What's open and what's closed on Veterans Day? Americans are wondering, "Are the banks open on Veterans Day, and is there mail delivery on Monday, November 11?" Many people have Monday off from work and are asking if the post office is open or closed. More importantly, Rhode Islanders love to shop, and with Black Friday on its way, they want to know if Walmart, Target, Kmart and Sears are open on Veterans Day.
Veterans Day is an official United States holiday honoring armed service veterans. Veterans Day is a federal holiday that is observed on November 11th. This year Veterans Day just happens to fall on a Monday giving some people a three day weekend.
You're in luck if you want to go shopping on veterans Day, however, if you're looking to mail packages or register your car at the local DMV, you'll have to wait until Tuesday, November 12 if you can't get to it by the end of this week.
The U.S. Post Office is Closed on Veterans Day
According to the USPS Post Office, there is no mail delivery on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2013 in Rhode Island or the rest of the United States. Veterans Day is also a U.S. Postal Holiday (USPS), and all U.S. post offices are closed for business. This includes not only mail delivery to your Rhode Island residence or business, but also local post office lobby hours as well. Mail delivery will resume on Tuesday, November 12. See the article Veterans Day 2013 USPS post office holiday: Is there mail delivery November 11? for more details.
Are Banks Open on Veterans Day?
Because Veterans Day is a federal holiday, Monday, November 11 is also one of many bank holidays this year. Good news for TD Bank Stores customers though! They're just one of the banks that are open in the greater Providence, Rhode Island area. Call first to be sure if your local bank branch is open on Veterans Day.
Rhode Island DMV Holiday Schedule
Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles’ (DMV) offices are closed on Veterans Day. If you miss the DMV this week, you'll have to wait until Tuesday, November 12, 2013 to register your cars and renew licenses. Check here for Rhode Island DMV locations, hours, and schedule of DMV holidays. Call first before you drive out.
Is Walmart, Best Buy, Target, Kmart Open on Veterans Day?
You betcha! In fact, most businesses are open and look forward to huge Veterans Day Sales. If you haven't seen them already, you'll soon be bombarded with Veterans Day and Black Friday sales ads and flyers. Providence, Rhode Island area Walmart, Target, Kmart and Best Buy stores are already getting ready for the long holiday shopping season. Factory outlets, car dealers, appliance stores, media outlets, etc, all have great sales this holiday weekend.
Sources: timeanddate.com; about.usps.com; walmart.com; ri.gov
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