Shopping Hours in Peru

Business hours can vary but are usually from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Banks and selected businesses open until 12noon on Saturdays. Some businesses can close for siesta from 1pm to 3pm. Most shopping centres and markets are open seven days a week (including holidays) from 9am to 8pm. While prices in major stores are fixed it is acceptable to bargain with street, market and beach vendors on the price articles.