Port Louis car hires from R349

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Port Louis with a pick-up date of 18/4 and drop-off date of 16/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap car hire in Port Louis

EconomyR354/day
CompactR611/day
SUVR350/day
People carrierR1 137/day
MiniR349/day
Intermediate estate carR931/day
Compact SUVR1 308/day
Intermediate SUVR1 500/day
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Port Louis

  • Opting for a car rental in Port Louis offers remarkable advantages over public transportation. With a rental car, you gain the freedom to explore the city's diverse attractions at your pace, avoiding the constraints of schedules and crowded buses. You can effortlessly journey to iconic sites like the Caudan Waterfront, Champs de Mars Racecourse, and Aapravasi Ghat, while also having the flexibility to venture beyond the city to discover hidden gems like Pamplemousses Botanical Garden and Le Morne Brabant. Embracing a car rental in Port Louis enhances your travel experience, enabling you to uncover Mauritius' vibrant culture and captivating landscapes conveniently.
  • The nearest airport to Port Louis is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU). Car rental services are conveniently situated within the airport terminal, eliminating the need for a shuttle. Upon arrival, you'll find a variety of car hire companies offering a range of vehicle options to suit your needs. This seamless setup ensures swift access to your chosen rental car, making Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport a convenient starting point for your exploration of Port Louis and the beautiful island of Mauritius.
  • Port Louis car hire provides an enriching experience. Driving is on the left side of the road, a legacy of British influence. Locals often drive compact cars and SUVs, suited for the city's bustling streets and nearby scenic routes. Driving in Mauritius is generally relaxed, though it's important to be attentive due to the mix of traffic. Cyclists are common, especially in urban areas, so vigilance is necessary. Embracing car rental in Port Louis grants you the freedom to immerse yourself in the local way of life, and explore vibrant markets, historic sites, and picturesque coastal roads with ease.
  • Car rental in Port Louis has drawbacks. During peak tourist season from October to April, roads like M2 and M1A can get congested, causing delays. Rush hour traffic typically occurs between 07:00 - 09:00 and 16:00 - 18:00, impacting routes around the city centre and key business areas. Navigating the bustling city streets can be challenging due to narrow roads and aggressive driving styles. Limited parking in popular areas like the Caudan Waterfront can pose difficulties. While a rental car offers freedom, planning routes and timings helps avoid traffic-related stress.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Port Louis for R438 or less
  • Book your car hire in Port Louis at least 7 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport car hire locations in Port Louis are around 40% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Mini car hire in Port Louis are around 6% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Port Louis

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Port Louis?

    On average a car hire in Port Louis costs R465 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Port Louis?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Autorent Mauritius (R349/day), MauriConnect (R354/day) and Autounion Car Rental (R558/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Autorent Mauritius Airport, , Plaine Magnien 51520 (34 kilometres from the city centre).

  • How much is the price of fuel in Port Louis?

    The average price of fuel in Port Louis is R100,94 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 211 and R1 615, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Port Louis?

    Mini (Hyundai i10 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Port Louis.

  • 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.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Sir Seewoosagur Ram. airport (MRU)?

    The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Sir Seewoosagur Ram. airport to off-airport locations is First Car.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Port Louis?

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

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Port Louis?

    A Mini car hire in Port Louis costs R629 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Port Louis?

    A Standard car hire in Port Louis costs R1 360 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Port Louis?

    An Economy car hire in Port Louis costs R416 per day, on average.

  • What is the most popular car hire location in Port Louis?

    In Port Louis, cars are most frequently hired at Garuda Car Rental Ltd A10 Royal Road, Plaine Magnien (34 km from city centre ).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Port Louis?

    On average a car hire in Port Louis costs R3 256 per week (R465 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Port Louis?

    On average a car hire in Port Louis costs R13 955 per month (R465 per day).

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Port Louis?

    Opt for a compact or mid-sized car when driving in Port Louis. These vehicles are well-suited for navigating the city's narrow streets and busy traffic. A fuel-efficient option is beneficial given the fluctuating gas prices and potential traffic congestion. Additionally, a car with good suspension can handle the occasional uneven road surfaces. A compact or mid-sized rental car ensures a comfortable and hassle-free exploration of Port Louis, allowing you to easily manoeuvre through the city's bustling districts and discover its hidden gems.

