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:

  • $ 102 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 3.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1890* (25536 SCR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 159 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 39 per person
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 5.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 4102* (55426 SCR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 236 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 69 per person
  • $ 56 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 7077* (95634 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 2024

Cost of living: Seychelles VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Seychelles in 2024 is 5% higher than in the United States (USA).

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) 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
Beau Vallon 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Beau Vallon
Victoria (Mahé) 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Victoria (Mahé)



Local prices in Seychelles by expense type

Seychelles: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Seychelles costs 10% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 7.1 to $ 23)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 34/person
($ 22 to $ 75)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.3/person
($ 6.9 to $ 8.5)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.9 for 500ml
($ 2.1 to $ 9.2)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.6 for 330ml
($ 2.5 to $ 4.8)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5.1/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 7.4)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.1/can
($ 1.8 to $ 3.2)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.9/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 3)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Seychelles: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Seychelles is 16% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 102/night
($ 102 to $ 1127)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 155/night
($ 113 to $ 265)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 162/night
($ 91 to $ 339)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 203
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 309/night
($ 167 to $ 551)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 289
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 843/night
($ 540 to $ 1497)

70% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 498
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 102/month
($ 102 to $ 1124)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 141
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 197/month
($ 117 to $ 492)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 203
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 336/month
($ 137 to $ 790)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 186
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 155/month
($ 86 to $ 364)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 221
Family room
Family room
$ 384/month
($ 197 to $ 793)

102% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 190

Seychelles: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Seychelles costs 15% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.2/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 2.5)

109% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.9/500g
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 2.2)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.5/12 eggs
($ 2.7 to $ 3.7)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.8/kg
($ 4.5 to $ 7.3)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2/kg
($ 1.5 to $ 2.5)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 6.7/kg
($ 4.5 to $ 11)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.8)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.9
($ 1.1 to $ 2.5)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Seychelles: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Seychelles is 80% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.8/ticket
($ 0.7 to $ 0.8)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.3/km
($ 2.2 to $ 7.3)

92% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.5 to $ 1.6)

60% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 9.2
($ 7.3 to $ 12)

147% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 82/24hrs
($ 36 to $ 123)

166% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 31

Seychelles: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Seychelles costs 49% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.5/ticket
($ 5.5 to $ 11)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
($ 7.4 to $ 22)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 24

Seychelles: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Seychelles is 9% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 15/pack
($ 12 to $ 17)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 68
($ 38 to $ 100)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 27
($ 21 to $ 38)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

London → Victoria (Mahé)
London → Victoria (Mahé)
London → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 840
(fair price: $ 715)
Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 892
(fair price: $ 757)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 836
(fair price: $ 717)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1118
(fair price: $ 940)
Montreal → Victoria (Mahé)
Montreal → Victoria (Mahé)
Montreal → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1449
(fair price: $ 1290)
Edinburgh → Victoria (Mahé)
Edinburgh → Victoria (Mahé)
Edinburgh → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 937
(fair price: $ 817)

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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, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Seychelles updated on 12-04-2024.

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