MANILA, Philippines (UPDATE) - Several banks are keeping some branches open during the long holiday break.
The last banking day for 2014 is December 29, sandwiched between the Christmas and New Year holidays.
Here's a partial list of banks' holiday schedules:
LandBank of the Philippines
LandBank said branches would be closed from December 24 to 26. All branches will be open on December 29. On January 2, only the LandBank Plaza Malate and Makati Business Center branches will be open.
BDO Unibank said selected 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
For the complete listing of BDO branches open this holiday season, please refer to www.bdo.com.ph and www.facebook.com/BDOUnibank.
Bank of the Philippine Islands
BPI said branches will be open on December 24 (half day), December 30 (whole day), and January 3, 2015 (whole day). A complete list of these branches can be found on the BPI website.
Mall branches and kiosks with Saturday and Sunday operations will also be open during the holiday weekends.
Maybank Philippines said its main office branch will be open on December 29, and January 5, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
All of its branches will be closed on December 24 and 25, and from December 30 to January 2.
On December 26, its main office branch will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., while its Resorts World Branch will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Its 35 branches will also be operating on regular banking hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on December 26. These branches are in Binondo, Marikina, Meycauayan, La Union, Angeles, Iloilo, Binan, Caloocan, Makati Ave., Olongapo, Laoag, Urdaneta, Butuan, Imus, Cubao, Legazpi, San Fernando, Vigan, Tacloban, Zamboanga, Sta. Rosa, Mabini, Las Pinas, Cabanatuan, Cebu Business Center, Tagbilaran, CDO Business Center, Batangas, Tomas Morato, Sucat-Paranaque, Dagupan, Greenhills, Bacolod, Davao-Monteverde, and Lipa.
On December 27 and January 3, its main office branch will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., while its Resorts World Branch will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. There will be no work for other branches on these two days.
On December 28 and 29 and on January 4 and 5, the Resorts World Branch will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Regular working hours for other branches will resume on December 29 and January
Select Metrobank branches across the country will be open on weekends (December 20,21,27,28; January 3, 4) and during the holidays (December 24, 26,30 31; January 2) to accommodate over-the-counter transactions.
Please visit www.metrobank.com.ph to view the complete list of open branches on the said dates, or call Metrobank's customer care hotline at 8700-700 for more information.
Philippine Bank of Communications
Philippine Bank of Communications said all of its branches will have extended banking hours on December 23 and 29.
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. Regular banking will resume on January 5, 2015.
UCPB said select branches will be open on December 26, 27 and 30.
The list of open branches can be found on the UCPB website.
Security Bank said some branches will be open on December 27 and January 3, even if these are Saturdays. For the full list of open branches during the holidays, click here.
EastWest Bank said 30 of its branches will open during the holidays.
Branches with holiday banking are Sto. Cristo (Dec. 30, 2014, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM); Marikina-Concepcion and Regalado (Dec. 30, 2014, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM); Laoag, Urdaneta and San Fernando, La Union (Dec. 26, 2014 and Jan. 02, 2015, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM); Bacolod-Lacson and Bacolod-Mandalagan (Dec. 26, 2014 and Jan. 2, 2015, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM); Cagayan de Oro (Dec. 24, 2014, from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM and Dec. 27, 2014, from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM); Butuan (Dec. 30, 2014, from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM); and Pagadian (Dec. 30, 2014, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM).
The following EastWest branches with Saturday banking will open on Dec. 27, 2014 and Jan. 3, 2015, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM: The Fort-Burgos Circle, Makati Avenue-Juno, Banawe-N. Roxas, Fairview, Angeles-Balibago, Antipolo-Marcos Hi-way, Baguio Session Road, Davao-Bajada, Dagupan-Perez, Antipolo-ML Quezon and Benguet-La Trinidad.
Mall-based branches namely Baclaran, Cebu Park Mall, 168 Mall, 999 Shopping Center, Greenhills Shopping Center, Bicutan East Service, Festival Mall-Level 2 and Greenhills-Promenade will open on Dec. 24, 26, 30, 31, and Jan. 2, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on Dec 27-28, 2014 and Jan. 3-4, 2015 from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.