Banks prepare for holiday season

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 20 2012 04:55 PM | Updated as of Dec 21 2012 12:55 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Banks are preparing for the surge in bank traffic and withdrawals, as Christmas nears.

Banco de Oro has announced some of its branches will be open during the holidays including December 24, 30 and 31.

Selected BDO branches are open until 1 p.m., while all mall branches are open until 3 p.m. But all branches will be closed on December 25 and January 1.

Meanwhile, selected Metrobank branches nationwide will be open on all Saturdays of December, as well as December 24, 30 and 31.

Metrobank assured its clients all 1,200 of its ATMs have been inspected an loaded with sufficient cash for the Christmas season. - ANC