Car rental in Mauritius
Tips for driving your rental car in Mauritius
If you're travelling to Mauritius, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Mauritius is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Port Louis counts 147251 inhabitants. In Port Louis hosts 11.2% of the entire country's population, which counts over 1320000 inhabitants. In Mauritius the language spoken most widespread is English but people also speak French and Creole. The time zone in Mauritius is GMT+04:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Mauritius is C / G and the electric voltage is 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Mauritius is +230, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.
More travel information about Mauritius
With a fuel cost in Mauritius averaging at 1.65 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Mauritius shares its land borders with n/a, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 2149, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Mauritius as the 173rd country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Mauritius there is a Left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Mauritian rupee (MUR). Speed limits in town are 40 km/h and on motorways they are 110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Mauritius, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mauritius
Mauritius boasts two UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Le Morne Cultural Landscape (cultural) and Aapravasi Ghat (cultural).