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        Find great car hire deals in Mauritius

        By comparing prices between all major car rental companies in Mauritius, we can provide the best offers. With our selected partners you will not only find great deals but also car hire companies that provide excellent customer service and quality cars. Find a wide range of deals for economy, compact and luxury cars in Mauritius. You can compare cheap prices in Mauritius in simple steps. No hidden fees and 24/7 customer support. Cars with Unlimited Mileage, Theft Protection, and CDW insurance are included in the prices. 

        What to keep in mind when renting a car in Mauritius

        The minimum age to rent a car is 18 years. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 21 years of age. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire. Accidents are something we do not control, therefore it is important to keep in mind what kind of coverage you have. At Orbit Car Hire, you can buy additional coverage so you can travel throughout Mauritius without worry. In Mauritius, you drive on the right side of the road. For the countries that drive on the left lane, this can be confusing but good to know before you begin the journey. Toll roads: In Mauritius, you will find tools that are normally charged on the motorways.

        Find a cheap rental car deal in Mauritius

        Book a cheap car in Mauritius and explore all of what the Island has to offer. A great way to find a car for a low price is to book in advance. At Orbit, we have made agreements with some of the best international and local brands in Mauritius for you to compare low prices for all seasons. By doing this you are not only able to find cheap prices but also quality service to make your experience unique. 

        Looking to hire a car for pleasure or business? With our search engine you can find low prices for all categories from economy to luxury, mini-vans to SUV's so you will be able to find the car that suits your trip. The search engine at the top you can enter the pick-up and drop-off locations in the country whether you are looking for a one-way trip or rent a car at an airport location. You will find low prices in the search engine with no hidden fees, filter your preferred transmission type. Book online and help you with our customer support team by phone, email, or Live Chat. 

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        Best ways to travel to Mauritius

        Most visitors reach Mauritius by air via Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in the southeast of the island. Air Mauritius flies daily to Sir Gaetan Duval Airport on Rodrigues. Like a winter sun destination, the high season stretches from November to February. The cheapest time to fly is during the Mauritian winter months from May to October. Direct flights from London to Mauritius are possible by Air Mauritius and British Airways. Airlines that do not offer direct flights from London include Emirates, Air France, Virgin Atlantic, Qantas, South African Airways and Lufthansa. If you are flying to Mauritius from other UK airports or from Ireland, you'll either need to take a connecting flight to London or fly via the airline's hub. For those departing via Paris, Air Austral's Vanilla Islands Pass offers discounted Indian Ocean island hopping between Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles, Madagascar, Comoros and Mayotte: you need to book at least four flights to qualify. 

        Information about Mauritius

        Mauritius is a small island in the Indian Ocean, located near Reunion Island and east of Madagascar. It is considered part of Africa, although it is an island far from the main continent. Mauritius is a feast for all the senses, with its diverse nature, its fabulous and varied cuisine or its rich heritage. Visit Port Louis for a bit of history and a real street market experience, Grand Baie for famous beach resorts or the similar Flic en Flac for more sandy beaches and outdoor activities. No matter where you want to travel, Orbit Car Hire, one of the world's leading car rental agencies, has a presence all over the island. With a Car Hire in Mauritius, you can explore all the beautiful places offered by the island. With Orbit Car Hire, you are guaranteed to find the best car hire in Mauritius at great prices. 

        Why hire a car in Mauritius? 

        To rent a car means you are independent and free to explore all the beautiful and hidden places in Mauritius.  You can hire a car at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport,  Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport, Port Luis Downtown and Port Luis Port. With Orbit, you will be able to hire a car in Mauritius or anywhere in the world. With cheap prices, we make your trip even better. Book a vehicle for your next trip on our webpage. We offer great deals and transparent prices with no hidden extras. On our easy-to-use website, you can choose the right vehicle for your trip to Mauritius.

        Orbit is offering your guide for Mauritius

        To have a great experience in a foreign country, you need guidance. Orbit is always one step ahead. With cheap cars and your guide, you'll be well equipped for your independent adventure. The guide is completely customized for your trip. You can create it for the dates you want to travel and it includes all the events, travel information, maps, weather, custom chapters, and much more. You don't have to spend your valuable time trying to figure out when and where you want to travel. With just a few clicks, you'll have everything together and ready for your trip.

