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Seychelles Travel Advice

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Seychelles Travel Advice

Seychelles remains a safe and travel worthy destination. It is always ready to welcome you and ensure that you enjoy the holiday of your dreams. But before visiting you should follow the travel advice set by the government.

Safety and Security

  • Most visiting Seychelles are trouble-free. However, there have been cases of robberies, and opportunist thefts against residents, and tourists.
  • Crime is generally non-violent, but bag snatching and robbing while walking at night are exceptions. You should take precautions to keep yourself safe.
  • Mahe is mountainous, and roads are narrow. So, take care while driving yourself.
  • Take care while doing water activities like swimming or snorkeling, particularly for children or the elderly, as drowning may occur.


  • If you have any health issues or if you are pregnant, you may need healthcare abroad. So, ensure you will carry travel insurance with you while traveling to Seychelles.
  • Be aware of the Covisd-19 rules set by the government and don't go to restricted areas. For detailed coronavirus health information, visit the Coronavirus page.
  • A few weeks before your trip to Seychelles, check the updated health advice from the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC).
  • If you need any medical emergency during your trip, dial 999 and ask for an ambulance service.

Local Laws and Customs

  • Drug taking and smuggling are serious crimes in Seychelles.
  • Topless sunbathing is uncommon and not acceptable on some beaches.
  • Homosexuality is not illegal in Seychelles. However, same-sex marriage is not currently permitted.


  • Seychelles rupees (SCR) are mostly paid for buying goods and services. It isn't common to pay with any other currency.
  • Although some guesthouses and hotels may accept Euros or US Dollars, you should check before traveling.
  • You can exchange money at travel agents, banks and the Bureau De Changes.
  • ATM facilities are common in Seychelles.
  • Most shops and restaurants accept credit and debit card payments.

Entry Requirements

  • All visitors need to have a Health Travel Authorisation and valid Travel and Health Insurance to entry in Seychelles.
  • From 15 March 2022, travelers who are fully vaccinated don't need to take any COVID-19 travel tests before flying to Seychelles.
  • If you travel to Seychelles, your passport should be valid for the exact duration of your stay. No additional period of validity is required.
  • For British passport holders, Visas are not required.

Follow the above-mentioned travel advice set by the government of Seychelles for a safe and successful journey. Plan your trip to Seychelles with us for a memorable travel experience.

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