Iles de Palmes Airport - Praslin
Iles de Palmes Airport is the 2nd largest terminal servicing domestic routes only. Based on the second largest island in the Seychelles archipelago Praslin Airport operates daily flights from 5.00am in the morning to 11.00pm in the evening. It takes only 15 minutes to transfer from the main land Mahe to reach Praslin by air and the service is operated by Air Seychelles.
For all flight enquiries to Praslin contact Air Seychelles directly
Bookings must be made at least 24 hours before travel and check-in 1 hour before your travel time.
Services and Facilities
Located on the landside of the terminal, past the check in counter area,this quaint little café serves fresh coffee and tea, with light snacks and sandwiches. Opened from 5.30am to 9.00pm seven days a week. There are also cold beverages and milkshakes on sale for you to enjoy while you wait for your flight either indoor on the patio.
There are car hire service desks available. Reservations or bookings are best made in advance as hiring of vehicles are very popular on Praslin. Expect to pay between 80-100 Euros for a car for one day though this may vary depending on the car company. Please check our list of licensed car hire operators on Praslin. Do note that all car hirers carry a yellow plaque with HV on its number plate.
Taxis are located on the exit of the terminal and are on hand 24 hours. Taxis to and from the airport can be arranged in advance by your hotel if you inform them early. Fees for taxis are between 30-50 Euros from the airport to other destinations around Praslin. Do check the airport information screens for up to date rates. All taxis in service display the white taxi sign and must have a meter. Take your receipt after each ride.
For fast cash withdrawals ATM machines are located on the main concourse area. ATM services are provided by Barclays, Nouvobanq and Commercial Bank. All ATMs accept VISA, Mastercard, Union Pay cards. All shops on Praslin and at the Airport accepts electronic payments.
There are showers available for male and female where you can freshen up before your flight, especially if you are catching a connecting international flight and in a rush. The facility is free of charge.
Inside the departure lounge there are two gifts shops.
This small retail outlet specializes in high-end diamond jewelry. For that perfect gift it is worth a look.
Locally made gifts and artecrafts are on sale here from colorful pareos to hats that you can bring for souvenirs.