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Safe together in the mountain summer!

Latest news and safety measures in the Kitzbühel Alps for summer 2021

Your safety, the safety of all our guests, our staff and all the people living here are our top priority.
In the Kitzbühel Alps, we strictly adhere to all the Austrian government’s Covid-19 regulations. In addition, numerous regional measures are also being implemented by the individual regions. To give you an overview, we compiled a list of the safety measures for a safe summer in the Kitzbühel Alps. Because whether guests, residents and service providers - it's about the health of us all!

Vacation from 19 May in the Kitzbühel Alps

  • checkAccommodations and restaurants reopen on 19.05.2021 in compliance with clear safety concepts.

  • checkFree and flexible testing opportunities in the region

  • checkRelaxations 10.06: Extension of the closing hour from 22:00 to 24:00; no more FFP2 mask requirement in outdoor areas.

  • checkBasic requirement for entry into gastronomy/hotel industry: proof of being vaccinated, tested or recovered (see point "On site").

  • checkOn May 19, 2021, current quarantine requirements will be dropped. Persons who have been tested, vaccinated or recovered will be allowed to enter Austria without quarantine (registration obligation upon entry into Austria)

  • checkCultural and sporting events should be possible again under high security conditions. Maximum number of persons: 1500 persons for indoor events, 3000 persons for outdoor events (or 75% of the maximum load). Entry test as a precondition.

  • checkFurther opening steps and relaxations are planned for July 01 2021

Here is all the detailed information on the measures in Austria: Federal Ministry of Measures

This page is constantly updated and extended. We therefore reserve the right to make changes. Please note that it may take a few days to update the new measures in the items below.

Before the stay

Planning your summer 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. Please also note the current entry regulations of your home country for your return journey.

As of 19.05, persons who have been tested, vaccinated or have recovered may enter Austria without quarantine. However, people entering from abroad are still required to register online in advance. Registration is possible HERE.

General information on entry:
Decisive for whether or under which conditions entry to Austria is possible is the measure whether your home town/country is currently classified by Austria as a risk area. Austria bases its entry rules on the Corona traffic light of the EU health agency ECDC. This determines, for example, whether I have to go into quarantine in the vacation country after entering. From countries that are colored green or orange on the ECDC map, entry is to be possible without any requirements from May 19.

On site

Safe hosts

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.

The most important questions & answers about your stay on site

  • For all areas opened on May 19, a negative Covid 19 status, is a prerequisite. That means guests must either be tested, vaccinated or recovered.

    Tests:
    o Negative PCR test (3 days).
    o Negative antigen test (2 days)
    o Antigen tests for self-testing with digital recording (24h/48h, depending on data processing system).
    o Self-testing on site also allows access. However, this test is only valid for this one visit and only at the facility.
    o For children, school tests will also count as an entry test.

    No testing is required for takeaways or vendors.

    For all info on testing opportunities in the Kitzbüheler Alpen regions, please see the "On-site Testing" section.

    Vaccination:
    Can be proven by means of vaccination certificate, vaccination card or printout. Partially vaccinated persons are exempt from testing from the 22nd day after initial vaccination, for a maximum of three months.

    Convalescent:
    Convalescents are exempt from testing for six months from the date of convalescence. The segregation certificate or an antibody test apply.

  • Since 19.5. all previous proofs are valid for this, from the beginning of June then also as a certificate/QR code in the digital green passport.

    Valid proofs in the sense of the "3-G rule" are: Guests are admitted if they have been vaccinated, tested or have recovered.

  • In lodging establishments, a negative test must be presented upon arrival:

    In accommodation establishments only (without catering or services), an entry test is sufficient for the entire stay. This is the case, for example, in vacation apartments and self-catering cottages.

    If catering (breakfast, other meals) or service (wellness) is offered, then gastronomy rules apply.

  • Proof of status, whether one is vaccinated, recovered or tested.

    Indoor space of at least 20 sqm must be available per guest.

    Registration obligation analogous to gastronomy.

    No registration is necessary if the recreational facility is mainly outdoors (e.g. zoos and botanical gardens). Here, the FFP2 obligation, the distance rule and the 20m² rule per visitor apply.

    Children up to the age of 10 are exempt from compulsory testing and therefore also from the 3-G rule. The adult accompanying person's authorisation card is valid here.

Cable car information

Measures taken by the cable cars in the Kitzbühel Alps

The cable cars in the Kitzbühel Alps are preparing for a safe summer and are looking forward to seeing you again! The exact safety measures of the respective cable cars can be found here:

The most important questions & answers about the use of mountain railroads

  • No, cable cars fall under means of mass transportation and are therefore exempt from testing.

  • In the case of closed and coverable means of transport, only 50% of the transport capacity may be utilized, i.e. only half as many persons may be transported.

    FFP2 masks are compulsory from the age of 14 for all cable car users (e.g. waiting areas, access areas, ticket office areas) as well as in during the ride.

    Pay contactless when purchasing tickets if possible. You can also conveniently purchase your ticket online in advance.

    Always keep a minimum distance of 2 meters from non-household persons - even when boarding and alighting. The 2-meter safety distance must be observed especially when waiting in line.

    It is recommended to open the windows for good ventilation when the vehicles are closed.

    The ropeway personnel regularly disinfect the ride equipment and customer areas.

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.

After the stay

Safe departure

In order to help you start a relaxed journey home, you will find an overview of the most important destinations here. Often the current situation changes very quickly, so please contact the foreign ministry of your home country if necessary.

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Informationen for service providers

Responsible hosts

What do tourism and leisure businesses need to be aware of and know this summer?
What uniform nationwide rules apply?
What applies to Tyrol?
How can you design your business so that it is even safer for your employees and guests?
And where can businesses apply for support and subsidies?

This and much more should give you orientation on the following pages.

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