Here you will find important tips and useful information for Seychelles.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in euro (EUR)
Local currency / ISO Code
Seychelles rupee SCR
Currency exchange rate
SCR 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ SCR 0.00 (07/2015)
Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
The Travel Mastercard card is accepted at major hotels and restaurant
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
The local currency is susceptible to fluctuations and to inflation and may not be accepted as payment means.
Money is to be exchanged only at official points such as banks and exchange offices.
By law, services acquired by tourists (such as excursions, hotel stays, car rentals, dining) must be paid for in customary international currency or by credit card.
+ 3 h / + 2 h during our summer time
Creole, English and French
0 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
240 volt / adapter required
Passaporto valido almeno fino alla fine del soggiorno, return or onward travel ticket, evidence of accommodations and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 1 month. Extension available on site.
Victoria/Mahe Island, MG Building, Providence Industrial Estate
Tel. +248 4 374 278 / +248 2 511 104 / +248 2 512 886
8.30 - 14.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.30 - 11.00 h (Sat)
9.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 11.00 h (Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals if obtained at least 1 year previously, varies by rental company.
International driver's licence recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.3 ‰.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Observe elementary safety precautions.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
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