Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Houston to Seychelles
Seychelles International Airport is opened for scheduled commercial flights.
Travelers who have been vaccinated and are able to show proof that they have taken the complete dose of the vaccine (the two doses) and that two weeks have elapsed after the second dose will be allowed to enter Seychelles.
Travelers who have not been vaccinated coming from permitted countries including Australia, Austria, Botswana, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Cote d'Ivoire, Estonia, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Liechtenstein, Malawi, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, New Zealand, Niger, Norway, Pakistan, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, UAE, Uzbekistan, Vietnam or Zimbabwe will also be allowed entry.
Consideration for entry in Seychelles may also be given to travelers who are not on the permitted list of countries and who have not been vaccinated but they must be arriving by private jets. However, they will be limited to staying at certified island resorts or on board super yachts only. All pre-travel applications for authorization of entry in the country by travelers from countries not on the permitted list and are arriving by private jets and have not been vaccinated must be submitted to the Public Health Authority on the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org for approval.
Travelers must have valid travel health insurance that covers, at minimum, COVID-19 related isolation, quarantine and clinical care.
Travelers must have valid vaccination certificate must be issued by an entity registered and recognized by a national/provincial authority such as the Ministry of Health or Public Health Authority, and must identify the holder of the certificate who has completed a full course (the two doses). The name and manufacturer of the vaccine must be presented. Ideally, the certificate should contain a barcode that permits authentication with the national authority.
All travelers, regardless of their vaccination status, must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from an accredited laboratory issued within 72 hours prior to departure.
Children under the age of 17, accompanying adults who are vaccinated, may not be required to be vaccinated. However, they will need to have a negative COVID-19 PCR certificate taken 72 hours from an accredited laboratory before travel.
Travelers must complete an Online Health Travel Authorization prior to boarding their flight. Travelers must submit their authenticated certificate of vaccination and negative PCR test results, flight and accommodation details before departure. This can only be done two weeks after they have received their complete doses of vaccination and after they have received their negative PCR test results.
Travelers must ensure that accommodation bookings are made only at licensed tourism accommodation establishments or liveaboards that have been certified by the Public Health Authority. Booking vouchers reflecting the entire duration of stay in Seychelles must be presented at the Immigration counter for verification. travelers without such a booking will be directed to another establishment that is certified.
Vaccinated travelers will be allowed free movement and are not restricted to the number of certified establishments or duration of stay in an establishment but they must follow all health protocols in place at their respective tourism accommodation/liveaboards.
Unvaccinated travelers may only stay in establishments or liveaboards that have been certified by the Public Health Authority. Upon arrival in Seychelles, visitors must stay in their first tourism accommodation/liveaboard for 6 nights before leaving the tourism accommodation compound/liveaboard. They will be required to take a PCR surveillance test on the 5th day after their arrival. If the test result is confirmed to be negative the visitor will be free to leave the establishment and continue with his planned holiday. If the PCR test result is positive, but the travelers are without symptoms of COVID-19 illness, they will be isolated in their rooms, until they are cleared by the Public Health Authority.
Where there is evidence that the travelers is symptomatic, Public Health Authority requires that the person is isolated in a medical facility until recovery from the infection.
Travelers who have not been vaccinated and are transiting through countries not on the permitted list of countries will be allowed entry into Seychelles only if they do not exit the airport during transit. Travelers with physical presence in South Africa within the 14 days preceding their arrival will not be permitted entry. More details here.
There are currently 1,084 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in SC and 46 deaths as of Jun 9 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Always on time"
Cons: "Food bad. Much better taste at the lounge in Doha"
Cons: "They do not understand the word priority at Doha airport. Business class passengers boarded last."
Pros: "Food was ok"
Cons: "There should be someone to guide for connecting flights"
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Cons: "Tbilisi-Doha delayed due to no A/C. Inadequate notices. Children yelling behind me, no action taken. Doha-BKK worse. Another 1 1/2 hr delay. Woman I’ll eventually taken off. Flight deck with inadequate notices. Then searched for woman’s overhead luggage. Others with delays elsewhere. Never again."
Cons: "As with all economy seating...it is cramped"
Pros: "Entertainment, crew was very hard-working."
Cons: "Economy seats are way too tight, had severe problems with knee room when seat in front was reclined. A terrible passenger just forward of me had no regard to this issue and refused to be cooperative. Food was lukewarm at best and was on mildly appetizing in economy."
Pros: "Long flight, not so full, yet the crew was busy. Some green/trainee types waking us up to bring seat forward while serving meal to passengers on the rear row !! One said we dont serve wine with lunch - really! She did bring the wine 30 minutes later. But they were nice overall. Kept it clean. A+."
Cons: "Nice if they offered/served drinks before meals"
Pros: "The crew was absolutely amazing"
Cons: "More movies on the system"
Cons: "Good job keep it up"
Cons: "Really we enjoyed this fly"
Pros: "As efficient as ever"
Pros: "Food was good and so was the crew, entertainment was better than expected."
Cons: "Obviously the seat could have been roomier but still good."
Pros: "The staff at Qatar Airways did everything they could to make this flight one of the most enjoyable of my entire life. The food was well prepared and exceeded my expectations. I also enjoyed that the food was served at times that minimized the impact of the time change."
Cons: "The movie and TV options were impressive; however, in-flight WiFi and power would have been convenient and improved the entertainment on board the flight."
Pros: "Love the service of qattar"
Cons: "Everything was amazing"
Pros: "seat space with leg room."
Pros: "Staff was courteous"
Cons: "My meal preference was not available."
