Guyana travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Guyana 🇬🇾

Guyana is part of Americas with main city at Georgetown. Its Developing country with a population of 747K people. The main currency is Guyana Dollar. The languages spoken are English. the Republic of Guyana is the formal name of Guyana It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~26.60 °C   🌧 ~87.93 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 747K people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

High degree of caution

​We've reviewed our travel advice for Guyana. We haven't changed the level - exercise a high degree of caution in Guyana.

issued date: July 31, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English

Money

💱 Currencies Used

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.

🏧 ATMs

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.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Guyana is on average 2.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Guyana is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📞 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 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

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

🆘 Emergency

Police

990, 997

Ambulance

998

Fire department

999

Last updated: October 8, 2019