US dollar (USD)
316,663,000 as of 2013
Driving is on the right. To rent a car, drivers must be aged at least 21 (age varies by car category) and have held their licence for a minimum of a year.
Banks: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday
Retail: The standard opening hours are 8:00/9:00 am to 5:00/6:00 pm, but times vary. Some stores are open 24 hours
English is the official language. Spanish is also widely spoken
Most of the USA is in the Eastern Time Zone (five hours behind GMT), but a small part of western Florida is in the Central Time Zone (six hours behind GMT). Both zones observe daylight saving time (first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October)