2019 Holiday Schedule



Below is the list of recognised holidays when GIA locations will be closed.

 
LOCATION DATE HOLIDAY
Belgium Tuesday, 1 January 2019 New Year's Day
  Monday, 22 April 2019 2nd Easter Holiday
  Wednesday, 1 May 2019 Labour Day
 
Thursday, 30 May 2019
Ascension Day
 
Friday, 31 May 2019
National Holiday Observed
  Monday, 10 June 2019 Whit Monday
  Thursday, 15 August 2019 Mother's Day
  Friday, 1 November 2019 All Saints Day
  Monday, 11 November 2019 Armistice Day
  Tuesday, 24 December 2019 Closed
  Wednesday, 25 December 2019 Christmas Day
  Thursday, 26 December 2019 Closed
  Friday, 27 December 2019 Closed
  Monday, 30 December 2019 Closed
  Tuesday, 31 December 2019 Closed
     
Botswana Tuesday, 1 January 2019 New Year's Day
  Wednesday, 2 January 2019 Public Holiday
  Friday, 19 April 2019 Good Friday
  Monday, 22 April 2019 Easter Monday
  Wednesday, 1 May 2019 Labour Day
  Thursday, 30 May 2019 Ascension Day
  Monday, 1 July 2019 Sir Seretse Khama Day
  Monday, 15 July 2019 President Holiday - 1st Day
  Tuesday, 16 July 2019 Public Holiday
  Monday, 30 September 2019 Botswana Day
  Tuesday, 1 October 2019 Public Holiday
  Wednesday, 25 December 2019 Christmas Day
  Thursday, 26 December 2019 Boxing Day
     
Dubai Tuesday, 1 January 2019 Calendar New Year
  Monday, 3 June 2019 29 and 30 Ramadan
  Tuesday, 4 June 2019 Eid Al Fitr
  Wednesday, 5 June 2019 Eid Al Fitr
  Thursday, 6 June 2019 Eid Al Fitr
  Saturday, 10 August 2019 Arafat (Haj) Day
  Sunday, 11 August 2019 Eid Al Adha
  Monday, 12 August 2019 Eid Al Adha
  Tuesday, 13 August 2019 Eid Al Adha
  Saturday, 31 August 2019 Al Hijra (Islamic New Year)
  Sunday, 1 December 2019 Martyr's Day (Commemoration Day)
  Monday, 2 December 2019 National Day
  Tuesday, 3 December 2019 National Day
     
Hong Kong Tuesday, 1 January 2019 The first day of January
  Tuesday, 5 February 2019 Lunar New Year's Day
  Wednesday, 6 February 2019
The second day of Lunar New Year
  Thursday, 7 February 2019 The third day of the Lunar New Year
  Friday, 5 April 2019
Ching Ming Festival
  Friday, 19 April 2019 Good Friday
  Monday, 22 April 2019
Easter Monday
  Wednesday, 1 May 2019 Labour Day 
  Monday, 13 May 2019 The day following the Birthday of the Buddha
  Friday, 7 June 2019 Tuen Ng Festival
  Monday, 1 July 2019 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day (HKSAR Establishment Day)
  Tuesday, 1 October 2019 National Day
  Monday, 7 October 2019 Chung Yeung Festival
  Wednesday, 25 December 2019 Christmas Day
  Thursday, 26 December 2019
The first weekday after Christmas Day 
     
India - Mumbai Tuesday, 1 January 2019
New Year
  Saturday, 26 January 2019 Republic Day
  Thursday, 21 March 2019
Holi
  Monday, 29 April 2019 Election Day in Mumbai
  Wednesday, 1 May 2019 Maharashtra Day
  Thursday, 15 August 2019 Independence Day
  Monday, 2 September 2019 Ganesh Chaturthi
  Wednesday, 2 October 2019 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
  Tuesday, 8 October 2019 Dassera
  Monday, 28 October 2019 New Year (Govardhan Puja)
  Tuesday, 29 October 2019 Bhai Duj
  Wednesday, 25 December 2019 Christmas Day
     
India - Surat Monday, 14 January 2019 Makar Sankranti
  Saturday, 26 January 2019 Republic Day
  Thursday, 21 March 2019 Holi
  Tuesday, 23 April 2019 Election Day in Surat
  Thursday, 15 August 2019 Independence Day
  Wednesday, 2 October 2019 Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
  Monday, 28 October 2019 New Year (Govardhan Puja)
  Tuesday, 29 October 2019 Bhai Duj
     
Israel Thursday, 21 March 2019
Purim (half day)
  Tuesday, 9 April 2019 Election Day
  Thursday, 25 April 2019 Passover Second Holiday Eve
  Wednesday, 8 May 2019 Memorial Day (half day)
  Thursday, 9 May 2019 Independence Day
  Sunday, 9 June 2019 Shavuot
  Sunday, 29 September 2019 New Year's Eve
  Monday, 30 September 2019 New Year's Day
  Tuesday, 1 October 2019 New Year's Day
  Tuesday, 8 October 2019 Yom Kippur
  Wednesday, 9 October 2019 Yom Kippur
  Sunday, 13 October 2019 Sukkot Eve (half day)
  Monday, 14 October 2019 Sukkot
  Sunday, 20 October 2019 2nd Sukkot Eve (half day)
  Monday, 21 October 2019 2nd Sukkot
     
