Travel budget and cost of living in Seychelles how much does a trip cost?

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Travel budget in Seychelles

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Seychelles: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Seychelles for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 141 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2380* (30338 SCR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 160 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 5.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 4179* (53284 SCR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 239 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 76 per person
  • $ 58 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 7364* (93898 SCR)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Seychelles in 2019

Cost of living: Seychelles VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Seychelles in 2019 is 10% higher than in United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Seychelles in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Seychelles by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Seychelles compared to the national average.

Cities /Seychelles View Details
Victoria (Mahé) 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Victoria (Mahé)
Beau Vallon 28% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Beau Vallon

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Local prices in Seychelles by expense type

Restaurant budget in Seychelles

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Seychelles is 12% more expensive than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 21/person
($ 16 to $ 28)

31% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 40/person
($ 24 to $ 52)

42% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.2/person
($ 5.5 to $ 12)

3% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.6 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 7.8)

33% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.2 for 330ml
($ 2.7 to $ 3.5)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.5/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 5.5)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.8/can
($ 1.2 to $ 3.9)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Seychelles

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Seychelles is 61% more expensive than in United States.
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 153/night
($ 128 to $ 181)

24% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 167/night
($ 113 to $ 241)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 311/night
($ 219 to $ 435)

21% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 870/night
($ 652 to $ 1209)

74% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 502
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 202/month
($ 113 to $ 398)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 389/month
($ 161 to $ 807)

134% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 173/month
($ 122 to $ 237)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 213
Family room
Family room
$ 592/month
($ 261 to $ 1265)

237% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Seychelles

On average, the price of supermarket food in Seychelles costs 7% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 1.9)

100% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.4/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 3.1)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2.5/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 2.9)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.6/12 eggs
($ 1.9 to $ 3.6)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 16/kg
($ 12 to $ 20)

37% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.9/kg
($ 5.9 to $ 11)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 3.1/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 6.9)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.5/kg
($ 4.7 to $ 5.9)

29% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 1.9)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.8 to $ 3.1)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4
($ 1.2 to $ 1.6)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 16/kg
($ 15 to $ 16)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Seychelles

On average, the price of transport in Seychelles is 33% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.6/ticket
($ 0.6 to $ 0.6)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 17/month
($ 17 to $ 24)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.5/km
($ 1.9 to $ 3.9)

94% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.6)

97% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 7.8
($ 3.9 to $ 12)

126% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 53/24hrs
($ 44 to $ 131)

34% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Seychelles

On average, the cost of housing in Seychelles is essentially the same as in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 40/month
($ 33 to $ 48)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

189% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 115/month
($ 79 to $ 157)

71% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1019/month
($ 782 to $ 1171)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1352
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 756/month
($ 625 to $ 937)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1066
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1906/month
($ 1562 to $ 2342)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2210
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1523/month
($ 1171 to $ 1796)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1725
Gym
Gym
$ 58/month
($ 52 to $ 71)

48% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 254/month
($ 235 to $ 287)

73% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 3872/yr
($ 2733 to $ 7807)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18299

Leisure activity budget in Seychelles

On average, budget for leisure activities in Seychelles costs 57% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.9/ticket
($ 5.9 to $ 5.9)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 6.2/hr
($ 6.2 to $ 6.2)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Seychelles

On average, shopping budget in Seychelles is 26% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 12/pack
($ 9.3 to $ 16)

58% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 57
($ 36 to $ 110)

21% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 69
($ 48 to $ 95)

82% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 81
($ 64 to $ 118)

1% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 69
($ 40 to $ 118)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

London → Victoria (Mahé)
London → Victoria (Mahé)
London → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1011
(fair price: $ 845)
Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 977
(fair price: $ 855)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 953
(fair price: $ 832)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1424
(fair price: $ 1250)

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About the information on the cost of living in Seychelles

The information about the cost of living in Seychelles shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Seychelles updated on 19-05-2019.

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