Pingouin Car Rental – Mauritius

Pingouin Car Rental – Mauritius

The best and most reliable way to visit Mauritius is by car, driving across scenic routes and enjoying the exquisite beauty of the island at your own pace. Mauritius is a relatively small island that is easy to navigate around. Planning on how to commute when you’re travelling to a new place is very important and the ease of being able to secure your mean of transport before your trip avoid any unnecessary stress during your stay. We have several car rental agencies in Mauritius among which is Pingouin Car Rental offering cheap but good quality car hire services that cater for every budget and preferences. You can use your national driving license if you’re staying in Mauritius for less than a month.

Pingouin Car Rental 

Pingouin Car Rental was established by Mr. Sayyad Ramjan who started his business with only three cars back then. Gradually the business gained fame with the exceptional customer service that it provides, and it soon became a favorite brand for tourists. Presently, Pingouin Car Rental consists of an amazing team of ten staffs and a fleet of over 100 vehicles.

Click to pre-book your rental car in just three steps.

The agency through its well-designed website allows you to pre-book your rental car hassle free which will be ready for pick-up upon your arrival at the airport (SSR International Airport, Level 0 – Car Rental Booth, counter no.9). If you prefer to get your car delivered at any other place or directly to your hotel, this can be arranged by Pingouin Car Rental. For all pick-ups at the airport, no additional fee will be charged however if you request delivery of the car at your residence, it will be chargeable unless you hire a car for more than six days.

Your choice matters

Whether you’re looking for an automatic car or manual one and a small economy car or a luxury car, the agency offers a wide range of vehicles with unlimited mileage.

Pingouin Car Rental ensures that their team provides top-notch and personalized service to its clients. All the vehicles are well maintained to ensure that you can travel with peace of mind. Punctuality is a key factor for Pingouin Car Rental and they strive to be as efficient and rapid to solve any complaints or breakdown that you may encounter.

Rental varies for each vehicle. Expect to pay around 25 euros for mini and economy cars, around 35 euros for a medium sized car while luxury cars will cost you around 90 euros per day.

The minimum rental period is for 3 days.

Why you should book from Pingouin Car Rental

  • You benefit from zero airport exit fees as well as three hours free waiting time in case your flight is delayed.
  • All the cars are fully covered by an insurance policy. Pingouin Car Rental provides 24-hour assistance in case of breakdown. You will also be given a replacement car on the same day and be transferred free of charge to your destination.
  • Additionally you can book extras such as sim cards, local maps, baby seat, child seat, premium roadside assistance and WIFI-hotspot.
  • Pingouin Car Rental operates on a loyalty reward scheme where you earn points for every booking you make which allows you to get discounted rates on your next rental.

Payment option

You can either pay online when you make your booking or upon arrival at the airport itself. You will be provided with a voucher to be presented upon arrival in Mauritius. It is recommended that you do your booking online to save time from paperwork on arrival and to also benefit from a saving of 30% the rental.

Feedback from customers

Happy customer

First visit to Mauritius, and hence first review for Pingouin Car Rental Mauritius. Very easy collection and return process at the Mauritius Airport. Car in good condition and all went very smoothly. Would be very happy to use again and recommend.

Julian rogers
United Kingdom


Excellent service

We have been using this car rental service in Mauritius for many years and they have never failed to provide superb service. We would highly recommend this company to all visitors and they do not have hidden charges like other car hire companies in Mauritius.

Bharat Gandhi


Excellent car hire service from Pingouin Car Rental

The car rental service we had from the people at Pingouin Car Rental was excellent! Good staff, very helpful and a good price for the vehicle as well! We had a problem with our first car which was dealt with very quickly and efficiently on the same day (Sunday) with a replacement vehicle. Pingouin Car Rental then refunded the cost of any extra fuel we put into the car. There was some difference in the security deposit we thought we were paying at the airport, but the company only reserved the money and made no deductions from our account. We would use Pingouin again and recommend this company.

John Thompson


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Contact Pingouin Car Rental

Address: SSR International Airport

Level 0, Counter 9

Plaine Magnien 51520


Tel: +230 637 8080

Operating hours : 5am to 10pm


*This is a sponsored blog post, but all opinions are my own. All pictures belong to Pingouin Car Rental. 

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