Book a Car Rental in Mauritius with VIPCars
|Minimum Age for a Car Rental in Mauritius:||21|
|Documents Required for a Car Rental in Mauritius:||Drivers License (Held for 1 Year), Credit Card, and ID Proof.|
|Minimum Period for Car Rental:||1 Day/ 24 Hours|
Whether looking for a luxury car rental in Mauritius or an economy car, with VIP Cars you can choose and book the vehicle of your choice on the basis of your travel needs. We work with some of the finest car rental companies in the country which allow us to offer a huge fleet of cars at the lowest prices. Just fill in the search form with your itinerary details, and compare the deals as per your travel needs and preferences. You can use the options given under the filters for suppliers and car types to narrow down the search.
Pre-booking a rental car in Mauritius is the best way to secure a great deal as by booking in advance you get access to a bigger fleet at comparatively lower prices!
Book a cheap car rental in Mauritius now!
- Except for the main city centers, parking spaces are offered free of cost. When traveling in main city centers, the parking tickets can be easily purchased at any petrol station; one usually fills out a sheet when one parks – keep that in mind.
- Though you can park almost anywhere in Mauritius when not in cities provided it is not hampering the traffic, we suggest never to park under a coconut tree as they can cause a lot of damage.
- Petrol stations are located at regular intervals within and outside the cities but since many don’t work past midnight, make sure you have a refill before venturing out on late-night trips.
Top Car Rental Companies in Mauritius
Our multicurrency booking engine complemented by 24/7 Mauritius rental car reservation assistance make us famous among leisure tourists as well as business travelers. To meet the needs of such a varied traveler types, VIP Cars works with a big variety of suppliers in Mauritius to ensure variety when it comes to fleet and prices. The presence of so many suppliers on our booking engine means that no matter whether you are a vacationer or a business traveler, looking for a people mover, an economy or a luxury car, with us you will be able to book the deal that you need.
We offer the best of Mauritius car rental deals at discounted prices through renowned car rental suppliers listed as follows:
- First Car Rental
- Xcursion Car Rental
Popular Car Rental Categories in Mauritius
Why Rent a Car in Mauritius?
Spread across 2040 sq km, Mauritius offers plentiful of surprises waiting to be discovered. With each region having something unique in its own way, a rental car is all you need. You would find it much convenient to rent a car in Mauritius than traveling in a crowded bus. The absence of uniform taximeter results in very expensive taxi rides.
Book with VIP Cars and forget the hassle of arranging a public transport or taxi. Besides adding flexibility in your traveling schedule, a rental car in Mauritius lets you discover some off-the-track locations, which you won't be able to visit by a bus or taxi. Unquestionable merits of a rental car make the case of a laggard public transport further less discussable. Pre-book a rental car today in Mauritius and drive in style!
Explore the Best of Mauritius in a Rental Car
If cultural diversity and natural beauty are what you have been searching for, no other place looks as exciting as Mauritius! A world-famous luxury tourism destination, the country is known for its natural attractions, temperate climate, friendly waters, vibrant beaches, and rich biodiversity. You would find some of the best resorts and opulent hotels to enjoy your stay on this scenic island. The wealth of manmade and natural attractions makes this Island nation immensely popular among leisure tourists. Besides magnificent seashores and Port Louis, the country’s capital, there are various other important destinations that you can drive to.
With so much to discover, a rental car in Mauritius will definitely prove highly apt all the worth seeing attractions in a leisure way.
Top Things to Do in Mauritius
Île aux Cerfs
Le Morne Brabant
Black River Gorges National Park
One-Way Car Rentals in Mauritius
With VIP Cars and its partner suppliers, renting a one-way car within Mauritius is possible. Domestic one-way car rentals within Mauritius can be booked by using the 'Different drop-off location?’ section on our search form. A one-way fee is charged by the suppliers for this service. Here are some of the most popular rent-a-car locations in Mauritius where you can request pickup and drop-off:
Popular Car Rental Locations in Mauritius
- Flic en Flac
- Grand Bay
- Domaine de Bel Ombre
- SSR International Airport
Driving Rules in Mauritius
- Motorists drive on the left side of the road.
- Speed limits vary depending on the road you are driving on. While highways allow maximum 110kmph, speed is restricted to 40kmph in residential areas.
- Overtaking requires extra attention as the majority of the roads are narrow in Mauritius.
- Mobile usage while driving is illegal.
FAQs - Car Rentals in Mauritius
Yes, you need your International Driving Permit (IDP) to drive a rental car in Mauritius. It is a must for visitors whose driver's license is not printed in the Roman alphabet and those who are staying in the country for more than 4 weeks.
VIP Cars only offers self-drive rental cars in Mauritius.
Yes, foreigners can drive in Mauritius, and all they need is their native driver licenses. In case it is not in English, they will need an international driving permit or an official translation of the license. But, as already stated, the ones staying for more than four weeks, will need the international driving permit or will need to obtain an extension from the Mauritius authorities.
The cost of the vehicle totally depends on the type of the car you are renting. The car categories like economy, compact and standard are the cheapest to rent while others like luxury cars, SUVs and multi-seaters are comparatively expensive. It depends on a lot of other factors too: if you are a young driver you might have to pay more! Same is the case if you are making a last minute rental booking, to make sure you car hire’s per day rate is low, rent in advance!
While picking your rental car you can show your passport or your national ID as the proof of identity. Suppliers also ask for proofs for address and for that you can show your credit card or the credit card’s bank statements.