Even the PMVs were packed with passengers traveling to their villages along the Magi and Hiritano highways.
Loop PNG caught up with shoppers rushing to make it home on time for Christmas.
People were seen buying food stuff and presents to share with family, friends and loved ones.
Shops like RH Hypermarket, Stop N Shop and TST Supermarket have all seen an increase in customers this week.
For this week alone, they have had 3000 to 7000 customers every day.
The shops will operate during Christmas and Boxing Day.