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Mauritius travel advice
Explore our complete guide to Mauritius with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Mauritius.
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Mauritius travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to Mauritius with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.
|Mauritius - quick facts|
|Flight time✝||12 hours|
|Time difference||UK +4 hours|
|Language(s)||English, French, Mauritian Creole|
|Electricity||C + G plug (230V)|
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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.
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The Mauritius weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Port Louis.
Mauritius travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting Mauritius from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- UK traveller advice for Mauritius - UK FCDO
- Irish traveller advice for Mauritius - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for Mauritius - Government of Canada
- US travel advisories for Mauritius - US Department of State
- Safe travel advisories for Mauritius - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for Mauritius - Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia
Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Mauritius.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Mauritius travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Mauritius with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for Mauritius - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for Mauritius - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in Mauritius - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Mauritius, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Mauritius covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Mauritius with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for Mauritius - Ministry of Health, Mauritius
- Coronavirus timeline in Mauritius - Our World in Data
- Latest info on travel to Mauritius - Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority
Mauritius travel features
Do you want to learn more about Mauritius? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Mauritius.
Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Mauritius including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
Are there entry restrictions to Mauritius due to Covid-19?
Mauritius is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Mauritius.
Check out Ministry of Health, Mauritius for more information.
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Mauritius?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Mauritius. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
What is the flight time to Mauritius from the UK?
The flight time to Mauritius from the UK is typically 12 hours.
Flights to Mauritius
What is the time difference between Mauritius and the UK?
The time difference between Mauritius and the UK is UK time+4 hours.
What is the main language spoken in Mauritius?
What is the currency in Mauritius?
The currency in Mauritius is the Mauritian Rupee (MUR).
Send money to Mauritius with XE Money Transfers*.
Which plugs are used in Mauritius?
Mauritius uses electrical plug type C + G (230 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in Mauritius?
They drive on the left side of the road in Mauritius.
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