Nov 6, 2018

With Christmas season right around the corner, traffic in the Metro won’t be lighter anytime soon. Yes, this means the estimated 367,000 vehicles a day will possibly double with families preparing holiday decorations and gifts, flocking to different shopping destinations. Although a number shopping bazaars (Read: Early Christmas shopping? This holiday bazaar has clothes, goodies and moremost of them are only open for a limited time. But don’t worry, this is why shopping malls, the Filipinos’ favorite (and probably only) place for pastime, are adjusting their schedules.

From Nov. 5 to the second week of January 2019, shoppers can now avoid rush hours as shopping malls extends their operational hours. Although most of them are opening at 11 a.m., an hour past the usual schedule, they are now closing at much later time slots, varying from 10 p.m. to 12 m.n.

Check out this list of holiday mall schedules to guide you:

SM Supermalls

Nov. 5 to Jan. 11, 2019 

SM City North Edsa

Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

SM Megamall

Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Podium

Monday to Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday to Sunday and Holidays: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

SM City Marikina, SM City Masinag, and SM Cherry Antipolo

Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

SM Center Pasig

Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and Holiday: 10 a.m to 11 p.m.

S Maison

Nov. 5 to 22

Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Nov. 23 to Jan. 11, 2019

Mon to Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday to Sunday: 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.

SM Aura Premier

Nov. 5 to 14

Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Nov. 15 to Dec. 30

Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

SM Mall of Asia

Nov. 5 to 22

Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Nov. 23 to Jan. 11, 2019

Monday to Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. to 12 m.n.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 12 m.n.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Ayala Malls

Here's a guide to the mall hours of your favorite Ayala Malls this Christmas season!#AwakenAmazing

Posted by Ayala Malls on Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Araneta Center

Uptown Mall and Uptown Parade:

Nov. 2 – Dec. 14: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Dec. 15 – 23: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Dec. 25: 12 nn to 10 p.m.
Dec. 26 – 29: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (regular mall hours)
Dec. 20: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Dec. 31: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (selected establishments are up to 12 mn)
January 1, 2019: 12 nn to 10 p.m.

Forbes Town

December 24: 10 am to 9 pm
December 25: 12 nn to 11 pm
December 31: 10 am to 9 pm
January 1, 2019: 12 nn to 11 pm

McKinley Hill

Nov. 5 – Dec. 23

Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

December 24: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
December 25 to 28: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
December 29: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
December 31: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
January 1: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Eastwood City

Newport Mall

December 1 to 15

Monday to Thursday: 12nn to 12mn
Friday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 12 mn

December 16 to 23

Monday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 12mn
December 24, Monday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

December 25 – 31

Monday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 12mn

Lucky Chinatown, Binondo

Nov. 1 to Dec. 21: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Dec. 24 to 31: 9am to 7pm
January 1, 2019: 12nn to 10pm

 

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