International Flight

Air Seychelles , Ethihad Airways , Qatar Airways, Air Austral, Sri Lanka Airways, Turkish Airlines, Kenya Airways, Condor and Emirates are the Air lines connecting us to the world at the moment.

On international flights, luggage allowance is 23KG per person.

Air Seychelles also offers an extra 10Kg for travelers that provide a diving certificate.

Currency

The Seychelles Rupee is the local currency (SCR1= 100cents) the rate is published everyday in your hotel and in the national paper.

Euros and U.S Dollars are also accepted everywhere in the Seychelles.

Credit Cards

Visa and Master card are also accepted in most places around.

Time

Seychelles is three hours ahead of central European time.

Climate

28°-31° all year round.

The best period for diving is March to May and September to November. June to September the wind blows regularly from the South-East. December to March, the wind blows from the north-west. December, January and February records the most rainfall.

The Seychelles archipelago lies beyond the cyclone belt.

Medical Service

Victoria has a large and efficient hospital with a decompression chamber and Praslin also has a health clinic. Another decompression chamber can be found on Silhouette Island.

Private Doctors are available.

There are also a few pharmacies around Praslin; the closest to the dive center is only 10 minutes’ drive away.

Language

Creole, English and French are the official languages of the Seychelles.

Transport

You have the choice to travel by plane or by boat. Air Seychelles operates domestic flights between Mahe and Praslin throughout the day (flight 15mns).

The ferry “Catcoco” operates three times per day from Mahe to Praslin ( 1 hour boat ).

Buses, taxis, car rentals and bicycle hire are available on Praslin to facilitate your stay.

Formalities

Valid passport.

Three months free Visa upon arrival.

A return ticket is requested by the immigration services on arrival.

No particular vaccination is recommended to enter the country.

And More…

There are no dangerous animals in Seychelles.

Traffic drives on the left.

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