Getting Around Surinam
Drivers using their own cars should make sure they carry a full set of spares.
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There is a reasonable, largely paved, road network with some potholes.
Available at the airport and in Paramaribo through main hotels. Both local and international companies operate in Surinam.
These are not metered; prices should be agreed before departure and tipping is not necessary. They can be hard to find after 2200 and on Sundays or holidays.
International Driving Permit required.
To visit the interior and some coastal areas, river transport is the least expensive and often most efficient option.
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