Guyana Travel Information

The Basics

Local Customs

Guyanese society is generally quite laid-back and accepting, and western travellers should not be unduly worried about 'clashing' with the social mores and customs that they will find in Guyana. Note that the Guyanese favour a frank, direct communication style, and that public displays of affection or anger are common. Note also that in Guyana, it is actually considered rude NOT to use your car's hooter when passing another vehicle, travelling through an intersection, or driving past pedestrians.

Duty Free

Travellers to Guyana over the age of 16 may import up to 200 cigarettes/50 cigars/225g of tobacco, 750ml of wine, 750ml of spirits, computers, and an amount of perfume reasonable for personal use.

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