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Mauritius travel restrictions

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Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: yes Quarantine: yes
Airlines Updates
Published on 19.10.2021, Air Mauritius:

Air Mauritius to increase Johannesburg, London, Paris and Reunion frequency.

Published on 30.09.2021, Air Mauritius:

Air Mauritius exits voluntary administration, secures USD280m government loan.

Published on 04.08.2021
Air Mauritius to resume regular Johannesburg service in Oct-21
Source: https://centreforaviation.com/news/air-mauritius-to-resume-regular-johannesburg-service-in-oct-2021-1083583
Published on 23.06.2021
Latest News: Mauritian government reopens borders with Reunion Island from 15 July until 30 September (Aviation24.be).
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Published on 21.10.2020Air Mauritius Nov 2020 operations as of 20OCT20
Air Mauritius during the month of November 2020 continues to operate limited service, reflected in recent schedule update. As of 20OCT20, planned operation as follows. Due to travel restrictions, reservation may only be available in certain direction on selected routes.

Mauritius – Paris CDG 2 weekly A350-900XWB
Mauritius – Rodrigues Island 26 weekly ATR72 (25 weekly from 12NOV20)
Mauritius – St. Denis de la Reunion 1 weekly A330-200

Published on 30.09.2020
Air Mauritius resumes Reunion service in Oct 2020

Published on 25.09.2020
Air Mauritius increases Rodrigues service from mid-Oct 2020

Published on 08.09.2020
Air Mauritius NS21 Preliminary schedule as of 06SEP20

01.09.2020 Air Mauritius in the last few days filed additional service during the month of September. Latest addition sees the airline schedules 2 flights to London in early Sep 2020, on board Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft. Previously reported on Airlineroute, the airline has opened reservation for Paris flight from 04SEP20, once weekly.

As of 0645GMT 29AUG20, reservation is only available from Mauritius to Europe, while inbound flight from Europe is not open for booking. Last minute service changes remain highly possible.

Mauritius – Paris CDG – London Heathrow – Mauritius
MK112 MRU1100 – 2030CDG2215 – 2225LHR 359 01SEP20 / 08SEP20
MK113 LHR1800 – 0840+1MRU 359 02SEP20 / 09SEP20

Mauritius – Paris CDG eff 04SEP20 1 weekly
MK014 MRU2015 – 0545+1CDG 359 5
MK015 CDG1620 – 0535+1MRU 359 6

Published on 29.08.2020
Air Mauritius schedules 2 London flights in early-Sep 2020

Published on 24.08.2020
Air Mauritius schedules Paris flights in Sep 2020

Published on 20.08.2020
Air Mauritius increases Rodrigues Island service in Sep 2020

Published on 22.07.2020
Air Mauritius increases Rodrigues service in August 2020

Published on 23.06.2020
Air Mauritius schedules Rodrigues service in July/August 2020

Published on 22.06.2020
Air Mauritius expects to resume flights from 1 September

Full Restrictions
Open for travel from Mauritius
Crossing Rules
  • Passengers are required to download and complete a Public Health Covid-19 Passenger Self-Declaration Form, available here, and a Public Health Passenger Locator Form, available here, before departure to Mauritius. Passengers are also required to complete a Health Declaration Form during their flight to Mauritius. All the three forms must be submitted together on arrival.
  • Passengers travelling to Mauritius must hold a negative Covid-19 PCR test certificate with the test taken between 5 to 7 days before departure. Passengers with a test certificate valid less than 5 days will be denied boarding.
  • Passengers will also be subject to PCR tests upon arrival in Mauritius, and on day 7 and day 14 after arriving in Mauritius.
  • Passengers must hold proof of purchase of a travel package, including accommodation, for a mandatory quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. This package can be purchased online here.
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Flight Restrictions

published 01.10.2020

Entry restrictions
Passengers arriving in Mauritius:
– must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before departure;
– are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test.

Quarantine

Quarantine requirement at government designated site.

From 1 October, Mauritius will remove restrictions for fully vaccinated tourists. Travellers must, however, present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the last point of embarkation.
See the Mauritius Now website for full details.
Unvaccinated tourists are allowed to enter but must quarantine for 14 days on arrival in an official quarantine hotel.
• You will need to stay in your hotel room for 14 days and meals will be delivered to your room
• You will have a PCR test on your day of arrival, day 7 and day 14
• After a negative PCR test on day 14, you can freely explore the island and move to new accommodation or to your home
These measures will be in place until at least 30 September. You can find further details on the Mauritius Now website.

