Seychelles

Capital Victoria

Population 91,400

Area 452 km2

Key facts

Seychelles is a country located in Eastern Africa. The country has no land neighbors. As for languages, the country’s residents speak French and English.

The national currency in Seychelles is Seychellois rupee (SCR). The rupee (Rs) is subdivided into 100 cent.

With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 14.11 SCR and 1 USD is worth 13.15 SCR.

Seychellois
Banknotes

Rs50Rs100Rs500

Seychellois
Coins

Rs1Rs5151025

Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Seychelles is 48.8 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 150.61 Mbps and 97.08 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density Seychelles has more ATMs than most other countries.89.26 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.

SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Seychelles, a passport or ID is required as identification.

Socket types

There is one common socket type used in Seychelles. Type G is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.

Type G 240 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

Tourism

What hotel chains are present in Seychelles?

There are no Mariott hotels in Seychelles.

The Hilton hotel chain operates in Seychelles.

There are no IHG hotels in Seychelles.

There are no Best Western hotels in Seychelles.

There are no Radisson hotels in Seychelles.

The Accor hotel chain operates in Seychelles.

What fast food chains are present in Seychelles?

The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Seychelles.

The KFC chain does not operate in Seychelles.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Seychelles.

The Subway chain does not operate in Seychelles.

The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Seychelles.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Seychelles.

Weather

What is the weather like in Victoria?

Today the sun in Victoria, rises at 6:22 AM and sets at 6:41 PM. The climate of Victoria may be categorized as a equatorial rainforest (Af), according to Koppen’s classification system.

TodayFeb 9OvercastLow: 26.5°C (79.7°F)High: 27.1°C (80.78°F)
FridayFeb 10Rain showersLow: 26.1°C (78.98°F)High: 27.2°C (80.96°F)
SaturdayFeb 11ThunderstormLow: 26°C (78.8°F)High: 26.7°C (80.06°F)
SundayFeb 12Rain showersLow: 26.2°C (79.16°F)High: 27.2°C (80.96°F)
MondayFeb 13Rain showersLow: 26.1°C (78.98°F)High: 27.4°C (81.32°F)
TuesdayFeb 14ThunderstormLow: 25.8°C (78.44°F)High: 26.6°C (79.88°F)

Weather data for Victoria (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com

Transport

Railways There are no passenger trains available.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Seychelles.

Car Rental Avis , Sixt , Hertz are all available in Seychelles.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Seychelles traffic is left-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  No data available.

Road Traffic Casualties 11.30 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.71.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Seychelles

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police

Sources

Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban No known rules against smoking, or no information is available.

Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.

Alcohol allowance

  • 2 litres of alcoholic drinks containing not more than 16% alcohol
  • 2 litres of alcoholic drinks containing more than 16% alcohol

Tobacco allowance

  • 250 grams of tobacco products or 200 cigarettes
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