South African Post Office Holidays – 2018

List of South Africa Post Office holidays for the year 2018.

South African Post Office Holidays – 2018

No Month Date Week Day Holiday
1 January 1 Monday New Year’s Day
2 March 21 Wednesday Human Rights Day
3 March 30 Friday Good Friday
4 April 02 Monday Family Day
5 April 27 Friday Freedom Day
6 May 1 Tuesday Labor Day
7 June 16 Saturday Youth Day
8 August 9 Thursday National Women’s Day
9 September 24 Monday Heritage Day
10 December 16 Sunday Day of Reconciliation
11 December 25 Tuesday Christmas
12 December 26 Wednesday Day of Goodwill
Some post offices and Postpoints are open later than normal business hours and some even on public holidays, making account payments easier.
South African Post Office (SAPO) open from 8:30am to 4:30pm from Monday to Friday, and 9:00am to 12:00 pm on Saturdays.
The Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994 [PDF]) determines whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.