Suriname uses the Suriname dollar SRD as currency, which is roughly a third of a US dollar. One can exchange currency at all banks as well as most cambio's. Automatic teller machines ATM are also available in Suriname. The atm's of the RBTT bank accept most international bank cards.Accommodation and food is relatively on the cheap side. Retail prices for clothing, gifts, etc. are similar to most of United States of America.

Things which are well worth buying are:

Handcrafted jewelery

Tropical flowers