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Safe together in the Kitzbühel Alps

Current information and measures for a safe winter holiday in the Kitzbühel Alps

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 winter in the Kitzbühel Alps. Because whether guests, residents and service providers - it's about the health of us all!

Exit restrictions in Austria from 22.11

  • checkOn Monday, 22.11.2021, a lockdown came into force throughout Austria.

  • checkThis nationwide lockdown is to apply from 0 a.m. to midnight and last until 12 December

  • checkPeople will only be allowed to leave their own homes in exceptional cases: e.g. work, daily shopping, recreation in the fresh air, contact with important people, visits to authorities that cannot be postponed.

  • checkClosing of restaurants and hotels

  • checkRestricted school operation

  • checkThis lockdown will be lifted on 13 December for vaccinated and recovered persons. For unvaccinated persons, curfew restrictions will continue to apply.

  • checkCurrently, the 2.5 G rule applies to entry into Austria (vaccinated, convalescent or PCR test).

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

Currently, the 2.5 G rule applies to entry into Austria (vaccinated, convalescent or PCR test).

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

  • This means that for the areas of gastronomy, hotels, leisure & recreation, culture, sports, cable cars & skilifts, body-related service providers, events guests must either be either vaccinated or convalesced.

    From the start of the winter season, the 2-G rule also applies to the use of the cable cars and lifts!

    Vaccination:
    Can be proven by means of vaccination certificate, vaccination card or printout. Since 15.08 one is considered vaccinated only when fully immunized. Proof is issued on the day of the second vaccination.

    You are not considered vaccinated until you are fully immunised. The certificate is issued on the day of the second vaccination.

    From 6 December, the validity of this vaccination certificate is 270 days.

    For persons who have received the 1st dose but not yet the 2nd dose of the Corona vaccination, there is a transitional period until 6 December 2021. In these cases, the proof of vaccination via the 1st dose together with a valid PCR test (72 hours) is valid as a valid 2-G proof. Mapping in the green passport is not possible.
    FFP2 masks compulsory for all persons in all trade, public transport and in libraries and museums.

    Convalescent:
    Valid are: convalescence certificates, medical confirmation and official segregationcertificate. The antibody detection is no longer valid as 2G detection.

    • a certificate of recovery is valid for 180 days.
    • a medical certificate is valid for 180 days after an expired infection with
    SARS-CoV-2. This must have been proven by molecular biology (e.g. PCR test).
    • an official segregation order is also valid for 180 days.

  • For guests in gastronomy, a 2-G proof (vaccinated or convalescent) is required.

    There is no longer a mask requirement.

    For the time being, the collection of contact details from persons staying in the establishment for more than 15 minutes will remain in place.

    Also in night clubs as well as at the Apres Ski, the admission is only valid for vaccinated and convalescent persons.

  • The 2-G rule applies in the gastronomy sector, accommodation establishments, leisure facilities and for gatherings of 25 people or more. Registration is compulsory for stays of 15 minutes or more.

  • Proof of status, whether one is vaccinated or convalescent.

    Registration obligation analogous to gastronomy. No registration is necessary if the recreational facility is mainly outdoors (e.g. zoos and botanical gardens).

    Children up to the age of 12 are exempt from compulsory testing and therefore also from the 2-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 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

  • Yes, from the start of the winter season (from the end of October), the 2-G rule also applies to the use of the cable cars and lifts!

  • The mask requirement does no longer apply.

    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.

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

    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!

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.

Contact details of restaurant and hotel guests, visitors to non-public sports and leisure facilities as well as guests attending events will be collected.
All guests who spend more than 15 minutes in a hospitality location must provide their contact details.
This means first name, family name, phone number and (if you have one) e-mail address.
This information must be provided by all guests who do not live together in the same household.
The data will be stored for 28 days and then deleted immediately.

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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Safe togheter in de Kitzbühel Alps!

Information for service providers

Responsible hosts

What do tourism and leisure businesses need to be aware of and know this winter?
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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