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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Economy
Hyundai Grand i10 or similar
Hyundai Grand i10
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mauriconnect Car Rental
$17.47 per day
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Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Economy
Honda Jazz or similar
Honda Jazz
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mauriconnect Car Rental
$17.47 per day
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Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Vitz or similar
Toyota Vitz
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mauriconnect Car Rental
$17.47 per day
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Mauritius Airport Car Rental
Economy
Nissan Micra or similar
Nissan Micra
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mauriconnect Car Rental
$17.47 per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Honda Fit or similar
Honda Fit
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
TAJ CAR RENTAL
$17.99 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Hyundai Grand i10 Sedan or similar
Hyundai Grand i10 Sedan
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
TAJ CAR RENTAL
$19.78 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
TAJ CAR RENTAL
$19.78 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Hyundai i20 or similar
Hyundai i20
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
TAJ CAR RENTAL
$19.78 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 08:46 on 2021-10-25. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Creole,
Bojpoori
Currency
MUR
Country code
230
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
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 $123 per day
  • Station wagons - from $40 per day
  • Large cars - from $54 per day
  • Medium cars - from $38 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $50 per day
  • Premium cars - from $83 per day
  • Small cars - from $30 per day
  • SUVs - from $72 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 7 Most Popular Cities in Mauritius

Top 2 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
$36.53
January
$46.05
February
$38.54
March
$33.97
April
$34.39
May
$30.81
June
$37.57
July
$42.57
August
$33.92
September
$33.46
October
$32.21
November
$57.70
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Mauritius is June — prices start from $30.81 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 $57.70 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 February, while the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Rental in Mauritius by Monthly Searches
44%
January
285%
February
270%
March
2%
April
2%
May
1%
June
2%
July
2%
August
72%
September
76%
October
273%
November
171%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Autounion Hyundai i10 5 1 Small cars
Autounion Kia Rio 5 2 Medium cars
Autounion Toyota Corolla Axio 5 3 Large cars
Surprice Hyundai Grand i10 5 1 Medium cars
Autounion Kia Rio 5 2 Medium cars
Autounion Toyota Avanza 5 2 People Carriers/Vans
Autounion Hyundai I20 5 2 Small cars
Europcar BMW X3 4 3 SUVs
Europcar Renault Kwid 5 2 Small cars
SIXT Mitsubishi Attrage 4 2 Large 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.

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

Top 8 Suppliers in Mauritius in 2021

SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+23052509999
Royal Road
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
Autounion
Autounion
Excellent 8.5
+23059267799 / +23057731893
Prudent Lane MU, Sadally Road, Vacoas-Phoenix 73242
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
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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