The laidback attitude may be easy for travelers to adjust to, but business hours are another matter entirely.
Although some establishments in Jamaica run on inconsistent business hours, consult this list for the standard hours of operation for businesses and services on the island. Be sure to check with the hotel once you arrive in Jamaica, however, as these hours may change from business to business, or season to season.
|Banks||Monday - Thursday
|9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
|Government||Monday - Thursday
|8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
|Post Offices||Monday - Friday||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|Stores||Monday - Friday
|8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Don't let a "Closed" sign deter your vacation plans. Knowing the basic operating hours on the island will help you to successfully plan your trip.
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