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Reunion

Reunion

About Reunion:

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.

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)

Health: CDC Reunion 

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.

What to pack

Weather: Reunion Weather

Communications: Dial 011 followed by country code 262

CLIMATE:

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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