Hours of Operation
Bank hours are generally weekdays from 9 to 5, though a few branches are also open Saturday from 9 to noon or 1. Post offices are open weekdays from 8:00 to 4:30 and Saturday from 8 to noon. Government offices are open weekdays from 8 to 4 or 9 to 5.
Most gas stations are open daily from early in the morning until 10 or 11 pm. Numerous stations in urban areas are open 24 hours.
As a rule, San Juan–area museums are closed on Monday and, in some cases, Sunday. Hours otherwise are 9 or 10 am to 5 pm, often with an hour off for lunch between noon and 2. Sights managed by the National Parks Service, such as Castillo San Felipe del Morro and San Cristóbal, are open daily from 9 to 5.
In cities, locally run pharmacies are generally open weekdays and on Saturday from 9 to 6 or 7. U.S. chain pharmacies, such as Walgreens and CVS, are open seven days a week; some are open 24 hours.
Street shops are open Monday through Saturday from 9 to 6; mall stores tend to stay open till 9 or sometimes even later. Count on convenience stores staying open late into the night, seven days a week. Supermarkets often open at 11 am on Sundays, although some remain open 24 hours, seven days a week.