Unless there are variances of more than a half-hour in either direction, the following standard opening hours apply throughout this guide:
Banks 8:30am to 4pm Monday to Friday; some open to 6pm Friday and 9am to noon or 1pm Saturday.
Bars and Clubs Noon to midnight daily; some open to 2am Thursday to Saturday.
Businesses and Government Offices 8:30am 4:30pm Monday to Friday; some post offices open 9am to noon Saturday.
Restaurants Breakfast 6am to 10am, lunch 11:30am to 2pm, dinner 5pm to 9:30pm.
Shops 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday, some also open noon to 5pm Sunday; shopping malls keep extended hours.