Bookmark this if you are thinking of planning a short trip over a long weekend or pacing out your leave days out to maximise them.
Xin chào, Việt Nam! We're entering the second month of 2024 and, now that you are settling in to the new working year, you are likely looking forward to any upcoming holidays to get a quick breather in and re-charge — on top of your annual leaves, of course.
If you are thinking of planning a short trip over a long weekend, or pacing your leave days out to maximise them, here's a list of national holidays coming up this year, that you can bookmark for easy reference all year round:
Vietnam's 2024 public holidays
|New Year 2024
|Monday, 1 January
|Lunar New Year (Tet)
|Thursday, 8 February - Wednesday, 14 February
|Hung Kings Commemoration Day
|Thursday, 18 April
|Victory Day/Reunification Day
|Tuesday, 30 April
|Wednesday, 1 May
|Monday, 2 September
In the case of public holidays, this would mean employees should be paid at least 300% of their piece rate/actual salary, in addition to the salary specificed in Clause 1 and Clause 2 of the Labor Law of 2019 and Decree 145/2020/ND-CP.