Mauritius international travel guide in 2023
Mauritius is part of Africa with main city at Port Louis. It's usually 🌤️ 25.31 °C in Mauritius with a rainfall of 🌧 249.27 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 Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~25.31 °C 🌧 ~249.27 mm 👨👩👦👦 1M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed the travel advice for Mauritius. We continue to advise you exercise normal safety precautions. You’re no longer required to show proof that you’re fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test to enter Mauritius. See 'Travel'. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Mauritius.
Mauritius uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type G.
The languages that are typically spoken are English
💱 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.
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 — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
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 ‘extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.
Internet speed in Mauritius is on average 3.5 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Mauritius is low. It is not as easy to find one.
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.
To call Mauritius, dial +, then 230 (the country code for Mauritius), then the area code and the local number.
🛣️ 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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