FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Yes, RUN A VAN imposes no limit on the number of kilometers driven during a rental. And the good news is that unlimited mileage is free and included in all rentals. Except for 3-day 2-night rentals, which offer a 270km package.
Cancellation more than 21 days before rental date: full refund of deposit less bank charges.
Cancellation less than 21 days before rental date: deposit retained by Run A Van.
In exceptional cases, Run A Van may offer a credit note for the amount of the deposit (see conditions directly at the agency).
Any change to the booking (dates, van) is charged at €20.
RUN A VAN offers you professional all-accident damage insurance with a 725€ deductible and a 2500€ deposit (deposited by cheque or credit card). It works just like your personal insurance!
End-of-rental cleaning is compulsory. You can subscribe to the cleaning package (80€ inside, 15€ outside) on request by e-mail or at the time of booking.
We accept various methods of payment: bank transfer, credit card, cheques, vacation vouchers (300€ max) and cash.
All these payment methods are free of charge.
Reunion Island offers many spectacular landscapes and incredible diversity to discover on a three-day road trip. Here are a few itinerary ideas that might interest you:
West coast and inland cirques :
Day 1: Start your road trip in Saint-Denis and head for the west of the island. Explore the beaches of Saint-Gilles-les-Bains and enjoy the sunset on the beach.
Day 2: Continue on to the cirque de Cilaos. Enjoy the mountain scenery, thermal baths and hiking trails.
Day 3: Head for the Salazie cirque, famous for its impressive waterfalls such as the Voile de la Mariée. End your road trip by returning to Saint-Denis.
Tour of the south of the island :
Day 1: Start in Saint-Pierre and discover the region's black sand beaches. Visit the Villèle museum to learn more about the island's history.
Day 2: Continue your journey to the Piton de la Fournaise volcano. Hike up to the crater or observe the lunar landscape from the Pas de Bellecombe.
Day 3: Explore the island's wild coastline via Sainte-Rose and Saint-Philippe. Admire the rock formations and recent lava flows.
North and east of the island:
Day 1: Start your trip in Saint-Denis and discover the island's capital. Visit the Léon Dierx museum and stroll through the streets of the town center.
Day 2: Head for the village of Hell-Bourg, located in the Salazie cirque. Explore the surrounding hiking trails and discover the village's unique Creole architecture.
Day 3: Continue your road trip to the east of the island, passing through Saint-Benoît. Explore the region's waterfalls, such as the cascade de Grand Galet, and finish off with a refreshing swim.
Don't forget to take into account weather conditions and possible road closures when planning your road trip to La Réunion. We also recommend renting a car to make it easier to get around the island. Make the most of this adventure to discover Reunion's natural beauty and cultural diversity!
If you have a week to explore Reunion Island, you'll be able to discover even more natural and cultural wonders. Here's a 7-day road trip itinerary to help you plan your stay:
Day 1: Head for Saint-Denis and discover the north coast
Start your trip with a visit to Saint-Denis, the island's capital. Explore the historic center, including the Barachois, Rue de Paris and Saint-Denis Cathedral.
Then head to the island's north coast and discover the picturesque beaches of Saint-Gilles-les-Bains. Enjoy a swim in the turquoise waters and relax on the warm sand.
Day 2: Exploration of the island's inland cirques
Head to the cirque de Cilaos, a magnificent place surrounded by mountains. Explore the village and enjoy the thermal springs.
Then continue your journey to the Salazie cirque, known for its breathtaking waterfalls. Visit the village of Hell-Bourg, listed as one of France's most beautiful villages.
Day 3: Hiking in the cirque of Mafate and the Piton de la Fournaise
Start your day with a hike in the Mafate cirque, a remote and picturesque area accessible only on foot or by helicopter.
Then head for the Piton de la Fournaise, an active volcano. Hike up to the crater or observe the lunar landscape from the Pas de Bellecombe.
Day 4: Relaxation on the wild south coast
Explore the island's wild coastline via Sainte-Rose and Saint-Philippe. Admire the rock formations and recent lava flows.
Take advantage of the quiet beaches and unspoilt lagoons to relax and enjoy scuba diving or snorkeling.
Day 5: Discovering Réunion Island's Marine Nature Reserve
Continue your exploration of the coast by visiting the Réserve naturelle marine de La Réunion. Go scuba diving or snorkeling to discover the island's spectacular marine life.
Day 6: Adventure in the island's highlands
Explore the upper reaches of the island with a visit to the Parc national de La Réunion. Hike through lush forests, admire waterfalls and discover endemic flora and fauna.
Day 7: Return to Saint-Denis and departure
Come back to Saint-Denis to enjoy your last moments on the island. Visit the museums, stroll through the local markets and savor the Creole cuisine.
Finally, prepare for your departure from Reunion Island by thinking back on the wonderful memories you've created.
Don't forget to plan your hikes according to your fitness level and weather conditions. Also take into account the distances and driving times for each stage of your itinerary. Enjoy your trip to Reunion Island!
OFFICIAL SUPPLIER OF ROAD TRIPS TO REUNION SINCE 2013
Reunion Island's first converted van rental agency