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Written by Preetha Manivelan on December 30, 2020 Share on

Mauritius: Travel-restrictions, COVID travel requirement

Update as of November 2020: Longing for a Mauritius holiday? Who wouldn’t? ‘Mauritius has opened its borders to tourists’ is everything that we needed to hear, right? But has it? Check out this article for the updates on the latest movements in Mauritius tourism, what’s allowed and what’s not.

What’s happening in regards to air travel to Mauritius?

Mauritius has opened its borders and allows international flights. Any Mauritian national, residents of the country and tourists who are travelling to Mauritius for education, tourism and work for a longer duration are allowed. But like many countries, a negative PCR test result that was taken within 7 days prior to the travel date is a must. Expect longer waiting times at the airport than usual, be true to all the questions asked and have all the documents ready. Kindly note that the passengers are not allowed to transit through Mauritius.

Travel requirements in Mauritius

  • You will have to carry a PCR test that was taken 5 to 7 days before departure.
  • On arrival in Mauritius, there will be another PCR test and the result will be out in 12 hours.
  • You have to undergo a 14-day quarantine wherein you must take a PCR test once a week.
  • Health costs have to be paid at the hotel.
  • You must have booked a quarantine package which includes pre-approved accommodation and transfers.
  • Public Health Covid-19 Passenger Health Self-Declaration Form and Passenger Locator Form are a must and that will be checked upon arrival.
  • Documents required before disembarkation: Passport, Immigration form, Health form, Hotel voucher and negative PCR test certificate.

Travel restrictions in Mauritius

  • Transit through Mauritius is not allowed.
  • Passengers without a negative PCR test result will be denied entry.
  • You will not be allowed to explore the island until the last day of quarantine and it must be negative.
  • Quarantine stay package has to be booked online.

Ready to fly to Mauritius? The quarantine might not sound like a good idea to a traveller but trust me, staying in this magical land is totally worth it. Check out the Pickyourtrail website for some exciting Mauritius honeymoon packages or leave a Whatsapp inquiry for more options.

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