Currency

euro (€)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than €100

  • Pho at the Cayenne Central Market: €4
  • Hammock space in a carbet (open-air hut): €10
  • Bus Cayenne–Kourou: €15
  • Pirogue (dugout canoe)to Suriname: €3

Midrange: €100–€175

  • Midrange hotel: €85–150
  • Daily car rental: €35
  • Tour of the Camp de la Transportation: €6
  • Taxi collectif (minibus, shared taxi) Cayenne–St Laurent du Maroni: €30

Top end: More than €175

  • Luxury hotel room: €150–200
  • Top end meal in Cayenne: €50
  • Flight to St Laurent du Maroni: €90
  • Day trip to Îles du Salut: €50

Money

Banks and ATMs are scattered throughout town but none of them exchange foreign currency or traveler's checks. You'll have to wait to get to Cayenne if you need to exchange money.