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How to turn 20 days of leave into 56 days of holidays in WA

Western Australia, this is how you can get the most days off in 2023.

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 56 days of holidays in 2023.

Holiday datesPublic holiday/sHoliday lengthDates to book annual leaveNumber of annual leave daysHoliday suggestionDeals per month
1–2 January2 January (New Year's Day observed)2 daysN/A0Spend a few days in Perth at the start of the yearSee January deals
26–29 January26 January (Australia Day)4 daysN/A1A romantic glamping experience in Capertee, NSWSee Janurary deals
4–6 March6 March (Labour Day)3 daysN/A0Splurge on a seaplane ride and catch and dine experienceSee March deals
1–16 April7 April (Good Friday), 10 April (Easter Monday)16 days3–6 April and 11–14 April8Go on the ultimate Asian adventureSee April deals
22–30 April25 April (Anzac Day)9 days24 April and 26–28 April4See Japan's famous cherry blossomsSee April deals
3–5 June5 June (Western Australia Day)3 daysN/A0Enjoy a staycation and take a Margaret River wine tourSee June deals
23 September – 1 October25 September (King's Birthday)9 days26–29 September49-day whirl from Boston to MaineSee September deals
23 December – 1 January25 December (Christmas Day), 26 December (Boxing Day), 1 January (New Year's Day)10 days, including 1 day in 202427–29 December3Take a trip together to our neighbour New ZealandSee December deals


  • 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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