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Car Hire at Mauritius Airport

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Mauritius Airport, Plaisance, Mauritius
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Suzuki Alto or comparable
Suzuki Alto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Morisoleil Car Rental
£ 13.49 per day
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Economy
Hyundai Grand i10 or comparable
Hyundai Grand i10
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mauriconnect Car Rental
£ 15.30 per day
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Compact
Suzuki Celerio or comparable
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
CATH CAR RENTAL
£ 17.29 per day
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Mini Elite
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Surprice
£ 19.89 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Full-size
Hyundai Creta or comparable
Hyundai Creta
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
TAJ CAR RENTAL
£ 23.36 / per day
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Intermediate
Toyota Axio Hybrid or comparable
Toyota Axio Hybrid
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Royal Car Rental
£ 24.49 / per day
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Standard
Suzuki Ciaz or comparable
Suzuki Ciaz
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Skyfleet
£ 36.89 / per day
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Minivan
Suzuki Ertiga or comparable
Suzuki Ertiga
  • 7x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Soleiro Car Rental
£ 42.73 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:13 on 2022-01-17.

Travel Information

Language
Creole,
Bojpoori
Currency
MUR
Dialing code
230
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 110 km/h
50 - 68 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Mauritius Airport

Airport Car Hire

Hire a 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 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 located about 48 km (30 mi) southeast of Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, a trip that takes slightly less than one hour by car. Motorways M2 and M1 are the main roads connecting Mauritius Airport to Port Louis. Many other famous Mauritian destinations are also near the airport - Black River Gorges National Park is 30 km (18 mi) west and can be reached in 40 minutes, Curepipe is 25 km (16 mi) northwest and can be reached in 25 minutes, and Blue Bay is just 11 km (6.8 mi) southeast and takes 15 minutes to reach by a car.

Most popular types of hire car

  • Convertibles - starting at £ 110 per day
  • Station wagons - starting at £ 41 per day
  • Large cars - starting at £ 55 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 41 per day
  • People Carriers - starting at £ 118 per day
  • Premium cars - starting at £ 823 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 53 per day
  • SUVs - starting at £ 80 per day

Car hire desks

You’ll find the car hire 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 petrol 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 information

Score
7.6
  • Getting to the airport 7.0
  • Check-in desks 7.5
  • Facilities and services 6.6
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.1
  • Dining and car hire services 5.7
  • Lounge 5.5

Mauritius Airport (MRU)

  • IATA: MRU
  • Name: Mauritius Airport (MRU)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Distance from the city centre: 12.4 miles / 20 km SE of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: 203 603 8000
  • Email: info@atol.aero

Top Destinations around Mauritius Airport

  1. Port Louis Cruise Terminal starting at £ 39.84 per day
    35.1 km / 21.8 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Mauritius Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Mauritius Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Mauritius Airport
£ 32.13
January
£ 33.74
February
£ 27.11
March
£ 28.05
April
£ 25.81
May
£ 24.32
June
£ 29.47
July
£ 30.68
August
£ 24.44
September
£ 23.97
October
£ 24.76
November
£ 24.34
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Mauritius Airport is October with prices starting at £ 23.97 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is February with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 33.74. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 27. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

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

Hirers picking up a car at Mauritius Airport keep them for an average of 12 days during in May, while those picking up their cars in February keep them for an average of 10.
Average Hire 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 month sees the highest demand for car hire at Mauritius Airport?

Though Mauritius Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in November. June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
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 Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Autounion Hyundai i10 5 1 Small cars
Autounion Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
Autounion Hyundai i10 5 1 Small cars
Autounion Hyundai I20 5 2 Small cars
Morisoleil Car Rental Suzuki Alto 4 1 Small cars
Royal Car Rental Hyundai Grand i10 5 2 Small cars
Autounion Toyota Corolla Axio 5 3 Large cars
SIXT Nissan Micra 4 1 Medium cars
Europcar BMW X3 4 3 SUVs
Surprice Hyundai Grand i10 5 1 Medium 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
Nissan Micra
27 November 2021
Love the south coast more than the north. Great places to visit from mountains to fabulous beaches.
United Kingdom
Nissan Micra
23 October 2021
Great service and really quick pick up and drop off.
United Kingdom
Toyota Avanza
14 February 2020
Having a car on Mauritius allowed to travel around the island with ease and increased our enjoyment of our trip Mauritanians friendly and helpful Botanical gardens beautiful Beaches wonderful and quiet easily accessible with car many public car parks all free

Top 13 Hire Companies at Mauritius Airport in 2022

Skyfleet
Skyfleet
Remarkable 9
+23052599088
A10 Royal Road, Airport, Plaine Magnien, Plaisance
£ 22 - £ 216
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+23052509999
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam AP
£ 34 - £ 60
OLA Mauritius Car Rental
OLA Mauritius Car Rental
Outstanding 8.7
+2306271929 / +23057900575
SSR International Airport, Plaine Magnien 742CU001, Plaisance
£ 23 - £ 86
Mauriconnect Car Rental
Outstanding 8.7
+23057957149
51520 Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Int. Airport, Plaisance
£ 15 - £ 33
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+2306373240
Plaisance Airport, A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien
£ 64 - £ 64
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
Outstanding 8.5
+23059071291 / +23058570272
Aéroport international Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam - Plaisance, Plaine Magnien
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+2306373100
A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien, Mauritius
£ 58 - £ 58
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
Outstanding 8.5
+2306373100
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
£ 47 - £ 61
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
Autounion
Autounion
Outstanding 8.5
+23059267799 / +23057731893
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, International Airport MU, Plaine Magnien 51520
£ 33 - £ 107
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
TAJ CAR RENTAL
TAJ CAR RENTAL
Outstanding 8.2
+23052564646
SSR International Airport, Plaine Magnien 742CU001, Plaisance
£ 16 - £ 37
Coastal Cars
Coastal Cars
Outstanding 8
+23052523433
A10 Royal Road, Airport, Plaine Magnien, Plaisance
£ 16 - £ 45
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.7
+2306706666
SSR Mauritius International Airport, A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien
£ 34 - £ 171
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
Great 7
+23059071291 / +23058570272
A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien 51520
£ 20 - £ 47
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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