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Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

From 1 October, Mauritius will remove restrictions for fully vaccinated tourists. Travellers must, however, present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the last point of embarkation.
See the Mauritius Now website for full details.

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Vaccination
COVID-19 Total Vaccination date: 2021-10-14
COVID-19 Total Vaccination: 1713794
COVID-19 Daily Vaccination: 3964
COVID-19 Vacc. (per 100 citizens, %): 134.58
COVID-19 Daily Vacc. (per 1 million citizens): 3113

Vaccinated Travellers: Currently fully vaccinated tourists must remain at their certified COVID-19 safe hotels for 14 days after arrival. On your day of arrival it is mandatory to have a PCR test at the airport. Depending on the length of your stay, you will also need a PCR test on day 7 and 14. After a negative PCR test on day 14, you are free to go and explore the island.

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Full Restrictions

  • Mauritius Latest News: Mauritian government reopens borders with Reunion Island from 15 July until 30 September (Aviation24.be).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: Vaccinated Travellers: From 1 October, Mauritius will remove restrictions for fully vaccinated tourists. Travellers must, however, present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the last point of embarkation. See the Mauritius Now website for full details.
    Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Mauritius will accept the proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record. Your appointment card from vaccination centers is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    Unvaccinated Travellers: Unvaccinated tourists are allowed to enter but must quarantine for 14 days on arrival in an .
    • You will need to stay in your hotel room for 14 days and meals will be delivered to your room
    • You will have a PCR test on your day of arrival, day 7 and day 14
    • After a negative PCR test on day 14, you can freely explore the island and move to new accommodation or to your home
    You can find further details on the Mauritius Now website .

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mauritius: Travel restrictions remain in place. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.
    *Accommodation: Some certified COVID-19 safe hotels have reopened for fully vaccinated tourists. Unvaccinated tourists must remain in their room in an official quarantine hotel for 14 days.
    *Public spaces and services: Lockdown restrictions eased on 1 July 2021. Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. Public transport is operating. Access to beaches is allowed although picnics remain prohibited. Most businesses including restaurants and shops are operating but cinemas, casinos and nightclubs remain closed. The restriction on numbers at social gatherings including marriages, funerals and cultural and religious events is 50 people.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.

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    01.10.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News: Mauritian government reopens borders with Reunion Island from 15 July until 30 September (Aviation24.be).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements
    Vaccinated Travellers: Currently fully vaccinated tourists must remain at their certified COVID-19 safe hotels
    for 7 days after arrival. On your day of arrival it is mandatory to have a PCR test at the airport. You will also need a PCR test on day 7. If this is negative, you will be allowed to leave your hotel. If it is positive, the Ministry of Health will decide whether you should stay in your hotel for 7 days more or longer.
    From 1 October, Mauritius will remove restrictions for fully vaccinated tourists. Travellers must, however, present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the last point of embarkation.
    *Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status: Mauritius will accept your proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record . Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
    Unvaccinated Travellers: Unvaccinated tourists are allowed to enter but must quarantine for 14 days on arrival in an official quarantine hotel.
    • You will need to stay in your hotel room for 14 days and meals will be delivered to your room
    • You will have a PCR test on your day of arrival, day 7 and day 14
    • After a negative PCR test on day 14, you can freely explore the island and move to new accommodation or to your home
    You can find further details on the Mauritius Now website.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mauritius: Travel restrictions remain in place. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.
    *Accommodation: Some certified COVID-19 safe hotels have reopened for fully vaccinated tourists. Unvaccinated tourists must remain in their room in an official quarantine hotel for 14 days.
    *Public spaces and services: Lockdown restrictions eased on 1 July 2021. Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. Public transport is operating. Access to beaches is allowed although picnics remain prohibited. Most businesses including restaurants and shops are operating but cinemas, casinos and nightclubs remain closed. The restriction on numbers at social gatherings including marriages, funerals and cultural and religious events is 50 people.
    *If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.

