PRC New Year’s holiday from Feb 18 to 24

The Chinese New Year vacation for mainland Chinese will commence on the day of Lunar New Year’s Eve, which is February 18, and lasts until February 24, China’s State Council announced on Tuesday. The latest announcement from the authority also shows that Chinese nationals will have a consecutive three-day holiday for New Year’s Day (starting on January 1), Ching Ming Festival (starting on April 5), Labour Day (starting on May 1) and Dragon Boat Festival (starting on June 20). The seven-day ‘Golden Week’ National Day holiday, the peak season for domestic and outbound mainland travellers, runs from October 1 to 7.