Holidays and Observances in the UK: 2021

Already thinking about your 2021 holiday? We can’t blame you, 2020 has been a challenging year to say the least and we still have 4 months to go but that doesn’t stop us to start planning for the next one right?  Here are all the major holidays and observance that are celebrated in the UK  New Year’s Day –  Friday 1 January Good Friday – Friday 2 April Easter Monday – Monday 5 April Early May bank holiday – Monday 3 May Spring bank holiday –  Monday 31 May Summer bank holiday – Monday 30 August Christmas Day – Monday 27 December (substitute day) Boxing Day – Tuesday 28 December (substitute day)

Christmas holidays and closures

The one time of year when big cities around UK feel quiet is on Christmas Day (25 December) and Boxing Day (26 December). There is no public transport on Christmas Day, and a reduced service on Boxing Day and the Christmas bank holidays. Most attractions and shops, as well as and many restaurants, are closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Easter holidays On Easter Sunday, large shops have to close by law. Small shops, pharmacies, airport and train station shops are allowed to open. There may be reduced public transport over the Easter bank holidays. Most attractions are open over Easter.

 School holidays

School term dates change from year to year and differ from school to school. There are sometimes differences between term dates for local authority-run schools and independent schools. Traditionally, there are three school terms, with short mid-term (half-term) breaks and a longer break over the summer: Summer holiday: late July to early SeptemberAutumn half-term: final week of OctoberChristmas holidays: late December to early JanuarySpring half-term: one week in mid-FebruaryEaster holidays: two weeks either side of Easter SundaySummer half-term: one week at end of May/early June Lucky for our customers, Jeton Wallet is operating a non stop 24/7 service, so no matter the holiday we will be here for you helping you bring joy to your friends and family. You can transfer money cheap and with a fast speed to more than 100 countries around the world.

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