Car rental Mauritius

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Plaisance, Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Coastal Cars
$26.16 / per day
Grand Bay, Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Coastal Cars
$27.69 / per day
Plaisance, Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Mini
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Skyfleet
$27.70 / per day
Plaisance, Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Morisoleil Car Rental
$27.70 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Grand Bay, Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Pingouin Car Rental
$27.93 / per day
Plaisance, Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Coastal Cars
$29.23 / per day
Le Morne Peninsula, Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Pingouin Car Rental
$29.46 / per day
Flic en Flac, Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Skyfleet
$30.13 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel information

Language
Creole,
Bojpoori
Currency
MUR
Country code
230
Average car rental length
17 days
Economy car rental price
$39.06 / per day
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 - 110 km/h
50 - 68 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Why rent a car in Mauritius?

Having a car in Mauritius will let you discover this tropical island at your own pace. The island is small and well-connected by a road network, so the travel distances are small, yet you’ll discover a surprising variety of culture and nature.

Mauritius Car Rental

Top ways to enter Mauritius

Mauritius Airport: The only international airport on Mauritius is located in Plaisance and is about an hour’s drive away from Port-Louis. It hosts flights to and from many destinations in Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Top cities and places to visit

  • Blue-Bay: Famous as a spot for snorkeling and doing other water sports, Blue-Bay is also where you can sample the delicious Mauritian cuisine, a mixture of French, Indian, and African influences. Locals say that you have to look for the best restaurants outside of the main tourist areas.
  • Port-Louis: The capital of Mauritius is small and cozy. Its art spaces and museums are the best places to learn about the island’s culture and history.
  • Bel Ombre: Home not only to wild beaches, but also impressive mountains, the area around Bel Ombre village is home to Frédérica Nature Reserve.
  • Rivière Noire: Also known as the Black River District, the westernmost part of Mauritius has the scenic Tamarin Falls, as well as unique dunes and gorges.
  • Pereybere: Located on the northern tip of the Mauritius island, Pereybere and its surrounding beaches offer world-class diving opportunities.

Most popular rental car

The most popular rental car in Mauritius is the Hyundai i10, but the Toyota Vitz and the Citroen C1 are also popular.

Crossing Borders

As an island country, Mauritius doesn’t have any neighbors, so there are no land borders to cross.

Most popular types of rental car

The most popular rental car type in Mauritius is an economy, but travelers also tend to pick mini and intermediate.

Top driving routes

Plaisance - Grand Baie (70 km / 43 mi) Mauritius is famous for its beaches, but the route between these two popular tourism destinations will let you explore more of the inland.

How can I save money on my rental car?

You can do a number of things to get a good car rental deal in Mauritius:

  • Compare rates
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Plan your route before you go
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  • Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Mauritius is the cheapest in October when renting a car is about 30% cheaper than the yearly average.

Top 4 Most Popular Cities in Mauritius

Car Rental in Plaisance from $27.93 per day
Car Rental in Grand Bay from $26.16 per day
Car Rental in Flic en Flac from $27.70 per day

Top 5 Most Popular Locations in Mauritius

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Mauritius?

The cost of renting a car in Mauritius depends on the time of year. This graph compares price changes from month to month in order to find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Mauritius
$35.27
January
$46.88
February
$37.21
March
$32.79
April
$33.02
May
$29.74
June
$36.27
July
$41.10
August
$25.80
September
$24.57
October
$18.86
November
$46.49
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Mauritius is November — prices start from $18.86 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 45% cheaper than the year’s average and 60% cheaper than renting a car in the month of February (when prices start at $46.88 for a Compact class). This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. The exact price for your trip will depend on the length of your rental and the number of days until your rental period begins. Just enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers.

What’s the average rental length in Mauritius?

Average length differs from month to month. The longest rental periods are in November — an average of 11 days. The shortest are in February — an average of 7 days.
Average Rental Length in Mauritius
9
January
7
February
8
March
9
April
9
May
9
June
9
July
7
August
8
September
9
October
11
November
7
December

What’s the most popular time for renting a car in Mauritius?

Discover Car Hire users search a lot of locations daily. We gathered this information in order to analyze car rental popularity in Mauritius. The most popular month is November, while the least popular is May.
Mauritius Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
125%
January
106%
February
89%
March
82%
April
69%
May
77%
June
108%
July
112%
August
93%
September
98%
October
138%
November
103%
December

Our Customers Reviews

April 28, 2019
Mauritius is best seen by car
April 18, 2019
Really easy to drive around the Island and one the flexibility of having own transport

Top 3 Suppliers for Mauritius in 2019

Royal Car Rental
Royal Car Rental
Excellent 8.4
Coastal Cars
Coastal Cars
Excellent 8
Pingouin Car Rental
Pingouin Car Rental
Excellent 8

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