Mauritius's currency is called the Rupee. Banknotes are in denominations of Rs25, Rs50, Rs100, Rs200, Rs500, Rs1000 and Rs2000 Rupees. Coins are subdivided into 100 cents and come in denominations of 5 cents, 20 cents, Rs½, Rs1, Rs5, Rs10 and Rs20.
Mauritian Rupee Currency Code: MUR
"Rs" - This is the symbol you'll see alongside (some) prices / rates
Travellers to Mauritius can quite easily convert the South African Rand, US dollar, British Pound and Euro currencies into Rupee at bureaux de change and banks in main towns & cities.
Major credit cards including MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club and American Express cards are widely accepted by most hotels, restaurants, retail outlets and can be used to draw money out of ATMs found throughout Mauritius.
There are 20 commercial banks in Mauritius:
This may vary depending on the bank but operating hours are generally from:
09:00am → 3:00pm from Monday - Thursday
09:00am → 5:00pm on Fridays.
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