Guidelines for safe summer holidays at Lake Achensee

Only travel when you’re healthy, follow the code of conduct, and keep your distance. That’s how it works.

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Despite the coronavirus, holidays and recreational activities may take place in the Achensee holiday region, provided that everyone follows the rules and regulations. We’ve rounded up the general conditions and recommendations for you.

Basic requirements

  • Safety precautions

    Observe hygiene etiquette

    • Simple hygiene measures help to protect yourself and others from contracting the coronavirus.

     

    Distance rules

    • Keep a 1-metre distance indoors and outdoors.

     

    Mandatory mask wearing

    • Guests and visitors must wear FFP2 masks in all public indoor areas
    • No mask requirement in the outdoor area

     

    Tested – vaccinated – recovered

    • Your entrance card is a negative test result, a vaccination certificate, or a proof that you have recovered from COVID-19. Children under the age of 10 are exempt from presenting a test result.

Entry requirements

The following proofs must be presented on entering gastronomic businesses (restaurants, bars, cafés, etc.), accommodations, attractions, leisure centres, and events:

  • Tested

    Officially recognised negative test results for the specified period, i.e.:

    • Proof from an authorised body of a negative result of a PCR test (validity: 72 hours)
    • Proof from an authorised body (test lane, pharmacy, etc.) of a negative result of an
      result of an antigen test (validity: 48 hours)
    • Proof of an antigen test for self-testing which is recorded in an official data system (validity: 24 hours)
    • Self-tests under supervision at a facility, but valid only for the duration of the individual stay/entry.

    Click here to view testing facilities in the Achensee region.

  • Recovered
    • A certificate of isolation, if issued for a person who has been confirmed as having SARS-CoV-2 in the six months prior to the scheduled testing.
    • Medical confirmation of a molecular biology-confirmed infection that has occurred in the last six months.
    • Proof of neutralising antibodies (antibody test), which must not be older than three months.
  • Vaccinated

    Proof of vaccination

    • First vaccination counts as proof from day 22 and then counts as proof for three months from vaccination for admissions or for nine months if you already had COVID-19 21 days before your first vaccination
    • Second vaccination is valid as proof for nine months from the first vaccination.
    • For vaccinations where only one shot is needed, this is considered proof from the 22nd day, and is then valid as proof for admissions for nine months from the vaccination.

Detailed requirements for businesses

  • Bars, restaurants, cafés
    • Gastronomic businesses may open indoor and outdoor areas.
    • Guests must present a valid negative test result, proof of vaccination or confirmation that they have recovered from COVID-19.
    • All guests must provide their contact details.
    • A minimum distance of 1 metre must be maintained between groups of visitors (not between tables).
    • FFP2 mask wearing is mandatory for guests in the indoor area, except while being seated at their tables.
    • In indoor areas a maximum of 8 adults (plus own children) per group of visitors is allowed –
    • Outdoors, a maximum of 16 adults (plus own children) per group of visitors is allowed –
    • In indoor areas, you are only permitted to consume food and beverages while you are seated at your table.
  • Accommodations
    • All guests must present a negative test result, a vaccination certificate, or a proof that they have recovered from COVID-19
    • Keep a 1-metre distance from people of other groups of guests.
    • When entering indoor public areas (e.g. hotel lobby), guests are required to wear FFP2 masks.
    • All guests must register and provide contact details.
    • Hotel restaurants, breakfast rooms, etc. are subject to the same regulations as all gastronomic businesses. Members of a group of guests are treated equally to persons living in the same household.
    • Wellness and spa operations are subject to the same regulations as leisure facilities. Members of a group of guests are treated equally to persons living in the same household.
  • Leisure facilities and attractions
    • All guests must present a negative test result, a vaccination certificate, or a proof that they have recovered from COVID-19
    • All guests must register and provide their contact details.
    • Keep a 1-metre distance from people of other groups of guests.
    • Wearing FFP2 masks is mandatory, except when exercising or in moist rooms.
    • Per guest 10 m² space is required.
    • Keep a 1-metre distance from people of other groups of guests.
    • Restaurants and cafés are subject to the same regulations as all gastronomic businesses.
    • No registration is required for providers and attractions where visitors are mainly outdoors and distance requirements can be followed, e.g. zoos

Safety

Austria is among the countries that carry out the most tests in the world. Only if we continue to test people regularly we can detect positive cases early and interrupt the chain of infection. All employees in the tourism sector are tested regularly and on an ongoing basis.

Last updatet: 10 June 2021