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Car Rental in Mauritius

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Coastal Cars
$16.37 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Coastal Cars
$17.39 / per day
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Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Economy
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Garuda Car Rental
$17.48 / per day
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Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Mini
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Garuda Car Rental
$17.48 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Garuda Car Rental
$17.66 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Coastal Cars
$18.42 / per day
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Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Mini
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
AutoRent Mauritius
$19.16 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Suzuki Alto or similar
Suzuki Alto
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
AutoRent Mauritius
$20.18 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 12:59 on 2020-10-21. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Creole,
Bojpoori
Currency
MUR
Country code
230
Average car rental length
9 days
Economy car rental price
$28.61 / 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%
Rating
10.0

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.

Car Rental Prices

  • Convertibles - from $132 per day
  • Station wagons - from $42 per day
  • Large cars - from $59 per day
  • Medium cars - from $42 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $55 per day
  • Premium cars - from $87 per day
  • Small cars - from $35 per day
  • SUVs - from $76 per day

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 6 Most Popular Cities in Mauritius

  1. Car Rental in Plaisance from $30.19 per day
  2. Car Rental in Mauritius from $27.07 per day
  3. Car Rental in Grand Bay from $16.37 per day
  4. Car Rental in Flic en Flac from $23.44 per day

Top Most Popular Locations in Mauritius

Map of Car Rental Locations

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
$37.30
January
$47.02
February
$39.35
March
$34.68
April
$35.10
May
$31.45
June
$38.35
July
$43.46
August
$34.63
September
$34.16
October
$19.95
November
$54.03
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Mauritius is November — prices start from $19.95 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 47% cheaper than the yearly average and 63% cheaper than renting a car in the month of December (when prices start at $54.03 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?

The average length differs from month to month. The longest rental periods are in May — an average of 11 days. The shortest are in February — an average of 7 days.
Average Rental Length in Mauritius
8
January
7
February
8
March
8
April
11
May
8
June
8
July
8
August
8
September
10
October
11
November
8
December

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

Discover Cars users search for cars in a lot of locations daily. We gathered this information in order to analyze car rental popularity in Mauritius. The most popular month is December, while the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Rental in Mauritius by Monthly Searches
80%
January
336%
February
282%
March
1%
April
2%
May
1%
June
2%
July
2%
August
68%
September
71%
October
2%
November
353%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
NUCarrentals Suzuki Swift 2 1 Small cars
Surprice Hyundai i20 5 1 Medium cars
Surprice Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
NUCarrentals Hyundai Accent 4 3 Large cars
Surprice Nissan Almera 5 2 Large cars
NUCarrentals Hyundai I20 4 1 Medium cars
NUCarrentals Suzuki Swift 5 1 Small cars
NUCarrentals Honda Freed 4 2 People Carriers/Vans
Surprice Perodua Alza 5 1 People Carriers/Vans
Surprice Suzuki Ertiga 5 1 Large cars

Our Customers Reviews

United Arab Emirates
Citroen C1
July 15, 2019
A car is very convenient in Maurituis, taxis are expensive so hire car is best
United Kingdom
Suzuki Alto
May 21, 2019
Lovely place and would highly recommend renting a car to get around to other nice areas on the island.
Belgium
Toyota Vitz
April 28, 2019
Mauritius is best seen by car
South Africa
Hyundai Grand i10
April 18, 2019
Really easy to drive around the Island and one the flexibility of having own transport

Top 7 Suppliers in Mauritius in 2020

SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+23052509999
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam AP
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+2306373240
Plaisance Airport, A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:07:00-21:00
Sun:07:00-21:00
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Excellent 8.5
+23059071291 / +23058570272
Aéroport international Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam - Plaisance, Plaine Magnien
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+2306373100
A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien, Mauritius
Working hours
Mon:05:00-21:00
Tue:05:00-21:00
Wed:05:00-21:00
Thu:05:00-21:00
Fri:05:00-21:00
Sat:05:00-21:00
Sun:05:00-21:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+2306373100
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
Working hours
Mon:05:00-21:00
Tue:05:00-21:00
Wed:05:00-21:00
Thu:05:00-21:00
Fri:05:00-21:00
Sat:05:00-21:00
Sun:05:00-21:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Very good 7.7
+2306706666
SSR Mauritius International Airport, A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:59
Tue:05:00-23:59
Wed:05:00-23:59
Thu:05:00-23:59
Fri:05:00-23:59
Sat:05:00-23:59
Sun:05:00-23:59
Surprice
Surprice
Very good 7
+23059071291 / +23058570272
A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien 51520
Working hours
Mon:07:00-19:00
Tue:07:00-19:00
Wed:07:00-19:00
Thu:07:00-19:00
Fri:07:00-19:00
Sat:07:00-19:00
Sun:07:00-19:00
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