Coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel: The situation around the world is changing dramatically. Various governments have changed their travel warnings to restrict travel during this time. To understand how this may impact cover under your policy, please go to our FAQs and select your country of residence.
For the latest travel warnings and alerts around the world, read about lockdowns and border restrictions.
All travelers entering Austria MUST register digitally in advance to obtain a pre-travel clearance (PTC) and present it at the border (either digitally or as a hard copy). All data collected will be deleted 28 days after the traveler has entered Austria.
Entry to Austria without restrictions only applies to travelers who have spent the previous 10 days in countries that are deemed safe by the Austrian Foreign Ministry, listed here.
For travelers from countries with a travel warning in place, entry is possible with either a medical certificate confirming a negative PCR test result (performed within 72 hours prior), or by self-isolating for 10 days. Exiting quarantine is possible if a negative result is produced within this period.
Based on currently available information, there is a high risk of exposure to COVID-19 in this country. The additional burden of COVID-19 cases may have a substantial impact on healthcare capacity.
If you are in transit through Austria and are not stopping over, you do not need a medical certificate if you can prove you are in transit
There are a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place throughout Austria:
Fabric face masks are compulsory on public transport and in taxis
Lockdown measures are in place; restaurants, cafes and bars can only offer takeout or delivery and hotels are closed to tourists
There is a ban on flights from the UK, South Africa and Brazil
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