Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy are now under Category 2

As from 16 November 2020, kindly note that countries Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy are now under Category 2 List hence clients coming from these countries would need to follow the Travel Advisory for Category 2

Measures are as follows:

  1. Visitors, including infants and children, must have a negative COVID-19 PCR certificate from an accredited laboratory 48 hours prior to departure from the country of origin
  2. Visitors from Category 2 countries are required to spend the first (6) six nights in a designated establishment and may not leave the premises and must strictly adhere to all the conditions in place at the establishment.
  3. A repeat PCR test will be performed on the 5th day. If the test result is negative, the visitors will be free to continue with their planned holiday and follow terms and conditions outlined as per the Category 1 permitted countries
  4. If the test result is positive, they will be required to stay in a designated hotel until cleared by the Public Health Authority

Pre Arrival Documents:

  • A negative PCR test certificate from an accredited or Government certified laboratory within 48 hours prior to departure to Seychelles must be submitted.
  • All visitors from the Category 2 Permitted Countries must ensure that their accommodation is authorised to receive visitors. Refer to List of Authorized accommodation category 2.
  • Visitors must have a valid travel insurance with full medical coverage, including COVID-19 related medical care, for the duration of their entire stay in Seychelles.
  • (Health Travel Authorization is also required. Visitors must submit their application for approval through the designated platform at this link https://seychelles.govtas.com/. This can only be done after they have received their PCR test results.

 

Additional trips in November 2020

On Saturday 14, 21 and 28, there will be additional trips from / to Mahé.
See details here:
Amended schedule Nov 2020

Schedule change for 24 Oct – 02 Nov 2020

Due to the Public Holidays and general elections in the Seychelles, there is a special schedule in place:
https://files.seyferry.com/Amended_schedule_24Oct-02Nov2020_SeyFerry.jpg

Updated regulations for entry to the Seychelles

You can download the latest from the Seychelles Health Authorities here: https://files.seyferry.com/2020-10-14_Seychelles-Visitor-Travel-Advisory.pdf
Issued 14 Oct 2020, subject to change.

The list of allowed countries can be found here: https://files.seyferry.com/2020-09-24_List-of-Permitted-Countries-Category-1-and-Category-2-1.pdf
Also subject to change.

Udated list of countries allowed for entry

List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles – effective from Monday 17 August 2020:

Austria
Canada
China
Cyprus
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
Germany
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Malaysia
Mauritius
Monaco
New Zealand
Norway
Portugal
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Korea
Sri Lanka
Switzerland
Thailand
Tunisia
UAE

Please note that France is NOT in this allowed list!

June 2020: Schedule change

New Cat Cocos timetable, valid from 03 June, 2020: https://files.seyferry.com/Mahe-Praslin-LD_schedule_lfd_en-Seyferry.pdf

THIS SCHEDULE IS VALID DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS. AS SOON AS TOURISM PICKS UP AGAIN THERE WILL BE MORE DAILY CONNECTIONS!

Countries allowed for entry into Seychelles

Review of Countries for entry into Seychelles
At its last review on the 28th May 2020, the Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC) identified a number
of countries as low risk. In conducting its review PHEOC considered the following criteria:

• Magnitude of transmission
• Trend in outbreak
• Low incidence of cases
• Responsiveness of the public health system
• Advisories from Public Health Authorities
• Reliability of data

PHEOC recommended to the Public Health Commissioner that the following countries could be designated low risk.
Risk assessment is dynamic and the list of countries will be kept under constant review and may be amended.

1. Australia
2. Austria
3. Botswana
4. China
5. Croatia
6. Greece
7. Hungary
8. Israel
9. Japan
10. Luxembourg
11. Mauritius
12. Monaco
13. Namibia
14. New Zealand
15. Norway
16. Slovakia
17. Slovenia
18. Switzerland
19. Thailand

The PHEOC has also examined the progress of the epidemic in other countries and identified the following countries
where the epidemic appears to be under good control and therefore recommended to the Public Health Commissioner
that entry from these countries could be considered with effect from mid July 2020.

The PHEOC will continue to monitor the situation in these and other countries to further advise the Public Health
Commissioner.

1. Albania
2. Bosnia and Herzegovina
3. Bulgaria
4. Cyprus
5. Denmark
6. Estonia
7. Finland
8. France
9. Germany
10. Ireland
11. Italy
12. Latvia
13. Lithuania
14. Malta
15. Netherlands
16. Serbia
17. South Korea

Seychelles are Corona-free

As of May 22, the Seychelles are declared Covid-19 free.
The country, which reported a number of 11 cases in total, has announced the last infected patient tested negative for a continuous number of days.

Seychelles in June

We wish to update you on the latest conditions set by the Department of Health Seychelles on the criteria for allowing entry of persons into Seychelles.

• For the month of June, private flights carrying passengers who have been given approval will be permitted.
• Chartered flights carrying passengers from approved countries may be permitted.
• All passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test that is 48 hours or less prior to boarding the flight to Seychelles.
• Aircraft/Airline are not to board any passengers or crew who are symptomatic of COVID-19.
• Any passengers who arrives in Seychelles without this proof will be turned back on the same aircraft.
• Exit screening must have been completed by all incoming passengers and crew.
• Entry screening will be done upon arrival starting with completion of the health check form, symptomatic check, temperature scanning. The passenger may be required to undergo a rapid antigen test.
• All passengers must provide proof of accommodation in an approved establishment for the entire period of stay and must show booking vouchers at Immigration on entry.
• During the month of June, they are not to change accommodation during their stay and must not interact with the community apart from those at their place of residence.
• In order to minimize interaction between groups of clients arriving on different dates client groups should be segregated within the Establishment. The Establishments will be visited prior to re-opening to verify that this can be effected.
• For 14 days after arrival the client will be monitored daily by the designated Health and Safety officers or focal person.
• All clients must ensure strict hygiene measures and physical distancing are enforced.
• All staff must be monitored daily by the designated Health and Safety Officer or focal person and record kept.
• Any illness must be reported immediately to the nearest Health Facility who will provide appropriate guidance.
• All cost of screening and test will be borne by the passenger.

Marzo 2020: Nessuna modifica del orario

Al momento non sono previste modifiche al orario per marzo 2020. Tutti i viaggi sono in esecuzione nei tempi previsti.
Qualsiasi modifica sarà immediatamente pubblicata qui.