You asked: What is the best currency to take to Mauritius?

What is the best currency to take to Mauritius? MUR or the Mauritius Rupee is the widely accepted currency in Mauritius. But it is best to exchange your home currency in Mauritius itself, to get a higher exchange rate.

Is Mauritius expensive?

Mauritius can be very expensive if you stick to the hotels, especially 4 star upwards. Supermarket prices are the same as here, and rising with oil prices, so even basics are not as cheap as they were. A lot of people on the forum complain about the rip off prices in euros that hotels charge, and they are right.

Are Euros accepted in Mauritius?

In Mauritius the currency of choice is the MUR, do not be taken in that Euros or dollars are widely accepted. They are not and if they are accepted by an establishment such as your hotel you will be given an unfavourable rate of exchange. This means you will have lost money.

Is Indian rupee accepted in Mauritius?

Most of the places in Mauritius do not accept foreign currencies including INR, USD and EUR. However, certain high-end retail shops and Hotels might accept USD and EUR. Even if you purchase anything from these shops by using USD or EUR, the change will be paid back only in MUR.

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How much money can you bring to Mauritius?

Currency restrictions

There are no restrictions on the import or export of foreign currency on arrival or departure. Sums exceeding or equivalent to Rp500,000 must be declared on arrival and on departure and a proof of origin and the intended use must be stated on leaving the country.

How much does a Coke cost in Mauritius?

Prices in restaurants in Mauritius.

Meal in a cheap restaurant 250 MUR (120-500)
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 120 MUR (65-150)
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 43 MUR (30-80)
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 30 MUR (20-63)
Cappuccino (regular) 101 MUR (50-200)

How much is a meal in Mauritius?

Cost of Living in Mauritius

Restaurants Edit
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00Rs
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,500.00Rs
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00Rs
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 77.50Rs

Are things cheap in Mauritius?

While a la carte restaurant prices in resorts can be eye-wateringly expensive, street food and local restaurants on the island are extremely affordable. … If you’re self-catering, stocking up at the Central Market in Port Louis, or one of the island’s modern supermarkets, will also save you plenty of pounds.

What religion is in Mauritius?

Religion Hinduism is the primary religion in Mauritius with around 52% identifying as Hindu. Christians make up about 28% of the population (26% Catholic, 2% Protestant). 16.6% of residents are Muslim.

Is Mauritius cheaper than India?

Mauritius is 84% more expensive than India.

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