Shops are open from Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 19:00 and usually close for lunch from 13:00 to 15:00.
On Saturdays shops open only in the morning from 09:00 to 13:00.
The exceptions are the shopping centres that open at 09:00 and close between 22:00 and 24:00, depending on the shopping centre and the day of the week. The large supermarkets also stay open until 22:00, 7 days a week, except for Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Banks are usually open from Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 15:00. Exchange houses operate everyday between 09:00 and 13:00 and from 14:00 to 19:00.
To see the difference between a.m./p.m. and the 24-hour clock see the 'Time' page.