Car Rental Plaisance, Mauritius Airport (MRU)

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Mauritius Airport, Plaisance, Mauritius
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Citroen C1 or similar
Citroen C1
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Coastal Cars
$25.86 / per day
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Economy
Hyundai Grand i10 or similar
Hyundai Grand i10
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Royal Car Rental
$25.90 / per day
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Compact
Nissan Almera or similar
Nissan Almera
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mauriconnect Car Rental
$36.91 / per day
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Standard
Suzuki Ciaz or similar
Suzuki Ciaz
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Skyfleet
$45.26 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Minivan
Suzuki Ertiga or similar
Suzuki Ertiga
  • 7x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
OLA Mauritius Car Rental
$46.44 / per day
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Full-size
Toyota Hilux or similar
Toyota Hilux
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Pingouin Car Rental
$57.80 / per day
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Economy Elite
Renault Clio or similar
Renault Clio
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$85.55 / per day
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Premium
Toyota Allion or similar
Toyota Allion
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Royal Car Rental
$53.60 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 11:44 on 2019-10-04. 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
12 days
Economy car rental price
$34.22 / 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
8.4
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.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Convertibles - from $164 per day
  • Station wagons - from $40 per day
  • Large cars - from $80 per day
  • Medium cars - from $57 per day
  • People Carriers / Vans - from $50 per day
  • Premium cars - from $54 per day
  • Small cars - from $41 per day
  • SUVs - from $119 per day

Top car rental companies

  • Skyfleet (Tel: +23052599088)
  • SIXT (Tel: +23052509999)
  • OLA Mauritius Car Rental (Tel: +2306271929 / +23057900575)
  • Mauriconnect Car Rental (Tel: +23057957149)
  • Europcar (Tel: +2306373240)
  • NuCarrentals (Tel: +23059071291 / +23058570272)
  • Avis (Tel: +2306373100)
  • Budget (Tel: +2306373100)
  • Royal Car Rental (Tel: +23059267799 / +23057731893)
  • Pingouin Car Rental (Tel: +2306378080)
  • Coastal Cars (Tel: +23052523433)
  • GreenMotion (Tel: +2306706666)
  • Surprice (Tel: +23059071291 / +23058570272)

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.

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

Top Locations near Plaisance, Mauritius Airport

Map of Car Rental Locations

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
$42.55
January
$44.68
February
$35.91
March
$37.15
April
$34.18
May
$32.21
June
$39.03
July
$40.63
August
$32.37
September
$31.74
October
$32.79
November
$32.23
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Mauritius Airport is October when prices for an Economy class start from $31.74. You can see that this is 13% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 29% cheaper than renting a car in February (when rental prices start at $44.68 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 May 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
12
May
12
June
12
July
12
August
11
September
10
October
10
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 June.
Mauritius Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
118%
January
98%
February
84%
March
77%
April
110%
May
74%
June
101%
July
107%
August
102%
September
105%
October
128%
November
96%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agent Make / Model Doors Luggage Type
Europcar Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
NuCarrentals Honda Freed 4 2 People Carriers / Vans
GreenMotion Nissan X-Trail 5 3 SUVs
NuCarrentals Hyundai Accent 4 3 Large cars
NuCarrentals Suzuki Swift 2 1 Small cars
SIXT Kia Picanto 5 Small cars
SIXT Mitsubishi Attrage 4 2 Large cars
NuCarrentals Suzuki Swift 5 1 Small cars
Europcar Renault Kwid 5 2 Small cars
Budget Hyundai i10 3 2 Small cars

Our Customers Reviews

United Kingdom
Kia Picanto
August 2, 2019
Drove around and through the island. Roads much better than we expected. Vigilance required at all times due to dogs and some erratic driving. Easy driving on the left and road signs either English or French.
South Africa
Hyundai Grand i10
August 1, 2019
Mauritius is a beautiful place. During the period we visited 22 to 28 July, there temperatures were moderate 20 to 25
South Africa
Honda Jazz
June 23, 2019
We travelled the entire island during our 7 day trip. Found beautiful and interesting areas in Moka, Floreal Cap Maleurheux, Black River. We also discovered a delightful, traditional restaurant in Moka - Escale Creole, run by Mari and her mom..An absolute must visit
United States of America (USA)
Suzuki Ciaz
June 20, 2019
Taxis are very expensive. If you use the rental car for a to and return trip once a day you've basically covered the cost of a taxi. It is worth noting that if you are not used to traveling on narrow roads with drivers that consider traffic rules more of suggestions then laws I would not suggest renting a car. For the most part the highways are a decent width. Once you get of the highways the roads are about 8 ft wide. Going through the forest and up and down the mountains can be challenging. Also be prepared for cars to stop in the middle of the road and park so they can grab something to eat at a roadside shop. Sometimes they'll stop in the middle of the road facing the wrong direction. It was foreign to me but I suppose it could be common place in other countries.
South Africa
Kia Picanto
June 5, 2019
The location of all the car rental companies is easily accessible from the airport
United Kingdom
Suzuki Alto
May 30, 2019
Picking up and dropping off the car at the airport worked for me as it meant I could travel independently as soon as I arrived.
South Africa
Suzuki Alto
May 8, 2019
Very good rental car. Agent very professional. Nice car.
United Kingdom
Hyundai i10
April 23, 2019
The airport is the best place to pick up car rentals.
United Kingdom
Hyundai Grand i10
April 2, 2019
easy driving
Canada
Citroen C1
March 26, 2019
Easiest place to rent as it’s by the airport
Czech Republic
Hyundai Grand i10
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.

Top 13 Suppliers for Plaisance, Mauritius Airport in 2019

Skyfleet
Exceptional 9
+23052599088
Booth 10, Rental Booth, SSR International Airport
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+23052509999
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam AP
OLA Mauritius Car Rental
Excellent 8.7
+2306271929 / +23057900575
SSR International Airport, Plaine Magnien 742CU001, Plaisance
Mauriconnect Car Rental
Excellent 8.7
+23057957149
51520 Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Int. Airport, Plaisance
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+2306373240
Plaisance Airport, A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien
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
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+2306373100
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
Royal Car Rental
Excellent 8.4
+23059267799 / +23057731893
A10 Royal Road, Airport, Plaine Magnien, Plaisance
Pingouin Car Rental
Excellent 8
+2306378080
Level 0, Car Rental Booth, Counter No.9, Plaine Magnien 51520, Plaisance
Coastal Cars
Excellent 8
+23052523433
A10 Royal Road, Airport, Plaine Magnien, Plaisance
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Very good 7.7
+2306706666
SSR Mauritius International Airport, A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien
Surprice
Surprice
Very good 7
+23059071291 / +23058570272
A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien 51520

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