Have the Time of Your Life on Dominica

Operating hours of businesses and services can differ in foreign countries

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While eco-tourism activities on the treasure island of Dominica are limited only by the daylight hours, other businesses will have operating hours that are unique to the island. Hours adhere closely to regional standards, but slight variations will mean that some travelers may find empty businesses.

Although you are likely to spend the majority of your time on Dominica hiking or scuba diving, you may still find the occasion to shop, send a letter, or enlist the services of some other type of business. Travelers should be aware of operating hours on Dominica to avoid missing out on any required services.

Business Hours
Banks Monday through Thursday:
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Commercial Services
Monday through Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Government Offices and Services Monday:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pharmacies Monday through Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday:
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Post Offices Roseau:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Branches:
Monday through Friday
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Shops Monday through Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (some open until 6:00 p.m.)
Saturday:
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Restaurant serving hours can vary. Many restaurants are closed on Sundays.

Travelers should find that the business day on Dominica is not too different from a typical day in their home country. These hours should give vacationers ample opportunity to take advantage of local businesses and services while still leaving enough time to run off to a trail or scuba dive site.

 

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