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Frequently Asked Questions
Q1..Where is Mauritius situated ? Mauritius is a small tropical island situated east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean
Q2..How to reach Mauritius ? The best and easiest way to reach Mauritius is by air . The five main airline which offer regular scheduled flights to Mauritius from the UK and Europe are Air Mauritius, British Airways, Air France, Emirates, Condor and Corsair .For the rest of the world customers are advised to check with their travel agents or tour operators for available flights.
Q3..How long does it take to reach Mauritius by air ? This depends from where you are traveling and whether the flight is non-stop or transit one.A non-stop flight by Air Mauritius or British Airways from the UK usually takes eleven and a half hours to reach Mauritius.
Q4..What are the main languages spoken in Mauritius ? In every day life the majority of the population speak creole patois,a sort of native dialect in which French words appear to be more prominent. Apart from this most Mauritians also speak English and French .
Q5..Are there any dangerous animals or poisonous reptiles in Mauritius ? No poisonous snakes ,reptiles,or insect exists in Mauritius. Moreover its natural habitat is free from dangerous quadrupeds.
Q6..What type of country is Mauritius politically ? Mauritius is a Democracy based on the British system of Government.It is a republic within the Commonwealth with a nominated President.While the President mainly adopts a ceremonial role ( but with limited executive powers over Parliament or the cabinet ), like the Queen in British politics,it is the Prime Minister who is the head of the nation.
Q7..What is the electricity voltage used in Mauritius for domestic purposes ? The power supply throughout the island is 240 volts and all Aquasurmer apartments come with British standard three pin sockets.
Q8..Do I need a visa for Mauritius ? No visa if you are UK or European passport holder you can stay up to six months all you have to have is funds for your stay and a valid return ticket no visa required.