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Business hours

Shops in Belize typically open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday, sometimes with a one-hour closure for lunch from noon to 1pm or from 1pm to 2pm. Businesses dealing with the public, such as travel agencies and airline offices, have similar hours but are likely to be closed on Saturday afternoon. Banks have varied hours but most are open from 8am to 2pm or 3pm Monday to Thursday, and till 4pm or 4:30pm on Friday. A few banks also open from 8am or 9am to noon on Saturday.

Opening hours of bars are very diverse. Some open from about noon to midnight, others just for a few evening hours, and others from early evening to early morning.

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