Throughout the year businesses are normally open at the following hours:
- Offices: Mondays to Fridays: 0830 hours to 1730 hours.
- Banks: Mondays - Fridays: 0830 hours to 1400 hours and Saturdays 0800 to 1300 hours.
- Shops: Mondays to Fridays: 0900 hours to 1300 hours and 1630 hours to 1930 hours, half days on Saturdays.
- Large Supermarkets: Mondays to Saturdays: 0700 hours to 1900 hours.
- Pharmacies: Mondays to Fridays: 0800 hours to 1230 hours and 1600 hours to 1900 hours, half days on Saturdays. On Sundays, the pharmacies are on a roster basis so that every area has a pharmacy open.
- Post office: Mondays to Saturdays: 0830 hours to 1230 hours.
- Restaurants: Mondays to Sundays: 1100 hours to 1500 hours and 1900 hours to 2300 hours.