We found 23 articles in the Holidays by Month category

  • 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 …

  • March

    For Australians, March is a month full of fun, festivities and exciting events. March holidays are different across the country, mainly in how and when Labour Day is celebrated. Whether you travel for an annual event or to take advantage of a long weekend,…

  • Easter

    One public holiday in Australia that people look forward to is Easter. While the official holiday is on Easter Sunday, the days around Easter Sunday are also public holidays, including Good Friday and Easter Monday. In 2015, Good Friday is on 3rd April, Ea…

  • September

    There are only a few months of the year that don’t contain public holidays—and September is one of them. Despite the lack of a three-day weekend, there are many events and festivals that could inspire a trip. Whether you’re interested in flower festivals o…

  • 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. …

  • December

    The festive season can inspire a range of December holidays. School is out, and many families plan trips to the cities to see lights and enjoy Christmas festivals. In addition, the warm summer weather is ideal for a beach escape filled with water sports an…