The Mauritian currency
The method of payment is the Mauritian Rupees that is subdivided in 100 cents. It is freely convertible and there is no black market.
The value of 1 euro is = about 40 Rupees, depending on the rate of exchange. The credit cards, as (Visa, Masters and maestro) the Traveler’s check is accepted nearly everywhere on the island. as well as the withdrawal of money can be make without any problem.
The time zone
Mauritius is four hours of the GMT -. There are three hours of difference between the Central Europe and Mauritius. If it is noon in Central Europe, when it is already three o’clock in the afternoon in Mauritius. In the summer season, the difference are only two hours.
It is not necessary for the Commonwealth communities, USA, the UK and the European Union to possess a visa. You receive your residence permit automatically at your arrival for a period of three months. it is also possible to extend your stay on a period of six months, on demand. To the condition that you possess a valid back ticket.
The tourist sites
In Mauritius, there is a multitude of possibility for different outings and curiosities, so your stay in Mauritius will become a vacations of an unforgettable adventure. You can inquire all time at my place and on the possibilities of different outings, that I organize. Here is a small choice of the different outlays and interesting places in Mauritius that I propose to you:
- Pamplemousses Botanical garden
- The earth of seven colors of the Chamarel
- The Caséla national park
- The city of Curepipe (ideal for shopping)
- Domaine du chasseurs
- Domain des Pailles
- Le Grand Bassin
- L’ile aux Cerfs
- The vanilla, agricultural exploitation of crocodile
- The museum of natural history
- Port Louis (the capital with its historic market)
- The volcano of Trou aux Cerfs
- The Glassware of phéonix
- The seven cascades
- The Ylang Ylang
The languages speak in Mauritius
In Mauritius, English is normally the official language. It is use but hardly to speak. To the exception in the parliament or with the tourists of English origin. The French or the creol language is speak most of the time. French and Creole languages are very near. As you know Mauritius is a multicultural island people who come in differents countries have bring their own language. Very often again at home the indi, Chinese or the ourdou are often spoken. In the the schools, we teach English and French, but as well as the languages orientals.