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Austria COVID-19 measures

The sections below indicate whether holidays, whether or not limited, are possible.

Updated: 19 January 2022

 

Holidays in Austria
Yes, there is a 10-day quarantine obligation (or 5 days in case of negative PCR test on day 5) for all Dutch people from 15 years of age. Excluded are:

  • Fully vaccinated travelers with a booster shot and a negative PCR test
  • Fully vaccinated travelers with a recovery certificate and a negative PCR test, view the requirements associated with this in the travel advice from BuZa
    Young people aged 12 to 15 (born after 31-08-2006) can enter Austria without a quarantine obligation with a negative PCR test. They must meet the Holiday-Ninja-Pass test interval

A lockdown also applies to anyone without a vaccination or recovery certificate until at least January 20. They are only allowed to leave the house for shopping, work/school, medical reasons, etc.

Corona certificate required
Yes, a vaccination or recovery certificate (corona certificate) is required on arrival for everyone aged 12 and older. In addition, everyone must show a negative PCR test on arrival.

Pregnant women are exempt from the vaccination requirement, in this case a negative PCR test is sufficient.

Young people aged 12 to 15 (born after 31-08-2006) can enter Austria with a negative PCR test. They must meet the requirements of the test interval of the Holiday-Ninja-Pass

Requirements vaccination certificate
Valid up to 270 days after second dose Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca

From 1 February, the vaccination certificate may be a maximum of 180 days old when used within Austria.

When vaccinated with Janssen, valid from 22 days to 270 days after the first injection. One dose of the Janssen vaccine does no longer count as a full vaccination within Austria. One shot is sufficient for entry, but not to use as an admission ticket at catering establishments, restaurants, ski lifts, etc.

Travel through Austria
Transit without a stopover (except essential stops, such as refueling) is allowed without corona proof. However, transit passengers must be able to demonstrate that Austria is not the final destination

Requirements for proof of recovery
Valid from 14 to 180 days after positive PCR test

Test proof requirements
Valid is a PCR test of up to 48 hours old.

Face mask
An FFP2 mask is mandatory on public transport, ski lifts and various public venues for anyone aged 6 and older. Also mandatory outside in places where 2 meters away cannot be kept. Note: Additional measures may apply per region. Please inquire prior to visit

Other documents
Filling in this registration form is mandatory for travellers without booster vaccination and/or negative PCR-test. A health certificate is required for air travel for all travellers from 12 years and older.

Facilities

Shops
Open. Vaccination or recovery certificate required. Unvaccinated people aged 12 to 15 (born after 31-08-2006) can use the Holiday-Ninja-Pass. Except in Vienna: different test requirements apply here for children aged 6 and older).

Restaurants and cafes
Open until 10pm. A vaccination or recovery certificate (corona certificate) is necessary for everyone aged 12 and older. Unvaccinated people aged 12 to 15 (born after 31-08-2006) can use the Holiday-Ninja-Pass  Except in Vienna: different test requirements apply here for children aged 6 and older).

Nightclubs, discotheques and après-ski
Closed.

Accommodations
Open. Vaccination or recovery certificate (corona certificate) necessary. Unvaccinated people aged 12 to 15 (born after 31-08-2006) can use the Holiday-Ninja-Pass  Except in Vienna: different test requirements apply here for children aged 6 and older).

Museums, theaters and attractions
Open. Vaccination or recovery certificate (corona certificate) necessary for everyone aged 12 and older. Unvaccinated people aged 12 to 15 (born after 31-08-2006) can use the Holiday-Ninja-Pass Except in Vienna: different test requirements apply here for children aged 6 and older).

Public transport
Available. A vaccination or recovery certificate (corona certificate) necessary. Unvaccinated people aged 12 to 15 (born after 31-08-2006) can use the Holiday-Ninja-Pass Except in Vienna: different test requirements apply here for children aged 6 and older).

Skilifts
Open. Vaccination or recovery certificate (corona certificate) necessary. Unvaccinated people aged 12 to 15 (born after 31-08-2006) can use the Holiday-Ninja-Pass Except in Vienna: different test requirements apply here for children aged 6 and older).

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