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Foreign Exchange Guide to Mauritius

Read this currency guide to Mauritius with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/MUR=36.202]

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Mauritian Rupee
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Mauritius, the Mauritian Rupee currency plus MUR transfers and travel tips.

In this Mauritius currency guide we take a look at :

  1. Mauritian Rupee info - general info about the Mauritian Rupee
  2. Mauritian Rupee in the markets - recent MUR moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in Mauritius - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying Mauritian Rupee cash online - travel money for Mauritius
  5. Sending money to Mauritius - save on Mauritian Rupee bank transfers to Mauritius
  6. Mauritian Rupee exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.

Mauritian Rupee (MUR) general currency information

What is the Mauritian Rupee currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Mauritian Rupee is MUR and the symbol is .

Which countries use the Mauritian Rupee?

It is the domestic currency in Mauritius.

Mauritian Rupee (MUR) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to MUR exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

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.


Mauritius Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare MUR travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Mauritius
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Mauritius

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Mauritius you need to start with finding out the latest Mauritian Rupee foreign-transfer exchange rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save (we make that calculation easy here).

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 our Send to MUR 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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MUR/USD - Mauritian Rupee to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.027719 Aug 2019
1 Week0.027913 Aug 2019
1 Month0.027921 Jul 2019
6 Months0.029221 Feb 2019
1 Year0.028820 Aug 2018
5 Years0.032521 Aug 2014
10 Years0.031422 Aug 2009

MUR/EUR - Mauritian Rupee to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.025019 Aug 2019
1 Week0.024913 Aug 2019
1 Month0.024921 Jul 2019
6 Months0.025721 Feb 2019
1 Year0.025020 Aug 2018
5 Years0.024521 Aug 2014
10 Years0.021922 Aug 2009

MUR/GBP - Mauritian Rupee to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.022919 Aug 2019
1 Week0.023113 Aug 2019
1 Month0.022321 Jul 2019
6 Months0.022421 Feb 2019
1 Year0.022520 Aug 2018
5 Years0.019621 Aug 2014
10 Years0.019022 Aug 2009

MUR/AUD - Mauritian Rupee to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.041119 Aug 2019
1 Week0.041013 Aug 2019
1 Month0.039721 Jul 2019
6 Months0.041121 Feb 2019
1 Year0.039220 Aug 2018
5 Years0.034921 Aug 2014
10 Years0.037622 Aug 2009

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