Travel Tips for Réunion, Updated Intl. Guide – Travel Medicine, Inc.
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Capital: Saint-Denis

Time Zone: +4 hours.
Electrical Standards: n/a

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Passport Information

Réunion is an island located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, about 200 km (130 miles) south west of Mauritius, the nearest island. Administratively, Réunion is one of the overseas départements of France. Like the other overseas departments, Réunion is also one of the twenty-six 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. Réunion is an outermost region of the European Union.

Vaccinations: Recommended and Routine

A yellow fever certificate is required from travellers arriving from an infected area.

Hospitals / Doctors

Most towns have doctors and clinics, while the principal hospital is in Saint-Denis.