Travel Information

French citizens travelling to Suriname

Citizens of French Southern and Antarctic Lands that are travelling to Suriname need to apply for an e-visa online before travelling.

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 French Southern and Antarctic Lands usually are around 813.00 EUR. KLM 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 EUR = 8.211616 SRD

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

Visa Status

An E-Visa can filled out and submitted online before travel.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 90 days past your travel date.

Multiple entry eVisa is also available.:


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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