After the campaign launched by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, “This Easter, plan your purchases “, to avoid crowds in stores and thus reduce the risk of contagion by coronavirus, the main supermarkets have adapted their hours to serve its customers, but with an eye towards ensuring the health of your employees.[[Do you have to go shopping? Before check how are the supermarkets]
The state of alarm has coincided with a Holy Week whose confined celebrations continue this Holy Thursday, April 9, a holiday throughout Spain except in Catalonia and the Valencian Community, and conclude on Easter Monday, April 13. Good Friday, April 10, is a holiday in all communities.
Supermarkets ensure supply of families, many with a reduced hours and adapting to the festivities of each locality and established norms in force in each municipality regarding opening on Sundays and holidays.
The company will open all your supermarkets in the reduced hours since the alarm state began (from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.) except on sundays and holidays of each autonomous community, when the establishments will remain closed as usual in the Juan Roig’s food chain.
Thus, in the Valencian Community and Catalonia the blind will be raised on Holy Thursday and Holy Saturday They will download it on Good Friday and Easter Sunday (as in the rest of the Spanish territory), as well as Easter Monday, a Catalan and Valencian regional holiday.
Hipercor and Supercor (El Corte Inglés)
The supermarkets of The English court have devised a specific plan for this Easter 2020. Both establishments Supercor how Hypercor from all over Spain will open on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The rest of the days the opening will be from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. as usual in these stores.
The French food chain plans to keep in Madrid its hours from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., although in this atypical Easter it will reduce that space of time during the holidays of Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 9.00 to 15.00. It will not be the same in all the autonomous communities, since the company has decided not to unify your opening and closing pattern. In Barcelona, for example, Carrefour will not open on Friday, Sunday or Easter Monday.
The chain of discount supermarkets of German origin will adjust the hours according to the holidays of each locality and the rules of each municipality with respect to opening on Sundays and holidays. In a statement sent this Monday, Aldi explained that have modified their schedules in the context of the health crisis caused by the coronavirus with the aim of guaranteeing the health and safety of employees and customers. Most Aldi supermarkets will open all holidays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with the exception of the Community of Madrid, where the hours are extended until 19:00, or Cantabria and the Basque Country, where all holidays will be closed. Aldi will open on Sunday in Madrid from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Catalonia and the Balearic Islands.
The supermarket company with a strong presence in Catalonia and Navarra plans to serve the public on Holy Thursday and Holy Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Good Friday and Easter Sunday will keep the doors of its establishments closed. The Easter Monday will reopen 17 stores in Barcelona, Tarragona and Girona from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lidl chain supermarkets will open the Maundy Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. On Good Friday the doors of their establishments will remain closed, They will reopen on Holy Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and the Easter Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
International Food Distributor (DIA) is one of the chains that has decided do not modify the schedules that it implanted when the state of alarm was decreed. Will open every day of Easter from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Easter Sunday, which will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The supermarkets of this distributor of food and household products will serve the public on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Resurrection Sunday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The chain has decided to close “For the safety of all & rdquor; Thursday, Friday and Sunday throughout the Madrid’s community and also on the 13th in Castilla la Mancha. It recommends planning the purchase in advance to avoid crowds the Holy Saturday day that opens from 10am to 3pm and from 5pm to 8pm.
Bonpreu and Esclat establishments have closed since April 5 every Sunday until the current circumstances of the alarm state are modified. At Easter the business hours will also be reduced with the closure of some days, according to the group.
In the tourist shops will open only the Holy Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Easter Sunday will remain closed and the Easter monday They will only attend from 10.00 to 14.00.