The laid back atmosphere that brings vacationers to Bermuda can also cause frustration to foreigners who aren't familiar with the island's relaxed business hours.
Some stores and shops base their hours on the tourist flow - season to season and cruise ship to cruise ship. However, the following chart is a good guide to Bermuda's business hours. The concierge staff at your hotel is an invaluable resource for more exact information once you arrive on the island.
|Banks||Monday - Friday||9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
|Government offices||Monday - Friday||8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Post offices||Monday - Friday
|8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. noon
|Stores/Shops||Monday - Saturday||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Supermarkets||Monday - Saturday
|8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Vacationers should have no problem conducting business on Bermuda once they adjust to the island's hours of operation.
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