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Philippines Long Weekends in 2017 Due to Holidays

On June 16, the President of the Philippines signed Proclamation No. 50 declaring the Philippines Holidays 2017 which include both the Regular or Legal Holidays and the Special Holidays (working and non-working). This was officially released by Malacanang last August 18.

So what does this mean to our PISO FARE friends? The time has come for you to plan for your 2017 vacation and get-aways. To have more time for rest or vacation and bonding with family or friends, you just have to schedule your trips during long weekends. 

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We have eight long weekends for 2017. The Muslim holidays Eid’l Fitr 2017 and Eid ul Adha 2017 are not known yet. If in case these 2 holidays fall on a Friday or Monday, we might have additional long weekend by 2017. According to Saudi Calendar, for 2017 Eid al Adha might be celebrated on September 1 which is a Friday. 

So now, be ready with your travel dates and routes. And, start watching for PISO FARE and Promo Fare for 2017.

2017 Long Weekends of the Philippines

Philippines LONG WEEKEND by 2017

We listed the Philippines Long Weekends for 2017 below. Make this as your guide when you want to travel and avail for the airlines promo fare. We might have 2017 promo fares and PISO FARES soon since booking period of most promos oftentimes several months ahead of the Piso Fare flights.

Be ready with your travel dates now. And start watching for PISO FARE and Promo Fare for 2017.

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End of Year 2016 to New Year 2017 – Friday to Sunday
  • December 30, 2016 (Rizal Day)- a Regular Holiday
  • December 31, 2016 (last day of the year)- an additional Special Holiday
  • January 1, 2017 (New Year’s Day) – a Regular Holiday
Holy Week 2017 Long Weekend – Thursday to Sunday
  • April 13, 2017 (Holy Thursday)- a Regular Holiday
  • April 14, 2017 (Good Friday)- a Regular Holiday
  • April 15, 2017 (Black Saturday)- a Special Non-Working Holiday
  • April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday) – Sunday
Labor Day Long Weekend – Saturday to Monday
  • April 29, 2017- Saturday
  • April 30, 2017- Sunday
  • May 1, 2017 (Labor Day)- a Regular Holiday- Monday
Independence Day Long Weekend – Saturday to Monday
  • June 10, 2017 – Saturday
  • June 11, 2017- Sunday
  • June 12, 2017 (Independence Day)- a Regular Holiday that falls on a Monday
Ninoy Aquino Day Long Weekend – Saturday to Monday
  • August 19, 2017- Saturday
  • August 20, 2017- Sunday
  • August 21, 2017 (Ninoy Aquino Day)- a Special Non-working Day- Monday
National Heroes Day Long Weekend – Saturday to Monday
  • August 26, 2017- a Saturday
  • August 27, 2017- a Sunday
  • August 28, 2017 (National Heroes Day)- a Regular Holiday- Monday
Christmas Day Long Weekend – Saturday to Monday
  • December 23, 2017- Saturday
  • December 24, 2017- Sunday
  • December 25, 2017 (Christmas Day)- a Regular Holiday- Monday
Rizal Day to New Year 2018 Long Weekend – Saturday to Monday
  • December 30, 2017 (Rizal Day)- a Regular Holiday- Saturday
  • December 31, 2017 (last day of the year)- additional holiday- Sunday
  • January 1, 2018 (New Year’s Day)- Monday

Check the 2017 LIST OF HOLIDAYS as proclaimed by President Duterte under Proclamation No. 30 on August 16, 2017.


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