Take Three Days Annual Leave To Get 10 Days Of Holidays This Easter

  • Family

Christmas is well and truly over for another year, the kids are back at school, your annual leave allocation is all but exhausted and all that’s left to do is daydream of your next vacay. What do you fancy this year—something tropical perhaps? An Aussie island escape or overseas trip? Something with an epic kids club or zero phone reception so you can fully immerse yourself in the experience?

The Deal

Whatever it is you’re leaning towards, you’ll be happy to hear that the 2019 calendar gods have done us all a solid this year—bestowing an almighty 10 off for just three days of annual leave this Easter. 

“BUT HOW!” we hear you cry. Well! This year Easter Sunday falls on April 21, which is wonderfully and spectacularly close to Australia’s other national public holiday in April, Anzac Day, on April 25, not forgetting Good Friday and Easter Monday.

So; by taking annual leave on Tuesday 23rd, Wednesday 24th and Friday 26th April, you won’t have to go into work from Friday 19th (Good Friday) to Sunday 28th, returning to work on Monday 29th.

That’s 10 days off for the price of three. Even if Maths isn’t your strong suit, you’ll agree that that is a super-sweet deal!

Where To Go?

Ah, the choices! If you're looking to make a big trip en famille, check out Lonely Planet’s guide to the best places to travel in 2019 (and spoiler: the Northern Territory is on there!)

If you want to keep things (relatively) local, Daydream Island will be back with a bang by then, and there’s always Tasmania, Western Australia and the always-beautiful Queensland Coast to consider for families.

For an overseas trip that isn’t too far-flung, Bali, Fiji and New Zealand are well worth giving some thought to, as they're kid-friendly as anything and brimming with fun, family things to do. Oh, and if you've got a spare $100,000 per person hanging around, you could always tour the wreckage of the Titanic...

Once more for those in the back—you get 10 whole days off for three days annual leave, people! Make sure you make the most of it. 

Hero image: visitgreatoceanroad.org.au

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