Deal alert: Fly to the paradise of Mauritius from $853

Mar 6, 2022

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Located in the Indian Ocean, the small island of Mauritius is a low-key spot for travelers who want an island escape. This stunning destination offers views of the sea and mountains. Air France, Air Mauritius and Delta are offering discounted fares to Mauritius from major U.S. cities for under $900 round-trip.

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(Photo by Victoria Walker/The Points Guy)

Scott’s Cheap Flights, which offers a premium membership that alerts readers to discounted fares for $49 a year, first reported this deal. Depending on the route, these offers are available for travel from March of this year to January 2023.

Deal basics

Airlines: Air France, Air Mauritius, Delta
Routes: IAD/JFK/LAX to MRU
How to book: Directly through the airlines or through Google Flights
Travel dates: March 2022 — January 2023

Sample flights

These deals are for a standard economy flight that includes a standard seat, carry-on and two checked bags. The fares below are under $900 round-trip. Normally, prices on these routes can go above $2,000 round-trip.

The most affordable flight we came across is from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Mauritius (MRU) for $853 round-trip. There are stops over five hours long in Paris (CDG) each way.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Travelers can go from New York (JFK) to Mauritius (MRU) for $873 round-trip with layovers in Paris (CDG) on the departure and return flights.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Anyone flying on the West Coast can go from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mauritius (MRU) for $897 round-trip. There is a wide availability of this flight at this price throughout the end of the year. The deal below is for the beginning of December.

(Screenshot courtesy of Google Flights)

Maximize your purchase

Pay with: The Platinum Card® from American Express for 5 points per dollar on airfare booked directly with the airline or through American Express Travel (on up to $500,000 on these purchases per calendar year), the Citi Prestige® Card for 5 points per dollar on airfare, the Citi Premier® Card or Chase Sapphire Reserve for 3 points per dollar on air travel, the American Express® Gold Card for 3 points per dollar on airfare when booked directly with the airline or through Amex Travel, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card for 2 points per dollar on travel.

The Citi Prestige Card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

Bottom line

Known as the “jewel” of the Indian Ocean, this hidden gem won’t be a secret for travelers much longer. Get in on these deals to explore Mauritius, a special destination off the beaten path.

Featured photo by Victoria Walker/The Points Guy.

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