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    08.09.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News: Mauritian government reopens borders with Reunion Island from 15 July until 30 September (Aviation24.be).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements:
    Vaccinated Travellers: Currently fully vaccinated tourists must remain at their certified COVID-19 safe hotels for 14 days after arrival. On your day of arrival it is mandatory to have a PCR test at the airport. Depending on the length of your stay, you will also need a PCR test on day 7 and 14. After a negative PCR test on day 14, you are free to go and explore the island.
    Unvaccinated Travellers: Unvaccinated tourists are allowed to enter but must quarantine for 14 days on arrival in an official quarantine hotel.
    • You will need to stay in your hotel room for 14 days and meals will be delivered to your room
    • You will have a PCR test on your day of arrival, day 7 and day 14
    • After a negative PCR test on day 14, you can freely explore the island and move to new accommodation or to your home
    These measures will be in place until at least 30 September. You can find further details on the Mauritius Now website.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mauritius: Travel restrictions remain in place. New rules will apply from 15 July 2021. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.
    *Accommodation: Accommodation remains closed to tourists, with the exception of official quarantine hotels. New arrangements will apply from 15 July 2021.
    *Public spaces and services: The Mauritian authorities have announced new lockdown restrictions from 1 May 2021. Most shops are now open. Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. Public transport is operating. Access to beaches remains prohibited. Restaurants are open for take-away and delivery only. Cultural and sports events are cancelled and there is a restriction on numbers at marriages and funerals.. Several red zones with higher risks of exposure to COVID-19 have been identified. Movement in and out of red zones is being closely monitored. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

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    18.08.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: On 6 March, in response to the COVID-19 situation, the Government of Mauritius announced the suspension of all international flight arrivals. These restrictions have been extended to 15 July. Some departures remain scheduled.
    On 11 June, the Government announced that fully vaccinated tourists will be allowed to enter Mauritius from 15 July. Until 30 September, they will have to remain at their holiday resort for 14 days. They will then be allowed to explore the island on presentation of a negative PCR test. From 1 October, vaccinated travellers will be allowed entry without restrictions on presentation of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel. From 15 July, unvaccinated tourists are not allowed to enter Mauritius. Only unvaccinated Mauritian nationals are allowed to return home but will need to quarantine for 14 days on arrival in dedicated quarantine facilities. You can find further details on the My Mauritius website.
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    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mauritius: Travel restrictions remain in place. New rules will apply from 15 July 2021. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.
    *Accommodation: Accommodation remains closed to tourists, with the exception of official quarantine hotels. New arrangements will apply from 15 July 2021.
    *Public spaces and services: The Mauritian authorities have announced new lockdown restrictions from 1 May 2021. Most shops are now open. Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. Public transport is operating. Access to beaches remains prohibited. Restaurants are open for take-away and delivery only. Cultural and sports events are cancelled and there is a restriction on numbers at marriages and funerals.. Several red zones with higher risks of exposure to COVID-19 have been identified. Movement in and out of red zones is being closely monitored. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

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    23.06.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News: Two week period of confinement effective 10 March, arriving international flights suspended (OSAC, 10.03.2021). Flights suspended for two weeks as COVID-19 lockdown imposed (Reuters, 10.03.2021). Authorities impose nationwide COVID-19 restrictions until 25 March; essential services will remain open (Garda World, 10.03.2021). Authorities suspend inbound international flights until 15 March after several local COVID-19 cases reported; flights from Mauritius to Rodrigues Island also halted (Khaleej Times, 07.03.2021) .

    International Restrictions:
    *Air Mauritius are running weekly flights to Paris, from where onward connections to the UK are available. Visit theAir Mauritius website or call +230 207 7070 for booking information.
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: On 6 March, in response to the COVID-19 situation, the Government of Mauritius announced the suspension of all international flight arrivals. Departures remain scheduled at this time.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mauritius: On 31 March 2021, the Government of Mauritius announced that lockdown restrictions would be extended until 30 April 2021, however, some economic activities are allowed to operate under strict sanitary conditions. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.
    *Accommodation: Some accommodation providers are open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists.
    *Public spaces and services: The Mauritian authorities announced new lockdown restrictions on 9 March 2021. From 11 March to 30 April, supermarkets, bakeries, banks and butchers shops will be open, but access will only be granted on certain days according to the first letter of your surname (surnames A-F on Monday and Thursday; G-N on Tuesday and Friday; and O-Z on Wednesday and Saturday). Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. Public transport is operating. Access to public places will be prohibited, including beaches. Markets, cinemas, gyms and restaurants remain closed although food delivery is allowed. Cultural and sports events will be cancelled and there is a restriction on numbers at marriages and funerals. Work Access Permits are being delivered to those who need to commute to the office and to help restart the economy. Several red zones with higher risks of exposure to COVID-19 have been identified. Movement in and out of red zones is being closely monitored. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

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    12.04.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News: Flights suspended for two weeks as COVID-19 lockdown imposed (reuters, 10.03.2021). Authorities impose nationwide COVID-19 restrictions until 25 March; essential services will remain open (Garda World, 10.03.2021).Authorities suspend inbound international flights until 15 March after several local COVID-19 cases reported; flights from Mauritius to Rodrigues Island also halted (Khaleej Times, 07.03.2021) .