Cons: "Had an 11hr delay overall, 3.5hrs sitting on the tarmac only to be told to disembark for dinner at the airport. Then told that we won't be getting on until 7am the next day, but only really started boarding at 8:30am. By the time we were told about the reschedule to the next morning, it was too late to get a hotel room (too far away) and was told that I could use a 'Quiet Lounge' at the airport (which wasn't quiet). While waiting to board at 7am the next day, ground staff told us that they had to change the plane so there would be a further delay. On boarding, we discovered that it was the SAME PLANE."
Pros: "Great service"
Cons: "Food was average"
Pros: "I flew from Bali to Doha and then Doha to Dulles after an 8 hour layover. Both flights operated a Boeing 777. The planes were spotlessly clean both flights. The menu choices were amazing and the wine selections were very good. What made the difference was the attentiveness of the cabin crew. I would particularly like to commend the purser and the flight attendants on flight 707 DOH-IAD for their assistance and willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty"
Cons: "Flight 707 was supposed to have the new Qsuites in Business Class, so it was disappointing that without prior notice the airline switched to an aircraft with normal (but quite good) business class seating. Nevertheless, the purser and the flight attendants made the flight memorable in a very positive way."
Pros: "Everything very smooth. Staff delightful and always helpful!"
Cons: "The seats were very uncomfortable. Food was less than mediocre."
Pros: "Food was far superior to any other airline food. As was customer service. Airline payed for a nice hotel during lng layover."
Cons: "Clearing immigration in Qatar took about two hours. They had so many staff overal at the airport, but were super understaffed at immigration."
Pros: "Heavenly for an airplane ride!"
Pros: "Great service and excellent flying!"
Cons: "Food was a bit dry"
Pros: "Cabin crew including the ground staff were awesome in providing best of its class customer service. Food and entertainment onboard was really good."
Pros: "The plane is very comfortable and the staff are friendly"
Pros: "Airport staff were friendly, Flight crew were good. I was in an exit row so I can't comment much about normal economy, but my legroom was fine. lots of movies to choose from. Deplaned onto a bus, that took us right to the Transfer Security which saved me a recently long walk."
Pros: "Everything is good thank you so mach !!!!"
Pros: "Polite staff keen to help"
Pros: "best airline food ever"
Cons: "for an international carrier, leg room is horribly cramped. singapore airlines and qantas offer better leg room in their economy class seats."
Pros: "Comfort and Cleaniness."
Cons: "Food and ways to provide chairs - avoiding providing wheel chairs and food requirement."
Pros: "Friendly crew, good entertainment options"
Cons: "Nearly empty flight and twice got assigned seat in very front with screaming child. Going had to move to nonreclining seat after 1st 12 hour flight. Assigned last seat in plane going even though short layover - had to run after 12 hours on plane since got last bus to terminal and waited, waited, waited for final passengers, not fun. Way back flight changed and no accomodation made (a lounge, room, anything) for 7.5 hour layover "you'll just have to hang in there" in middle of night even though others on my tour with same issue in dubai got a room included. With added stress of going through qatar which i booked because of longer layover so wouldnt miss connection just before political decree announced, i will do anything to avoid qatar again despite the very friendly crew. And having to wrap my camera equipment to check it, get extra insurance, such a pain."
Cons: "15 hours flight no WiFi...!!!!!! Last minute flight time change was sent via email..!!!! Almost 1 hour delay after boarding..!!!"
Pros: "After hearing our complaint, the Transfer desk staff was friendly and helpful and solved the situation in our favour. We"
Cons: "Once we landed in Doha to board omthe connecting flight, ground staff was waiting right outside the hate to let us know that our flight was overbooked. We were then informed that we were put on the following flight arriving after midnight at our destination. Our compensation was going to be 250 USD and a free entry to the lounge. What a way to start our holidays."
Cons: "It was all good"
Pros: "I wish this airline had more service within the US!! This airline is impeccable. We flew 16 hours from Doha to Miami and it was amazing. At the airport in Doha the flight representative went above and beyond to accommodate better seating for myself and my son. Luckily it was not a full flight and lots of the passengers had plenty of space. The staff is VERY friendly and VERY professional. I will definitely be giving this airline my hard earned money in the future for reservations as much as I can!!!!"
Cons: "Not one thing!!"
Cons: "A 7 hours trip from qatar to kuala lampur, and they serve only a sandwich which in the first place doesnt taste good."
Pros: "They make you feel welcome like you are a big deal unlike most US airlines. Ticamporn was a great hostess especially . Food was great as well."
Pros: "I liked that it was empty and I could lie down."
Pros: "Best thing is 2 free checked bags."
Cons: "Food and service in economy could be better. Nothing special about Qatar."
Pros: "Spacious single seat Plenty of handy storage Pajamas provided Quiet cabin Great service Lounge wonderful as ever Not woken until last minute"
Cons: "Boarding a bit haphazard"
Cons: "Flight to Doha was great! Enthused crew and Ey also kept ensuring bathrooms were clean. On way from Doha to Chicago it was disgusting"
Pros: "Punctuality, Crew assistance"
Cons: "Refreshments are very basic and dry"
Pros: "Timing n service n crew r nice n friendly"
Cons: "Older airplane"
Pros: "Boarding on time. Crew was very nice except food option."
Cons: "My wife didn't get veg food she is looking for. We asked crew and they said they don't have."
Pros: "Very friendly crew and efficient check-in service. Food was lovely."
Cons: "Multiple problems with onboard entertainment re-setting itself."
Cons: "I found the bed rather hard for sleeping on my side. When I awoke, I was stiff and sore."
Airlines flying from Houston to Seychelles have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Houston to Seychelles
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Houston to Seychelles
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Houston to Seychelles
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Houston to Seychelles
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Houston to Seychelles