Adjusted hours at Albert Heijn (Or: Day #1 of the curfew)

Today is the first day of the recently announced curfew in the Netherlands. The curfew is from 21:00 to 04:30 every day until at least 9 February. If you are outside without a valid reason and official form then you face a €95 fine. You can download the official form at, with the form currently available in Dutch, Frisian and English. See also: What you need to know about curfew in the Netherlands from

This of course means that grocery stores and late-night convenience stores need to closer earlier:

“Our opening hours are temporarily adjusted because of the curfew”

Curfew will not affect starting times of football matches from Which makes sense – this way at least people have something to watch on television while they are stuck at home.

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