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Foreign Exchange Guide to Mauritius

Read this currency guide to Mauritius with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/MUR=35.4899]

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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 Day0.028224 Jun 2019
1 Week0.027818 Jun 2019
1 Month0.028126 May 2019
6 Months0.029027 Dec 2018
1 Year0.028825 Jun 2018
5 Years0.033026 Jun 2014
10 Years0.030927 Jun 2009

MUR/EUR - Mauritian Rupee to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.024724 Jun 2019
1 Week0.024918 Jun 2019
1 Month0.025126 May 2019
6 Months0.025427 Dec 2018
1 Year0.024625 Jun 2018
5 Years0.024226 Jun 2014
10 Years0.022027 Jun 2009

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

1 Day0.022124 Jun 2019
1 Week0.022118 Jun 2019
1 Month0.022126 May 2019
6 Months0.022927 Dec 2018
1 Year0.021725 Jun 2018
5 Years0.019426 Jun 2014
10 Years0.018727 Jun 2009

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

1 Day0.040524 Jun 2019
1 Week0.040418 Jun 2019
1 Month0.040626 May 2019
6 Months0.041227 Dec 2018
1 Year0.038825 Jun 2018
5 Years0.035026 Jun 2014
10 Years0.038327 Jun 2009

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