Guyana travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Guyana with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Guyana.

Guyana travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Guyana with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Guyana - quick facts
Time difference UK -4 hours
Language(s) Guyanese Creole, English
Currency Guyanese Dollar
Electricity A + B + D + G plug (120V)
Driving side Left

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Guyana weather

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The Guyana weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Georgetown.

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Guyana travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Guyana from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Guyana.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Guyana travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Guyana with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Guyana, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Guyana covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Guyana with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Guyana FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Guyana including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Guyana due to Covid-19?

Guyana is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Guyana.

Check out Ministry of Public Health, Guyana for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Guyana?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Guyana. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Guyana and the UK?

The time difference between Guyana and the UK is UK time-4 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Guyana?

The main languages spoken in Guyana are Guyanese Creole and English.

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What is the currency in Guyana?

The currency in Guyana is the Guyanese Dollar (GYD).

Which plugs are used in Guyana?

Guyana uses electrical plug type A + B + D + G (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Guyana?

They drive on the left side of the road in Guyana.

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