    International Restrictions:
    *Air Mauritius are running weekly flights to Paris, from where onward connections to the UK are available. Visit theAir Mauritius website or call +230 207 7070 for booking information.
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: On 6 March, in response to the COVID-19 situation, the Government of Mauritius announced the suspension of all international flight arrivals. Departures remain scheduled at this time.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mauritius: On 9 March, the Government of Mauritius announced a lockdown beginning on 10 March. Until 25 March, public transport services are not authorised to operate. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.
    *Accommodation: Some accommodation providers are open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists.
    *Public spaces and services: The Mauritian authorities announced new lockdown restrictions on 9 March 2021. From 11 to 25 March, supermarkets, bakeries, banks and butchers shops will be open, but access will only be granted on certain days according to the first letter of your surname (surnames A-F on Monday and Thursday; G-N on Tuesday and Friday; and O-Z on Wednesday and Saturday). Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. Public transport is not operating. Access to public places will be prohibited, including beaches. Markets, cinemas, gyms, hairdressers, shopping malls and restaurants will be closed. Cultural and sports events will be cancelled and there is a restriction on numbers at marriages and funerals. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

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    10.03.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News: Authorities suspend inbound international flights until 15 March after several local COVID-19 cases reported; flights from Mauritius to Rodrigues Island also halted (Khaleej Times, 07.03.2021) .

    International Restrictions:
    *Air Mauritius are running weekly flights to Paris, from where onward connections to the UK are available. Visit theAir Mauritius website or call +230 207 7070 for booking information.
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: On 6 March, in response to the COVID-19 situation, the Government of Mauritius announced the suspension of all international flight arrivals. Departures remain scheduled at this time.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mauritius: There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.
    *Accommodation: Some accommodation providers are open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists.
    *Public spaces and services: The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May 2020. Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

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    08.03.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 January, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Mauritius in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Mauritius on or after 4am on 9 January will need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.UK, 08.01.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: The Government of Mauritius has, in response to the COVID-19 situation, advised that individuals who have been in the UK within the previous 14 days will not be allowed entry to Mauritius. On 25 February, the Government of Mauritius announced that this measure will expire on 28 February. Travellers from the UK will be allowed to enter Mauritius from 1 March 2021.
    To enter Mauritius, you must:
    Book airline travel and accommodation via the official Mauritian Tourism Promotion Agency website.
    •Undergo a period of “in room” quarantine in a government-approved hotel on a full board basis for 14 days on arrival.
    •Take a COVID-19 test no more than 7 days before your departure for Mauritius and demonstrate a negative test result on entry. You should arrange to take a private test.
    •Take a COVID-19 test on the day of arrival, and on day 7 and day 14 of your stay. If at any point, you receive a positive test result, you will be transferred to a public medical facility for treatment.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mauritius: There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.
    *Accommodation: Some accommodation providers have begun to open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists.
    *Public spaces and services: The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May. Some activities will remain suspended (including visiting beaches). Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

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    26.02.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 January, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Mauritius in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Mauritius on or after 4am on 9 January will need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.UK, 08.01.2021).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: The Government of Mauritius has, in response to the COVID-19 situation, advised that individuals who have been in the UK within the previous 14 days will not be allowed entry to Mauritius. On 25 January, the Government of Mauritius announced that this measure will be in force until at least 28 February 2021. Since 1 October, to enter Mauritius, you must:
    Book airline travel and accommodation via the official Mauritian Tourism Promotion Agency website.
    • Undergo a period of “in room” quarantine in a government-approved hotel on a full board basis for 14 days on arrival.
    • Take a COVID-19 test no more than 7 days before your departure for Mauritius and demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    • Take a COVID-19 test on the day of arrival, and on day 7 and day 14 of your stay. If at any point, you receive a positive test result, you will be transferred to a public medical facility for treatment.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mauritius: There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.
    *Accommodation: Some accommodation providers have begun to open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists.
    *Public spaces and services: The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May. Some activities will remain suspended (including visiting beaches). Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

