Post Office May bank holiday opening times – here's what time branches open

THE late May bank holiday is almost here, so make sure your letters and packages arrive on time if you're heading to the Post Office this weekend.

Here's everything you need to know about the Post Office's opening times this May bank holiday.

Is the Post Office open on bank holiday Monday?

The majority of Post Offices will be open on Bank Holiday Monday, however, branch opening times may differ.

Customers are advised to visit for details of their local branch

Most branches will be open over the weekend between the hours of 8am and 7pm.

Will my local store be open and will I be able to receive packages on the bank holiday?

Opening times do vary from store to store.

Before you head off, check the Branch Finder on the Post Office website.

Royal Mail is suffering an increased level of staff absence due to coronavirus and self-isolation, with rates higher than normal for this time of year.

As part of this, it is no longer delivering packages on a Saturday.

It plans to resume six-day-a-week delivery from June 13.

How many more bank holidays are there in 2020?

We have another three bank holidays this year.

The summer bank holiday on Money 31 August, Christmas Day on Friday 25 December and Boxing Day on Monday 28 December.

There have been calls for an extra bank holiday in October.

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