Money & Currency in Ciudad Obregon
Banks, ATMs & Credit Cards
Bank opening hours in Ciudad Obregon
Banks in Obregon Sonora are generally open from 08:30 to 16:00 Monday to Friday, although some banks stay open until 7pm during the week.
All banks in Ciudad Obregon have 24-hour banking lobbies where you can access a range of services via the ATM or cash machines.
Visitors from overseas should check with their own bank whether they will be able to gain access to these facilities, and if not, you should be able to access the normal facilities through internet banking if you have access to a computer and internet facilities in Ciudad Obregon and you have internet banking facilities with your existing overseas bank.
Obtaining money when banks are closed in Ciudad Obregon
Some banks are open on Saturdays between 10am and 1:30pm in Ciudad Obregon but none are open on a Sunday. If you need Mexican currency when the banks are closed, you can obtain it in exchange offices in hotels and in some department stores. If you are buying goods from some department stores with a Debit or Credit card, you may even be able to get ‘cash back’.
ATMs (cash machines) in Ciudad Obregon
You’ll find Automated Teller Machines (ATM), or cash machines as they are often referred to, at most banks and shopping centres in Ciudad Obregon. You can use international credit cards, debit cards and bankcards at ATMs providing they be encoded with a four-digit PIN number. Generally, if you have a card with the VISA or MASTERCARD logo you can use these as well as cards that display the Maestro and Cirrus logos which you generally find on Debit Cards.
Credit Cards in Ciudad Obregon
All credit cards that bear the Visa, MasterCard or American Express logo are widely accepted in Mexico. If in doubt, you should ask the retailer in advance if you can use your card in the store, to save any embarrassment when you try to pay for your goods or services. It is common for businesses to display the logos of the cards they accept at payment and checkout areas.