Jumbo car - Sud - Saint Pierre
Agency contact details
233 rue Marius et Ary LEBLOND ST PIERRE 97410
As you probably noticed, you cannot travel in La Réunion without a car, it's impossible ! There are no train, the bus network is very weak and taxis are really expensive.
Even though it is not mandatory, it is way more comfortable and safe to rent a SUV as the mountainous road can be dangerous
Only 30 miles away from St Pierre (1h20 driving), you definitely have to go to the Peak of Furnace, the only (very) active volcano of the Island.
St-Gilles-les-Bains is 31 miles away from Saint Pierre. Only 40 minutes drive is necessary on the N1 (the coast road). You will see several beautiful viewpoints on your way.
If you want to visit the very interesting Cité du Volcan. Take your car and drive north-west, direction : Peak of the Furnace on 14 miles (35 minutes).
Saint Joseph is only 20 minutes away from Saint Pierre if you take the N2 road that goes along the coast.
Drive on the N2 that goes South. You will drive though Domaine du Grande Brûlé. You'll need 1h20 to drive the 38 miles that separate St Pierre from the waterfalls.
The Snow Peak is only 30 miles away from Saint-Pierre (north). You will juste have to drive through Cirque of Cilaos. You will have to drive for 1 hour and 20 minutes.
To rent a car in Saint-Pierre Agency, the driver must come to the agency and respect those conditions : - Be 21 years old - Be licenced for more than 1 year and come with their driving licence - Bring a credit card fot the deposit
No matter where you go to rent a car, you will always have to leave a deposit. With Jumbo Car, the amount is not taken from your account but only blocked. How much is it ? It depends on the car you rent and is between €600 and €1200.
You can pay in 2 or 3 installments with no extra charge as long as you book your car soon enough as the full amount must be paid the day you pick-up your car. Therefore, if you want to pay in 2 installments, you will have to book your car at least 2 months in advance, and 3 months if you want to pay in 3 installments.
You can as many drivers as you want as long as they also are 21 years old and are licensed for 2 years or more. The price for per extra driver is €29.
Saint-Pierre is famous for being the South Capital of the Island. The city is very dynamic and there are many things to visit. Among all of themn, here is our selection of the must-sees of the city :
Go to Terre-Sainte : A Small fishingmen village right next to Saint Pierre with traditional houses. Gorgeous !
Visit the Narassingue Peroumal Temple (only on wednesayds from 3pm to 4pm). A beautiful Tamoul Temple !
Go to Saint-Pierre Market buy some local products and souvenirs to bring back home.