Are banks open on Veterans Day 2014? Veterans Day is right around the corner, and while many people are looking forward to having November 11 off, others are trying to make plans and wondering, “Are banks open or closed on Veterans Day?” Most people assume it’s business as usual like any other day, and they should be able to do their banking. Not so with banks.
Banks have the option to close, therefor most banks are closed on Veterans Day. Most bank lobbies won’t be open for deposits, withdrawals or loan applications on Tuesday, November 11.
A federal and public holiday, Veterans Day is always observed on November 11. This year, Veterans Day just happens to fall on a Tuesday. Because Veterans Day is also a USPS holiday, all United States post offices are closed as well and there’s no mail delivery either. Read the article Veterans Day 2014 USPS Post Office Holiday: Is there mail delivery November 11? for more details.
TD Bank is OPEN Veterans Day 2014
To make it even more confusing, TD Bank reports their stores will be open on Veterans Day, November 11, 2014. Unlike most banks that are closed, TD Bank stores will be open on Veterans Day. Webster Bank, who WAS open on Columbus Day, say they’re closed on Veterans Day this year. Make sure to click on the link and look carefully at Webster Bank’s holiday schedule. They are closed on Veterans Day even though Columbus Day was one of the few holidays they were open. NOTE: Some TD Banks may have limited hours. Call first to be safe. NOTE: All transactions made on these days will be processed the next business day. Banks that are closed on Veterans Day will reopen for normal business Wednesday, November 12, 2014.
With the exception of Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, Washington Trust’s McQuade’s supermarket branch locations will be open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on all bank holidays. NOTE: All transactions made on these days will be processed the next business day.
Banks That Are Closed Veterans Day
Locally, the following banks observe the Veterans Day holiday, and their lobby and drive-up windows are closed for business. Local ATM machines are almost always open unless they’re inside a bank lobby or a store that is closed. Check first to be sure as availability and/or hours may vary with locations. NOTE: All transactions made on November 11 will be processed the next business day (with exceptions).
TD Bank Stores ARE open on Veterans Day, November 11.
Webster Bank’s holiday schedule shows that their banks are not open on Veterans Day.
Citizens Bank holiday schedule shows that their bank branches are closed on Veterans Day.
Washington Trust’s Bank holiday schedule shows that some of their banks are open on Veterans Day.
Santander Bank offices will be closed to observe the Veterans Day holiday.
Coastway Credit Union observes Veterans Day as a bank holiday November 11, 2014.
Greenwood Credit Union’s holiday schedule reports the bank is closed Veterans Day.
Bank of America reports banking centers will be closed on Tuesday, November 11 for Veterans Day.
Remaining 2014 Bank Holidays
- Tuesday, November 11 – Veterans Day (see TD Bank and Washington Trust)
- Thursday, November 27 – Thanksgiving Day
- Thursday, December 25 – Christmas Day
- Thursday, January 1, 2015 – New Year’s Day
Wondering when Daylight Savings Time ends this year? Read When does Daylight Saving Time 2014 end? Turn clocks back on November 2 for more details.
Sources: Washington Trust, Bank of America, Santander Bank, Coastway Credit Union, Greenwood Credit Union, TD Bank, Webster Bank; Citizens Bank