Car Rental in Mauritius

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Renault Kwid or similar
Renault Kwid
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Coastal Cars
$22.59 per day
Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Perodua Axia or similar
Perodua Axia
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Coastal Cars
$23.53 per day
Downtown Car Rental
Mini
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Coastal Cars
$24.84 per day
Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Economy
Hyundai Grand i10 or similar
Hyundai Grand i10
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mauriconnect Car Rental
$24.93 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Economy
Honda Jazz or similar
Honda Jazz
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mauriconnect Car Rental
$24.93 / per day
Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Vitz or similar
Toyota Vitz
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mauriconnect Car Rental
$24.93 / per day
Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Mini
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mauriconnect Car Rental
$24.93 / per day
Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Mini
Renault Kwid or similar
Renault Kwid
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Easycab Rent A Car
$26.02 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 14:14 on 2022-08-10. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Creole,
Bojpoori
Currency
MUR
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Country code
230
Economy car rental price
$53.35 / per day
Average car rental length
4 days
Speed limit within town
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Speed limit out of town
80 - 110 km/h
50 - 68 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
8.8

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 $85 per day
  • Large cars - from $70 per day
  • Medium cars - from $58 per day
  • Vans - from $101 per day
  • Premium cars - from $105 per day
  • Small cars - from $48 per day
  • SUVs - from $114 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.
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Top 11 Most Popular Cities 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
$32.41
January
$40.86
February
$34.19
March
$30.13
April
$30.51
May
$27.33
June
$33.33
July
$37.77
August
$30.09
September
$29.68
October
$28.58
November
$51.19
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Mauritius is June — prices start from $27.33 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 19% cheaper than the yearly average and 47% cheaper than renting a car in the month of December (when prices start at $51.19 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 January, while the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Rental in Mauritius by Monthly Searches
250%
January
215%
February
181%
March
67%
April
47%
May
16%
June
22%
July
46%
August
43%
September
46%
October
165%
November
103%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Mauriconnect Car Rental Toyota Vitz 5 1 Small cars
Coastal Cars Renault Kwid 5 1 Small cars
Mauriconnect Car Rental Hyundai Grand i10 5 1 Small cars
AutoRent Mauritius Suzuki Alto 4 1 Small cars
Mauriconnect Car Rental Hyundai Grand i10 5 2 Small cars
TAJ CAR RENTAL Hyundai i20 5 2 Small cars
Mauriconnect Car Rental Honda Jazz 5 2 Small cars
Mauriconnect Car Rental Honda Jazz 5 1 Small cars
Mauriconnect Car Rental Nissan Micra 5 1 Small cars
Garuda Car Rental Hyundai i10 4 1 Small cars

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

India
Hyundai i10
May 26, 2022
We were given an automatic Mazda Demio and it was small enough for Mauritian roads and yet as powerful as an SUV, even though it was a hatchback and had run more than 1 lakh km! We thoroughly enjoyed the car and drove it all around Mauritius. We didn't feel the need for the GPS because you can just download offline maps and use them with location on your phone, even without data. However, there was no USB or Aux port in the car and the infotainment system was completely in Japanese. But the views and the navigation kept us busy so we didn't miss music!
United States of America (USA)
Hyundai Grand i10
April 24, 2022
The gas mileage was great on the vehicle. We visited port Louis, the 7 earth colors and le monte. Port louis is very busy and the waterfront is nearby and a nice area to visit and shop. The 7 earth is interesting and nice views on the way there. The coastal area is a nice drive to the south with beaches along the way.
Latvia
Kia Picanto
March 28, 2022
We drove around and cross all Mauritius island. There every place are stunning.
Cyprus
Suzuki Alto
March 15, 2022
This was the most uncomplicated and pleasant car rental I ever had! Receiving and returning the car was straight forward, the agent very friendly and professional. The car was in a very good condition. Always again and highly recomendable.
United Kingdom
Hyundai i10
March 6, 2020
Great visit to all of >auritius
United Kingdom
Citroen C1
February 27, 2020
Very easy drop off at the airport
France
Nissan NV200
February 24, 2020
Love Mauritius
United Kingdom
Citroen C1
November 15, 2019
Use these guys, they'll look after you . Great for the Sunday market in Flaq on the east coast, Grand Baie in the north and Rochester Falls in the South. Perfect as we were staying in Flic N Flac
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

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Garuda Car Rental
9.31 / 10
Lowest rated company
AutoRent Mauritius
7.59 / 10
Total number of reviews
25
Total rental companies
23
Average daily price
$53.35
Lowest daily price
$15.50
Total cars available
745

