The Ultimate Long Weekend Cheat Guide

We are giving you the long weekend cheat sheet! Now you can start plotting your vacations and activities for the entire year! When In Manila and ZAP have gathered up fun things to do, so you can maximize your long weekends. Check out our suggestions below!

ZAP long weekend cheat guide

February 25 – February 28 (EDSA Revolution)

Support local @ Serye Café Filipino QC Circle

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Let the Filipino spirit live on by grabbing a bite at one of the many local restaurants! Why not try Serye Café Filipino? Their Filipino food with a twist will surely entice your taste buds and make your even more proud! Check them out at Quezon City Circle and get 2% Store Points from Serye! Mabuhay!


March 24 – March 27 (Holy Week)

Eat, Pray, Love it up @ Bali, Indonesia


We all need a little down time to relax and reflect this Holy Week. What better way to spend this spiritual holiday than by meditating in Bali? Spend this time with your family and take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. Check out the different temples, try out their colorful clothing and enjoy the sunset by the beach.


July 7 – July 10 (Eidul Fitr)

Staycation. Book a hotel with Agoda!

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Who doesn’t want a staycation? Go to Agoda by clicking on and book a hotel to enjoy fast booking and easy transactions. Get a massage, hang out by the pool and enjoy your bottle of moscato and crescenza. You deserve an ultimate bonding experience… with yourself. A little alone time can do wonders! Tip: to enjoy this holiday, take a leave on July 8, Friday.


August 27 – 29 (National Heroes Day)

Get a round or two @ The Perfect Pint

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Cheers to all our heroes who fought for our country! Grab a round of Katipunan Ale beers and celebrate National Heroes Day at The Perfect Pint BGC! Don’t forget to try some of their good grub also! Check them out at 32nd street Fort Bonifacio and get 10% Store Points!


September 10 – September 13 (Eidul Adha)

Lan Kwai Fong @ Hong Kong!

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Now this is going to be fun. Check out Hong Kong’s party district! Experience non-stop dancing and partying all night long! Make sure you load up on lots of Peking duck before you party because you need to last the whole night. No one wants to be a killjoy! Also, stop by Victoria Peak to view Hong Kong’s amazing cityscape and check out their night market for fun finds. Tip: Go on leave on September 12 to enjoy four days of vacation!


October 29 – November 1 (All Saints’ Day)

Go on a backpacking adventure @ Coron, Palawan

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Fly to one of the most scenic locations in the country – Coron, Palawan – to enjoy a fun outdoor experience! Tip: Go on leave on Friday, October 31, to enjoy four days of vacation! Hike to Kayangan Lake, snorkel in 7 Pecados and binge on fresh seafood, it’ll be a fun and food-filled adventure! Don’t forget your sunblock!


December 24 onwards (Christmas Vacation)

Celebrate Christmas the way the Aussies do in Sydney


You’ve saved all your leaves for this holiday! Max them out and fly to Sydney to celebrate Christmas the Aussie way! Did you know that December is their summer season? Get ready to trade your jackets for swimsuits and sing carols at a backyard barbeque. Maybe you can even drop by the beach and see a Christmas sandman!


Here’s another fun tip! For your travels, book using your ZAP Cash and redeem flights at Get Go! Also, always keep a travel journal. You know what they say, “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” Enjoy an adventure-filled year! No ZAP account? Sign up for FREE now at!