Travel budget in Suriname

Suriname: calculate your travel budget

Suriname: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Suriname for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 27 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 10.3 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 683* (9408 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 9.7 per person
  • $ 4.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 2084* (28714 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 112 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 44 per person
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 3726* (51338 $)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Suriname in 2020

Cost of living: Suriname VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Suriname in 2020 is essentially the same as in the United States (USA)

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Suriname by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Suriname compared to the national average.

Cities /Suriname View Details
Wageningen 187% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Wageningen
Albina 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Albina
Nieuw Nickerie 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Nieuw Nickerie
Paramaribo 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Paramaribo
Totness 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Totness
Moengo 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Moengo


Local prices in Suriname by expense type

Suriname: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Suriname costs 38% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.8/person
($ 3.6 to $ 7.4)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 32/person
($ 21 to $ 82)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.8/person
($ 6.1 to $ 8.8)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.7 for 500ml
($ 1.3 to $ 2)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 3.3)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 1.9 to $ 3.3)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1/can
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Suriname: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Suriname costs 48% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 27/night
( $ 27)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 53/night
($ 34 to $ 88)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 100/night
($ 55 to $ 157)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 144/night
($ 119 to $ 168)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 66/month
($ 40 to $ 106)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 112/month
($ 57 to $ 173)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 64/month
($ 53 to $ 73)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 180/month
($ 112 to $ 269)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Suriname: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Suriname costs 23% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.7)

60% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 1.3 to $ 2)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.5/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 3.2)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 11/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 21)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 9.7)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 4.7/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 8.1)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.6/kg
($ 2 to $ 6.1)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 4.1)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.7)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.9/salad
($ 1.3 to $ 3.3)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.6/kg
($ 5.4 to $ 12)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Suriname: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Suriname costs 41% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 7/month
($ 2.7 to $ 8.1)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 75
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.7/km
($ 1 to $ 2.7)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.3
($ 1.1 to $ 2.7)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Suriname: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Suriname costs 58% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 55/month
($ 41 to $ 96)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.2)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 33/month
($ 21 to $ 51)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 326/month
($ 204 to $ 542)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1391
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 232/month
($ 163 to $ 404)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1112
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 605/month
($ 340 to $ 1076)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2230
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 406/month
($ 272 to $ 956)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1762
Gym
Gym
$ 21/month
($ 14 to $ 35)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 94/month
($ 69 to $ 109)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 964
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9474/yr
( $ 9474)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16769

Suriname: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Suriname costs 57% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.1/ticket
($ 3.3 to $ 6.8)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 8.5/hr
($ 3.3 to $ 14)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Suriname: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Suriname costs 9% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.3/pack
($ 3.7 to $ 5.4)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 53
($ 14 to $ 82)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 39
($ 11 to $ 69)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 70
($ 41 to $ 102)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 96
($ 35 to $ 202)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 100

Plane ticket budget

London → Paramaribo
London → Paramaribo
London → Paramaribo
$ 1391
(fair price: $ 1181)
New York City → Paramaribo
New York City → Paramaribo
New York City → Paramaribo
$ 1099
(fair price: $ 886)
Toronto (Ontario) → Paramaribo
Toronto (Ontario) → Paramaribo
Toronto (Ontario) → Paramaribo
$ 1231
(fair price: $ 899)

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About the information on the cost of living in Suriname

The information about the cost of living in Suriname shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Suriname updated on 21-09-2020.

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