You work hard all week under the pressure of your seniors ans bosses, and what you wait for is the weekend. You will definitely agree that Saturdays and Sundays are the best days of the week, won't you!? And, what if you are told you have a Friday or Monday off too? You just can't help but jump with joy! For a corporate who is working hard throughout the five days of the week, slogging to meet deadlines and overcome work pressures, there can be nothing better than a long weekend.
But, New Year has some greater news for you. You don't need to wait for Diwali or take Christmas leaves to get a mini-vacation. You can have some short and sweet mini vacations throughout the year now! Yes, you read it right. You can plan many small trips throughout the year with friends and family to places you have always wanted to visit. Although you might need to arrange some leaves in between but, if you are well-planned in advance, you won't have a problem. And, don't worry about the expenses. Book your tickets with Goibibo coupon codes and get the best prices for hotel, bus and flight bookings. Check out this list of leaves you will be getting along with the leaves that you will have to arrange to have a gala time throughout the year.
You can manage to take a total of 11 days leaves in the month of January! Break it up into 3 parts of 3 days followed by 4 days and then another 4 days. Take a look.
Jan 1 - New Year
Jan 2 & 3 - Saturday & Sunday
Jan 14 - Makar Sankranti/Lohri
Jan 15 - Pongal
Jan 16 & 17 - Saturday & Sunday
Jan 23 & 24 - Saturday & Sunday
Jan 25 - Take a leave
Jan 26 - Republic Day
Although the first part of three days is over, you still have time to plan up for the remaining two.
A short and sweet three day weekend in Febraury is what you will get. Friday (12th) being Vasant Panchami, 13th being a Saturday and 14th a Sunday. 14th February! Does that strike a chord? Oh yes, it's Valentine's Day! Make it special by planning the entire weekend for the one you love.
Feb 12 - Vasant Panchami
Feb 13 & 14 - Saturday & Sunday
One of the biggest and purest Hindu festival 'Mahashivratri' falls in the month of March and the most colourful festival 'Dhuleti' also falls in the same month. Enjoy two long weekends with these great festivals.
March 5 & 6 - Saturday & Sunday
March 7 - Mahashivratri
March 24 - Dhuleti
March 25 - Good Friday
March 26 & 27 - Saturday & Sunday
We celebrate the birth of two renowned names in Indian history in the month of April. One is Dr. Ambedkar, Independent India's first law minister and the principal architect of the Constitution of India; and the other - the one and only Lord Rama!
April 14 - Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti
April 15 - Ram Navami
April 16 & 17 - Saturday & Sunday
May & June
No long weekends in May and June But, that's alright. This is the time to make your bosses happy by working hard - an investment for the next better and longer weekends in the second half of the year!
This is the best weekend for our Muslim friends. This is when they celebrate their biggest Eid festival and have the best celebrations and feasts.
July 8 - Ramzan Eid
July 9 & 10 - Saturday & Sunday
You sure are going to go crazy when you check out the leaves you can get this month. A total of 13, with 4 days apart and 9 days together at a stretch! Can you beat that?
Aug 13 & 14 - Saturday & Sunday
Aug 15 - Independence Day
Aug 16 - Take a leave
Aug 17 - Parsi New Year
Aug 18 - Rakshabandhan
Aug 19 - Take a leave
Aug 20 & 21 - Saturday & Sunday
Aug 25 - Janmashthami
Aug 26 - Take a leave
Aug 27 & 28 - Saturday & Sunday
Don't miss this chance! Just manage to take two leaves in between and spend 9 days visiting the place you have always wanted to be. Plan well in advance and check out the best MakeMyTrip offers available on ticket bookings during these nine days.
This is the month where our Hindu, Muslim and Keralian friends can enjoy their festivals in the long weekends.
Sep 3 & 4 - Saturday & Sunday
Sep 5 - Ganesh Chaturthi
Sep 10 & 11 - Saturday & Sunday
Sep 12 - Bakrid (for some states)
Sep 13 - Bakrid (for other states), Onam
Diwali is here in the month of October - a definite five day leave! Along with that, comes Muharram, one of the biggest festivals for Muslims too. Let every Hindu and Muslim enjoy their huge festivals this month with longer weekends.
Oct 8 & 9 - Saturday & Sunday
Oct 10 - Take a leave
Oct 11 - Dussehra
Oct 12 - Muharram
Oct 29 to Nov 1 - Diwali celebrations
Thanks to our Sikh friends, we get another mini three day vacation in this month with the birth celebration of the great Guru Nanak Ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the Sikh Gurus.
Nov 12 & 13 - Saturday & Sunday
Nov 14 - Guru Nanak Jayanti
The month of celebrations for our Muslim and Christian friends with Eid and Christmas falling in this month. Although Christmas falls on Sunday this year, we still have Eid to help us get the last long weekend of the year.
Dec 10 & 11 - Saturday & Sunday
Dec 12 - Take a leave
Dec 13 - Id-e-milad
Make the most of these long weekends in 2016 and decide what your weekend destination 2016 will be. This year is going to bring lots of moments of joy and happiness for all you employees. But, make sure to keep your bosses happy throughout the year to get those leaves you need to take in between. Happy Holidays!