Seychelles international travel guide


Seychelles is part of Africa with main city at Victoria. It's usually 🌤️ 27.30 °C in Seychelles with a rainfall of 🌧 274.14 mm. Internet speed in Seychelles is on average 2.9 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 91K people. The main currency is Seychelles Rupee. The languages spoken are French and English. Automatic teller machines are very common in Seychelles. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~27.30 °C   🌧 ~274.14 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 91K people


🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

Commercial passenger flights will resume from 1 August 2020, but you'll only be able to enter if you're from an approved country (see Travel). Seychelles airport is open, though entry remains restricted to private jets and chartered passenger flights with passengers from approved countries. Yachts, superyachts and fishing vessels are allowed entry to Seychelles. You'll need a negative COVID-19 PCR test to enter Seychelles. Monitor the media for updates, stay in touch with airlines and your travel agent on departure options and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you: Do not travel to Seychelles.

issued date: July 3, 2020


🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French and English


💱 Currencies Used

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.

🏧 ATMs

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

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 .


Last updated: January 20, 2021

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