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Foreign Exchange Guide to Seychelles

This currency guide to Seychelles helps you choose the best way to save money on SCR transfers and travel money.    [HKD/SCR=1.7504]

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Seychellois Rupee
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Seychelles, the Seychellois Rupee currency plus sending SCR transfers and travel tips.

In this Seychelles currency guide we take a look at :

  1. Seychellois Rupee info - general info about the Seychellois Rupee
  2. Seychellois Rupee in the markets - recent SCR moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in Seychelles - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying Seychellois Rupee cash online - travel money for Seychelles
  5. Sending money to Seychelles - save on Seychellois Rupee bank transfers to Seychelles
  6. Seychellois Rupee exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.

Seychellois Rupee (SCR) general currency information

What is the Seychellois Rupee currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Seychellois Rupee is SCR and the symbol is .

Which countries use the Seychellois Rupee?

It is the domestic currency in Seychelles.

Seychellois Rupee (SCR) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the HKD to SCR exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

HKD/SCR 90-DAY TREND: At 1.7497 HKD to SCR is trading near the average 1.7491 with a range 1.7189 to 1.7573. There are no current alerts.
09 Dec, 2019 16:03-EST 21:03-GMT 08:03-AEDT(+1D)

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Seychelles


Though remote, the Seychelles attract visitors who come for the ultimate romantic escape. After all, there are few places more isolated than this heavenly cluster of islands. To many, the Seychelles is the image of what paradise looks like. Of course, there's more to the Seychelles than pristine beaches. In addition to stunning natural beauty and wildlife, the main island of Mahé, where the capital Victoria is located, boasts beautiful French and British colonial architecture. And of course on a set of beautiful islands such as these there is incredible seafood and incredible resorts.

This is not a budget destination whatsoever. Seychelles is a country that generally caters to honeymooners, celebrities, and high-end tourists. There are few ways to save money on the island but, for the most part, you're going to find this a place hard on your wallet. That being said, paradise is worth the price! But don't worry, if you're not a Hollywood A-lister, there is still a place for you. The Seychelles are not a cheap destination but there are plenty of smaller guest houses and loads of people take the bus to get around the island, which is a total bargain.

What language is spoken in the Seychelles?

The official languages ​​of Seychelles are English and French, while the “Seselwa Creole” is the native language. Road signs are mostly in English, but the names of the villages and beaches are in French.

What currency is accepted in the Seychelles?

The Seychelles Rupee is the currency of the country, one euro is worth about 15 rupees Seychelles. The Euro is the most widely-accepted foreign currency, and you will see prices listed in both Euros and sometimes in US dollars. Also, you can bargain down prices if you use euros in certain places, like small hotels. The United States Dollar is also acceptable, but not as favoured as the Euro.

There are also ATMs easily found on the three main islands and airport, but do warn your bank in advance in case they block the card from being used for security. Perhaps take a little cash and your cards for just to be sure.

How to get around in the Seychelles?

Several options are available for the traveler to move throughout Seychelles. Mahé is the only international airport in the Seychelles and on arrival you can have recourse to one of the many taxis on site or public transport. Bus services are the main kind of public transport in the Seychelles. A good solution if you're spending a bit of time on Mahé and Praslin is to rent a car for your holiday. Cheaper, fast and free, you can enjoy your holiday at your own pace.

The port of Mahé, several times a day shuttle boats connects the islands of the Seychelles. To go to Praslin, you can also make the trip by helicopter or by boat via Praslin. Prices remain quite affordable and the trip really worth the cost.


Travel money for Seychelles


Save money and time by Ordering your Seychellois Rupee online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the SCR cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Seychellois Rupee otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Seychelles Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare SCR travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Seychelles
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Seychelles

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Seychelles you need to start with finding out the latest Seychellois Rupee foreign-transfer exchange rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save (we make that calculation easy here).

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Seychelles

When sending money to Seychelles it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Seychellois Rupee amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted SCR amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Seychelles.

Use our Send to SCR calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Seychellois Rupee deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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SCR/USD - Seychellois Rupee to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.073009 Dec 2019
7 Day0.073003 Dec 2019
30 Day0.073010 Nov 2019
3 Month0.073011 Sep 2019
1 Year0.073310 Dec 2018
5 Year0.070211 Dec 2014
10 Year0.089812 Dec 2009

SCR/EUR - Seychellois Rupee to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.066009 Dec 2019
7 Day0.065903 Dec 2019
30 Day0.066210 Nov 2019
3 Month0.066311 Sep 2019
1 Year0.064610 Dec 2018
5 Year0.056611 Dec 2014
10 Year0.061212 Dec 2009

SCR/GBP - Seychellois Rupee to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.055509 Dec 2019
7 Day0.056203 Dec 2019
30 Day0.057010 Nov 2019
3 Month0.059211 Sep 2019
1 Year0.058410 Dec 2018
5 Year0.044611 Dec 2014
10 Year0.055212 Dec 2009

SCR/AUD - Seychellois Rupee to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.106909 Dec 2019
7 Day0.106503 Dec 2019
30 Day0.106410 Nov 2019
3 Month0.106211 Sep 2019
1 Year0.102010 Dec 2018
5 Year0.084911 Dec 2014
10 Year0.098312 Dec 2009

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