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Mauritius

SIXT Car Rental in Mauritius

To have access to comfortable and reliable transportation, book a car rental in Mauritius with SIXT. We have a diverse fleet of vehicles from top carmakers like BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Our friendly English-speaking customer service agents are there to help you with anything you need, 24/7. To rent a car in Mauritius, you can choose from one of our conveniently located branches in places such as Quatre Bornes or Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Plaisance. Choose from our selection of sedans for easy driving and multi-seaters for family travel. 

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SIXT Services in Mauritius

When you book a car rental in Mauritius, it will make it easy for you to travel around and explore the island. We have a diverse selection of vehicles in our fleet, including sedans, economy cars and multiseaters with room for up to 7 people. SIXT also offers a variety of bookable extras that can be used to customize your rental experience, including GPS systems a local SIM card. Choose a rental period that fits your time on the island, including a one-day rental or a long-term rental. 

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Good to know when you’re visiting Mauritius

Flexible rental options

 Choose the Pay on Arrival option when booking and cancel your reservation free of charge if your plans change. 

Accepted payment methods

We accept all major credit cards at our Mauritius locations. Debit and prepaid cards are not accepted. 
 

Documents you need to rent a car in Mauritius

All drivers will need a valid driver’s license held for 2 years or more, and an ID or passport. Those with a license using a non-Roman alphabet will need either an international driving permit or a certified translation into English. 

Driving tips in Mauritius

You will drive on the left-hand side of the road in Mauritius. Driving rules are relaxed, and many local drivers use a series of hand gestures and honks to communicate. Speed limits vary between 40 km/h and 110 km/h (25 mph to 68 mph), and be aware there are several roundabouts throughout the island. 
 

Car rental under 25 in Mauritius

You need to be at least 21 years old to rent with SIXT in Mauritius. A young driver surcharge applies to those under 25. 
 

One-way car rental in Mauritius

 One-way rentals are by request only in Mauritius. Contact the rental station if you want to rent at one station and return at another. 

Best places to visit in Mauritius

  • Port Louis: Known for being the largest city in Mauritius, Port Louis is known for having a bustling downtown and for having several beautiful beaches that are great for sunbathing, swimming and recreational activities.  
  • Quatre Bornes: Also known as the City of Flowers, Quatre Bornes is a charming town that has a local market and numerous local shops, making it a great place to do some shopping for unique and authentic souvenirs.  
  • Curepipe: For a cooler and rainier climate, head to Curepipe, a city that has a lush landscape with lots of wildlife, including both animals and plants. With its impressive greenery, it’s a great place to do some hiking and spend time in nature.  

  

Summer in Mauritius

The summer season is the perfect time to enjoy Mauritius’ beautiful scenery. There are many things to see and do that involve being outdoors, including going to Île aux Cerfs, a stunning island that is great for snorkeling. There is also the Black River Gorges National Park, where you can head out on a hike and enjoy a picnic. To see some exotic plants, go to the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden.  

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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