Mauritius - Mauritian Rupee - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Mauritius, the Mauritian Rupee currency plus sending (MUR) transfers and travel tips for Mauritius.

Country CodeMU
Domestic Currency Mauritian Rupee
Currency Symbol
Currency CodeMUR
Exchange RateUSD/MUR = 37.64
Telephone Prefix+230

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Mauritian Rupee



U$ 1
₨ 37.64
U$ 5
₨ 188.20
U$ 10
₨ 376.40
U$ 20
₨ 752.80
U$ 50
₨ 1,882
U$ 100
₨ 3,764
U$ 250
₨ 9,410
U$ 500
₨ 18,820
U$ 1,000
₨ 37,640
U$ 2,000
₨ 75,280
U$ 5,000
₨ 188,200
U$ 10,000
₨ 376,400
U$ 50,000
₨ 1,882,000
U$ 100,000
₨ 3,764,000
More amounts



U$ 0.0266
₨ 1
U$ 0.1328
₨ 5
U$ 0.2657
₨ 10
U$ 0.5313
₨ 20
U$ 1.3283
₨ 50
U$ 2.6566
₨ 100
U$ 6.6415
₨ 250
U$ 13.28
₨ 500
U$ 26.57
₨ 1,000
U$ 53.13
₨ 2,000
U$ 132.83
₨ 5,000
U$ 265.66
₨ 10,000
U$ 1,328
₨ 50,000
U$ 2,657
₨ 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/MUR amounts use our Convert USD to MUR quick calculator.

Mauritius Currency Info

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 .

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Mauritian Rupee?

U$ 100 converts to ₨ 3,764

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?

Mauritian Rupee (MUR) in the markets

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

USD/MUR at 37.65 was trading 2.6% above the 90-day average 36.7 with a range 36.35 to 37.65. ALERT: USD/MUR has risen to 90-DAY HIGHS.
21-Feb 5PM-NY 10PM-LON | 22-Feb 9AM-SYD

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.


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  1. Compare MUR travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
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  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 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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Mauritian Rupee to US Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.026717 Feb 2020
7 Day0.027011 Feb 2020
30 Day0.027419 Jan 2020
3 Month0.027420 Nov 2019
1 Year0.029118 Feb 2019
5 Year0.030019 Feb 2015
10 Year0.032420 Feb 2010

Mauritian Rupee to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.024617 Feb 2020
7 Day0.024711 Feb 2020
30 Day0.024719 Jan 2020
3 Month0.024720 Nov 2019
1 Year0.025718 Feb 2019
5 Year0.026419 Feb 2015
10 Year0.023920 Feb 2010

Mauritian Rupee to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.020517 Feb 2020
7 Day0.020811 Feb 2020
30 Day0.021119 Jan 2020
3 Month0.021220 Nov 2019
1 Year0.022518 Feb 2019
5 Year0.019519 Feb 2015
10 Year0.021020 Feb 2010

Mauritian Rupee to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.039717 Feb 2020
7 Day0.040211 Feb 2020
30 Day0.039819 Jan 2020
3 Month0.040320 Nov 2019
1 Year0.040818 Feb 2019
5 Year0.038519 Feb 2015
10 Year0.036220 Feb 2010

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