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 = 39.49
Telephone Prefix+230

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Mauritian Rupee



U$ 1
₨ 39.49
U$ 5
₨ 197.45
U$ 10
₨ 394.90
U$ 20
₨ 789.80
U$ 50
₨ 1,975
U$ 100
₨ 3,949
U$ 250
₨ 9,873
U$ 500
₨ 19,745
U$ 1,000
₨ 39,490
U$ 2,000
₨ 78,980
U$ 5,000
₨ 197,450
U$ 10,000
₨ 394,900
U$ 50,000
₨ 1,974,500
U$ 100,000
₨ 3,949,000
More amounts



U$ 0.0253
₨ 1
U$ 0.1266
₨ 5
U$ 0.2532
₨ 10
U$ 0.5064
₨ 20
U$ 1.2660
₨ 50
U$ 2.5320
₨ 100
U$ 6.3300
₨ 250
U$ 12.66
₨ 500
U$ 25.32
₨ 1,000
U$ 50.64
₨ 2,000
U$ 126.60
₨ 5,000
U$ 253.20
₨ 10,000
U$ 1,266
₨ 50,000
U$ 2,532
₨ 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 ₨ 3,949

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:

ALERT:1-DAY0.7% 🔔|
USD/MUR at 39.49 was trading 5.6% above AVG:37.4 with LO:36.35 and HI:39.52 (90 days). ALERT: Today USD/MUR is UP 0.7%

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 Day0.025630 Mar 2020
7 Day0.025424 Mar 2020
30 Day0.026501 Mar 2020
3 Month0.027401 Jan 2020
1 Year0.028701 Apr 2019
5 Year0.027602 Apr 2015
10 Year0.032703 Apr 2010

Mauritian Rupee to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.023230 Mar 2020
7 Day0.023524 Mar 2020
30 Day0.024001 Mar 2020
3 Month0.024401 Jan 2020
1 Year0.025601 Apr 2019
5 Year0.025402 Apr 2015
10 Year0.024203 Apr 2010

Mauritian Rupee to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.020730 Mar 2020
7 Day0.021524 Mar 2020
30 Day0.020801 Mar 2020
3 Month0.020701 Jan 2020
1 Year0.021901 Apr 2019
5 Year0.018602 Apr 2015
10 Year0.021403 Apr 2010

Mauritian Rupee to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.041530 Mar 2020
7 Day0.042524 Mar 2020
30 Day0.041001 Mar 2020
3 Month0.039001 Jan 2020
1 Year0.040301 Apr 2019
5 Year0.036402 Apr 2015
10 Year0.035603 Apr 2010

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