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    19.02.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 January, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Mauritius in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Mauritius on or after 4am on 9 January will need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.UK, 08.01.2021). Individuals who have been in the UK within previous 15 days will not allowed entry to Mauritius; the measure will be in force until at least 11 January 2021 (Gov.UK, 29.12.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: The Government of Mauritius has, in response to the COVID-19 situation, advised that individuals who have been in the UK within the previous 14 days will not be allowed entry to Mauritius. On 25 January, the Government of Mauritius announced that this measure will be in force until at least 28 February 2021. Since 1 October, to enter Mauritius, you must:
    Book airline travel and accommodation via the official Mauritian Tourism Promotion Agency website.
    • Undergo a period of “in room” quarantine in a government-approved hotel on a full board basis for 14 days on arrival.
    • Take a COVID-19 test no more than 7 days before your departure for Mauritius and demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    • Take a COVID-19 test on the day of arrival, and on day 7 and day 14 of your stay. If at any point, you receive a positive test result, you will be transferred to a public medical facility for treatment.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Mauritius: There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.
    *Accommodation: Some accommodation providers have begun to open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists.
    *Public spaces and services: The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May. Some activities will remain suspended (including visiting beaches). Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

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    09.02.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 January, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Mauritius in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Mauritius on or after 4am on 9 January will need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.UK, 08.01.2021). Individuals who have been in the UK within previous 15 days will not allowed entry to Mauritius; the measure will be in force until at least 11 January 2021 (Gov.UK, 29.12.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: The Government of Mauritius has, in response to the COVID-19 situation, advised that individuals who have been in the UK within the previous 14 days will not be allowed entry to Mauritius. On 25 January, the Government of Mauritius announced that this measure will be in force until at least 28 February 2021. Since 1 October, to enter Mauritius, you must:
    Book airline travel and accommodation via the official Mauritian Tourism Promotion Agency website.
    • Undergo a period of “in room” quarantine in a government-approved hotel on a full board basis for 14 days on arrival.
    • Take a COVID-19 test no more than 7 days before your departure for Mauritius and demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    • Take a COVID-19 test on the day of arrival, and on day 7 and day 14 of your stay. If at any point, you receive a positive test result, you will be transferred to a public medical facility for treatment.

    Internal Restrictions:
    There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities. Some accommodation providers have begun to open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists. The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May. Some activities will remain suspended (including visiting beaches).

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    26.01.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 January, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Mauritius in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Mauritius on or after 4am on 9 January will need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.UK, 08.01.2021). Individuals who have been in the UK within previous 15 days will not allowed entry to Mauritius; the measure will be in force until at least 11 January 2021 (Gov.UK, 29.12.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements:
    From midnight local time on 21 December, the Government of Mauritius has, in response to the COVID-19 situation, advised that individuals who have been in the UK within the previous 15 days will not be allowed entry to Mauritius. On 8 January, the Government of Mauritius announced that this measure will be in force until at least 31 January 2021. Since 1 October, to enter Mauritius, you must:
    Book airline travel and accommodation via the official Mauritian Tourism Promotion Agency website;
    • Undergo a period of “in room” quarantine in a government-approved hotel on a full board basis for 14 days on arrival;
    • Take a COVID-19 test no more than 7 days before your departure for Mauritius and demonstrate a negative test result on entry;
    • Take a COVID-19 test on the day of arrival, and on day 7 and day 14 of your stay. If at any point, you receive a positive test result, you will be transferred to a public medical facility for treatment.

    Internal Restrictions:
    There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities. Some accommodation providers have begun to open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists. The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May. Some activities will remain suspended (including visiting beaches).

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    08.01.2021
  • Mauritius Latest News: Individuals who have been in the UK within previous 15 days will not allowed entry to Mauritius; the measure will be in force until at least 11 January 2021 (Gov.uk, 29.12.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: From midnight local time on 21 December, the Government of Mauritius has, in response to the COVID-19 situation, advised that individuals who have been in the UK within the previous 15 days will not be allowed entry to Mauritius. On 29 December, the Government of Mauritius announced that this measure will be in force until at least 10 January 2021, pending a further review. Since 1 October, to enter Mauritius, you must:
    Book airline travel and accommodation via the official Mauritian Tourism Promotion Agency website.
    • Undergo a period of “in room” quarantine in a government-approved hotel on a full board basis for 14 days on arrival.
    • Take a COVID-19 test no more than 7 days before your departure for Mauritius and demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    • Take a COVID-19 test on the day of arrival, and on day 7 and day 14 of your stay. If at any point, you receive a positive test result, you will be transferred to a public medical facility for treatment.

