The last one for 2021… Today, I’m writing about MyUS.com, a popular shipping forwarder which will forward your US & UK parcels to your real address, here in Mauritius. This turns out to be particularly useful for us Mauritians as many sellers (across most e-commerce platforms) around the world have closed their doors on us, making it very difficult to grab things from your wishlist.
Applications for ICTA permits/licences/certificates are now online
Earlier today, I stumbled upon a communiqué from the ICTA. From what one can read, the ICTA will now have a web site from which all import applications (permits / type approval certificates) need to be made. They will also cater for document uploads to support your applications. Until now, this process required the importer... Continue Reading →
Shop online, save your precious money!
Nearly 10 years since I started shopping online! Although prices are now competitive in the island, some people do not hesitate to put exorbitant price tags for items which can be purchased directly online.
[Online shopping] Exemption raised to Rs3000 for imports following the Budget 2017 – 2018
That's indeed a good news for those who spend their time and money on online shopping platforms such as eBay, Amazon or Alibaba!
Online shopping – More info about the CCS fee applicable when shipping
You probably came across the above communiqué during the past days and as usual, you didn't give a damn about it (just like you did not when scrolling down!). No worries now that you are reading this post. As you probably know, all parcels shipped to Mauritius go through a set of procedures and paper-works before... Continue Reading →
[Post-budget 2013] – Buying on eBay from Mauritius (Nov 2012)
Previously a customs broker was required to clear out your parcels from the customs if the total amount was greater than Rs10,000. This gonna change now with what was announced in the budget 2013.