Useful facts for your holiday to Reunion
Flight and Transfers
There are no direct flights from Ireland to Reunion. To reach the island you must take a flight via Mauritius with the total flight time lasting approximately 13 hours.
Irish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Reunion. However, this should be re-checked on booking as requirements are subject to change. Six months valid passport is required and you must have a return or onward ticket.
French is the official language and outside of the resorts it is very beneficial to have at least a basic grasp of French.
Avoid travelling at busy times as traffic jams often occur. Taxis and buses are the best ways to get around if you don’t want to drive yourself.
As Reunion is technically a part of France, the official currency is the Euro.
220V/50Hz ("E" plug)
Vaccination and Health
As health requirements change please consult with your GP or specialist travel clinic well in advance of your holiday for specific information related to your travel and medical history. Additional information can be found by visiting MASTA Travel health.
GMT -4 hours (-5 hours in summer)