car hire in Suriname

Tips for driving your rental car in Suriname

If you're travelling to Suriname, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Suriname is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Paramaribo counts 254,147 inhabitants. In Paramaribo lives 44,8% of the entire country's population, which counts over 566,846 inhabitants. In Suriname the language spoken most widespread is dutch but people also speak english. The time zone in Suriname is GMT-03:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Suriname is A / B / C / F and the electric voltage is 127 V / 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Suriname is +597, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Suriname

With a fuel cost in Suriname averaging at 1,16 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Suriname shares its land borders with Brazil, France and Guyana, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car hire as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 2,674, which ranks Suriname as the 154th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Suriname there is a left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (SRD). Speed limits in town are 40-50 km/h and on motorways they are 80 km/h. Bear in mind that in Suriname, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Suriname

Suriname boasts two UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Should you visit this country for leisure you can't miss spots like the cultural site of Historic Inner City of Paramaribo and the natural site of Central Suriname Nature Reserve. GoCarHire.co.uk compares car hire prices in over 28,000 destinations worldwide bringing the world to your fingertip.