Corona and travel: There are these rules for drivers on vacation

the Vaccination quotas stagnate that Hospitals get in trouble: corona has large parts of Europe, but also many federal states in Germany again firmly in its stranglehold. Thiefand wide Seven-day incidence rose until November 19, 2021 according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) 340.7 infections per 100,000 population. A month earlier, the value was 75.1. “All of Germany is one big outbreak. It is a national emergency. We have to pull the emergency brake now,” warned RKI President Lothar Wieler.

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As a countermeasure, the Bundestag has a new one presented by the future traffic light coalition German Infection Protection Act decided, which the Federal Council has now approved. It includes among other things 3G requirements in the workplace as well as in buses and trains, test obligations for employees and visitors in nursing homes and clinics and the return of the obligation to work from home. Those who forge vaccination passports can be punished more severely. But above all, the so-called Hospitalization incidence (Number of admitted people per 100,000 inhabitants in seven days) as a yardstick for restrictions in the federal states. Is this over 3, applies the 2G rule, she lies over 6, engages 2G plus, the value even exceeds 9, come Contact restrictions added. Exit restrictions for everyone and nationwide school closings should be avoided at all costs.

Austria: Lockdown, mandatory vaccination, high risk area

So, above all, those affected by the measures are Unvaccinated. A.about too (Car) travelers may need to worry about theirs in general Vacation planning at Christmas and New Years Eve do. This is how Germany’s neighboring country works Austria in a 20 day Lockdownto be evaluated after ten days. For February 1, 2023 is a general Compulsory vaccination decided. Before that, the German federal government already had that Travel destination for many ski vacationers with the exception of a few municipalities for Corona high risk area explained (overview of the Foreign Office).

Passport Digital vaccination certificate Corona Warnapp vaccination card

The digital corona vaccination certificate makes it unnecessary to carry the yellow vaccination pass.

Travel warnings from the Federal Foreign Office

There will also be (from November 21, 2021) Belgium and most of the Netherlands, auch that which is popular with holidaymakers Greece as Ireland now fall into this category. Countries and regions with a particularly high risk of infection are classified as high-risk areas. But it is not just the infection numbers that are decisive. Other criteria are the speed at which the virus is spreading, the burden on the health system or a lack of data on the virus corona-Location. With the classification there is automatically a Travel warning from the Federal Foreign Office tied together. It makes it easier for tourists to cancel those already booked free of charge travel, but does not mean a travel ban. Anyone entering from a high-risk area and not fully vaccinated or recovered must be in quarantine and can get rid of it no earlier than five days after entry with a negative test.

Digital registration in Norway

Given rising coronawill pay too Norway change its entry requirements on November 26, 2021. Anyone entering from abroad must register digitally at In addition, a must corona-Certificate to show proof of vaccination or recovery. Those who are not vaccinated must show a negative test upon entry and have themselves tested again after entry. These rules do not apply to children under 16 years of age.

Some federal states are taking drastic measures against Corona

In Germany, some federal states have already taken drastic measures to contain the corona virus. So decided the particularly badly affected Bavaria a lockdown for communities with an incidence above 1000 and a massive expansion of 2G and 2G plus, also closed bars and clubs and canceled Christmas markets. Even the comparatively good looking one Schleswig-Holstein introduced a 2G obligation in the tourism and leisure sector. An overview of the situation in the 16 countries can be found here:

Tourism information from the federal states

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