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Why choose Seven Seas Worldwide
Purpose-built shipping boxes and materials provided
Trusted luggage delivery service for over 25 years
Pick your own dates for shipment delivery and collection
Enjoy 2 weeks FREE of storage services in your origin country
Your appointed agent will help you clear customs
Trusted boxes and bags delivery for over 25 years
Mauritius is a small island country famous for its stunning natural beauty, diverse culture, and laid-back living. From pristine beaches to a harmonious blend of traditions, it's easy to see why tourists love it. Explore ocean life, surf big waves and sample local delicacies in this captivating destination.
Whether backpacking the entire island, starting a new job or going to university, you'll need as many home comforts as possible. That's where our overseas luggage delivery services can help. We can send belongings to most cities and towns across Mauritius. Popular areas include Port Louis, Beau Bassin-Rose Hill, Vacoas-Phoenix, Curepipe, Quatre Bornes, and Triolet.
With more than 25 years of experience sending luggage abroad, we simplify the whole process. Our expert team and 24/7 multilingual support make us an obvious choice among luggage delivery companies.
Send luggage to Mauritius stress-free
We make sending boxes and bags to Mauritius straightforward. Book online, pack your delivery, and complete the required documents. We'll come to your home, collect your shipment and send it to Mauritius.
Keep reading for more unbeatable reasons why our international luggage delivery services make your life easier:
- Free storage services: you don't have to rush! Enjoy two weeks of complimentary storage at one of our safe depots in your origin country before sending to Mauritius.
- Upfront delivery fees: we don't hide anything from our customers. Get an instant free quote now for a transparent delivery cost breakdown.
- Pay in stages: we won't ask for the full bill immediately. Instead, you make two payments across your delivery shipment's journey to Mauritius, including one to your appointed customs agent.
- Multilingual customer support: our friendly customer service team are available to answer questions and offer delivery advice around the clock.
Shipping to Mauritius in 5 easy steps
Free online quick quote
Our instant quote tool provides a clear, itemised cost with no hidden fees or nasty surprises.
Pick your dates
When placing your order, choose the materials delivery and shipment collection dates that suit you.
Securely pack your items
We deliver your empty shipping boxes, ready for you to fill.
We collect and ship
Complete the online documentation. Then we'll transport your shipment to its destination.
We collect and ship
Complete the online documentation. Then we'll send your shipment to Mauritius.
What type of shipping boxes are available?
We offer containers designed to protect your belongings during long overseas journeys to Mauritius. Made from double-walled, chemically-strengthened cardboard, our most requested sizes are Large and Standard. See below for the exact dimensions. Order more than you think you need. If you have left over unused boxes still in brand-new condition, we'll collect them for free.
Specially-shaped boxes made from the same materials are available for sending large items, such as surfboards and guitars. Wrap them thoroughly, and we'll box them at our closest depot.
You can use your own containers. But please avoid laundry bags, plastic crates, used food boxes and bin liners. Such weak containers will likely break in transit and could cause damage to the rest of your delivery shipment.
61 x 51 x 41cm / 24 x 20 x 16.14 inches
- Sports equipment
51 x 41 x 31cm / 20 x 16.14 x 12.2 inches
- Files and papers
- Children's toys
Customs authorities' process in Mauritius explained
Our worldwide luggage delivery experts can offer advice about your customs clearance process in Mauritius. But there are some important points to be aware of.
Log in to your online account and complete the following:
- An inventory listing everything you're sending to Mauritius.
- Optional insurance forms for peace of mind in the rare chance your delivery shipment is lost or damaged.
- Colour scans of the shipment owner's passport picture and signature pages.
Customs officials in Mauritius will see all documents, so accuracy is essential. Our multilingual customer service team is available 24/7 to answer any questions.
