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Sixt Car Hire Deals in Mauritius

Relax into your holiday with our Sixt car hire deals in Mauritius. Select from our extensive choice of premium rental cars backed up by our excellent customer service record. Our affordable prices suit your holiday budget whether you are after something economical or want to treat yourself to a luxury rental vehicle. Carry on reading for some helpful travel and driving tips to get the most out of your car rental in Mauritius.

Sixt car rental in Mauritius

With Sixt branches located at the airport and resort hotels we are ideally placed to get your visit off to a relaxed start. Booking systems for your car rental in Mauritius are straightforward and should your plans change, cancellations are often free of charge. Take a look at the map above for some highlighted attractions to take in when you rent a car in Mauritius.


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Car Hire Mauritius

Every Sixt car in Mauritius is supplied by well-known manufacturers and on our bookings page you can rent a car in Mauritius with an automatic transmission or organise a one-way rental. You can also select from our range of optional extras on the bookings page.

Which car hire in Mauritius is right for me?

  • Explore the capital Port Louis in compact vehicles.
  • Drive across the island in comfortable saloons.
  • Fit larger parties with luggage into spacious estate cars.
  • Cruise the stunning coastline in luxurious sports cars and convertibles.

Driver's licence

Mauritius accepts EU and international driving licences but if they are in non-Roman alphabets such as Russian, Arabic or Cyrillic they must be accompanied by an International Driver's Permit (IDP). These can be obtained in the UK from Post Offices or online.

Age Restrictions

The minimum age for driving a Sixt car hire in Mauritius is 21 with one year's possession of a full driving licence. Surcharges may apply for drivers under 25. Further details can be found in the booking engine.

Credit Card Payment

You can pay for your car hire deals in Mauritius with all major credit cards. Prepaid or debit cards such as VISA Electron are not accepted. The payment method must be in the driver's name and accompanied by photo ID.

Accidents

Should you have an accident while in Mauritius all emergency services can be contacted on 999.


Driving Tips

Car Hire Mauritius

One major motorway crosses the island from North to South while a reasonably well-maintained network of surfaced roads covers the island. Many of these are narrow so be aware of pedestrians and animals on the road. Unlike in many countries, road users on the island have a tendency to drive very slowly. Unfortunately, this also happens on the motorway.

More tips for enjoying driving in Mauritius:

  • Drive on the left in Mauritius and remember that distances and speed limits are measured in kilometres.
  • Give way to the right unless otherwise indicated.
  • A cash surcharge of MUR20 is made for hire cars when you leave the airport.
  • We recommend that all children under 14 are securely fastened in appropriate baby or booster seats.
  • Parking is free and easily available on the island except for the cities of Port Louis, Curepipe and Quatre Bornes where you buy parking tickets at the nearest petrol station.
  • Any damage caused to rental vehicles by driving off paved surfaces is your responsibility and you will be charged for repairs.

Speed limits in Mauritius

  • Residential areas: 40 km/h
  • National roads: 80 km/h
  • Motorway: 110 km/h

Traffic Infractions and on-the-spot fines:

Drink driving is taken extremely seriously by the Mauritius police and even a first offence can result in imprisonment. On-the-spot fines can be issued such as:

  • Speeding: MUR500
  • Unauthorised use of horn: MUR500
  • Failing to wear a seatbelt: MUR500
  • Using a mobile phone: MUR2000

 

Car Hire Regions

 

Airports with Sixt stations

Your benefits with Sixt

  • Sixt Best Price Guarantee
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Free cancellation and reservation changes when you pay on arrival
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  • No hidden costs
  • Germany's largest and best car rental company
  • No credit card fees
  • Excellent 24/7 customer service