If you are craving new travelling adventures, and wish to get away from it all this summer, we have good news for you! In a surge of unity, Reunion Island and Mauritius are strengthening their bond after nearly a year and a half without major air traffic.
Following the reopening of Mauritian borders to vaccinated tourists, on the 1st of October, Air Austral started to offer up to four daily flights between Roland Garros-Réunion airport and Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam international airport.
Officiated by the Airbus A 220-300, this extensive program of flights invites tourism and the economic revival of the two islands. Note that, despite the enthusiasm of travellers, return trips to Mauritius are subject to strict conditions.
Among the obligations and documents necessary to travel between the two sister islands, are required a complete vaccination schedule, a reservation of a hotel certified Covid-19 or proof of reservation and supporting documents for the stays, the negative result of the RT-PCR test carried out. within 72 hours – mandatory for all passengers, including infants and toddlers – before departure from the final embarkation point.
Once in Mauritius, tourists will be exempt from quarantine. As for unvaccinated travellers, they will have to undergo a PCR test on the day of their arrival, as well as on the 7th and 14th day. A reservation is required for a quarantine stay in an official quarantine hotel, which will include meals and transfers, for a period of 14 days. After a negative PCR test on the 14th day, they will be able to circulate freely on the island.
Note that insurance covering Covid-19 is also mandatory for travellers.
More information on the platform: https://mauritiusnow.com/.