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Before Coming (good to know)

Before you head for the airport, be sure to check the important travel regulations below to ensure that you have an enjoyable, hassle-free trip.

Travel documents and visa

Passport validity for travel to Mauritius Passport must be valid beyond the intended period of stay in Mauritius. In addition to your return ticket and a valid passport, some authorities also require a visa, a health certificate or other documents such as a hotel reservation or your host’s contact information (exact address and telephone number). Some authorities require that you leave at least two side-by-side blank pages in your passport for visas on arrival.
For Indian nationals travelling to Mauritius Upon arrival in Mauritius, Indian nationals are eligible for a visa for a maximum stay of 60 days, provided they hold: • a confirmed booking for accommodation in Mauritius • a sponsorship letter • a confirmed booking for a return flight • sufficient funds for expenses during their stay (minimum of USD 100 per day) Air Mauritius will accept passengers with confirmed bookings for a return flight within 60 days. If passengers hold a ticket for a stay beyond 60 days, they must apply for a visa from the Mauritius High Commission in Delhi prior to departure.
Formalities for UK nationals entering Mauritius Visas are not required for UK passport holders when entering Mauritius. UK nationals need to have a passport valid beyond the intended period of stay. You are advised to check with the local authorities for any other required document. For enquiries, you may contact: The Mauritius High Commission 32 /33 Elvaston Place, Queensgate, South Kensington London SW7 5NW Tel: 0207 581 0294
Please note • Passengers visiting Mauritius for any purpose other than tourism or business must obtain prior authorisation from the Mauritius Passport and Immigration Office before undertaking their trip. • Any person who stays in Mauritius beyond the period granted on their visa or entry permit is committing an offense and may be subject to legal proceedings.More info on http://www.airmauritius.com/documentnvisa.htm


Before you begin packing, please familiarise yourself with the baggage allowance included in your reservation as well as the fees that we apply to excess baggage. You may purchase your excess baggage at the airport or at one of our ticket offices in Mauritius or through our contact centre, Tel: +230 207 7575. For safety reasons, some airports, including the airport of Mauritius, limit the weight of each bag to 32 kg. Although we take every precaution in handling your baggage, make sure your bags are sturdy and easily identifiable. Remember to attach to the outside of each of your checked bags a tag clearly indicating your name, your permanent address, the address of your destination, and your phone number. More info on http://www.airmauritius.com/baggage.htm

Special needs

During their travel, passengers may have special needs related to their health, age, diet or other factors. Please find some information on the most frequent cases here: http://www.airmauritius.com/specialneeds.htm

Airport information

Before you fly with Air Mauritius, here is some useful information to help you through the airport:http://www.airmauritius.com/airportinformation.htm