MANILA, Philippines - Greater banks in the Philippines announced recently regarding the banking hours schedule for December holidays this 2014 and operations for New Year (first week of January 2015).
In connection with the long holiday break from Wednesday, December 24, 2014 to Sunday, January 4, 2015. Banks will be only open on Monday, December 29, 2014 (regular working day) as all other dates either fall on a weekend or are considered holidays.
Banco de Oro (BDO) Bank Schedule
BDO Unibank said select branches will remain open during the holidays. BDO's banking schedules from December 24, 2014 to January 2, 2015 is as follows:
Dec. 24, 26, 30 and 31 – Shortened hours for selected branches
Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2015 – All branches are closed
Dec. 27 and 28 – Regular banking day for weekend banking branches
Dec. 29 – Regular banking day for ALL branches
Jan. 2, 2015 – Shortened hours for selected branches
Jan. 3 - 4, 2015 - Regular banking day for weekend banking branches
BDO advised that ATM network will be able to handle transactions of clients during this period.
Philippine National Bank (PNB) Bank Schedule
On its Facebook page, PNB said that they are OPEN on December 24 to 31, 2014 and January 1 to 4, 2015.
Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Bank Schedule
On its Twitter post, BPI announced that selected BPI and BPI Family Savings Bank branches will be open on December 24 (half day) & the whole day of December 30 and January 3, 2015.
Mall branches and kiosks with Saturday and/or Sunday operations will also be open during the holiday weekends.
Transactions that may be processed on these days are deposits, withdrawals, bills payments, buying and selling for foreign exchange, purchase of MC's, and account openings.
Remittances from abroad will undergo same-day processing as usual, except on December 25 and January 1.
BPI and BPI Family clients may also transact using the banks' ATM, internet, mobile and phone banking channels (89-100) during the holidays.
While these electronic banking channels and selected branches are available to clients, we encourage the public to complete all banking transactions ahead of the holidays to avoid the Christmas rush.
All our branches will be closed on December 25, 26, 31, 2014 and January 1 & 2, 2015. Click https://t.co/2SsRoTAJdD for details. 3/3
— BPI (@TalktoBPI) December 19, 2014
Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) Bank Schedule
RCBC and RCBC Savings Bank said they are open on December 24, 26, 30, 31, and January 2. View the complete banking schedule here.
Chinabank Bank Schedule
Some Chinabank branches are open during holidays for December 24, 26, 30 and 31 and January 2, 2015. For the list of branches open this holiday season, visit here.
Security Bank Schedule
Security Bank said a few of its branches will open during the long Christmas break. In an advisory, Security Bank said some branches will be open on December 27 and January 3, even if these are Saturdays. View the list of branches and banking hours here.
Philippine Bank of Communications (PBCOM)
Philippine Bank of Communications (PBCOM) said all of its branches will have extended banking hours on December 23 and 29, 2014.
The bank said all branches will be open from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 and Monday, December 29, 2014.
All PBCOM branches will be closed during the following declared holidays: December 24, 25, 26, 30 & 31, 2014 and January 1 & 2, 2015.
Schedule for other banks (e.g. Metrobank) will be posted as soon as available. Please Like Us on Facebook or Follow Us on Twitter for more updates.