On top of its economical, financial and political stability, Mauritius has a very peaceful multicultural population.
However, it is still recommended to take the elementary precautions like in any other country, city or town.
Some little precautions we can advise you to take are:
Some cash but ATM are widely available and currency can be exchanged at the airport or in the towns.
Clothes and shoes
Beach wear, beach wear, beach wear
At night time, semi casual dress code for dinner, which is normally no t-shirts, no shorts. A nice gown as well if you plan a fancy evening. Please ensure you check the evening dress code of your hotel while packing.
If you will be doing sightseeing and visiting:
Beach towels are available in hotels. If you will be staying in a self-catering or air bnb, you might want to bring one towel or buy locally.
A good book if you fancy reading by the swimming pool or the beach.
A pen – this is important to have on the plane as you will be required to fill in disembarkation documents for immigration and customs in Mauritius.
Sun glasses, Sun cream, beach hat and insect repellent
Citizens of most countries do not need a visa or may obtain a visa on arrival to Mauritius for tourism purpose. The visa section of the Prime Minister's office provides a lot of useful information.
The list of countries exempt from visa or requiring visa can also be viewed on the following link: Visa for Mauritius
For entry into Mauritius, the criteria are:
How to apply
Forms are available at http://passport.govmu.org
The following documents must be provided:
It remains your responsibility to ensure that you possess all required travel documents according to the specified standards of the country you are visiting.
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