The national currency in Suriname is Surinamese dollar (SRD). The dollar ($) is subdivided into 100 cent.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 40.12 SRD and 1 USD is worth 38.35 SRD.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Suriname is 22.83 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 164.00 Mbps and 114.16 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density The number of ATMs per person in Suriname is close to the world average.42.48 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration No data available.
There are 2 socket types used in Suriname. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
In the year 2023, Suriname will celebrate 18 national public holidays. The next one Day of the Maroons will take place on October 10.
|January 1, 2023||New Year’s DayNew Year’s Day|
|January 6, 2023||Three Kings DayThree Kings Day|
|January 15, 2023Moving holiday||World Religion DayWorld Religion Day|
|January 22, 2023Moving holiday||Chinese New YearChinese New Year|
|February 25, 2023||Day of the RevolutionDay of the Revolution|
|April 7, 2023Moving holiday||Good FridayGood Friday|
|April 9, 2023Moving holiday||Easter SundayEaster Sunday|
|May 1, 2023||Labour DayLabour Day|
|May 18, 2023Moving holiday||Ascension DayAscension Day|
|June 5, 2023||Indian Arrival DayIndian Arrival Day|
|July 1, 2023||Keti KotiKeti Koti|
|August 8, 2023||Javanese Arrival DayJavanese Arrival Day|
|August 9, 2023||Indigenous People’s DayIndigenous People’s Day|
|October 10, 2023||Day of the MaroonsDay of the Maroons|
|October 20, 2023||Chinese Arrival dayChinese Arrival day|
|November 25, 2023||Independence DayIndependence Day|
|December 25, 2023||Christmas DayChristmas Day|
|December 26, 2023||Boxing DayBoxing Day|
What hotel chains are present in Suriname?
There are no Mariott hotels in Suriname.
There are no Hilton hotels in Suriname.
There are no IHG hotels in Suriname.
What fast food chains are present in Suriname?
The McDonald’s chain operates in Suriname.
The KFC chain operates in Suriname.
The Burger King chain operates in Suriname.
What is the weather like in Paramaribo?
Weather data for Paramaribo (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Suriname.
Emergency phones in Suriname
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.