Mauritius is a country located in Eastern Africa. The country has no land neighbors.
English is an official language in Mauritius. It means that if you speak it, you would be able to communicate with almost everyone. If not, it is highly recommended that you acquire some basic English before traveling to Mauritius.
The national currency in Mauritius is Mauritian rupee (MUR). The rupee (Rs) is subdivided into 100 cent.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 49.36 MUR and 1 USD is worth 45.6 MUR.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Mauritius is 75.02 Mbps and mobile is 75.04 Mbs.The global average is 179.65 Mbps and 125.35 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density The number of ATMs per person in Mauritius is close to the world average.42.52 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Mauritius, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 2 socket types used in Mauritius. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries. Type G is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Mauritius?
There are no Mariott hotels in Mauritius.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in Mauritius.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Mauritius.
What fast food chains are present in Mauritius?
The McDonald’s chain operates in Mauritius.
The KFC chain operates in Mauritius.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Mauritius.
What is the weather like in Port Louis?
Weather data for Port Louis (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Mauritius.
Emergency phones in Mauritius
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.
The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.
- 2L of spirits and 6L of wine, ale or beer, or
- 5L of spirits, or
- 10L of wine, ale or beer
- 250 grams of tobacco