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We’re now getting eight days off for Golden Week next year

The 2020 National Day holiday has been extended

Photograph: Elisha Terada via Unsplash
Attention, folks. We have an announcement about the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas – we're talking about Golden Week. SHINE reports that the holiday will be extended to eight days for National Day next year, lasting from Thursday 1 to Thursday 8 October. The extension's the result of a coincidental overlap with Mid-Autumn Festival. Naturally, the extra-long holiday comes at the expense of two make-up workdays on Sunday 27 September and Saturday 10 October, because China. Hopefully, nearly a year’s advance notice will help make planning your next trip a little easier, though.

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