The Currency used in Surinam is the Surinam dollar (SRD). In the process
of changing from Surinam Guilder to Surinam Dollar, an exchange rate
of 1:1000 has been used. This means that 1000 Surinam Guilder equals
1 Surinam Dollar. The SRD is, like the SRG, not related to any other
currency, like the US Dollar.
newspapers publish the exchange rates of the most commonly used currencies
on a daily bases. The use of credit cards is not overall accepted. American
Express, Visa en Master Card however are accepted by most hotels and
travel agencies. Also US dollars, Euros and other commonly used currencies
pose no problem. They can be exchanged at local cambios (exchange
office) or banks.