Seychelles travel advice

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

Seychelles travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to the Seychelles 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.

Seychelles - quick facts
Flight time 13 hours
Time difference UK +4 hours
Language(s) Seychelles Creole, English
Currency Seychellois Rupee
Electricity G plug (240V)
Driving side Left

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Seychelles weather

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Seychelles travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting the Seychelles 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 the Seychelles.

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

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Seychelles travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to the Seychelles 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 the Seychelles, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Seychelles covid live updates

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

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Seychelles FAQs

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

Are there entry restrictions to the Seychelles due to Covid-19?

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

Check out Ministry of Health, Republic of Seychelles for more information.

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

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

What is the flight time to the Seychelles from the UK?

The flight time to the Seychelles from the UK is typically 13 hours.

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What is the time difference between the Seychelles and the UK?

The time difference between the Seychelles and the UK is UK time+4 hours.

What is the main language spoken in the Seychelles?

The main languages spoken in the Seychelles are Seychelles Creole and English.

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What is the currency in the Seychelles?

The currency in the Seychelles is the Seychellois Rupee (SCR).

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Which plugs are used in the Seychelles?

Seychelles uses electrical plug type G (240 Volts).

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

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

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