  • What’s the speed limit in Port Louis?

    Speed limits in Port Louis, like the rest of Mauritius, are posted in kilometres per hour (km/h). Within built-up areas, the speed limit is generally 40 km/h. On main roads outside cities, it's typically 80 km/h. It's important to note that speed limits can vary, so paying attention to local signage is crucial. Adhering to these limits ensures safety and compliance with local regulations while exploring the charming streets of Port Louis and the scenic routes around the island.

  • Where are the best places to park in Port Louis?

    In Port Louis, it's advisable to park in designated parking lots and garages to avoid congestion. Popular options include the Caudan Waterfront Parking and Port Louis Central Market Parking. Parking fees vary, averaging around 10-30 Mauritian Rupees per hour (approximately 20 to 60 Indian Rupees). Street parking can be limited, and parking attendants often assist in urban areas. Utilising official parking facilities ensures a hassle-free experience while exploring the vibrant city of Port Louis.

Port Louis car rental reviews and directory

Europcar

8,0

Very Good

No reviews available

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

8.0

2 locations in Port Louis

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Industrial Zone

+230 286 0140

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Plaisance Airport

+230 637 3240

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1First Car Rental

8,9

Very Good

No reviews available

Best rated

5 locations in Port Louis

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6, St Denis St

Opening times not available

Mauritius City Office

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Mauritius City Office

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Mauritus City Office

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Old Pailles Road

+230 210 3030

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Autounion Car Rental

7,8

Good

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One location in Port Louis

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Port Louis Cruise Terminal Christian Decotter

+230 5926 7799

Monday06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday06:00 - 20:00
Thursday06:00 - 20:00
Friday06:00 - 20:00
Saturday06:00 - 20:00
Sunday06:00 - 20:00

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keddy by Europcar

6,3

Okay

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One location in Port Louis

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Avenue Michael Leal

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SURPRICE CAR RENTAL

4,7

Mediocre

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One location in Port Louis

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Duke of Edinburgh Ave

Monday07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday07:00 - 19:00
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Thursday07:00 - 19:00
Friday07:00 - 19:00
Saturday07:00 - 19:00
Sunday07:00 - 19:00

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GREEN MOTION

4,2

Mediocre

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One location in Port Louis

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Plaisance Airport Check/in After Hours = Mur 500

+230 670 6666

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Sunnycars

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3 locations in Port Louis

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3 Delta Lane

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Port Louis

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S.S.R. International Airport, Counter no. 8

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Autorent Mauritius

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2 locations in Port Louis

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Airport, , Plaine Magnien

+230 5897 5555

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Port Louis

+230 5897 5555

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Pingouin Car

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2 locations in Port Louis

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Les Pailles Downtown

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Waterfront Downtown

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Royal Car Rental

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2 locations in Port Louis

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Christian Decotter Cruise Terminal

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Waterfront Downtown

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Royal Rent A Car

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2 locations in Port Louis

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Christian Decotter Cruise Terminal

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Mauritius airport

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Budget

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One location in Port Louis

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Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam

+230 637 3100

Monday05:00 - 21:00
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4,8 Mediocre

Feb 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Pickup and Dropoff was fast and OK.

Cons:

The car was ready to fell appart. Very old and battered.

1 out of 0

Cath Car Rental

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One location in Port Louis

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CEB Road

+230 5921 1477

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Coastal Tours

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One location in Port Louis

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Plaisance

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DISCOUNT.QUEBEC

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One location in Port Louis

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Port Louis Cruise Terminal Christian Decotter

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FlexWays

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One location in Port Louis

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3 Delta Lane

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MauriConnect

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Most popular

One location in Port Louis

from R390/day

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Mauritius Airport (MRU)

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Morisoleil Car Rental

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One location in Port Louis

from R318/day

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marina quay, caudan, port louis, mauritius

+230 5254 2424

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Soleiro Rental

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One location in Port Louis

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M2, Port Louis

Monday00:00 - 23:59
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Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
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Sunny Beach Car Rental

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One location in Port Louis

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Avenue perruche 5,morc pailles

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Car hire locations in or near Port Louis

Good to know

Most popular agency

MauriConnect

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

R465/day

Good deal

R438/day

When to book a car hire in Port Louis

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