Taking a break from any form of commitment is the best kind of relaxation one could ever need. This makes the reason why long weekends are always anticipated highly by Malaysians as they could spend their off days going on a trip. A long weekend is a holiday period that includes one or more days following a weekend, which technically extends the weekend to more than two days.
Now that the year 2018 is almost closing its curtains, many travellers are eager to know the dates for the long weekends in 2019. Fret not as the list for Malaysia holidays 2019 is already out with several long weekends scheduled in the list. It is time to get ready and be prepared to mark the calendar for the long holidays in Malaysia!
|Johor, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Penang, Perak, Putrajaya and Selangor|
|19-20 May||Sunday & *Monday||Wesak Day||Saturday-Monday
|National except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu|
|11-12 Aug||Sunday & *Monday||Hari Raya Haji||Saturday-Monday
|9 Sep||Monday||Agong’s Birthday||Saturday-Monday
|16 Sep||Monday||Malaysia Day||Saturday-Monday
* A public holiday that falls on a Sunday is carried forward to Monday for all states except Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu and Johor.
Please be noted that the working days in Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu and Johor is from Sunday to Thursday. Fridays and Saturdays are considered as the weekends, so the long weekends listed above may not affect the mentioned states.
Aside from the scheduled long weekends, there are several public holidays where Malaysians can take one or 2 days off to extend and convert the holidays into long weekends. The leave day suggestions are as below:
|5 Feb (Tue)
6 Feb (Wed)
|Chinese New Year||National||4 Feb (Mon)||5 Days
2-6 Feb (Sat-Wed)
|1 May (Wed)||Labour Day||National||2-3 May (Thurs-Fri)||5 Days
1-5 Feb (Wed-Sun)
|5 Jun (Wed)
6 Jun (Thurs)
|Hari Raya Aidilfitri||National||7 June (Fri)||5 Days
5-9 June (Wed -Sun)
|12 Aug (Mon)||Hari Raya Haji||National||9 Aug (Fri)||4 Days
9-12 Aug (Fri-Mon)
|2 Sep (Mon)||Awal Muharram||National||30 Aug (Fri)||4 Days
30 Aug – 2 Sep (Fri-Mon)
|25 Dec (Wed)||Christmas Day||National||26-27 Dec (Thurs-Fri)||5 Days
25-29 Dec (Wed-Sun)
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