With 2019 just around the corner, travel enthusiasts have started making their plans for their next holiday in Malaysia.  We have made a list of all the long weekends in 2019 so that you can make your dream vacation a reality. Did you know that you can enjoy about 14 long weekends in Malaysia with just 11 days of leave? Too awesome to be true? Get ready with your calendars!

Here’s a list of all the official national public holidays in 2019:

New Year’s Day: 1 January (Tuesday)

Thaipusam: 21 January (Monday)

Federal Territory Day: 1 February (Friday)

Chinese New Year: 5 – 6 February (Tuesday & Wednesday)

Labour Day: 1 May (Wednesday)

Wesak Day: 19 – 20 May (Sunday & Monday)

Nuzul Quran: 22 May (Wednesday)

Hari Raya Puasa: 5 – 6 June (Wednesday & Thursday)

Hari Raya Haji: 11 – 12 August (Sunday & Monday)

National Day & Awal Muharram: 31 August – 2 September (Saturday, Sunday & Monday)

Malaysia Day: 16 September (Monday)

Deepavali: 27 October (Sunday)

Christmas: 25 December (Wednesday)

These are long weekends:

Thaipusam: 19 – 21 January (Saturday, Sunday & Monday)

Federal Territory Day: 1 – 3 February (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)

Wesak Day: 18 – 20 May (Saturday, Sunday and Monday)

Malaysia Day: 14 – 16 September (Saturday, Sunday & Monday)

The total of 4 long weekends throughout this year seems stressful, but we have got a way to increase the number, and it only takes 11 days of vacation leave to grant you another 8 long weekends!

When to take leave:

1 Day Leave on 31 January (Monday) -> 29 – 1 February (Saturday – Tuesday) = 4 days

1 Day Leave on 4 February (Monday) -> 3 – 6 February (Sunday – Wednesday) = 4 days

2 Days Leave on 2 & 3 May (Thursday & Friday) -> 1 – 5 May (Wednesday – Sunday) = 5 days

2 Days Leave on 23 & 24 May (Thursday & Friday) -> 22 – 26 May (Wednesday – Sunday) = 5 days

1 Day Leave on 7 June (Friday) -> 5 – 9 June (Wednesday – Sunday) = 5 days

1 Day Leave on 9 August (Friday) -> 9 – 12 August (Friday – Monday) = 4 days

1 Day Leave on 30 August (Friday) -> 30 August – 2 September (Friday – Monday) = 4 days

2 Days Leave on 26 & 27 December (Thursday & Friday) -> 25 – 29 December (Wednesday – Sunday) = 5 days

Here are the 12 long weekends that you will get after taking that 11-days leaves:

29 Jan – 1 Feb

19 – 21 Jan

1 – 3 Feb

3 – 6 Feb

1 – 5 May

18 – 20 May

22 – 26 May

5 – 9 Jun

9 – 12 Aug

30 Aug – 2 Sep

14 – 16 Sep

25 – 29 Dec