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Date only

  • Day of the week, followed by comma, day, month and year, all in full. Examples:
    • Wednesday, 13 April 2016
    • Saturday, 2 April 2016

Date with specific start time

  • Date only format, followed by "from", hh:mm and either am or pm. Examples:
    • Wednesday, 13 April 2016 from 10:00pm
    • Saturday, 2 April 2016 from 7:30am

Date range

  • Date only format for start and end dates with the word "to" in the middle. Omit the year if the start and end dates are in the same year. Examples.
    • Wednesday, 13 April to Tuesday, 24 May 2016 
    • Thursday, 15 December 2016 to Thursday, 12 January 2017

Promotional Period

  • Depending on whether time is an important factor, use the following format. Examples:
    • Monday to Friday, 11 to 29 April 2016
    • Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday only from 7:30pm, 11 April to 27 May 2016. 
    • Saturdays and Sundays only from 11:30am, 5 March to 1 May 2016. 

Earning Period (same as "date range" above)

  • If time is an important factor, quote time first. Example:
    • 12:01am Monday, 4 April to 8:30pm Sunday, 24 April 2016