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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Balaclava

  • Driving a car rental in Balaclava provides you with the freedom to explore the village and its surroundings at your own pace. You can create your itinerary, make spontaneous stops, and venture off the beaten path to discover hidden gems. Having a Balaclava car hire allows you to avoid relying on public transport or taxi services. You can conveniently travel to various attractions, such as Port Louis, the capital city of Mauritius, beaches and restaurants, without having to depend on public transport routes and hours.
  • The closest airport to Balaclava, Mauritius, is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU), also commonly known as Mauritius International Airport. The airport is located approximately 55 km southeast of Balaclava, and is the main international gateway to Mauritius. Here, you have the choice of several car hire companies including Hertz and Avis, which are located in the car park opposite the main terminal building.
  • When driving your car rental in Balaclava, be aware that some roads in the village and beyond in Mauritius, especially in rural or less-developed areas, may be in poor condition, with potholes, uneven surfaces, or limited signage. Be cautious of pedestrians, cyclists, and animals on or near the roads, especially in residential areas and rural regions. You should also pay attention to roadside vendors or stalls close to the road, which can lead to distractions and reduced visibility.
  • When driving your car rental in Balaclava, consider that the local driving habits and practises may differ from what you are accustomed to. Some drivers might be aggressive or take risks, so it's essential to stay vigilant and drive defensively. Moreover, depending on the season, heavy rains and occasional cyclones can affect driving conditions and visibility. Within certain areas of Balaclava and Mauritius, street lighting may be limited, making driving at night more challenging.
  • Book your car hire in Balaclava at least 5 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Balaclava

  • How much is the price of fuel in Balaclava?

    The average price of fuel in Balaclava is R98,93 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 187 and R1 583, depending on the car size.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Sir Seewoosagur Ram. airport (MRU)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Sir Seewoosagur Ram. airport include MauriConnect and Autorent Mauritius.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Balaclava?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Balaclava?

    When driving in Balaclava, Mauritius, the type of car recommended depends on your specific travel plans and the destinations you intend to visit. While main roads and highways in Mauritius, including those around Balaclava, are generally well-maintained, some rural or less-travelled areas may have rough or uneven surfaces. If you plan to explore off-the-beaten-path locations, a sturdy vehicle like a compact SUV or a 4x4 may be more suitable. Furthermore, if you are travelling with a group or carrying a lot of luggage, a spacious and comfortable car, such as a mid-sized sedan or a minivan, would be ideal for a more enjoyable journey.

  • What is the speed limit in Balaclava?

    Typically, the speed limit within urban areas, towns, and cities in Mauritius, including Balaclava, is generally 40 km/h for the safety of pedestrians and others circulation on the roads. When driving on non-urban roads and highways outside urban areas, the speed limit is typically 60 km/h. It is recommended to always check the road signs to make sure there aren’t any temporary changes to the speed limit.

  • Where are the best places to park my car hire in Balaclava?

    Because Balaclava is a small village, there aren’t many car parks or covered parking areas. There is some free parking available by Balaclava Public Beach, located directly by the beach, making it an ideal place to park for a day at the local beach, especially if you are travelling with children and need the extra bags close by in the car. It is recommended to check with your hotel or accommodation whether they offer on site parking. Some places may offer it free included in your booking, while other places may charge a small fee to use their parking facilities.

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Baie aux Tortues, Le Goulet Road, Balaclava, Mauritius

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Balaclava Hotel Ravenala Attitude

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Balaclava delivery

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Turtle Bay, Balaclava

+230 5907 1291

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1First Car Rental

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Balaclava City Office

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Balaclava City Office

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Maritim Resort & Spa

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Avis

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Ravenala Hotel

+230 427 6312

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Carental Mauritius

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Pointe Aux Piment

+230 5257 4888

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Idrive

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Coastal Road Pointe Aux Piments

+230 5251 0675

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Sixt

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Turtle Bay

+230 5250 9999

Monday08:30 - 18:00
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Balaclava

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