You may import personal items tax-free if you plan to take up permanent residence, move on a working visa or are a citizen returning after twelve months. But you must have bought your goods abroad, imported them within six months of your arrival in Mauritius and not sell them. Like most nations, Mauritius has prohibited and restricted items to protect its people and the environment. Reference our Prohibited Goods page before packing your delivery for the latest information.
If you ship by air, we'll clear customs and deliver your belongings to your door. Shipping by sea ends at the port — it is your responsibility to clear the shipment through customs using your appointed agent and then take it home.
Our worldwide luggage delivery experts can offer advice about your customs clearance process in Mauritius.
FAQs about shipping luggage to Mauritius
Our international luggage delivery services simplify the experience thanks to our expert team.
Follow these steps:
- Begin with an instant free quote for a total delivery cost breakdown. Then, place an order, pay the deposit and choose a convenient date so we can hand over any requested packing materials.
- Pack your possessions into sturdy containers and complete your online documents. Next, select a date so we can pick up your shipment and move it to our nearest depot.
- Once you pay your Shipping and Transportation fee, we'll send your belongings to Mauritius.
You can ship most possessions used at home with our boxes and bags shipping services. Plus, large items, like instruments and sports equipment.
All countries have prohibited items to protect their citizens and environment. Please check out our Prohibited Goods page for the most up-to-date information as you pack your delivery shipment.
You can import personal items not for resale tax-free if you plan to take up permanent residence in Mauritius. Or, you are moving on a working visa or are a citizen returning after one year. But you must have purchased your items outside of Mauritius and import them within six months of your arrival.
Delivery costs are calculated based on personal circumstances. Factors include the size of your shipment and your origin and destination addresses. For the best price, simply enter a few details into our free quote tool for a total cost breakdown.
All shipping and air routes are predefined to ensure your delivery arrives in Mauritius via the most efficient method possible.
Ship bags and boxes abroad with our packing guide
Packing all your possessions as securely as possible when sending to Mauritius is essential. We recommend using professional packing services to ease some stress. Otherwise, take your time and follow our 4 expert tips below. For even more in-depth advice, reference How to choose a box for shipping and Preparing large items for collection.
Secure each delivery box:
Gather your packing materials, like parcel tape and a knife. Fold in your box's flaps and seal them shut with three layers of overlapping parcel tape.
Cover exposed edges by wrapping all around the base. Once your box is complete, secure the lid using the same process.
Be cautious with delicate items:
Cover everything in bubble wrap and use several layers for fragile things. Place your heaviest items along the bottom of your box and lighter effects above and towards the centre.
Stuff gaps with soft materials like packing paper or kitchen towels. Give your box a little shake. If you hear a sound, add more soft materials.
Complete your inventory:
Log in to your account and fill in your inventory — a list of everything inside your containers. Customs officials in Mauritius will have access to it, so please be accurate.
Using a dark marker pen, write the job number, box number, and shipment owner's destination country and town/city on two sides of every container. Double-check with your inventory as you write.
Prepare for collection day:
The max weight limit for each piece of luggage is 30kg/66lbs to protect both you and our driver. Weigh each container on bathroom scales. If one exceeds the limit, remove some items and put them in a lighter box.
Finally, move all delivery containers as close as possible to your building's entrance the night before collection day.
Seven Seas Worldwide has never let me down or caused any unexpected problems over many years. The transition from paper input to an integrated electronic system has been a major change over the years. This works well and allows me to keep up to date with the delivery/collection of my shipment. The staff who collect/deliver boxes here in the UK have maintained high standards throughout. When it has been necessary to connect with customer services, I have never been disappointed in the quality of the service.Anthony
Must-see tourist spots in Mauritius
Mauritius is an inviting island country off the African coast. The former British colony charms all with its blend of tropical weather, multicultural people and relaxed vibe. From surfing on idyllic beaches to visiting fascinating world heritage sites, you'll need more than one visit to see it all.
Keep reading for the best things to see and do in Mauritius's biggest towns and cities:
The capital city sits at the centre of Mauritian culture, commerce, and history. Enjoy a busy waterfront, colourful markets, and colonial architecture — a true gateway to the country's rich past and bright future.
