Holiday Guide for Oman in 2020

Oman 2020
Oman
2020

Oman information

Coronavirus: Travel status Oman suspended tourist visas from all countries and banned cruise ships from docking. From March 18, it enforced an entry ban on all non-Omanis, including expatriates with residency visas. Oman Travel Guide

Population: 4.42m
Capital: Muscat
Calling Code: (968)
Time Zone: +4 UTC
Currency: Omani rial
Language: Arabic

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Oman List of National Holidays in Oman in 2020

Passing of the Sultan


Passing of the Sultan

Oman: Three days of mourning for the public and private sectors have been announced following the death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said,.

Passing of the Sultan


Passing of the Sultan

Oman: Three days of mourning for the public and private sectors have been announced following the death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said,.

Passing of the Sultan


Passing of the Sultan

Oman: Three days of mourning for the public and private sectors have been announced following the death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said,.

Isra'a Wal Miraj


Isra'a Wal Miraj

Oman: Isra and Mi'raj marks the Night Journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and the ascent into heaven

Eid al-Fitr


Eid al-Fitr

Oman: The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Eid al-Fitr Holiday


Eid al-Fitr Holiday

Oman: Second day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Eid al-Fitr Holiday


Eid al-Fitr Holiday

Oman: Third day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Eid Al-Adha


Eid Al-Adha

Oman: Public holiday for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Eid Al-Adha


Eid Al-Adha

Oman: Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Eid Al-Adha Holiday


Eid Al-Adha Holiday

Oman: Second day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Eid Al-Adha Holiday


Eid Al-Adha Holiday

Oman: Third day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Eid Al-Adha Holiday


Eid Al-Adha Holiday

Oman: Fourth day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Eid Al-Adha Holiday


Eid Al-Adha Holiday

Oman: Fifth day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Eid Al-Adha Holiday


Eid Al-Adha Holiday

Oman: Sixth day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Eid Al-Adha Holiday


Eid Al-Adha Holiday

Oman: Seventh and final day of holidays for the Feast of the the Sacrifice

Hijri New Year


Hijri New Year

Oman: Marks Islamic New Year and the Prophet's journey from Mecca to Medina in 622AD.

Mawlid


Mawlid

Oman: Celebrated by the Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Muslim calendar

National Day


National Day

Oman: Marks Oman's independence from Portugal in 1650, making it the oldest independent state in the Arab world.

National Day Holiday


National Day Holiday

Oman: Second day of public holiday in celebration of Oman National Day.

Notes

  • Friday and Saturday are the weekend for both public and private sectors
  • Under the Labor Code, Chapter 2 Article 65, all employees are entitled to a paid day off for nationally recognised holidays. If the employee cannot take the day off, they must be paid their regular rate of pay plus 25 per cent, or given a different day off with pay.