    Internal Restrictions:
    There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities. Some accommodation providers have begun to open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists. The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May. Some activities will remain suspended (including visiting beaches).

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    30.12.2020
  • Mauritius Latest News: From midnight local time on 21 December, the Government of Mauritius has, in response to the COVID-19 situation, advised that individuals who have been in the UK within the previous 15 days will not be allowed entry to Mauritius. This decision will be reviewed on 31 December. (Gov.uk, 21.12.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: From midnight local time on 21 December, the Government of Mauritius has, in response to the COVID-19 situation, advised that individuals who have been in the UK within the previous 15 days will not be allowed entry to Mauritius. This decision will be reviewed on 31 December. Since 1 October, to enter Mauritius, you must:
    Book airline travel and accommodation via the official Mauritian Tourism Promotion Agency website.
    • Undergo a period of “in room” quarantine in a government-approved hotel on a full board basis for 14 days on arrival.
    • Take a COVID-19 test no more than 7 days before your departure for Mauritius and demonstrate a negative test result on entry.
    • Take a COVID-19 test on the day of arrival, and on day 7 and day 14 of your stay. If at any point, you receive a positive test result, you will be transferred to a public medical facility for treatment.

    Internal Restrictions:
    There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities. Some accommodation providers have begun to open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists. The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May. Some activities will remain suspended (including visiting beaches).

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    21.12.2020
  • Mauritius Latest News: International borders set to reopen from 1 October; travel requirements include COVID-19 test, 14-day quarantine (Media reports, 29.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requirements: From 1 October, the Mauritian government is allowing visitors and returning residents entry to Mauritius under subject to the following quarantine restrictions. To enter Mauritius, you must: • Book airline travel and accommodation via the official Mauritian Tourism Promotion Agency website. • Undergo a period of “in room” quarantine in a government-approved hotel on a full board basis for 14 days on arrival. • Take a COVID-19 test no more than 7 days before your departure for Mauritius and demonstrate a negative test result on entry. • Take a COVID-19 test on the day of arrival, and on day 7 and day 14 of your stay. If at any point, you receive a positive test result, you will be transferred to a public medical facility for treatment.

    Internal Restrictions:
    There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities. Some accommodation providers have begun to open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists. The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May. Some activities will remain suspended (including visiting beaches).

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    05.10.2020
  • Mauritius Latest News: International borders set to reopen from 1 October; travel requirements include COVID-19 test, 14-day quarantine (Media reports, 29.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    The Mauritian border is closed. Commercial flights into Mauritius are not currently available. Air Mauritius are running weekly flights to Paris. Access to Mauritius for all passengers will be denied until further notice. On May 29, exceptions were announced for the repatriation, on priority basis, of Mauritian citizens. Individuals who have had possible exposure to COVID-19 are placed into quarantine for approximately 14 days. There are at least 25 quarantine centers, including resort hotels, over the island. Air Mauritius entered into voluntary administration on 22 April. If you have existing Air Mauritius tickets or plan to use the airline in the coming months, look out for announcements from Air Mauritius

    Internal Restrictions:
    There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities. Some accommodation providers have begun to open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists. The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May. Some activities will remain suspended (including visiting beaches).

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    29.09.2020
  • Mauritius International Restrictions:
    The Mauritian border is closed. Commercial flights into Mauritius are not currently available. Air Mauritius are running weekly flights to Paris. Access to Mauritius for all passengers will be denied until further notice. On May 29, exceptions were announced for the repatriation, on priority basis, of Mauritian citizens. Individuals who have had possible exposure to COVID-19 are placed into quarantine for approximately 14 days. There are at least 25 quarantine centers, including resort hotels, over the island. Air Mauritius entered into voluntary administration on 22 April. If you have existing Air Mauritius tickets or plan to use the airline in the coming months, look out for announcements from Air Mauritius

    Internal Restrictions:
    There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities. Some accommodation providers have begun to open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists. The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May. Some activities will remain suspended (including visiting beaches). Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

