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Skyscanner reveals the great public holiday hack, where Singapore travellers can get twice the holiday with only 8 days of leave

April 15, 2019 OTA News No Comments Email Email

Skyscanner shares a public holiday hack for the summer that allows Singapore travellers to take a 16-day holiday with only 8 days of leave. This super long weekend is made possible, thanks to back-to-back public holidays in August, namely National Day and Hari Raya Haji.

For Singaporeans looking to take advantage of this super long weekend, they have the option of spending their summer in EuropeSkyscanner looked at their data to uncover price trends for the summer months of July to September from 2016 to 2019 and found these interesting points.

  • Europe is becoming more affordable — According to Skyscanner’s data, flights from Singapore to Europe are getting more affordable, with most European destinations recording a price drop of up to 50% from 2018 to 2019. Leading that price drop are the cities of BelgradeStuttgart, and Geneva, though popular destinations like AmsterdamBerlinManchester and Reykjavik also saw substantial price drops of up to 15.7%.
  • You can enter Europe on the cheap — Those looking to score the lowest-priced flights can look to AthensBerlin and Madrid, which are the cheapest points of entry into Europe. These cities can serve as the launchpad to the rest of the continent with return prices starting at $588.
  • Now’s the best time to book for Europe — According to our best time to book data, long-haul flights are typically cheapest around five months before the travel date. Travellers looking to take advantage of the August super long weekend can expect to save up to 31%.

To help Singapore travellers plan, decide and book their holidays, Skyscanner launched their Summer in Europe campaign. It includes multi-city itineraries from the cheapest points of entry, Eastern European itineraries, and the scenic routes for a road trip in the European countryside.

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