After months off been in lock down, Air Austral is flying again from 1 December so we have put together an incredible welcome back self drive package for you! Visa Free for South Africans.

You need to have a negative covid test valid within 72 hours upon arrival in Reunion Island.

When you leave Reunion Island your PCR is done within 72 hours and is free of charge. We assist you. It must be NEGATIVE to travel home, so you need to be vigilant when travelling… as you would be at home.

Flights depart on Sundays and Tuesdays

UU 342 Q JNBRUN DK1 1410 2000
UU 341 Q RUNJNB DK1 1040 1255

D.1 Meet & Greet, pick up the car and self drive to Saint Denis
Set up at hotel LE CENTRAL

D.2 Explore the valley of Salazy, then drive along the east coast, and up to Plaine des Cafres
Set up at hotel LES GERANIUMS

D.3 Full day to explore the volcano, hike to the summit and main crater
Overnight at hotel LES GERANIUMS

D.4 Drive down to Saint Pierre, enjoy this lively “city with a beach” before getting to Cilaos
Overnight at hotel LE VIEUX CEP ( standard room )

D.5 Full day to explore the valley of Cilaos, from tiny village of Ilet à cordes to Bras Sec, decide for a hike,
wander in the village, relax by the pool. Overnight at hotel LE VIEUX CEP

D.6 Drive back to the West coast and Saint Gilles
Set up and overnight at hotel LE NAUTILE ( Supérior room pool side )

D.7 Drive up to le Maido and its amazing look out over the valley of Mafate, then back to Saint Gilles
Overnight at LE NAUTILE

D.8 Subject to flight schedules, drive to the airport, drop off the car and departure


  • Return flights on Air Austral in Economy Q Class from JHB
  • Airport Taxes
  • Meet & Greet
  • Return Airport / Hotel transfers
  • 7 Nights’ with Breakfast Daily
    ACCOMMODATION 1 night at LE CENTRAL in St Denis
    2 nights at LES GERANIUMS
    2 nights at LE VIEUX CEP ( standard room )
    2 nights at LE NAUTILE ( superior room pool side )
  • 7 Days Group A Car hire – pick up and drop off at the airport (Driver must have a credit card for the holding deposit of EUR900 which is refunded upon safe return of the car)
  • COVID test to return to RSA

Low Season 01/01/21 -30/04/21
High Season 01/12 -20/12/20 

LOW SEASON: ZAR16 800 per person sharing

HIGH SEASON: ZAR17 500 per person sharing

Rates are subject to availability, currency and airport tax fluctuations. 


  • Any items of a personal Nature
  • Travel Insurance of ZAR950 per couple
  • Meals not mentioned / included
  • Nightly Tourist tax which is payable directly at each hotel – approx EUR 0.80 pp/pn
  • Optional Excursions
  • Tips, Drinks, Taxi fares etc.

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