BRITS could enjoy a very merry Christmas by bagging 11 DAYS off if you book just four days of holiday at work.
Good tidings we bring – as those who take advantage of this year’s Yuletide bank holidays could secure nearly two weeks of festive fun.
The timing of this year’s national ho-ho-holidays means Monday to Friday workers in England can book off December 24, 29, 30, and 31 and be off for eleven days.
As Christmas Day and Boxing Day fall on a weekend, the bank holidays are rolled over to December 27 and 28.
The same applies to New Year’s Day as it falls on a Saturday – meaning the bank holiday has been moved to Monday, January 3 instead.
The clever Christmas hack provides the perfect opportunity for Brits to make up for lost time after last year’s lockdown during Santa season.
Scots can also make the most of the savvy solution – but you need to book NOW before they’re taken and you’re left wishing you added it to your Christmas list.
One in four Brits are planning to increase their Christmas budget this year to compensate for 2020’s modest merrymaking, according to research by Future plc.
The return of hectic last-minute shopping, office parties, and Christmas markets are sure to get the public in the spirit.
As it is the season for celebrating, the hospitality industry is looking forward to a well-deserved injection of custom after the pandemic wreaked havoc on money-making holidays last year.
Those looking for an extended break sooner rather than later could also enjoy a bumper 10-day break this month, by booking just five days off work.
Brits can take advantage of this year’s summer Bank Holiday, which falls on Monday, August 30.
Anyone in England who works Monday to Friday could take five days holiday from August 23-27 – and kickback from August 21 until August 31.
It comes as Brits look forward to a four-day Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Her Majesty, 95, will enjoy a four-day bonanza to mark her 70th year on the throne.
The special celebration will include 1,400 parading soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians.
The Palace confirmed the extra days off, which will “provide an opportunity for communities and people to come together and celebrate the historic milestone”.
Source: The Sun