Austria Covid Information

In light of the ongoing global uncertainty around travel, the Bramble Group, undertakes regular surveys of Government imposed travel restrictions in the localities in which we operate.

Please note that the information provided is only a guide and the Bramble Group cannot be held liable for its accuracy. Before making any decisions, guests are strongly encouraged to check the restrictions in place with the relevant Government bodies.

The information on this page is taken from the Austria info Coronavirus page.

Latest update – March 5th

  • All Covid measures have been lifted in Austria except for mandatory FFP2 masks on public transport and in essential shops (supermarkets, post offices, banks, pharmacies)
  • To enter Austria, 3-G status still applies

Update – February 28th

  • 3-G status (vaccinated, recovered or tested) applies to restaurants/hotels/ski lifts in all Austrian provinces except for Vienna where “2-G” (vaccinated/recovered) remains.
  • 3-G status also applies for entering Austria.
  • 2-dose-vaccinations are valid for 180 days (210 days for under 18 year olds). After that a booster jab is required, which is valid for 270 days. Attention: The 1-dose vaccine by Johnson & Johnson requires a booster since 3 January 2022.
  • On 5 March, all Covid measures will be lifted except for mandatory FFP2 masks on public transport and in essential shops (supermarkets, post offices, banks, pharmacies)

For further details please follow this link

Update – January 31st

  • From 5 February, the restaurant curfew will be moved from 10 PM to Midnight.
  • From 12 February, “2-G” proof is no longer needed to enter shops.
  • From 19 February, “2-G” will be replaced by “3-G” (vaccinated, recovered or PCR test) at restaurants/hotels in all Austrian provinces except for Vienna where “2-G” remains.

Update – January 24th

Austria removed United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Denmark and Norway from it’s list of virus variant countries. This means the same entry rules apply now as for travellers from all other countries.

 

Travelling to Austria:

Please follow this link for full details on this. Below is just a summary.

Everyone entering Austria needs to show the below:

This applies for anyone over the age of 12 years old:

  • Proof of full vaccination (at least 2 jabs) OR proof of past infection (the medical document needs to show the date of recovery – for guests from the UK: an NHS email/text of a positive test is not sufficient)
  • OR a negative PCR test (valid for 72 hours) OR a negative antigen test (valid for 24 hours)
  • From February 1, 2022, the validity of your 2nd vaccination will be reduced to 180 days. The booster jab remains valid for 270 days.

Please follow this link for further details, above is just a summary of the measures.

What proof is accepted?

To prove your “3-G” status you can use the NHS Covid app or the EU Covid Pass. Printed versions and medical certificates of vaccination or recovery are also accepted. If your certificate is not in English or German please download this form.

Rules for Children and Teenagers

  • Children under the age of 12 do not need proof of 3G status.
  • Teenagers (12 or over and born on or after 1 September 2006) can use the first PCR test of their Holiday Ninja Pass to enter Austria.
  • For teenagers born before 1 September 2006, the 3G rule applies.

Please follow this link for further details, above is just a summary of the measures.

Pre-travel clearance

  • Pre-travel clearance is required when entering without “3-G” proof.
  • Travellers entering Austria with “3-G” proof do NOT need pre-travel clearance.

During your stay in Austria:

There are currently no restrictions besides mandatory FFP2 masks on public transport and in essential shops (supermarkets, post offices, banks, pharmacies).

Lift Systems Austria:

It is compulsory to wear a FFP2 mask on lifts.

Lift System St. Anton

Please see the most up-to-date information about St Anton here.

Lift System Lech

Please see the most up-to-date information about Lech here.

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