Information, Holidays, Travel & Related Services

Information, Holidays, Travel & Related Services



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Mauritius (Ile Maurice in French) is a small tropical island of the Indian Ocean. It is an independent, democratic, and sovereign country. Having no mineral resources, it lives mainly on sugar, textile and tourism.

Ile-Maurice.Com is not a just window on Mauritius but also a place of discussion for Mauritians worldwide and people interested in Mauritius through its forum.

Ile-Maurice.Com is designed for people of Mauritius and people interested in Mauritius worldwide. It offers general and tourist information on Mauritius, a forum of free speech.

Mauritius Travel Information:

  • Pamplemousses Garden
  • Domaine Les Pailles
  • Le Val, natural park
  • Domaine du Chasseur
  • Port Louis and its Central Market
  • Port Louis and Grand Port Museums

Passport & Visa Requirements:

Visa Requirements: No visa is needed for citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies & of the Commonwealth, and passport holders of the European Community, USA. Please see your travel agent for more information.

Health Regulations:
No vaccination required for people coming from non-infected areas.

Import of plants and other agricultural products is prohibited. Dogs, cats, and other animals are subject to quarantine.

Customs allowances:
Duty Free: 200 cigarettes, 2L of spirits

Credit Cards Accepted:
American Express, Diners' club, MasterCard, Visa

Weights & Measures:
The Metric system is in force.

Mauritius Rupee (MUR)
1 Rupee = 100 cents
Notes: 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50 and 25.
Coins: 10, 5 and 1 rupee; 50, 20, 5 cents.
No exchange control.

Approximate rates:
USD 1.00 = Rs. 30.00
GBP 1.00 = Rs. 43.50
FRF 1.00 = Rs. 3.510

Language: Official language: English.

French is widely understood. The language of communication is Creole.


Winter (May through October): 22/26° C day & 16/20° C night.
Summer (November through April): 27/30° C day & 20/24° C night.

Business Hours:

Weekly holiday: Sunday.
Government: Monday - Friday: 0900 - 1600

Monday - Friday : 0930 - 1430
Satday: 0930 - 1130

Commerce & Industry:
Monday - Friday: 0900 - 1600
Saturday: 0900 - 1200

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