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When you rent a car in Seychelles, you will need to remember to drive on the left-hand side of the road. You will be able to rent a car on the Seychelles’ two main islands, Mahé and Praslin. When driving, you must always wear your seatbelts and carry your driver’s license and travel documents. Be aware that there are no sidewalks along the roads and that few roads have streetlights.
To rent a car in Seychelles, the minimum age for drivers is 23 years old, and you must be in possession of a valid driver’s license dating back at least three years. However, a young drivers fee may be applicable for drivers under the age of 25. The maximum age to rent a car in the country is 75. You may rent a car with your national driver’s license for up to three months.
You will find that the average price of petrol is 19.11 SCR (1.40 USD) per liter, which is equivalent to 5.29 USD per gallon, when you rent a car in Seychelles. There are several petrol stations on Mahé, but only two on Praslin, which are called Seychelles Petroleum. Many stay open until 11:00 pm.
Due to the islands’ size, the national speed limit is low in the Seychelles. On the island of Mahé, in developed areas, the speed limit is 40 km/h (25 mph), while on open roads, the maximum speed limit is 65 km/h (40 mph). On Praslin, the speed limit is 40km/h (25 mph) throughout the island.