Packing list Suriname

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If you are travelling to Suriname, the next packing list is a handy checklist. Mark the boxes of the items you need during your trip and print it afterwards. 

Preparation in front

 Vaccinations (more information on Vaccinaties op reis (GGD))
 International driving license (xxx)
 Activate bankcard use for abroad
 Travel insurance (see also ANWB)
 Airport transfer to accomodation (tip: Airport Taxi Service)

Travel documents

 Passport (valid for at least 6 months on arrival)
 Flight ticket (KLM, SLM of TUI)
 Visum (see also ook Reisdocumenten)
 Vaccination document
 International drivers license (xxx)
 Travel insurance papers printed


 Travel guide 
 Bank cards 
 OV-Chipcard (for the journey to Airport)
 Enough cash ($ or € are can be changed in cambio’s to SRD) 
 Download Apps en Offline google maps of Suriname on your phone
 Download Netflix movies on your Ipad or laptop in advance

Protection in tropical environment

 Mosquito net Careplus |
 Careplus Anti Insect lotion 50% |
Craghoppers shirts, anti mosquito and sun protected 
 Long sleeves adn long jeans
 Careplus anti moquito socks |
Sun lotion
 Aftersun |
 Norit, ORS, Betadine, Paracetamol apotheek |
Unicura Soap Desinfectant
Small bottles desinfectant handgel
Sun glasses

 Rain poncho  > |

Jungle tours 

 Sturdy walking shoes gore-tex
 Long pants and extra reserve shirt/pant
 Light colored clothing
 Jungle Formula Anti moquito spray

Possibly malaria pills (more information on Vaccinaties op reis (GGD)

Personal equipement

 Toiletry bag with toothbrush, deo, nail clipper etc.
 Shampoo and shower gel
 Razor blades, foam and after shave
 Lenses (liquid) or glasses
 Make up bag with accessories
 Nice looking clothes for going out in the evening
 Sleep wear
 Underwear, socks
 Sportswear and shoes/swim wear
 Rain gear
 Lightweight sneakers
 Neat schoes
Slippers (Havanaias)


Waterproof hip bag
Bag for evening out
Daypack |
Combination lock
Lightweight foldable backpack

Pocket knife

 Playing cards


 First aid kit |
 Health insurance card
 Travel sickness tablets
 Medicines & reserve recipes
 Spare glasses


 Smartphone with cord, charger and music earphones
 A 2nd smartphone for a Surinam SIM card
 Photo camera with charger and SD card
USB stick or external HD for back-up photo’s

On the plane

 Backpack with some food
 Coat for in the plane
 Inflatable neck pillow
Sleep mask and earplugs

Gift ideas 

Chocolate (f.e. Tony Chocolonely)
 Dutch cheese
 Childrens toys
 “Luxury goods” (f.e. parfumes, watches)

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