Top 23 Suppliers in Mauritius in 2022

Garuda Car Rental
Garuda Car Rental
Exceptional 9.3 / 37 reviews
+23059468298 / +2306063322
Ssr International Airport, Plaine Magnien 742Cu001, Plaisance
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
CATH CAR RENTAL
CATH CAR RENTAL
Exceptional 9.1 / 15 reviews
+23059211477
Ssr International Airport, Plaine Magnien 742Cu001, Plaisance
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Autounion
Autounion
Excellent 8.9 / 21 reviews
+23059267799 / +23057731893
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, International Airport MU, Plaine Magnien 51520
Working hours
Mon:06:00-20:00
Tue:06:00-20:00
Wed:06:00-20:00
Thu:06:00-20:00
Fri:06:00-20:00
Sat:06:00-20:00
Sun:06:00-20:00
Skyfleet
Skyfleet
Excellent 8.6 / 84 reviews
+23052599088
A10 Royal Road, Airport, Plaine Magnien, Plaisance
Working hours
Mon:06:00-20:00
Tue:06:00-20:00
Wed:06:00-20:00
Thu:06:00-20:00
Fri:06:00-20:00
Sat:06:00-20:00
Sun:06:00-20:00
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.6 / 1 reviews
+23052509999
Royal Road
Soleiro Car Rental
Soleiro Car Rental
Excellent 8.5 / 3 reviews
+23059071291 / +23052588101 / +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
Mauhire
Mauhire
Excellent 8.5 / 3 reviews
+23057688168 / +23058610389
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
Working hours
Mon:05:00-22:00
Tue:05:00-22:00
Wed:05:00-22:00
Thu:05:00-22:00
Fri:05:00-22:00
Sat:05:00-21:30
Sun:05:00-21:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+2306373100
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
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
Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.5
6373219
Seewoosagur Ramgoolaam
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
Mauriconnect Car Rental
Mauriconnect Car Rental
Excellent 8.5 / 398 reviews
+23052551144
51520 Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Int. Airport, Plaisance
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Morisoleil Car Rental
Morisoleil Car Rental
Excellent 8.4 / 19 reviews
+23052542424
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien
Working hours
Mon:07:00-18:00
Tue:07:00-18:00
Wed:07:00-18:00
Thu:07:00-18:00
Fri:07:00-18:00
Sat:07:00-18:00
Sun:07:00-18:00
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.4 / 5 reviews
+2306373240
Plaisance Airport, A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Sun:07:00-21:00
First Car Rental Mauritius
First Car Rental Mauritius
Excellent 8.4 / 1 reviews
+23059418188 / +2302111767 / +23052510307 / +23055095272
Ssr International Airport, Plaine Magnien, Mauritius
Working hours
Mon:06:00-21:00
Tue:06:00-21:00
Wed:06:00-21:00
Thu:06:00-21:00
Fri:06:00-21:00
Sat:06:00-21:00
Sun:06:00-21:00
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.4
6373219
Seewoosagur Ramgoolaam
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
Easycab Rent A Car
Easycab Rent A Car
Excellent 8.4 / 1 reviews
+23057461036 / +23059213621
Ssr International Airport Mu, Plaine Magnien
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:59
Tue:08:00-16:59
Wed:08:00-16:59
Thu:08:00-16:59
Fri:08:00-16:59
Sat:08:00-16:59
Sun:08:00-16:59
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.3
+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
Royal Car Rental
Royal Car Rental
Excellent 8.2 / 72 reviews
+23059267799 / +23057731893
Prudent Lane, Sadally Road Vacoas
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
Surprice
Surprice
Excellent 8.2 / 10 reviews
+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
First Car
First Car
Excellent 8.2
+2302103030
S.S.R. INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, PLAINE MAGNIEN
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
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Excellent 8.1 / 2 reviews
23059071291
Surya Mukhi Street
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
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Excellent 8
+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
Coastal Cars
Coastal Cars
Excellent 8 / 230 reviews
+2302636987 / +23052523433
B13, Route Royale Rte Royal, Tours Limited, Grand Baie
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
AutoRent Mauritius
AutoRent Mauritius
Very good 7.6 / 50 reviews
+23058975555
Temple Road, Quartier Militaire
Working hours
Mon:09:00-15:59
Tue:09:00-15:59
Wed:09:00-15:59
Thu:09:00-15:59
Fri:09:00-15:59
Sat:09:00-11:59
Sun:09:00-09:59
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