Living in Mauritius
Main Language: English, French, Creole, Hindi
Religion: You are free to practice your faith
without any restriction or discrimination.
Climate: Mauritius has a tropical climate with
the temperature varying from 15o C to 35o C.
Time: GMT + 4
Money: The currency used in Mauritius is the
Mauritian Rupee (MUR). Well known currencies such as US dollars, Euro and Great
Britain Pound in cash or travellers cheques can be exchanged within the island.
Major credit cards such as Diners Club, Visa and MasterCard are widely
accepted. There are ATM facilities can be widely found.
Transport: Mauritius has an extensive and a
comparably reliable and safe public transport system. Bus transport
is subsidised for international students.
Health Services: High standard health care
services are provided in public hospitals and health centres across
the island at low cost. Alternatively there are also many private
clinics of international quality.
Communications: Communication facilities such as
telephone, fax, Internet, telegram, mobile phones and post are widely available
throughout Mauritius. Public telephone booths can be found easily and phone
cards come in handy and can be purchased easily. Roaming contracts also exist
with operators of various countries. Internet facilities are available. Postal
services are efficient. International channels are available on TV and
newspapers are published in French, English and Chinese.
Leisures: Mauritius offers endless leisure opportunities and activities through out the year. Kindly click here for more information.