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Business Hours

Most Jordanians works five days a week with Friday and Saturday off, but business and shopping hours are flexible. Some establishments are open from 09:30 — 13:30 and again from 15:30 — 18:00; others may be open straight through the day, from 08:00 — 20:00.

Government offices are open from 08:00 — 15:00 Sunday - Thursday. All businesses and most shops, other than those in the souqs, are closed on Fridays.

Airlines, travel agencies and many shops close for the afternoon, although department stores and supermarkets remain open. Some businesses and shops are closed for part of the day on Sunday.

Shopping hours are flexible. Some shops are open from 9:30-13:30 and 15:30-18:00. Others may be open long hours, from 8:00-20:00. Shorter hours prevail during the Holy Month of Ramadan.