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Foreign Exchange Guide to Mauritius

Read this currency guide to Mauritius with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/MUR=34.7898]

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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 for the previous 3 months with rate alerts for days when the exchange rate moved up or down significantly or for 30 day highs and lows.

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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 - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.02871 Week
15 Mar 20190.02881 Month
16 Oct 20180.02916 Months
14 Apr 20180.02971 Year
14 Apr 20170.02832 Years
15 Apr 20140.03325 Years
16 Apr 20090.029810 Years

MUR/EUR - Mauritian Rupee to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.02551 Week
15 Mar 20190.02541 Month
16 Oct 20180.02516 Months
14 Apr 20180.02411 Year
14 Apr 20170.02662 Years
15 Apr 20140.02405 Years
16 Apr 20090.022610 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.02201 Week
15 Mar 20190.02171 Month
16 Oct 20180.02216 Months
14 Apr 20180.02091 Year
14 Apr 20170.02262 Years
15 Apr 20140.01985 Years
16 Apr 20090.020010 Years

MUR/JPY - Mauritian Rupee to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20193.20091 Week
15 Mar 20193.21251 Month
16 Oct 20183.27066 Months
14 Apr 20183.18961 Year
14 Apr 20173.06842 Years
15 Apr 20143.37655 Years
16 Apr 20092.950010 Years

MUR/AUD - Mauritian Rupee to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.04041 Week
15 Mar 20190.04071 Month
16 Oct 20180.04086 Months
14 Apr 20180.03831 Year
14 Apr 20170.03732 Years
15 Apr 20140.03555 Years
16 Apr 20090.041310 Years

MUR/CAD - Mauritian Rupee to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.03831 Week
15 Mar 20190.03851 Month
16 Oct 20180.03776 Months
14 Apr 20180.03751 Year
14 Apr 20170.03772 Years
15 Apr 20140.03645 Years
16 Apr 20090.035910 Years

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