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:

  • $ 132 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2257* (28700 SCR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 158 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 5.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 4226* (53746 SCR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 236 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 76 per person
  • $ 65 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 7533* (95802 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 2020

Cost of living: Seychelles VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Seychelles in 2020 is essentially the same as 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
Victoria (Mahé) 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Victoria (Mahé)
Beau Vallon 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Beau Vallon

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Local prices in Seychelles by expense type

Seychelles: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Seychelles is 9% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 21/person
($ 15 to $ 24)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 40/person
($ 24 to $ 52)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.3/person
($ 5.5 to $ 12)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.6 for 500ml
($ 4.3 to $ 7)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.2 for 330ml
($ 2.7 to $ 3.6)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.4/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 5.5)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2/can
($ 1.2 to $ 4.7)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 3.6)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Seychelles: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Seychelles is 63% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 146/night
($ 118 to $ 177)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 170/night
($ 112 to $ 249)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 303/night
($ 214 to $ 416)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 261
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 856/night
($ 580 to $ 1286)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 504
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 194/month
($ 113 to $ 366)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 394/month
($ 164 to $ 806)

137% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 171/month
($ 119 to $ 237)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 651/month
($ 236 to $ 1540)

271% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Seychelles: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Seychelles costs 8% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 1.9)

99% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.7/500g
($ 1.1 to $ 3.1)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2.5/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 2.9)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.5/12 eggs
($ 1.9 to $ 3.3)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 16/kg
($ 7.9 to $ 79)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8/kg
($ 5.9 to $ 11)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 4.3)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

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

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 2.4)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.8 to $ 3.1)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4
($ 1.2 to $ 1.6)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 16/kg
($ 15 to $ 16)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Seychelles: Public and private transport budget

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

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 21/month
($ 17 to $ 24)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.9/km
($ 1.9 to $ 3.9)

115% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

91% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 7.9
($ 3.9 to $ 16)

110% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 53/24hrs
($ 44 to $ 131)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Seychelles: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Seychelles costs 10% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 52/month
($ 33 to $ 119)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

91% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 118/month
($ 82 to $ 158)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 995/month
($ 786 to $ 1177)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1396
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 777/month
($ 550 to $ 942)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1113
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1976/month
($ 1571 to $ 2354)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2249
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1492/month
($ 1177 to $ 1727)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1767
Gym
Gym
$ 58/month
($ 52 to $ 76)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 249/month
($ 220 to $ 288)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 974
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 3605/yr
($ 2746 to $ 4708)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17212

Seychelles: Leisure activity budget

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

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 6.3/hr
($ 6.3 to $ 6.3)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Seychelles: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Seychelles is 24% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 12/pack
($ 9.4 to $ 16)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 58
($ 36 to $ 95)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 69
($ 48 to $ 143)

77% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 85
($ 64 to $ 158)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 72
($ 40 to $ 119)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 102

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
Manchester → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 900
(fair price: $ 0)
London → Victoria (Mahé)
London → Victoria (Mahé)
London → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 974
(fair price: $ 758)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
Dublin → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 894
(fair price: $ 0)
Edinburgh → Victoria (Mahé)
Edinburgh → Victoria (Mahé)
Edinburgh → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 997
(fair price: $ 0)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
New York City → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1403
(fair price: $ 0)
Los Angeles → Victoria (Mahé)
Los Angeles  → Victoria (Mahé)
Los Angeles  → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1714
(fair price: $ 0)
Sydney → Victoria (Mahé)
Sydney → Victoria (Mahé)
Sydney → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1713
(fair price: $ 0)
Melbourne → Victoria (Mahé)
Melbourne → Victoria (Mahé)
Melbourne → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1696
(fair price: $ 0)
Perth → Victoria (Mahé)
Perth → Victoria (Mahé)
Perth → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1652
(fair price: $ 0)
Toronto (Ontario) → Victoria (Mahé)
Toronto (Ontario) → Victoria (Mahé)
Toronto (Ontario) → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1551
(fair price: $ 0)
Montreal → Victoria (Mahé)
Montreal → Victoria (Mahé)
Montreal → Victoria (Mahé)
$ 1618
(fair price: $ 0)

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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 10-01-2020.

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