Information & Facts
English is the official language of Mauritius, but the
most widely used is French and the local dialect, Creole. Hindi,
Urdu and Chinese are also spoken.
The currency of Mauritius is the Mauritian Rupee (MUR), which is
divided into 100 cents. Travellers cheques and foreign currency can
be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and larger hotels.
Travellers cheques usually exchange at a better rate than cash.
ATMs are widely available in most towns and hotels, restaurants and
large retailers accept major credit cards.