        Fun facts about Mauritius

        • Mauritius is only 28 miles wide and 40 miles long. Coral reefs surround almost the entire island.
        • Although the island is small, you will find 150 km of white sandy beaches in Mauritius.
        • In Mauritius, you will find many working rum factories. The local specialities include vanilla, coffee, coconut, and even chilli-flavoured rum.
        • There is no official language in Mauritius, but most people speak Creole, French, English and Hindi.
        • Mauritius is the only country where you can find an underwater waterfall.
        • The country holds a Guinness world record for hosting the world's largest shower. 200 people took part in a giant 5-minute shower on Flic en Flac beach.

        One Way Rental in Mauritius

        When finding offers through Orbit and its top brands, you can pick up the car at one location in Mauritius and return to another location. A one-way fee may apply, and they are included in Orbit Car Hire deals when searching for a one-way trip. Our car rental companies in Mauritius do not offer to return the car in another country, however, you can find domestic one-way rental options.

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        Mauritius Island

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        Le Morne, Mauritius

        When is the best time to visit Mauritius?

        Being in the middle of the tropics, Mauritius has a warm climate all year round, but depending on what you need for your holiday, there are times of the year that may suit you better. Most of the Orbit Car Hire Customers choose to travel from late December to March, although this coincides with the rainy season. Prices tend to be higher, especially around Christmas, as cars through our Car Rental partners are quickly sold out. 

        Popular cities in Mauritius

        Popular destinations in Mauritius

        1. Plaisance
        2. Bel Ombre
        3. Port Louisđ
        4. Trou aux Biches
        5. Quartier Millitaire
        6. Pereybere
        7. Pointe aux Piments

        1. Mauritius Airport
        2. Louis Cruise Terminal
        3. Bel Ombre Outrigger Resort
        4. Pointe aux Piments Le Merdien lle Maurice


        What you need to know about renting a car

        How to make a booking with Orbit Car Hire?

        You can easily book your vehicle with Orbit Car Hire. First, you must choose the date and location of your rental in our booking form. In the next step, you can pick out the vehicle you want from the list provided. After filling out the personal information form, there is a step where you choose the payment method, and you simply fill in your credit card information. Finally, you can print out your voucher, which is needed at pick-up time.

        What are the charges for security deposits?

        Every car rental has a security deposit policy. You will find the information about the security deposit while booking the vehicle or on your voucher. 

        What if I would like to change my booking?

        If you need to change the booking you made through Orbit Car Hire. Please contact our customer support team at or by phone at +44 20 8089 0089. You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information, please read the Terms of Use. 

        How do I cancel my booking?

        You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information, please read the Conditions of Use. Our customer service team will address your requests in due time:

        When do I pay for the rental car?

        You pay a small deposit when making the booking as a guarantee. The remaining balance is paid when you pick up your rental vehicle. Please keep in mind that the payment at the counter is paid in local currency. 

        What is included in the price?

        Most of the reservations made by Orbit Car Hire include unlimited mileage, local tax, mandatory fees, and collision damage waiver. In steps 1 and 2 in the booking process or on your voucher, you can see all the details about your booking inclusions.

        Are there any hidden fees?

        There are no hidden charges! All mandatory surcharges and fees are presented in the 3rd step of the booking process and our Terms and Conditions. Please note that additional charges may apply for some rentals in the case of:

        • Out-of-hours surcharge (when picking up the vehicle outside of office hours),
        • One-way fee (when returning the vehicle at a different location),
        • The service charge for fuel (prepaid fuel policy),
        • Young/senior driver fee (this condition is set by the car hire company and is usually not about the regulation of the specific country),
        • Excess and deposit amount (before hiring, you need to make sure your credit card limit is high enough for the deposit amount to be blocked, which usually equals the excess amount or higher).

