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    Mauritius - Mauritian rupee - Currency Guide

     

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

    What's in this Mauritius currency guide?

    1. USD/MUR trend
    2. Forecasts
    3. Travel Mauritius
    4. Spending MUR
    5. Send to Mauritius
       

    USD/MUR Trend (90-day)

    USD to MUR at 42.60 is near its 90-day average, range 42.25-43.10.
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    1-DAY-0.7%
    30-DAYHIGH
     

    The below interactive chart displays the USD/MUR trend and UP DOWN HIGH LOW alerts

     
    USD to MUR Currency Trend Chart
       

    US dollar to Mauritian rupee - Historical Rates

    USD/MUR wasChangePeriod
    42.76
    05 Oct 2021
    0.4% 2 Weeks
    42.50
    21 Jul 2021
    1% 90 Days
    39.90
    19 Oct 2020
    7.5% 1 Year
    35.58
    20 Oct 2016
    20.6% 5 Years
    28.97
    22 Oct 2011
    48.1% 10 Years
    30.45
    24 Oct 2001
    40.9% 20 Years
    USD/MUR change over periods to 19-Oct-2021
     

    $10,000 USD
    =
    ₨426,000 MUR

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

    USD to MUR - Quick Amounts

    Sell USD   →   Buy MUR
    USD MUR
    $ 1 42.60
    $ 5 213.00
    $ 10 426.00
    $ 20 852.00
    $ 50 2,130
    $ 100 4,260
    $ 250 10,650
    $ 500 21,300
    $ 1,000 42,600
    $ 2,000 85,200
    $ 5,000 213,000
    $ 10,000 426,000
    $ 20,000 852,000
    $ 50,000 2,130,000
    $ 100,000 4,260,000
    USD MUR
    $ 0.0235 ₨ 1
    $ 0.1174 ₨ 5
    $ 0.2347 ₨ 10
    $ 0.4695 ₨ 20
    $ 1.1737 ₨ 50
    $ 2.3474 ₨ 100
    $ 5.8685 ₨ 250
    $ 11.74 ₨ 500
    $ 23.47 ₨ 1,000
    $ 46.95 ₨ 2,000
    $ 117.37 ₨ 5,000
    $ 234.74 ₨ 10,000
    $ 469.48 ₨ 20,000
    $ 1,174 ₨ 50,000
    $ 2,347 ₨ 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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