Updates on parcel imports via online shopping

Just like most of you, many of my purchases never reached my home address for the past 2 years, except those shipped via premium shipping. Here is a small update on online shopping, shipping and custom procedures in Mauritius.

Using MyUS.com to ship to Mauritius

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.

17Track for locating your parcels

Hello everyone! Just a quick post for those who regularly need to track the location of their parcel, especially when there's this constant fear that our parcels might land in Mauritanie instead of Mauritius. 17track.net is the only web site you need to use, whatever shipping carrier you are using. On top of automatically being able to pull... Continue Reading →

A 5 digits postal code for every Mauritian

Hello everyone! The mystery of the Mauritian post / zip code has finally been solved! Initially introduced on a pilot basis in early 2012 for the regions of Lallmatie, Bon-Accueil and Brisée-Verdière, the Mauritius Post has officially announced the Mauritian Post Code some months ago. Although the word "ZIP" code is sometimes wrongly used, it is worth mentioning... Continue Reading →

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