Japan Tuesday, 1 January 2019
New Year's Day
  Wednesday, 2 January 2019 Closed
  Thursday, 3 January 2019 Closed
  Monday, 14 January 2019 Coming-of-age Day
  Monday, 11 February 2019 National Foundation Day
  Thursday, 21 March 2019
Vernal Equinox Day
  Monday, 29 April 2019 Showa day
  Tuesday, 30 April 2019 National Holiday
  Wednesday, 1 May 2019 National Holiday
  Thursday, 2 May 2019 National Holiday
  Friday, 3 May 2019 Constitution Memorial Day
  Monday, 6 May 2019 Children's Day
  Monday, 15 July 2019 Marine Day
  Monday, 12 August 2019
Mountain Day
  Monday, 16 September 2019 Respect for the Aged Day
  Monday, 23 September 2019 Autumnal Equinox Day
  Monday, 14 October 2019 Health-Sports Day
  Tuesday, 22 October 2019 New Emperor's Enthronement Ceremony
  Monday, 4 November 2019 Culture Day
  Tuesday, 31 December 2019 Closed
     
South Africa Tuesday, 1 January 2019 New Year's Day
  Thursday, 21 March 2019 Human Rights Day
  Friday, 19 April 2019 Good Friday
  Monday, 22 April 2019 Family Day
  Wednesday, 1 May 2019 Workers Day
  Wednesday, 8 May 2019 Voting Day
  Monday, 17 June 2019 Public Holiday
  Friday, 9 August 2019 National Women's Day
  Tuesday, 24 September 2019 Heritage Day
  Monday, 16 December 2019 Day of Reconciliation
  Tuesday, 24 December 2019 Closed
  Wednesday, 25 December 2019 Christmas Day
  Thursday, 26 December 2019 Day of Goodwill
  Friday, 27 December 2019 Closed
  Monday, 30 December 2019 Closed
  Tuesday, 31 December 2019 Closed
     
Taiwan Tuesday, 1 January 2019 Founding Day of the Republic of China
  Monday, 4 February 2019 Chinese New Year Eve
  Tuesday, 5 February 2019 Chinese New Year
  Wednesday, 6 February 2019 Chinese New Year
  Thursday, 7 February 2019 Chinese New Year
  Friday, 8 February 2019 Chinese New Year
  Thursday, 28 February 2019 Peace Memorial Day
  Friday, 1 March 2019 Peace Memorial Day
  Thursday, 4 April 2019 Children's Day
  Friday, 5 April 2019 Tomb Sweeping Day
  Friday, 7 June 2019 Dragon Boat Festival
  Friday, 13 September 2019
Mid-Autumn Festival
  Thursday, 10 October 2019 National Day
  Friday, 11 October 2019 National Day
     
Thailand Tuesday, 1 January 2019 New Year's Day
  Tuesday, 19 February 2019 Makha Bucha Day
  Monday, 8 April 2019 Chakri Memorial Day observed
  Monday, 15 April 2019 Songkran Festival
  Tuesday, 16 April 2019 Songkran Festival observed
  Wednesday, 17 April 2019 Songkran Festival observed
  Wednesday, 1 May 2019 National Labour Day
  Monday, 6 May 2019 Royal Coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn
  Monday, 20 May 2019 Visakha Bucha Day observed
  Tuesday, 16 July 2019 Asarnha Bucha Day
  Monday, 29 July 2019 H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn's Birthday observed
  Monday, 12 August 2019 H.M. Queen Sirikit's Birthday
  Monday, 14 October 2019 H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej Memorial Day observed
  Wednesday, 23 October 2019 Chulalongkorn Day
  Thursday, 5 December 2019 National Father's Day
  Tuesday, 31 December 2019 New Year's Eve
     
United Kingdom Tuesday, 1 January 2019 New Year's Day
  Friday, 19 April 2019 Good Friday
  Monday, 22 April 2019 Easter Monday
  Monday, 6 May 2019
Early May Bank Holiday
  Monday, 27 May 2019 Spring Bank Holiday
  Monday, 26 August 2019
Summer Bank Holiday
  Wednesday, 25 December 2019 Christmas Day
  Thursday, 26 December 2019 Boxing Day
  Friday, 27 December 2019
Closed
  Monday, 30 December 2019
Closed
  Tuesday, 31 December 2019 Closed
     
United States Tuesday, 1 January 2019 New Year's Day
  Monday, 18 February 2019 President's Day
  Monday, 27 May 2019 Memorial Day
  Thursday, 4 July 2019 Independence Day
  Monday, 2 September 2019 Labor Day
  Thursday, 28 November 2019 Thanksgiving Day
  Friday, 29 November 2019 Day After Thanksgiving
  Wednesday, 25 December 2019 Christmas Day