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Mauritius Airport, Plaisance, Mauritius
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Driver's country of residence is United States of America (USA) and age is 30-65
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Coastal Cars
$22.39 / per day
Economy
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Skyfleet
$26.19 / per day
Compact
Nissan Almera or similar
Nissan Almera
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Mauriconnect Car Rental
$37.45 / per day
Minivan
Suzuki Ertiga or similar
Suzuki Ertiga
  • 7x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Royal Car Rental
$44.40 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Full-size
Toyota Hilux or similar
Toyota Hilux
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Pingouin Car
$58.85 / per day
Economy Elite
Renault Clio or similar
Renault Clio
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$72.41 / per day
Standard
Suzuki Ciaz or similar
Suzuki Ciaz
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Skyfleet
$39.02 / per day
Premium
Toyota Allion or similar
Toyota Allion
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Royal Car Rental
$54.37 / 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.

Our Customers Reviews

March 20, 2019
I would recommend it. Make sure you get full insurance through a broker to avoid any surprise when giving the car back. Driving in Mauritius is a bit "chaotic" and it is very probably you might have a scratch or bump on the car. To avoid paying a penalty, get full insurance. The communication was overall good, they use live chat and whatsapp which made it simple. However, the did not really reply my emails and had to chase them.
Mauritius Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Mauritius Airport! Then drive to Grand Bay to enjoy the beaches, bars, and restaurants, the laid-back island atmosphere and lively nightlife. Pereybère is another great beach that’s easy to reach with your rental. At a lot of beaches, you can take a boat trip, scuba dive, water ski, or go dolphin and whale watching. You can also head inland to take a jungle tour.

There’s a beautiful Maheswarnath Hindu temple in the village of Triolet, and if you’re travelling with kids, take a day trip to see the animals at the Vanille Réserve des Mascareignes. The village of Flacq has a terrific food market, perfect for lunch on the go. And be sure to try Mauritian cuisine—it’s a delicious mix of Indian, French, and African influences.

Mauritius isn’t big, but there’s so much to explore. So why not get a longer term car rental, extend your vacation, and discover more? You can even pick up your rental car at Mauritius Airport and drop it off at a different location. Start planning your adventure now!

Mauritius Airport is also called Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport and Aéroport international Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam.

Top international routes

  • Saint-Denis
  • Saint-Pierre
  • Johannesburg
  • Dubai
  • Antananarivo
  • Paris

Main airlines

Air Mauritius, Air Austral, South African Airways, British Airways, Air France, and Condor

Terminals

The single passenger terminal serves both local and international flights. It was opened in 2013 and is designed to resemble Ravenala or “Traveller’s palm,” a tropical plant that grows in Mauritius and on other islands in the Indian Ocean.

Location

The airport is about 48 km (30 mi) southeast of Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. Motorways M2 and M1 are the main roads connecting Mauritius Airport to Port Louis. Many smaller towns and villages are near the airport.

Top car rental companies

SIXT and Europcar

Car rental desks

You’ll find the car rental area to your left after exiting the airport, behind the car park. It’s easy to walk there.

Services and Facilities

You can dine at one the fast food stands or snack bars or in a restaurant. There are several stores, gift shops, and duty-free outlets. You’ll also find ATMs, baby care facilities, a medical service, post office, prayer room, and shower facilities.

Nearest gas station

One of the nearest gas stations, Total Maurice, is located at Plaine Magnien, next to A10 Royal Road, and can be reached in about seven minutes. There are other gas stations on the way to Port Louis and on the island of Mauritius. Do keep in mind, however, that most are closed at night.

Travel information

Language
Creole,
Bojpoori
Currency
MUR
Country code
+230
Average car rental length
10 days
Economy car rental price
$30.80 / 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%

Airport info

Rating
7.6
  • Getting to the airport 7.0
  • Departure and check-in 7.5
  • Terminal facilities 6.6
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.1
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.7
  • Lounge 5.5

Mauritius Airport (MRU)

  • IATA: MRU
  • Airport name: Mauritius Airport (MRU)
  • Airport type: Civil
  • Airport Size: Medium Airport
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Distance from City: 12.4 miles / 20 km SE of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: 203 603 8000
  • Email: info@atol.aero

When are car rental prices cheapest at Mauritius Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Mauritius Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Mauritius Airport
$43.47
January
$45.64
February
$36.68
March
$37.95
April
$34.91
May
$32.90
June
$39.87
July
$41.50
August
September
October
November
$32.92
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Mauritius Airport is June when prices for an Economy class start from $32.90. You can see that this is 14% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 28% cheaper than renting a car in February (when rental prices start at $45.64 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Mauritius Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in June the average rental period is 12 days, while in February, the average rental period is only 10 days.
Average Rental Length at Mauritius Airport
11
January
10
February
10
March
10
April
10
May
12
June
12
July
12
August
12
September
11
October
11
November
11
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Mauritius Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Mauritius Airport in November, while the fewest number of travelers rent in April.
Mauritius Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
129%
January
107%
February
71%
March
65%
April
72%
May
81%
June
111%
July
117%
August
98%
September
101%
October
141%
November
106%
December

Top Locations near Plaisance, Mauritius Airport

Top 11 Best Plaisance, Mauritius Airport Suppliers in 2019

SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+230-52509999
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam AP
Pingouin Car
Excellent 8.7
+230 637 8080
Car rental booth No. 9
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+2306373240
PLAISANCE AIRPORT
Morisoleil Car Rental
Morisoleil Car Rental
Excellent 8.5
00230 525 424 24
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
Mauriconnect Car Rental
Excellent 8.5
00230 57957149
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
Skyfleet
Excellent 8.5
00230 5 259 9088
Booth 10, Rental Booth, SSR International Airport
OLA Mauritius Car Rental
OLA Mauritius Car Rental
Excellent 8.4
+230 627 1929 / +230 579 005 75
SSR International Airport, Plaine Magnien 742CU001
Royal Car Rental
Excellent 8.4
+230 5926 7799 / +230 5773 1893
Delivery and collection services
Coastal Cars
Coastal Cars
Very good 7.9
00230 5252 3433
A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Very good 7.7
00 230 670 66 66
SSR Mauritius International Airport, A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien
Nu Car Rentals
Nu Car Rentals
Very good 7.6
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RAMGOOLAM INTL AP

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