Seychelles vaccinations: which ones do you need?

Are you planning a trip to Seychelles? Our travel advice informs you about precautions you can take. We recommend vaccinations for Seychelles, although in most cases these are not mandatory. Which specific vaccinations you require for your trip to the Seychelles is dependant on the duration of your stay on these pretty islands.

The Republic of Seychelles is an archipelago and country in the Indian Ocean. The archipelago consists of 115 islands north of Madagascar. Seychelles has a tropical rainforest climate, with two monsoon seasons: from May to October and from November to April. The best time to travel to Seychelles is between July and September. Seychelles is known for its magnificent flora and fauna, but the islands are also a great destination for lovers of sun, sea and sand. Highlights of the Seychelles are Mahé, the charming capital of Victoria and Aldabra, a coral atoll where you can spot turtles, flamingos and crabs.

Whatever way you spend your holiday in the Seychelles, please take into account health risk and (tropical) diseases. Our skilled KLM Health Services nurses can tell you exactly which vaccinations you require and provide advice on additional measures for a pleasant stay in the Seychelles. Click here to make an appointment (in Dutch) with one of our nurses.

Seychelles vaccinations: the most common risks

Various diseases are prevalent in Seychelles to which you are likely not resistant. The right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks in the Seychelles and read which specific vaccinations you require.

Dengue

In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

DTP

Vaccination against DTP is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Hepatitis A

Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Hepatitis B

Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.

Yellow Fever - compulsory from Yellow Fever area

In this country Yellow Fever is prevalent. There is a potential risk for travellers. Vaccination is recommended. Vaccination is possibly COMPULSORY when traveling from a Yellow Fever area. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.

Yellow Fever - possibly recommended

In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.

A healthy trip to Seychelles: prepare for your trip with our tips

Make your trip to the Seychelles as pleasant as possible and avoid unexpected surprises. Below you will find helpful tips and tricks to prepare yourself for your journey. 

Our KLM Health Services’ Doctor Connect service allows your to contact a KLM Health Services expert 24/7, either by telephone, text message or WhatsApp. Not only in case of emergency but also if you have doubts. Subscribe to Doctor Connect.

Seemingly innocent things such as food, water and bright sunlight can pose a risk to your health during your travels. Want to know what measures you can take to reduce these health risks? Please read our travel tips. 

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travel advice (in Dutch) helps you prepare for safety risks during your stay abroad. The travel advice, for example, tells you which regions are safe and to which regions you should not travel. Sometimes there are security risks. If this is the case, please be alert or, preferably only travel to the country concerned if genuinely necessary.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up a central telephone number for travellers, which can be reached 24/7. Please call: +31 247 247 247.

Schedule a vaccination for Seychelles? Make an appointment!

Please make an appointment online for your Seychelles vaccinations. An overview of our branches can be found here. Do you have any other questions about immunisations for the Seychelles? Please feel free to contact us via 0900 109 109 6 (€1,00 per call) or send an email to travelclinic@klm.com. You can also visit our frequently asked questions page.

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