Travel Information

Barbadian citizens travelling to Suriname

Citizens of Barbados that are travelling to Suriname can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Suriname

🤝 friendly locals
inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather
🏖️ beaches

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Suriname from Barbados usually are around 1340.00 BBD. Surinam Airways is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

Surinam Airways

. Popular domestic airlines are

Surinam Airways

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Digicel Suriname


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is SRD.

1 BBD = 3.693999 SRD

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $2.68 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Suriname. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Holders of Caricom Certificate of Skills can stay indefinitely.:


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Suriname. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.72 / 5)
Safety (2.00 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$55.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$2.68 USD

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