Seychelles international travel guide in 2024

Seychelles international travel guide in 2024

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Seychelles has a population of 91K with main currency as Seychellois Rupee. The languages spoken are French. Seychelles travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Automatic teller machines are very common in Seychelles. Internet speed in Seychelles is on average 2.9 Mbps.

Seychelles travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions
Before travelling to the Seychelles, you must complete a Digital Travel Authorisation. You must have valid travel/medical insurance to cover COVID-19 related costs. (See 'Full Advice > Travel'). We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in the Seychelles.

Issue Date : Mar 6, 2023

Seychelles weather

Seychelles essential details

Plugs

Seychelles uses 240V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French

Money in Seychelles

Currencies

Seychelles uses the Seychellois rupee (symbol: ?), code SCR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 25 and 10 rupees. Rupee is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 5 and 1 rupees and 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.

ATM

Automatic teller machines are very common in Seychelles. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Internet in Seychelles

Internet

Internet speed in Seychelles is on average 2.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Seychelles is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 264.44 SCR, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Airtel or CW (Cable & Wireless). Seychelles uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Seychelles upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Calling

To call Seychelles, dial +, then 248 (the country code for Seychelles), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Seychelles, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 4 .

Driving in Seychelles

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Seychelles visa advice

If you're considering exploring Seychelles beyond the usual transit spots, our comprehensive guide on Seychelles transit visa offers deeper insights and broader options for travelers of different nationalities. For those transiting through other countries en route to Seychelles, understanding Seychelles Transit Visa requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth journey.

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