Bahamas visa requirements for Seychelloiss

Travel and visa requirements

Bahamian Visa is not required for Seychelloiss

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nationals of Seychelles can visit the Bahamas for a duration of 30 days without a visa.
  • Intending travellers are required to have a passport valid for 6 months beyond departure date from the Bahamas. The passport should have two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and confirmation of accommodation which could be in the form of a hotel reservation.
  • Visitors will also be required to provide that they have enough funds to sustain themselves while in the Bahamas.
  • Seychelles citizens must provide a yellow fever vaccination certificate. Visitors are advised to be vaccinated 10 days before entering the Bahamas.
  • Prospective visitors can get to the Bahamas from any international airport in Seychelles. These airports can be found in Victoria and Mahe.
  • Kenya Airways, British Airways, Lufthansa and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers that fly from Seychelles to the Bahamas.
  • The estimated flight duration from Victoria and Mahe to Nassau, Bahamas is 1 day, 2 hours.
  • The most prominent religion in the Bahamas is Christianity. Other religions are Islam, Buddhism, Baha’i, Hinduism.
  • The Bahamian Dollar is the official currency of the Bahamas. The USD is also widely accepted. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Although the official language of the Bahamas is English, the Bahamian pidgin and Haitian creole are also well used.
  • The Bahamas use the Eastern Daylight Time (GMT- 4), which puts Seychelles eight hours ahead in time.
  • The climate of the Bahamas is tropical. The best time to visit is in Autumn and Spring, based on favourable climatic conditions.
  • The power and socket plug used in the Bahamas are of Type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Movement in the Bahamas is made possible with buses, taxis and car rentals. Also, driving is on the left-hand side.
  • The average amount tourists spend per day in the Bahamas on expenses is 124 Bahamian Dollar.
  • Dean's Blue Hole, Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre, Atlantis and Nassau Straw Market are some of the tourist centres that Tanzanians can visit while in the Bahamas.
  • Cracked Conch, conch salad, rock lobsters, Bahamian Stew Fish, johnnycakes are some of the delicacies in the Bahamas.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Bahamas safe for tourist travel?

Generally, the Bahamas is a safe place to visit. However, violent crime, such as burglaries, armed robberies and sexual assault, still frequently occur. Tourists are advised to exercise caution while in the country.

Can you use the US dollars in the Bahamas?

US dollars are accepted in the Bahamas as currency. Although the official currency of the Bahamas is the Bahamian dollars, you can easily spend US dollars in the country. But you will most likely receive Bahamian dollars in change, which cannot be spent in the US.

Can I use Uber services in the Bahamas?

No, Uber and Lyft do not yet operate in the Bahamas, and pretty much all the related island nations. Most times people just walk to where they need to go to on the island or use the local taxis.

How often do hurricanes hit the Bahamas?

A hurricane passes near the Bahamas, on average, every two years. A hurricane makes a direct hit on the islands, on average, every four years. One Category 5 hurricane and seven Category 4 hurricanes have struck the Bahamas since storms were first recorded in 1851.