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Useful addresses

United Kingdom

Seychelles Tourist Office – 52 Grosvenor Gardens - Victoria - London SW1 W0AU - t 0207 333 0147 - www.seychelles.travel

Seychelles Consulate – 111 Baker Street - 4th Floor - London W1U 6RR - t 0207 935 7770 - consulate@seychelles-gov.net

When to go

Seychelles is in the southern hemisphere, so the seasons are the opposite to those of Europe. The islands enjoy an equatorial tropical climate with monsoon seasons. The best time to visit is from March to May.

Time difference

There is a time difference of 3 hours in summer and 4 hours in winter with Seychelles and the United Kingdom and Ireland. So when it is 12noon in London, it is 3 or 4pm in Victoria.


A valid passport, a return ticket and a hotel booking for the first few days. A one-month visa is issued free of charge on arrival providing visitors have sufficient funds to cover their stay.


Also see Practical A to Z.

Recommended vaccinations: DT-polio.

Travel insurance is advisable (automatically provided by some bank cards).

First aid kit

Anti-diarrhoea medication in case of turista and mosquito repellent.


www.virtualseychelles.sc – Official tourist site of Seychelles.

www.seychelles.com – Tourist information.

www.nation.sc – News and current affairs by the Seychelles Nation.

www.natureseychelles.org – Information about the flora, fauna and environment of Seychelles.

www.sif.sc – Environmental and scientific information.

www.fco.gov.uk - www.dfa.ieFor travel advice issued by government bodies

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