Empty highway road in a desert with a mountain in the distance


Time Difference: EST + 8 hours   Current Time and Date in Reunion
Currency: Currency Converter  – EUR
Travel Advisory: State Department Report 
US Embassy in Reunion: mauritius.usembassy.gov

Réunion is a French island with a population of about 800,000 located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, about 200 kilometers (120 mi) southwest of Mauritius, the nearest island. Administratively, Réunion is one of the overseas departments of France. Like the other overseas departments, Réunion is also one of the 27 regions of France (being an overseas region) and an integral part of the Republic with the same status as those situated on the European mainland.

Health: CDC Reunion 
What to pack
Weather: Reunion Weather
Communications: Dial 011 followed by country code 262

Travel Requirements

  • Passport
  • Visa is NOT required for all US Passport Holders, If you are not a US Passport holder, please consult the embassy in your region.
  • Proof of Immunization (Yellow Fever)

Diplomatic Missions

Directory of French representations abroad (in French)
List of French diplomatic missions around the world.
Foreign Embassies and Consulates in France
Address list of Diplomatic Missions accredited in France.


Summer Season: November to April Average daily high temperature of 90°F and low of 82° F
Winter Season:  May to October Average daily high temperature of 80°F and low of 60° F
Language: French is the Official, but English is widely spoken


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