Put it all on red: Caudan Waterfront is a colourful harbour-side strip featuring casinos, shops, restaurants and shows. The bustling atmosphere, seaside views, and cultural offerings make it a must-visit destination.
Visit a UNESCO World Heritage site: Aapravasi Ghat commemorates a historic immigration depot and the journey of labourers to the island. The stone buildings stand as an indicator of what became one of the greatest migrations in history.
Pick a winner: Champ de Mars Racecourse is the oldest horse racing track in the southern hemisphere. Enjoy a pleasant day out surrounded by lush greenery and colonial-era architecture.
Haggle with a local vendor: Port Louis Market is a sensory delight and lively hub of Mauritian life and culture. Explore stalls selling fresh produce, local delicacies, clothing and handmade crafts.
Beau Bassin-Rose Hill
Beau Bassin-Rose Hill offers visitors both urban convenience and natural beauty. Endless shopping options surround a lively commercial centre. Enjoy a tranquil escape from urban life thanks to several beautiful parks and gardens.
Experience a pristine natural sanctuary: Ebony Forest Reserve is famous for its unique ebony trees and biodiversity. Explore lush trails and learn about conservation efforts to preserve Mauritius's unique ecosystem.
Say hi to Deva: Tamil Surya Oudaya Sangam Temple is a Hindu shrine revered for its intricate iconography. Yearly festivals and cultural events offer a profound cultural and religious experience for all.
Shop 'til you drop: Trianon Shopping Park is a modern retail mall popular with locals and tourists. It provides a convenient shopping experience right in the heart of Mauritius. Explore a diverse range of shops, eateries, and a movie theatre!
Visit a colonial-era chapel: Sainte-Croix Anglican Church is a historical gem known for its charming architecture. The church continues to serve as a place of worship today and a cultural landmark for the community.
Curepipe exudes a cool, elevated charm. The "City of Light" enjoys a pleasant climate and scenic landscapes. Explore botanical gardens and a bustling market in relaxed, picturesque surroundings.
Visit a 2-million-year-old crater: Trou aux Cerfs is a dormant volcano whose lush greenery and 250-metre-wide crater lake make it a serene spot for nature fans and photographers. Experts say it could become active in the next 1000 years, so tread carefully!
Have a cup of tea in 1872: Domaine des Aubineaux is a colonial-era residence, now a museum dedicated to the island's tea heritage. The estate showcases historical ties between Mauritius and the tea industry via exhibits and guided tours.
Feed a giant tortoise: La Vanille Nature Park is a wildlife sanctuary for rare reptiles, exotic species and oversized tortoises. Enjoy close encounters and educational experiences - a popular destination for the entire family.
Smell the roses: Curepipe Botanic Gardens is a peaceful escape full of diverse flora and tranquil landscapes. It's an ideal retreat for nature lovers and a great source of botanical education on Mauritius' rich plant life.
Quatre Bornes radiates dynamic energy thanks to a bustling market, shopping options, and vibrant street life. The town's blend of modern amenities and local charm make it a popular destination for residents and visitors alike.
Grab a unique souvenir: Mauritius Glass Gallery showcases intricate glassworks made by local artists. Witness craftsmanship in action and purchase original, handmade items to commemorate your visit.
Spend all day at the mall: Trianon Shopping Park is a busy retail complex full of shops, cafes, play areas and a cinema. It's a popular destination for locals and visitors seeking retail therapy and entertainment.
Build a new wardrobe: Quatre Bornes Market is famous for its lively atmosphere. Discover an array of local goods, including textiles, clothes, and fresh delicacies. Immerse yourself in a truly colourful shopping experience.
Feel like one of the locals: St. Jean Road is a central avenue lined with boutique shops and cafes. It exudes a lively atmosphere ideal for strolling, shopping, and absorbing the local culture and lifestyle.