Car Hire in Mauritius


Car Hire in Mauritius

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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. 

        Why hire a car in Mauritius? 

        Renting 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.

        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 and 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. 

        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

        Le Morne, Mauritius

        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

        What do I need to rent a car in Mauritius?

        A credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so the credit card must have sufficient funds. You can find details about the security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies.

        An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID cards. In many European Union countries, a National ID is sufficient. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.

        Do I need car rental insurance in Mauritius?

        Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in Mauritius with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include the mandatory insurance in the country.

        Do I need a credit card to rent a car in Mauritius?

        In most cases, a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit Car Hire you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.

        How do I find the cheapest car in Mauritius?

        You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit Car Hire. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can increase closer to the travel period. You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as Ford Ka and Opel Insignia often provide the best prices.

        What types and makes of deals can I find in Mauritius?

        You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size, and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are Ford Ka, Ford Fiesta, Opel Insignia, and Nissan Qashqai.

        What side of the road do you drive in Mauritius?

        Driving in Mauritius is like driving in the UK and Australia which is on the left-hand side of the road. There are some main roads and a few of the main roads now have speed cameras.

        What's the cheapest car hire in Mauritius?

        The price can vary between months and the length of the rental.

        What age do I need to be to hire a vehicle in Mauritius?

        The minimum age to hire a car in Mauritius is 21 years old. It's good to keep in mind that many rental companies may charge a young driver fee for ages below 25.

        Which rental companies are available at Plaine Magniene Airport?

        Autounion, SurPrice, Green Motion and First Car Rental are some of the companies that you can find at Plaine Magniene Airport.

        Does my rental car have unlimited mileage in Mauritius?

        Most car rentals in Mauritius offer unlimited mileage in their offers. 

        Cities in Mauritius

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