Christmas Holiday Hack: Get a festive 12-day Christmas break by taking just 5 days off

Crafty festive loving workers are using a simple holiday trick to grab a nice long Christmas holiday by taking holidays on key days over the Christmas Period.

The two popular options are either 12 days or 16 days depending on how much time you want off work.

By using public holidays on Christmas Day (Wednesday 25th December), Boxing Day (Thursday 26th December) and New Years Day (Wednesday 1st January) you can maximise the length of continual festive holiday this year.

Get a 12-day long Christmas break for 5 days off work

  • Days to take as holiday: 23rd, 24th, 27th, 30th, 31st
  • Your Christmas holiday: 21st December to 2nd January

Get a 16-day long Christmas break for 7 days off work

  • Days to take as holiday: 23rd, 24th, 27th, 30th, 31st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Your Christmas holiday: 21st December to 5th January

Office Space provider which compiled the dates is seeing this Christmas as a potentially quiet one for businesses across the UK

“We are seeing loads of staff cashing in holiday entitlement to maximise their Christmas breaks this year, and it’s definitely going to impact business. Not only that with the General Election on the 12th December, we are expecting an unnerving December” says Jonathan Ratcliffe from

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Posted by Jonathan Ratcliffe, Wednesday 30th October 2019

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