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    28.07.2020
  • Mauritius *****International Restrictions:
    The Mauritian border is closed. Commercial flights into Mauritius are not currently available. Air Mauritius are running weekly flights to Paris. Access to Mauritius for all passengers will be denied until further notice. On May 29, exceptions were announced for the repatriation, on priority basis, of Mauritian citizens. Individuals who have had possible exposure to COVID-19 are placed into quarantine for approximately 14 days. There are at least 25 quarantine centers, including resort hotels, over the island. Air Mauritius entered into voluntary administration on 22 April. If you have existing Air Mauritius tickets or plan to use the airline in the coming months, look out for announcements from Air Mauritius

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    There are no restrictions on movement around Mauritius. However, social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities. Some accommodation providers have begun to open for Mauritian residents; however, accommodation remains closed to tourists. The Mauritian authorities lifted lockdown restrictions on 30 May. Some activities will remain suspended (including visiting beaches). Social distancing and wearing of face masks in public remains mandatory. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

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    17.07.2020
  • Mauritius 1. Passengers are not allowed to enter and transit.
    – This does not apply to nationals or residents of Mauritius, their spouses and children. They are subject to quarantine.
    2. Airline crew are subject to quarantine until their next scheduled flight.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Effective June 1, 2020, the government of Mauritius announced the easing of confinement measures. Restrictions on the movement of people are no longer in effect, however, social distancing regulations remain in place. Beaches, public gardens, and other places or events of significant social gathering remain prohibited. The majority of non-essential businesses are permitted to open subject to regulations outlined by the Ministry of Health. Effective June 15, 2020, an additional easing of confinement measures was implemented. Certain health regulations remain in place including temperature screenings and mandatory face coverings. All non-essential services and businesses are permitted to open, subject to provisions outlined by the authorities.

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    18.06.2020
  • Mauritius

    International restrictions:

    The authorities have introduced a ban on entry by any travellers, including returning residents.
    1. Passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Mauritius.
    – This does not apply to nationals or residents of Mauritius, their spouses and children. They will be placed in quarantine.
    2. Airline crew must stay in their hotel rooms.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Effective June 1, 2020, the government of Mauritius announced the easing of confinement measures. Restrictions on the movement of people are no longer in effect, however, social distancing regulations remain in place. Beaches, public gardens, and other places or events of significant social gathering remain prohibited. The majority of non-essential businesses are permitted to open subject to regulations outlined by the Ministry of Health. Effective June 15, 2020, an additional easing of confinement measures was implemented. Certain health regulations remain in place including temperature screenings and mandatory face coverings. All non-essential services and businesses are permitted to open, subject to provisions outlined by the authorities.

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    17.06.2020
  • Mauritius 1. Passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Mauritius.
    – This does not apply to nationals or residents of Mauritius, their spouses and children. They will be placed in quarantine.
    2. Airline crew must stay in their hotel rooms.

    International restrictions:

    Borders are closed indefinitely.
    International commercial flights have been suspended although outbound/inbound repatriation flights, as well as ad-hoc commercial and chartered cargo flights are operating.

    Internal restrictions:

    Effective June 1, 2020, the government of Mauritius announced the easing of confinement measures. Restrictions on the movement of people are no longer in effect, however, social distancing regulations remain in place. Beaches, public gardens, and other places or events of significant social gathering remain prohibited. The majority of non-essential businesses are permitted to open subject to regulations outlined by the Ministry of Health.

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    04.06.2020
  • Mauritius 1. Passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Mauritius.
    – This does not apply to nationals or residents of Mauritius, their spouses and children. They will be placed in quarantine.
    2. Airline crew must stay in their hotel rooms.

    International restrictions:

    Borders are closed indefinitely.
    International commercial flights have been suspended although outbound/inbound repatriation flights, as well as ad-hoc commercial and chartered cargo flights are operating.

    Internal restrictions:

    A lockdown is in place until 1 June. Only essential services such as police, medical services, and fire and rescue services are currently available. Some businesses will be allowed to open from 15 May. Supermarkets are open (until 20.00), although movement is severely restricted to two days per week depending on the first letter of the surname: A-F: Monday and Thursday, G-N: Tuesday and Friday, O-Z: Wednesday and Saturday. Supermarkets are closed on Sunday. Clinics and hospitals will remain open; pharmacies and banks are open with reduced hours. Residents can order essential goods through a new website. A curfew was implemented in April during which movement was restricted from 20.00 to 08.00 (local time) except in emergencies.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
    OSAC Travel Advisories/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
    Ministry of Health/
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