        We advise our clients to read the Terms and Conditions carefully before the rental to avoid surprises. Our knowledgeable customer service agents will gladly help you with any questions via phone, email, or live chat during our opening hours.

        What is a voucher, and why do I need it?

        A voucher is a document that confirms your booking, the price for your booking, and the payment of your booking. It is mandatory to have your voucher with you at the time of pick-up. If you do not have the voucher at the pickup, the vehicle provider may refuse to release the vehicle to you or change the rental price.

        What is an airport or premium location fee?

        A Premium location/airport fee is a fee that covers the location service costs. This fee is usually included in the price but may still occur at some locations and is charged locally.

        What is Premium Coverage, and how does it work?

        Premium Coverage is an optional service by Orbit Car Hire that, if accepted, covers your financial accountability for damage or theft to the hired vehicle. This is not insured with a car hire company that reduces the excess amount, but a cover refunds you if the car hire company charges you for damage or theft. With this option, you will be reimbursed up to 3000 EUR. You can read the Terms and Conditions or contact us for more information.

        How do I find cheap car hire online?

        Prices vary frequently. It is best to book a car 3 to 8 weeks before your desired pick-up date - this will ensure you get the cheapest rental rate. Alternatively, it is also possible to find cheap last-minute car hire. 

        How many countries do you compare to?

        We at Orbit Car Hire compare car hire prices in over 140 countries, including popular destinations within Europe such as Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Iceland, Croatia, Malta, France, Slovenia, and Germany. 

        What currency should I use to pay for the car?

        You can pay the confirmation fee on Orbit's page in EUR, GBP, ISK and USD. When you pick up your car hire, you will pay the remaining balance in the currency in the pickup country. 

        Can I rent a car from inside the terminal?

        You can hire a car from inside the terminal. When you compare our offers, you can filter "In Terminal" to see all the offers we have that are inside the terminal. 

        What is the cheapest car to rent?

        The cheapest car to rent is the Fiat 500, Volkswagen Up and Fiat Panda. 

        Can I add a driver to my booking?

        You can always add a driver to your booking when finding your car hire deal on Orbit Car Hire. If you have already made a booking, you can contact us to add the additional driver. You can also add a driver to your booking when you pick up the vehicle. 

        What payment methods are accepted

        You can pay with a debit card and credit card when making a booking with Orbit Car Hire. We accept Mastercard and Visa. 

        Can I drop off my car at a different location?

        Yes, you can. When you look for car hire deals on our webpage, you can press "Yes" to "Different drop off location" and see all the best deals for one-way car hire. 

        How can I add a flight number to my booking?

        You can add a flight number on our webpage when you make a booking. If you already have a booking, email us at, and our customer service will add your flight number to the booking. 

        Do I have to pay for toll roads?

        If you drive where toll roads are required, you are responsible for paying for the toll roads on which you drive the rental vehicle. 

        What does deductible mean?

        If a rental car is damaged or even stolen while on rent, there will be a limit to how much the renter has to pay for it to be repaired or fixed. Excess (also known as deductible) is a name for the amount that has to be paid. This excess is different between countries and car rental companies in each country. Depending on the car rental company, this can include fire, vandalism, theft, or loss of use while the car is being repaired. You can read more about deductibles right here.

        What is Collision Damage Waiver

        Collision Damage Waiver, or CDW, is a basic car rental insurance offered to renters by rent a car company. CDW limits your financial liability in case of damages to the body of the hired vehicle with an excess. The driver is responsible for paying for the excess, but the car rental company waives the rest of the cost. This excess can be different between rent a car company.

        What is Theft Protection

        Theft Protection is a car rental insurance that car rental companies offer. It protects the renter up to a certain amount from the risk of stealing the rental car or somebody trying to steal it. There is an excess, also known as a deductible, that comes with each Theft Protection. This excess is the limit to what the renter would have to pay if the car is stolen or if somebody tries to steal it.

        Which brands can I compare with Orbit?

        With Orbit Car Hire, you can compare car hire with all the major car rentals like Europcar, Enterprise, Alamo, Sixt and Budget. You can also compare over 100 local companies from all over the world. 

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