We found 23 articles in the Holidays by Month category

  • June

    Public holidays can sneak up on us, arriving before we have time to plan a getaway. This year, plan ahead for June holidays. Make the most of your time off from work by booking a holiday rental in advance. Gather your friends and family for a memorable hol…

  • Eight Hours Day

    Labour Day also goes by another name in certain parts of the world: Eight Hours Day. In Tasmania the achievements of the Labour Union Movement are celebrated with Eight Hours Day, aptly named after the right that workers gained. This movement was focused o…

  • July

    July might be one of those rare months without an official public holiday, but there are still many reasons to get out and travel. People plan a holiday to take advantage of the peak skiing conditions, to escape the cold, or to recreate Christmas in July. …

  • January

    There are a few special days in the calendar that allow us to break free from routine: public holidays. These lovely days off from work provide the chance to celebrate with family and friends—and are also a great reason to travel. Instead of letting the ne…

  • February

    The shortest month of the year, February, may not offer any official public holidays, but warm weather and holiday atmosphere makes the month is still a great time to travel. As the final month of summer in Australia, February offers the tail end of the wa…

  • Proclamation Day

    In South Australia, the day after Christmas that in other parts of the country is celebrated as Boxing Day, is celebrated by the name of Proclamation Day. Each year on December 26, this public holiday commemorates the proclamation of South Australia as a B…

  • Boxing Day Test

    The famous Boxing Day Test match held in Melbourne is played each year between Australia and another touring country. This year, the Boxing Day Test will be held between Australia and India from 26-30 December.

  • November

    November holidays are focused primarily around one thing: the Melbourne Cup. In addition to this beloved horserace, there are also some other good reasons to get away during the month of November. This final month of spring is ideal for outdoor activities …

  • Waitangi Day

    Waitangi Day is a special public holiday celebrating history in New Zealand. Held each year on 6th February, this holiday commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, the founding document of New Zealand. This document made New Zealand part …