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Stay safe during the winter season
Latest news and safety measures in the Kitzbühel Alps for winter 2020/21
Walks over snow-covered terrain, pure gliding fun on cross-country skis and amazing downhill runs over perfectly groomed ski slopes … it is time to start collecting happy memories in the Kitzbühel Alps. In early December we are going to launch the winter season and we can’t wait to welcome you with us! Of course, we are all aware that also this winter still brings along many open questions. But there is one thing you can be sure of - your safety, the safety of all our guests, our staff and all the people living here are our top priority.
Special times require special measurements. In the Kitzbühel Alps, we strictly adhere to all the Austrian government’s Covid-19 regulations. To give you an overview, we compiled a list of the safety measures for a safe stay in the Kitzbühel Alps.
We will do our utmost to enable you to enjoy wonderful, unforgettable winter holidays in the Kitzbühel Alps. You can count on us.
Stricter COVID-19 measures are in effect again in Austria as of Dec. 26 - with the goal of reducing the 7-day incidence to below 100. This lockdown will remain in place until 07 February. Ski resorts are allowed to open with 24 December 2020 and are available to day visitors and locals for sports and recreation (FFP2 mask obligation). Individual outdoor sports such as cross-country skiing, tobogganing or ski tours are possible. Gastronomy and accommodation establishments are expected to be allowed to reopen from end of February.
*Exception: workers and business travelers are allowed to spend the night in the region.
Here all the exact information about the measures Austria: Measures Federal Ministry
This page is being currently updated and expanded. Subject to change.
Before the stay
Planning your winter holiday
Are you planning a holiday in Tyrol? For a safe and relaxing holiday, you will find the most important answers for holiday planning and travel to Tyrol here. You will also find our special cancellation conditions and the Corona Dashboard with the latest figures on Covid-19.
Your safety and health is of great concern to us. For this reason, you will find here all the latest information and rules of conduct for accommodation, gastronomy, ski areas, mobility and on-site testing. Read the most important measures at a glance below.
Ski area information
Safe skiing in the winter of 2020/2021
The ski resorts in the Kitzbühel Alps do their utmost to ensure you safe and carefree skiing holidays. Shortly, here you’ll find the general behaviour rules for keeping yourself and others safe in the ski areas of the Kitzbühel Alps. More specific information and special safety rules can be found on the individual ski resorts websites.
The most important questions & answers about skiing
Masks must be worn by all cable car users where the minimum distance cannot be maintained (e.g. waiting areas, access areas, ticket office areas) as well as in all cableway users in the closed lifts/gondolas.*
*From 24.12.2020 to 18.01.2021 the wearing of FFP2 masks is mandatory.
If possible, pay contactlessly when buying tickets. You can also conveniently buy your ticket online in advance.
Always keep a minimum distance of 1 metre to people from outside the household - even when getting on and off the lift.
The lifts/gondolas and customer areas are regularly disinfected by the cable car personnel.
It is recommended to open the windows for good ventilation when the gondola/lift is closed.
1 metre minimum distance from persons not living in the same household.
Mouth and nose protection obligation in the customer area of the ski school.
Maximum group size of 10 persons per group
In addition, the Austrian Ski School Association (ÖSSV) has provided a manual for ski schools, snow sports instructors, for practical instruction. You can read more about it here.
Until 18.01 the mountain gastronomy will remain closed. After that is expected:
Max. 10 persons (plus underage children) per visitor group.
1 metre minimum distance between visitor groups
Mandatory mouth and nose protection in closed rooms for staff and customers
- except during the time spent at the table.
No consumption of food and beverages near the serving point.
In closed rooms, the consumption of food and beverages is only permitted when being seated.
Apres Ski, will not take place in the form we have known so far this winter season. Please note:
- 1 meter distance between groups of visitors
- Indoor and outdoor: fixed seating, no standing room
- Drinks may only be consumed while seated and not in the vicinity of the issuing point
Contact tracing - digital guestbook
Together against Corona!
Contact tracing is one of the most successful methods for corona prevention. To ensure you a safe stay, our digital guestbook is exactly the right tool. Restaurants, hotels, ski rentals, cable cars etc. will receive an individual QR Code. For registration no app has to be installed, it is enough to register via the QR Code
when entering the infrastructure with your smartphone.