From July 15, 2021, international visitors will be able to travel to Mauritius and stay in one of the 14 “resort bubbles” that have been selected and carefully set up for quarantine purposes. The Indian Ocean Island will open its borders in two stages during the second half of 2021, with the first phase allowing vaccinated travelers to enjoy a luxury holiday on the island from July 15 to September 30, 2021, and, the second stage starting October 1, 2021 where all vaccinated travelers will be allowed entry without restrictions upon presentation of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure.
As per Airports of Mauritius Ltd and its subsidiary Airport Terminal Operations Ltd (ATOL), seven airlines responded to the reopening of the borders.
In addition to Air Mauritius, other airlines namely Air Austral, Saudi Airlines, Eurowings, Turkish Airlines, Emirates and Comair ready to serve Mauritius during the last fortnight of July.
As from August, Evelop Airlines, British Airways, Air Seychelles and Air France will be added to the list, as Corsair and Air Madagascar prepare to touch down in September. Condor will join this group as from October.
The following infographics illustrate the sanitary protocols which have been put in place in regards to the different opening phases.