The Mauritian Rupee rates below were last updated 2 minutes ago
If you're travelling to Mauritius soon you'll want to get the best deal on your Mauritian Rupees. Our free comparison service compares the best Mauritian Rupee rates from the biggest currency suppliers in the UK so you can see at a glance who is offering the top deals. We are currently comparing 23 suppliers selling Mauritian Rupees in the UK with exchange rates ranging from 39.3256 to 41.8420.
But wait, it gets better! Many of the top suppliers listed above offer us exclusive exchange rates that are better than any other website which means if you order through us you could save even more money. We are so confident that you won't find better Mauritian Rupee exchange rates on any other UK website that we challenge you to let us know if you find a better deal!
Mauritius is a fairly expensive destination for UK travellers, and you should budget around £150 a day per person for a comfortable stay. Our statistics show that the average Between August 1st and October 31st 2013 the average Brit took between £550 and £600 in Mauritian Rupees with them when they travel. It is also worth considering a prepaid currency card as an alternative method of payment as ATM machines are common at banks, supermarkets and shopping centres. Do not use a UK credit or debit card as hefty charges are usually added to most transactions.
Avoid exchanging Rupees in hotels if you can as they tend to offer the worst exchange rates. If you need more currency when you are out in Mauritius and you do not have a prepaid currency card, banks are usually the best option as they are safe and offer fairly competitive rates.
To enter Mauritius as a British Citizen you will need a visa which can be obtained upon arrival at the airport or in advance from the Mauritian Embassy in London. Visas are usually valid for up to three months and you may need to provide proof of return or onward travel.
If you are intending to stay and work in Mauritius you will need to apply for a work permit in advance. Your passport must valid for the entirety of your stay and have at least one blank page for stamping.
Over the past week the Mauritian Rupee has increased by 0.68% from last Sunday's rate of 41.558 to today's rate of 41.8420 which means £750 will buy you Rs213.00 more now than it would have a week ago. During this period the best rate we recorded was 42.287 on Tuesday and the worst rate was 41.558 on Sunday.
The 90 day outlook has seen the Mauritian Rupee rate drop by 6.10% from 44.56 on 24th July 2016 to 41.8420 today. Based on these figures, £750 would have bought you Rs2,038.50 more three months ago that it would have today. We recorded a high rate of 45.61 on 6th September 2016 and a low rate of 41.5 on 11th October 2016.
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Posted by Matthew Weston on 21st October 2016
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