Are you going on holiday to Cuba? Do you want to get an idea of business & office hours in Cuba? Our guide to business & office hours in Cuba gives you the facts & information you want to know.
The majority of shops in Cuba follow uniform business hours throughout the country. Shops in Cuba generally open at 9am and stay open until 5pm. The working week for shops is Monday to Friday although many shops’ business hours include a half day on Saturdays from 10am until 2pm.
Bank business hours in Cuba
Like most other countries in the world, bank business hours seem to be the shortest of all businesses in Cuba. Banks in Cuba open at 9am from Monday to Friday and close for the day at 3pm. On the last working day of every month banks close at around midday and do not re open in the afternoon.
Office business hours in Cuba
The business hours of various government offices in Cuba can vary slightly. Generally, office business hours in Cuba are from 8:30 am until 5:30pm from Monday to Saturday. Most offices in Cuba close for lunch at 12:30pm for one hour. Some offices in Cuba do not close for lunch at all and operate continuous business hours from morning to evening. Offices in Cuba get every other Saturday off.
Post office business hours in Cuba
Post office business hours in Cuba vary depending on how big the post office is and where it is located in Cuba. The majority of post offices in Cuba operate business hours from 8am to 6pm from Monday to Saturday with Sundays off. However, some of the larger post offices in big cities in Cuba stay open until 10pm on week nights to accommodate government office workers in Cuba who work until 5.30pm. Some post offices in Cuba even open on Sundays and run a limited service.
Museum business hours in Cuba
Museums in Cuba are closed on Mondays. During the rest of the week, business hours for museums in Cuba tend to be from 9-5pm. Many museums in Cuba open for half a day on Sundays between 8am to midday.
Pharmacy business hours in Cuba
Pharmacy business hours in Cuba vary slightly. The majority of pharmacies in Cuba have business hours that commence at 8am and close at 8pm. Every district in Cuba, however, must have at least one emergency pharmacy that is open all night in order to dispense medicine to those who urgently need it. There is usually a sign indicating whether a pharmacy is running 24 hour business hours, otherwise local Cubans will know where the nearest night pharmacy is.
Tourist resort Business hours
Some of the major tourist resorts that are designed to cater solely for foreign tourists run a limited number of services on a 24 hour basis. Firstly, the hotel front desk of such resorts will always be open 24 hours per day and you can go here to ask questions and obtain information. Otherwise there may be some drinks bars or snack shops that are also open during the night.