Foreign travel advice

Seychelles

Summary

Piracy remains a significant threat in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean. See Sea travel

Crime levels are rising and there has been an increase in burglaries and opportunist thefts against residents, expatriates and tourists. You should take sensible precautions to safeguard yourself and your possessions. Parked cars, residential accommodation including guest houses and hotels, beaches and walking trails may be targeted. See Crime

Caution should be exercised when swimming, especially with children. Currents can be strong and drownings occur. See Swimming

Most visits to Seychelles are trouble-free.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.