Cheapest Travel Destinations For Your Remaining 2017 Holidays

The good folks at Ministry of Manpower may have released the 2018 Public Holiday dates this week for the most organised of travellers to start planning ahead, but with seven public holidays left to take in 2017 after next week’s Good Friday, global travel search engine Skyscanner is here to share reveals the cheapest destinations to fly from Singapore for the remaining 2017 public holidays! But fastest fingers first, you have to secure these amazing fares before the hoards rush in.  

This year, travellers can rejoice at the abundance of long weekends due to Labour Day, Hari Raya Puasa, Hari Raya Haji and Christmas, opening up multiple possibilities for three-day breaks without having to take any annual leave. Travellers looking for longer getaways can take advantage of Vesak Day, National Day and Deepavali – which all fall on Wednesdays this year – to enjoy five-day breaks, using just two days of annual leave.

Cheapest Destination For Weekend Getaways

Jakarta is typically one of the cheapest destinations across the various public holidays, followed by Ho Chi Minh City and Kuala Lumpur.

Labour Day: 29 April – 1 May
1. Jakarta
2. Kuala Lumpur
3. Ho Chi Minh City
4. Guangzhou
5. Bangkok

Hari Raya Puasa: 24 June – 26 June
1. Ho Chi Minh City
2. Penang
3. Jakarta
4. Guangzhou
5. Bangkok

Hari Raya Haji: 1 September – 3 September

1. Kuala Lumpur
2. Jakarta
3. Ho Chi Ming City
4. Phuket Island
5. Yangon

Christmas: 23 Dec – 25 Dec
1. Kuala Lumpur
2. Jakarta
3. Bangkok
4. Ho Chi Minh City
5. Cebu

Cheapest Destination For Longer 5 Days Vacations

Bargains to Vientiane and Phuket are typically harder to come by and are more wallet-friendly over the longer, five-day getaways. Using Skycanner’s Public Holiday Tool, we have sorted the most wallet-friendly getaways for the remaining public holidays from Singapore.

Vesak Day: 10 May – 14 May
1. Kuala Lumpur
2. Jakarta
3. Ho Chi Ming City
4. Phuket Island
5. Cebu

National Day: 5 August – 9 August
1. Kuala Lumpur
2. Jakarta
3. Ho Chi Ming City
4. Phuket Island
5. Yangon

Deepavali: 18 October – 22 October
1. Kuala Lumpur
2. Jakarta
3. Ho Chi Ming city
4. Phuket Island
5. Vientiane

To find the best bargains, you and your travel kakis can use Skyscanner’s Public Holiday Planner. Simply select their preferred departure and return dates, and the search results are automatically sorted by the cheapest flights available for those days – providing destination inspiration! Start planning your next getaway now!

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