Seychelles destination information

All you need to know before visiting Seychelles

Seychelles summary

Seychelles is a small country with around 91K Seychellois. Official languages are French, Seychellois Creole and English. Seychelles uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+04:00. Currency used in Seychelles is Seychelles Rupee (SCR).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 13
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 53

ATMs in Seychelles are Very common. Internet speed in Seychelles is on average 2.9 Mbps.

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👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 91K ☀️ ~27 °C 🌧 ~137 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 0k km2 (0k mi²)
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Socket 🔌

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

Languages 🗣️

  • English
  • French


Currency 💱

1 SCR = 0.07 USD

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 🏧🏦

Very common

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.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Seychelles uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

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 .

international: + 248 4 1234567
calling local: 4 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Seychelles is on average 2.9 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Seychelles is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

SIM Card #️⃣

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).


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Limits 🚦


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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