Hours of Operation

Banks are typically open Monday through Thursday from 9 to 3, Fridays until 4. Post offices are open weekdays from 10 to 4. Shops are generally open from 10 to 5 or 6; you will find some shops are closed on Sunday, more during the quieter season. You cannot buy alcohol anywhere in the islands on Sunday, except at a bar or restaurant.


Public holidays are New Year's Day, Commonwealth Day (second Monday in March), Good Friday, Easter Monday, National Heroes Day (last Monday in May), Queen's Birthday (third Monday in June), Emancipation Day (first Monday in August), National Youth Day (last Monday in September), Columbus Day (second Monday in October), International Human Rights Day (last Monday in October), Christmas Day, and Boxing Day (December 26).

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