Monday, December 2, 2013

Things to consider while travelling to Mauritius

Travelling could be a fun; infact travelling could be an only way to refresh your mind and allows you to understand an environment that circles around the place you are visiting. But often we do not consider so many things while travelling and find our self in a beauty of troubles.

While travelling within India our personnel documents could well prove to be an essential which would help us during a course of normal verification but outside India there are so many things we need to consider in order to make our journey comfortable and hassle free.

For example in Mauritius, the first thing you need to keep in mind is currency. Make sure you have already contact your respective bank In order to get a foreign exchange or you can even do it once you land in a beauty of Mauritius as there are so many banks operating there, currency exchange could be done as per their interest rates which may vary from banks to banks.

An official currency of Mauritius is the Mauritian rupee that comes with various denominations and a liquid denomination which are available between the range of 25, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1,000 and 2,000.

While exchanging a currency first thing we must remember is a value of your native currency because it varies from country to country, so you have to understand a value first weather its high on return or low on counts.

The good things about Mauritius system is there no limit of carrying a local currency or foreign currency and that allows a varied convenience while travelling under a roof of Mauritius. Beside that there are many ATM that operates wisely in every corner of Mauritius and it accepts all the major credit cards and debit cards.

Shopping mall here accepts all kind of cards while restaurant here accepts cash in return so it’s always better to carry cash along with you for making any sorts of Payment.

Monday to Thursday: 09:15 to 15:15; Fridays: 09:15 to 15:30; Saturdays: 09:15 to 11:15. These are business hours of bank In Mauritius. You can carry Indian rupee and exchange it there but if you wish to make it convenient than you can exchange it at your respective bank which also charges some interest and it could vary from bank to bank.

On arrival you must brief them about your accommodation at an immigration centre, failing to do so may result in termination of your entry inside Mauritius.

Remember to carry your Visa, passport and onward tickets to help them to do their service. Visa on arrival would have its validity for only 90 days and you must always remember to contact Mauritian embassy prior to the date.

Apart from that voters I.D, driving license and other important documents could prove to be handy during check on arrival because a certainty could struck a door of your journey anytime so it is always advised to carry all the important documents to make your journey comfortable and convenient.

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