Foreign travel advice

Réunion

Important COVID-19 Exceptional Travel Advisory Notice

As countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, including travel and border restrictions, the FCO advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. Any country or area may restrict travel without notice. If you live in the UK and are currently travelling abroad, you are strongly advised to return now, where and while there are still commercial routes available. Many airlines are suspending flights and many airports are closing, preventing flights from leaving.

Summary

Coronavirus: stay up to date

See information on measures introduced in Réunion to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Find out how to return to the UK from Réunion.

See coronavirus travel advice for guidance on international travel.

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There are very limited flights between Réunion and mainland France. See Return to the UK

Réunion is a French Overseas Territory. There is no formal British diplomatic representation on the island. If you need consular assistance you should contact the British Embassy in Paris.

The cyclone season normally runs from December to April. You should monitor the progress of approaching storms and follow the advice of the local authorities. See Natural disasters

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Réunion, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

Most visits to Réunion are trouble-free. Crime levels are low, but you should take sensible precautions.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.