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Mauritius - Mauritian rupee - Currency Guide

 

Foreign exchange guide to Mauritius and the Mauritian rupee (MUR)

   

USD/MUR Trend (90-day)

USDMUR at 40.85 has risen 1.7% above its 90-day average, range 39.70-41.20.
1D+1.3% 14DHIGH
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Alerts:1D+1.3% | 14DHIGH |
 
Recent USD to MUR Trend + Alerts

The above interactive chart shows the USD/MUR Exchange Rate, Trends and Alerts - UP DOWN HIGH LOW

   

MUR News, Forecasts and Trends

US dollar to Mauritian rupee - Historical Rates

USD/MURChangePeriod
40.3000
28 Apr 2021
1.4% ▲1 Week
40.4003
05 Apr 2021
1.1% ▲30 Days
39.6959
04 Feb 2021
2.9% ▲90 Days
40.0520
05 May 2020
2% ▲1 Year
35.0822
06 May 2016
16.4% ▲5 Years
27.4473
08 May 2011
48.8% ▲10 Years

USD/MUR 10 year historic rates & change to 05-May-2021 : 40.8500

 

$10,000 USD
=
₨408,478 MUR

Converted at USD/MUR interbank rate, compare Send Money and Currency Exchange exchange rates.

US dollar to Mauritian rupee - Quick Convert

USD MUR
$ 1 40.85
$ 5 204.25
$ 10 408.50
$ 20 817.00
$ 50 2,043
$ 100 4,085
$ 250 10,213
$ 500 20,425
$ 1,000 40,850
$ 2,000 81,700
$ 5,000 204,250
$ 10,000 408,500
$ 50,000 2,042,500
$ 100,000 4,085,000
More amounts
USD MUR
$ 0.0245 ₨ 1
$ 0.1224 ₨ 5
$ 0.2448 ₨ 10
$ 0.4896 ₨ 20
$ 1.2241 ₨ 50
$ 2.4481 ₨ 100
$ 6.1203 ₨ 250
$ 12.24 ₨ 500
$ 24.48 ₨ 1,000
$ 48.96 ₨ 2,000
$ 122.41 ₨ 5,000
$ 244.81 ₨ 10,000
$ 1,224 ₨ 50,000
$ 2,448 ₨ 100,000
More amounts
 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What currency should I use in Mauritius?

The domestic currency in Mauritius is the Mauritian rupee.

What is the Mauritian rupee currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Mauritian rupee is MUR — symbol is .

Which countries use the Mauritian rupee?

It is the domestic currency in    Mauritius.

Is the Mauritian rupee a closed currency?

No, the Mauritian rupee is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?

 

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Mauritius

Travel money for Mauritius

Save money and time by Ordering your Mauritian rupee online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the MUR cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Mauritian rupee otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

 

Send Money to Mauritius - Best Rates

To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Mauritius you need to find and compare exchange rates for International Money Transfers (IMTs).

The available FX rates for sending money abroad can be very different to the mid-market (wholesale) rate which you see reported online and in the News.

You should especially compare your own bank's exchange rates to those available from Money Transfer specialists to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.


Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Mauritius

When sending money to Mauritius it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Mauritian rupee amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted MUR amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Mauritius.

Use the above Send to Mauritian rupee calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Mauritian rupee deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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