About Mauritius

Time Zone

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) +4 hours

 

Entry Requirements

  • Passports must be valid for at least 6 months from date of proposed departure from Mauritius. 
  • All visitors must hold legal tickets and documents for their return journey or onward travel.
  • Tell us which passport you hold and we will be more than happy to advice on your visa requirements.

 

Languages

The official language in Mauritius is English. French and Creole are frequently used as are Hindi and Bhojpuri. Hotel employees in Mauritius are commonly fluent in Italian, German, Spanish and Chinese.

 

Currency 

The Mauritian Rupee (MUR) is available in Coins and Notes. Change counters are easily available at the airport. Foreign currency notes, drafts, travellers cheques and other banking currency may be carried to Mauritius without restriction.

 

Climate

The climate in Mauritius is relatively mild and pleasant, making Mauritius a desirable destination all year round.

 

Getting There

There are many airlines serving Mauritius:

From the United Kingdom

  • Air Mauritius non-stop (London)
  • British Airways non-stop (London, Glasgow, Manchester)
  • Emirates via Dubai (London, Glasgow, Manchester)
  • Air France via Paris (London)

From France

  • Air France non-stop
  • Air Mauritius non-stop
  • Emirates via Dubai

From Germany

  • Air France via Paris
  • Emirates via Dubai
  • Air Mauritius via Paris

From Saudi Arabia

  • Emirates via Dubai
  • Air Mauritius

From South Africa

  • South African Airways non-stop
  • Air Mauritius non-stop

From China

  • Air Mauritius non-stop
  • China Southern Airlines non-stop
  • Emirates via Dubai

From Hong Kong

  • Emirates via Dubai
  • Air Mauritius non-stop

From Singapore

  • Air France via Paris
  • Emirates via Dubai
  • Air Mauritius non -stop

From India

  • Emirates via dubai
  • Air Mauritius non-stop
  • Air India non-stop

From Italy

  • Emirates via Dubai
  • Air France via Paris
  • Air Mauritius via Paris

From Switzerland

  • Air France via Paris
  • Air Mauritius via Paris
  • British Airways via London Heathrow
  • Emirates via Dubai

From Russia

  • Condor via Germany
  • Air France via Paris
  • Air Mauritius via Paris

From Belgium

  • Emirates via Dubai
  • British Airways via London Heathrow

From Spain

  • Emirates via Dubai
  • British Airways non-stop
  • Air France via Paris

From Austria

  • Emirates via Dubai
  • Condor via Germany
  • British Airways via London Heathrow

From USA

  • Air Mauritius via Paris
  • Emirates via Dubai
  • British Airways via London Heathrow
  • Air France via Paris

From Korea

  • Emirates via Dubai
  • Air Mauritius via China

From Japan

  • Emirates via Dubai
  • Air Mauritius via Malaysia
  • Malaysia Airline via Malaysia
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