SEYGUIDE: COMPANY DETAILS & RIGHTS

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USEFUL INFOS
REGULAR FERRY PRASLIN - LA DIGUE
INTER ISLAND FERRY - William Rose / Praslin - La Digue                                      TIME TABLE            
Baie Ste Anne, Praslin
Tel: (248) 423 23 29 - 423 23 94
EMail: iif@seychelles.net
www.seychelles.net/iif
 
ENTRANCE FORMALITIES
- passport valid on the date of entry to and exit from Seychelles - no visa required.
- return or onward ticket.
- proof of accommodation and contact details.
- sufficient funds for the duration of the stay.
 
VACCINATION AND HEALTH
- no tropical disease, no special vaccination required.
 
TIME ZONE
- GMT+4
- sunrise around 6.00am & sunset 6.30 pm
- day light : about 12hours
 
ELECTRICITY
220-240 volts AC 50 Hz
British standard square three-pin, 13 amp sharp electric plug (adaptators required)
 
WATER
Tap water meets W.H.O. (World Health Organization) specifications and is safe to drink nation-wide.
 
LANGUAGES

Three official languages: english, french & creol.

 
CURRENCY
Local currency is the Seychelles rupee (SCR).
Mastercard/Access and Visa credit card are widely accepted contrary to Diners Club or American Express
 
RELIGION
Roman Catholicism remains the dominant religion and the religious communities (Anglican, Protestant, Muslim, Hindu, Bahaï) live in harmony. Some Voodoo practices, called «bonom di bwa» still exist.
   

INTERNATIONAL DIAL NUMBER 248

DIRECTORY ENQUIERIES
- Airtel: 460 06 00
- Cable & Wireless: 181

EMERGENCY SERVICES
- Police, Firemen, Ambulance: 999
- Ambulance: 151
- Police: 112

OTHERS
- Weather: 438 43 58 - www.meteo.gov.sc
- Post: 428 85 55
- Immigration Division: 429 36 36 - 422 50 35 - info@immigration.gov.sc

WATER-ELECTRICITY
428 00 50 (Praslin) - 423 43 05 (La Digue)

FIREMEN
423 32 53 (Praslin) - 423 40 90 (La Digue)

POLICE
428 81 20 (Baie Ste Anne, Praslin) - 428 81 23 (Grand Anse, Praslin) - 423 42 51 (La Digue)

HOSPITAL
23 23 33 (Baie Ste Anne, Praslin) - 423 34 14 (Grand Anse, Praslin) - 423 42 55 (La Digue)

DOCTORS
- Dr Wilkins 423 28 23 (Baie Ste Anne, Praslin)
- Dr Chetty 258 31 44(Grand Anse, Praslin)
- Dr Murthy 423 73 80 (Grand Anse, Praslin)

- Dr Chetty 432 19 11 (Mahe)
- Dental service: 279 44 20 (Praslin)

 
   
OPENING TIME
Banks are generally open from 8.30 am to 2 or 2.30pm during the week and closed before 12.00
noon on saturdays. The Post Offices are open from 8 am till 3.45pm during the week and till 11.45am
on Saturdays. Petrol stations open at 6 am every day and have varying closing times, between 7pm
in the countryside and 11 pm in town. They close slightly earlier on Sundays.
 
  Mon -Fri Sat Sun
       

Nouvobank (bank)

08h:30 -14:00 08:30 -11:30
Barclays (bank) 08:30 -14:30 08:30 -11:00 -
MCB Grand Anse (bank) 08:30 -14:30 08:30 -11:00
MCB Côte d'Or & La Digue (bank) 08:30 -11:30 & 12:15 -14:30 08:30 -11:00 -
       
Post Office 08:00 -15:45 08:00 -11:45 -
       
Petrol Station 07:00 - 20:30 07:00 - 19:30 07:30 - 18:00
 

. AUTRES / OTHERS MAHE PRASLIN LA DIGUE

POLICE
428 80 00 ( Mahe, Victoria Central)
428 80 95 (Mahe, Beau Vallon)
428 81 13 (Mahe, Anse Royale)
423 23 32 - 428 81 20 (Praslin, BSA)
428 81 23 (Praslin, GA)
428 81 28 (La Digue)
HOSPITAL
438 80 00 ( Mahe, Victoria)
437 12 22 ( Mahe, Anse Royale)
438 85 95 ( Mahe, English River)
423 23 33 (Praslin, BSA)
424 34 14 (Praslin, GA)
423 42 55 (La Digue)
FIRE STATION
428 99 99 ( Mahe, Victoria)
435 53 75 - 252 49 91 ( Mahe, A.Boileau)
423 21 41/49 - 423 20 79 (Praslin,BSA)
423 62 07 (Praslin, GA)
423 40 90 (La Digue)
423 40 70 (La Digue)
     

POST OFFICE
428 85 55 (Mahe)
423 23 52 (Praslin, BSA)
423 32 12 (Praslin, GA)
423 40 36 (La Digue)

PUC
(Public Utilities Corporation, water, electricity)
467 80 00 (Mahe)
428 00 50 - 423 24 30 (Praslin)
423 43 05(La Digue)

LIFE GUARD
251 53 52 (Mahe)
251 20 96 - 251 54 25 (Praslin)



 
EVENEMENTS 2017 (dates à confirmer) / 2017 EVENTS (dates to be confirmed)
- International Carnival of Victoria 8th-10th, february
- Seychelles ECO-Healing Marathon 24 février / 24th february
- The Francophonie celebration week, March, Mahe
- Labour day (30th April) - Praslin, Marie-Jeanne Estate
- FetAfrik - Mai/May
- Journées Constitutionnelles (Inner Islands, 4ème édition, June) - Praslin, BSA
- Feast of Sainte Anne 30th July - Praslin, BSA
- Assumption of Mary, August 15th - La Digue
- Festival Kréol, end of September - Mahé
 
   
JOURS FERIÉS 2017 / 2017 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
1st January - New Year Day
2d January - New Year Holiday
14th April - Good Friday
1st May - Labour Day
5th June - Liberation Day
15th June - Corpus Christi
18th June - National Day
29th June - Independence day
5th August - Assumption
1st November - All Saints Day
8th December - Immaculate Conception
25th December - Christmas Day