Have the Time of Your Life in the Bahamas

Business hours in the Bahamas reflect a laid back attitude

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In the Bahamas, you are ensured a vacation filled with unforgettable times. Some of these memorable moments, however, are restricted by the Bahamas' hours of operation.

Vacationers should have no problem conducting business in the Bahamas once they adjust to a few minor changes in the usual business hours. While operating hours may vary by season, most sites operate on regular schedules, as noted below. Of course, your hotel concierge will prove to be the best resource for more detailed information on individual establishments and should be consulted with any questions.

Type of Establishment Days Times
Banks Monday - Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Government Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Post Offices Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Stores Monday - Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

When you are on Bahamas time, everthing is just a little bit different.  It won't take you very long to get the hang of local business hours, and you'll never be met with a sign on the door that says "closed."


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