On Sunday 17 May 2015, the Piton de la Fournaise decided to roll out its red carpet of lava for the second time this year. Fancy seeing Réunion’s fire-breather up close? In partnership with Réunion Island Tourism, the airlines Air Austral and Corsair are offering passengers the chance to see this volcano’s flames on flights from France, Europe and the Indian Ocean to Réunion at special rates.
SPECIAL OFFERS TO ENJOY THE VERY BEST OF RÉUNION
Réunion Island Tourism is partnering with the airlines Air Austral and Corsair to offer you an extraordinary experience: seeing the Piton de la Fournaise volcano which erupted on Sunday 17th May. And if that wasn’t enough, you can also enjoy the start of the whale season: the mammals return to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean from June to October, just off the coast of Réunion.
From mainland France, the regional airline Air Austral is offering special rates of €695 including taxes from Paris and €755 including taxes from outside the capital with TGV’Air.
Do you live in Europe? Flights at promotional rates are available from Germany, Belgium and Switzerland:
Brussels => Réunion: €755 including taxes
Zurich => Réunion: 1,014 CHF including taxes
Frankfurt => Réunion: €973 including taxes
Munich => Réunion: €964 including taxes
Berlin => Réunion: €959 including taxes
You can enjoy these promotional rates for all bookings made from Wednesday 20 May to 1 June 2015 in Economy class for departures between 20 May and 30 June (last departure).
FOR RESIDENTS OF THE VANILLA ISLANDS AND SOUTH AFRICA, AIR AUSTRAL IS OFFERING FLIGHTS AT A SPECIAL RATE FROM SOUTH AFRICA, MAYOTTE, MAURITIUS, MADAGASCAR AND THE SEYCHELLES :
Mayotte => Réunion: €255 including taxes
Mauritius => Réunion: 6,737 MUR including taxes
South Africa => Réunion: 4,444 ZAR including taxes
Antananarivo => Réunion: $271 including taxes
The Seychelles => Réunion: 4,195 SCR including taxes
You can enjoy these promotional rates for all bookings made from 20 May to 1 June 2015 in Economy class for trips between 20 May and 30 June (last return).
From Monday 18 May, you can enjoy a special rate of €696 including taxes from Paris, on sale until 31 May, with a return no later than 18 June 2015. Do you live outside the capital? Corsair has also set up a TGV Air route so that you can travel to the capital from 18 towns and cities in France. The price: An additional €60 for a return journey, on top of the price of the airfare.
To see this incredible sight, XL Airways is offering special rates from France to Réunion:
from Paris => €600 including taxes
From Monday 25 May 2015 and on sale until 31 May, with a return by 25 June 2015 at the latest;
from Lyon => €599 including taxes
From 3 June 2015 and on sale until 31 May, with a return by 25 June 2015 at the latest;
from Marseille => €630 including taxes
From 28 May 2015 and on sale until 31 May, with a return by 23 June 2015 at the latest;
Walking on the sulphurous slopes of this fire-breather is an unmissable activity when visiting Réunion. Adventurers and thrill-seekers: come and experience it for yourselves! You’ll be able to watch lava as it shoots up into the air and flows down the basalt slopes of this effusive volcano from the safety of a plane: a colourful show you won’t want to miss !
Source : Réunion Island Tourism