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3G applies again in these holiday countries

June 22, 2022 – 2:59 p.m watch

Vacation without a mask and minimum distance – after more than two years of pandemic, this is possible again in many countries. But a trip completely without Corona rules is still the exception in 2022. In some countries, for example, the 3G rule still or again applies upon arrival. The ADAC and the Federal Foreign Office provide regular information on the current status of the regulations. We have summarized the most important of them for popular travel destinations.

Summer vacation 2022: Masks are compulsory on all flights to and from Germany

Masks are still mandatory on flights to and from Germany.

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Not everything is the same, especially for air travelers. Because while many countries have abolished the obligation to wear masks on board, it still applies on all domestic German routes and on flights that take off or land in Germany.

In other words, anyone flying from Frankfurt to Mallorca or vice versa must wear an FFP2 or medical mask when boarding and disembarking and throughout the flight (exception: when eating and drinking) – regardless of the airline. At German airports, however, there is no obligation to wear mouth and nose protection.

Increasing incidences – in these countries 3G applies upon entry

In view of the increasing incidences, 3G applies to the following countries upon entry:

  • in Finland from 15 years, proof of recovery is valid for a maximum of six months, PCR test for unvaccinated people
  • in France from 12 years, proof of recovery is valid for a maximum of six months, PCR test for unvaccinated people
  • in Malta from 12 years, proof of recovery is valid for a maximum of six months, PCR test and quarantine hotel required for unvaccinated people
  • in Monaco from 12 years, proof of recovery is valid for a maximum of six months, PCR test for unvaccinated people
  • in mainland Portugal from 12 years, proof of recovery is valid for a maximum of six months, PCR test for unvaccinated people

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Corona rules in Portugal

The corona situation is tense in Portugal. The seven-day incidence is currently around 1150, but is showing a downward trend. The corona measures were not abandoned quite as extensively. The 3-G rule continues to apply upon entry, so vacationers must prove that they have been vaccinated, tested or recovered.

As in Spain, there is also a mask requirement on public transport. There are no further restrictions.

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Corona rules in France

Fully vaccinated people can enter France with the appropriate proof. In Germany, for example, the digital vaccination certificate that has long been mandatory for visiting events or restaurants is no longer required. The mask requirement has been abolished, including on public transport.

Corona rules in Spain

All corona-related entry regulations have been lifted; Vacationers from EU countries no longer need proof of vaccination or a negative corona test. It is also no longer necessary to fill out an entry form. However, checks by the health authorities are possible on entry.

There is no longer a mask requirement for restaurants, shops and so on. Mouth and nose protection only has to be worn in public transport, health facilities such as hospitals, health centers, pharmacies, and the like. This does not apply to children under the age of six.

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Corona rules in Italy

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In “Bella Italia” you travel without 3G proof, but still wear a mask on public transport.

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Vacationers can enter without corona-related restrictions. A 3G proof is no longer required. The obligation to provide evidence of recovery, vaccination or a corona test only applies to hospitals and care facilities (the 2G rule applies here).

A minimum distance of one meter from other people is still required. Mouth and nose protection no longer has to be worn in shops, restaurants and so on. However, FFP2 masks are still compulsory on public transport until the end of September.

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Corona rules in the Netherlands

Almost all corona-related restrictions have been lifted. Vaccination or test certificates are no longer required. The mask requirement in shops, restaurants and so on as well as in local public transport is no longer applicable. Mouth and nose protection is only mandatory at airports and on airplanes.

Corona rules in Greece

Entry is possible without a test or vaccination and via all official border crossings. Hotels and other accommodation are open, as are most attractions. There are no restrictions on access to restaurants, shops and so on.

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There is no longer a general obligation to wear masks in publicly accessible indoor spaces, but there is in local public transport and in hospitals, nursing homes and other health facilities – in each case for people aged four and over.

Corona rules in Turkey

The corona rules have largely been lifted in Turkey. Proof of vaccination or a negative corona test are no longer necessary. It is possible that fever will be measured randomly upon arrival at the airport. In the event of an elevated temperature or other corona symptoms, further health examinations can be ordered.

It is recommended to keep a safety distance of three steps to people outside of your own household. Masks are only compulsory in the healthcare sector.

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Corona rules in Croatia

Entry is possible without proof of vaccination or test. Also in hotels, restaurants, shops etc. there are no more restrictions.

There is no obligation to wear masks in publicly accessible rooms or on public transport. Mouth and nose protection only has to be worn in medical and nursing facilities.

Corona rules in Bulgaria

There are no longer any restrictions on entry due to the pandemic. No vaccination or test certificates are required. In public, there is no longer an obligation to wear mouth and nose protection or to observe a minimum of decency.

Corona rules in Denmark

Holiday in Denmark

In Denmark, vacationers can enjoy the best time of the year again without corona restrictions.

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There are no longer any restrictions related to the corona pandemic. A vaccination certificate or a negative corona test is not required, the mask requirement in public has been completely lifted. (dpa/bst/ija)

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