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Foreign Exchange Guide to Mauritius

Read this currency guide to Mauritius with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/MUR=34.2955]

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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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Popular MUR cross rates

MUR/USD - Mauritian Rupee to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.02911 Week
18 Jan 20190.02911 Month
21 Aug 20180.02906 Months
17 Feb 20180.03121 Year
17 Feb 20170.02822 Years
18 Feb 20140.03305 Years
19 Feb 20090.029510 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.02571 Week
18 Jan 20190.02561 Month
21 Aug 20180.02506 Months
17 Feb 20180.02511 Year
17 Feb 20170.02652 Years
18 Feb 20140.02405 Years
19 Feb 20090.023310 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.02251 Week
18 Jan 20190.02261 Month
21 Aug 20180.02256 Months
17 Feb 20180.02221 Year
17 Feb 20170.02272 Years
18 Feb 20140.01985 Years
19 Feb 20090.020610 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20193.19041 Week
18 Jan 20193.19831 Month
21 Aug 20183.19256 Months
17 Feb 20183.31221 Year
17 Feb 20173.17912 Years
18 Feb 20143.37555 Years
19 Feb 20092.776110 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.04091 Week
18 Jan 20190.04061 Month
21 Aug 20180.03946 Months
17 Feb 20180.03941 Year
17 Feb 20170.03672 Years
18 Feb 20140.03665 Years
19 Feb 20090.045710 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.03861 Week
18 Jan 20190.03861 Month
21 Aug 20180.03786 Months
17 Feb 20180.03911 Year
17 Feb 20170.03692 Years
18 Feb 20140.03625 Years
19 Feb 20090.037010 Years

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