11 January 2021

Service Announcement | Chinese New Year 2021

Chinese New Year is known as the Spring Festival, the most important Chinese traditional festival. According to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle, 2021 is a year of the Ox. People born in the Year of the Ox are loyal, honest, responsible, and hard-working.

The most common Chinese greetings over the holiday period are Gong Xi Fa Cai (Mandarin) and Gong Hey Fat Choy (Cantonese).

2021 Chinese New Year is coming soon, the public holidays for our team in Asia are as follows: 

• 11-17th Feb, China CLOSED
• 12-15th Feb, Hong Kong CLOSED
• 12-13th Feb, Malaysia & Singapore CLOSED
• 10-16th Feb, Taiwan & Vietnam CLOSED
• 11-13th Feb, Korea CLOSED
* Normal working - Japan & Thailand team

In order to make the sailing before CNY please follow the below guidelines. If possible, the earlier we receive the booking the better. 

Latest booking date before CNY 2021

Branch Air LCL FCL Days off Back to work
China  3Feb  20Jan 20Jan 11-17Feb 18Feb
Hong Kong  3Feb  20Jan 20Jan 12-15Feb 16Feb
Malaysia 10Feb 20Jan 20Jan 12-13Feb 15Feb
Korea 3Feb 20Jan 20Jan 11-13Feb 15Feb
Singapore 3Feb 20Jan 20Jan 12-13Feb 15Feb
Taiwan 3Feb 20Jan 20Jan 10-16Feb 17Feb
Vietnam 3Feb 20Jan 20Jan 10-16Feb 17Feb
Japan N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Thailand N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

The guidelines are for reference, subject to any change without prior notice. If you have any question or special requestsy, please contact your Mainfreight local team directly.

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