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:

  • $ 50 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 11 per person
  • $ 1.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1034* (32690 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 4.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2458* (77728 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 104 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 48 per person
  • $ 9.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 4167* (131782 $)

* 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 2024

Cost of living: Suriname VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Suriname in 2024 is 38% less than 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 142% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Wageningen
Paramaribo 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Paramaribo



Local prices in Suriname by expense type

Suriname: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Suriname costs 53% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.5/person
($ 3.1 to $ 10)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 29/person
($ 19 to $ 199)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.6/person
($ 5.9 to $ 9.1)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.8 for 500ml
($ 1.3 to $ 3.1)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 5)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.5 to $ 3)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.1/can
($ 0.9 to $ 1.9)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Suriname: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Suriname costs 60% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 50/night
($ 50 to $ 200)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 171
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 74/night
($ 32 to $ 138)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 158
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 101/night
($ 42 to $ 201)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 231
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 113/night
($ 71 to $ 169)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 309
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 94/night
($ 94 to $ 94)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 484
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 50/month
($ 50 to $ 200)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 88/month
($ 31 to $ 192)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 244
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 111/month
($ 46 to $ 203)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 213
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 84/month
($ 77 to $ 89)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 225
Family room
Family room
$ 142/month
($ 55 to $ 267)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 217

Suriname: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Suriname costs 34% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1 to $ 2.3)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
($ 0.9 to $ 1.9)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.9 to $ 1.9)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3/12 eggs
($ 1.7 to $ 3.7)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.8/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 6.9)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 5/kg
($ 3.5 to $ 5.9)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.6/kg
($ 1.5 to $ 10)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.3 to $ 1.5)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 0.8 to $ 1.9)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Suriname: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Suriname costs 3% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3/km
( $ 3)

75% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.9 to $ 1.3)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2.2
($ 1.3 to $ 3)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 65/24hrs
($ 26 to $ 250)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53

Suriname: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Suriname costs 39% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.6/ticket
($ 4 to $ 5)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 21/hr
( $ 21)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Suriname: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Suriname costs 41% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.6/pack
($ 3.7 to $ 10)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 30
($ 10 to $ 65)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 29
($ 11 to $ 50)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Paramaribo
New York City → Paramaribo
New York City → Paramaribo
$ 974
(fair price: $ 710)
London → Paramaribo
London → Paramaribo
London → Paramaribo
$ 1372
(fair price: $ 1138)
Toronto → Paramaribo
Toronto → Paramaribo
Toronto → Paramaribo
$ 1132
(fair price: $ 871)
Los Angeles → Paramaribo
Los Angeles  → Paramaribo
Los Angeles  → Paramaribo
$ 1056
(fair price: $ 774)
Atlanta → Paramaribo
Atlanta → Paramaribo
Atlanta → Paramaribo
$ 984
(fair price: $ 710)
Montreal → Paramaribo
Montreal → Paramaribo
Montreal → Paramaribo
$ 1453
(fair price: $ 1050)

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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, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Suriname updated on 08-06-2024.

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