# Add days to a date not landing on a weekend

You can add a certain number of days to an existing date which will return the Monday when the date is either a Saturday or a Sunday.

 A 1 =TODAY() = Tuesday 10 September 2024 2 =NOW() = Tuesday 10 September 2024 10:51:43 3 6 4 =A2+A3 = Monday, 16 September, 2024 10:51 AM 5 =A4 = Monday 6 =WEEKDAY(A4) = 2 7 =IF(A6>5, A4+(8-A6), A4) = Monday, 16 September, 2024 10:51 AM

1 - Displays the current date. Custom format "dddd dd mmmm yyyy".
2 - Displays the current date and time. Custom format "dddd dd mmmm yyyy hh:mm:ss".
3 - Displays the number of days that you want to add.
4 - Displays 6 days after the date in cell A1
5 - Displays this date formatted with "dddd"
6 - Displays a number from 1 (Monday) to 7 (Sunday) representing the corresponding day of the week.
7 - Displays the date which is a certain number of days after an existing date that ignores Saturdays and Sundays.
All these cells have been formatted with the custom number format "dddd mmmm yyyy".

### Built-in Functions

IF - The value based on whether a condition is True or False.
NOW - The date serial number of the current system date and time.
TODAY - The date serial number representing today's date.
WEEKDAY - The day of the week for a given date.