Guyana destination information

All you need to know before visiting Guyana

Guyana summary

Guyana is a medium sized country with around 747K Guyanese. Official language is English. Guyana uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC-04:00. Currency used in Guyana is Guyana Dollar (GYD).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 182
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 131

ATMs in Guyana are Rare. Internet speed in Guyana is on average 2.7 Mbps. In Guyana you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Georgetown
🗣️ English
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 747K ☀️ ~26 °C 🌧 ~193 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 215k km2 (83k mi²)
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🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Guyana uses 120/240V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B, Type D and Type G.

Languages 🗣️

  • English


Currency 💱

100 GYD = 0.47 USD

Guyana uses the Guyanese dollar (symbol: $), code GYD.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 1000, 500, 100 and 20 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5 and 1 dollars.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are rare in Guyana. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Roaming 🌐

Emergency Calls 🚨

Police :

990, 997

Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Guyana, dial +, then 592 (the country code for Guyana), then the area code and the local number.


For local calls within Guyana, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 771 .

international: + 592 771 1234567
calling local: 771 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Guyana is on average 2.7 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Guyana is low. It is not as easy to find one.

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Rules 🚗

In Guyana you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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