Mauritius international travel guide

Landscape view of Mauritius

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Mauritius is part of Africa with main city at Port Louis. It's usually 🌀️ 24.52 °C in Mauritius with a rainfall of 🌧 170.18 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Mauritius. Internet speed in Mauritius is on average 3.5 Mbps. In Mauritius you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a population of 1M people. The main currency is Mauritius Rupee. The languages spoken are English. Automatic teller machines are common in Mauritius. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~24.52 Β°C Β  🌧 ~170.18 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 1M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

The Mauritian Government has announced that all economic, commercial and social activities can resume normal operations, with hygiene and social distancing measures in place. Wearing of facemasks in public, workplaces and on public transport remains mandatory. Borders remain closed with only specially authorised flights operating. If you are seeking to return home, stay in contact with airlines noting unscheduled passenger and cargo flights with Air Mauritius continue to operate. If you're travelling to Mauritius you'll be required to undertake a COVID-19 test before your flight. If you're staying in Mauritius, continue to follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Mauritius.

issued date: June 16, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Mauritius uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Mauritius uses the Mauritian rupee (symbol: ?), code MUR.Banknotes come in denominations of 2000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50 and 25 rupees. Rupee is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 20, 10, 5 and 1 rupees and 50, 20 and 5 cents.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Mauritius. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Mauritius. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small β€˜extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Mauritius is on average 3.5 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Mauritius is low. It is not as easy to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 225.65 MUR, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Chili (by MTML), Emtel or my.t. Mauritius uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Mauritius upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Mauritius, dial +, then 230 (the country code for Mauritius), then the area code and the local number.

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Mauritius you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 40 km/h (24 mph) in all built-up areas and 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways.

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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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