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12 Long Weekends for Malaysia in 2019

Feb 07, 2018

After the hectic schedule of the day, you might need a period of rest and relaxation. We have just stepped into 2018 but before you realize, it will be gone too soon. We hope you have had your 2018 holidays planned out but if you haven’t, check out our 2018 Long Weekend Calendar. This entry is all about planning your holiday waaaaaay ahead and to all travelers and wanderlusts out there, are you ready to plan your long weekend getaway in 2019?


Let’s wash your worries away thinking of when to take leave because we have make a list of 12 long weekends for Malaysia in 2019 for you to make your dream vacation a reality. You might be interested to know that with just 11 days of vacation leave in a year, you can enjoy more or less 12 long weekends in 2019! To sum it all, a total of 42 days of vacationing is coming for you soon! Mark your calendar, Malaysians!


Here’s the long weekend calendar for your reference:




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

1. New Year’s Day, 1 January 2019 (Tuesday)

2. Thaipusam, 21 January 2019 (Monday)

3. Federal Territory Day, 1 February 2019 (Friday)

4. Chinese New Year, 5 February 2019 – 6 February 2019 (Tuesday and Wednesday)

5. Labour Day, 1 May 2019 (Wednesday)

6. Vesak Day, 19 May 2019 – 20 May 2019 (Sunday and Monday)

7. Nuzul Quran, 22 May 2019 (Wednesday)

8. Hari Raya Puasa, 5 June 2019 – 6 June 2019 (Wednesday and Thursday)

9. Hari Raya Haji, 11 August 2019 – 12 August 2019 (Sunday and Monday)

10. National Day & Awal Muharram, 31 August 2019 – 2 September 2019 (Saturday, Sunday and Monday)

11. Malaysia Day, 16 September 2019 (Monday)

12. Christmas Day, 25 December 2019 (Wednesday)


These are long weekends:

1. Thaipusam, 19 January 2019 – 21 January 2019 (Saturday, Sunday and Monday)

2. Federal Territory Day, 1 February 2019 – 3 February 2019 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)

3. Vesak Day, 18 May 2019 – 20 May 2019 (Saturday, Sunday and Monday)

4. Malaysia Day, 14 September 2019 – 16 September 2019 (Saturday, Sunday and 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.  1 Day Leave on 31 January (Monday) -> 29 January – 1 January (Saturday to Tuesday) = 4 days

2.  1 Day Leave on 4 February (Monday) -> 3 February – 6 February (Sunday to Wednesday) = 4 days

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

4.  2 Days Leave on 23 May & 24 May (Thursday & Friday) -> 22 May – 26 May (Wednesday to Sunday) = 5 days

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

6.  1 Day Leave on 9 August (Friday) -> 9 August – 12 August (Friday to Monday) = 4 days

7.  1 Day Leave on 30 August (Friday) -> 30 August – 2 September (Friday to Monday) = 4 days

8.  2 Days Leave on 26 December & 27 December (Thursday & Friday) -> 25 December – 29 December (Wednesday to Sunday) = 5 days


In total, you could have a total of 12 long weekends in 2019 after taking that 11 days leave:


1.  29 January 2019 – 1 February 2019

2.  19 January 2019 – 21 January 2019

3.  1 February 2019 – 3 February 2019

4.  3 February 2019 – 6 February 2019

5.  1 May 2019 – 5 May 2019

6.  18 May 2019 – 20 May 2019

7.  22 May 2019 – 26 May 2019

8.  5 June 2019 – 9 June 2019

9.  9 August 2019 – 12 August 2019

10.  30 August 2019 – 2 September 2019

11.  14 September 2019 – 16 September 2019

12.  25 December 2019 – 29 December 2019


Now that you have a clearer image of all the short breaks you will have throughout 2019 to plan the getaway trip. Happy Vacay Planning!


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