South African Post Office Holidays – 2019



List of South Africa Post Office holidays for the year 2019.

South African Post Office Holidays – 2019

No Month Date Week Day Holiday
1 January 1 Tuesday New Year’s Day
2 March 21 Thursday Human Rights Day
3 April 19 Friday Good Friday
4 April 22 Monday Family Day
5 April 27 Saturday Freedom Day
6 May 1 Wednesday Labor Day
7 June 16 Sunday Youth Day
8 June 17 Monday Public Holiday
9 August 9 Friday National Women’s Day
10 September 24 Tuesday Heritage Day
11 December 16 Monday Day of Reconciliation
12 December 25 Wednesday Christmas
13 December 26 Thursday 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.