter Monday)

Tuesday 23 April

Wednesday 24 April

Thursday 25 April (Public holiday: ANZAC Day)

Friday 26 April

Saturday 27 April

Sunday 28 April

  • Holiday length: 10 days
  • Annual leave used: 3 days
  • Holiday suggestion: 9-day trip around Tasmania, including a 6-day eco-tour


Saturday 1 June

Sunday 2 June

Monday 3 June (Public holiday: Western Australia Day)

Tuesday 4 June

Wednesday 5 June

Thursday 6 June

Friday 7 June

Saturday 8 June

Sunday 9 June

Monday 10 June

Tuesday 11 June

Wednesday 12 June

Thursday 13 June

Friday 14 June

Saturday 15 June

Sunday 16 June


Saturday 28 September

Sunday 29 September

Monday 30 September (Public holiday: Queen’s Birthday)


Saturday 21 December

Sunday 22 December

Monday 23 December

Tuesday 24 December

Wednesday 25 December (Public holiday: Christmas Day)

Thursday 26 December (Public holiday: Boxing Day)

Friday 27 December

Saturday 28 December

Sunday 29 December

  • Holiday length: 9 days
  • Annual leave used: 3 days
  • Holiday suggestion: Kick your feet up and spend time with family and friends at Christmas


  • Total holiday days: 52 days
  • Annual leave used: 20 days

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

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