Safe winter holidays in Vorarlberg

Winter holidays in Vorarlberg: Safe and responsible with 2G (vaccinated & recovered)

Dear Guests,

Snow is already blanketing the mountains and glistening in the morning sun: winter is just around the corner and each day our anticipation grows. We’re so pleased you’ve decided to spend your holiday in Vorarlberg!

By introducing the 2G rule (vaccinated, recovered only), the Austrian Federal Government has put measures in place to ensure that your stay in Vorarlberg is as carefree as possible. By introducing a wide range of additional measures, Vorarlberg's tourism businesses have also taken necessary precautions. These include hygiene concepts, registration to track any cases of infection, and generous cancellation conditions, which will enable you to book your winter holiday carefree.

Vaccinated or recovered

The rules for your stay in Vorarlberg are very simple: All holiday guests must prove that they are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19. The following are accepted as proof:

-      A vaccination certificate valid in the EU, known in Austria as a “Green Pass" (valid for 270 days)

-      A certificate of your recovery from COVID-19 (valid for 180 days), i.e. a doctor's certificate.

Please bring this proof from your home country and make sure that it is valid for the entire duration of your holiday. With your documents in order, you can enjoy your holiday here to the fullest with access to accommodations, bars & restaurants, cable cars and ski lifts, cultural and sporting events, and all recreational facilities. Antigen and PCR tests are no longer recognised at these facilities.

 

2G for all from age 12


The 2G rule also applies to children over the age of 12. There is only one exception for children who are still of compulsory school age in Austria: the ‘Ninja Pass’ - proof of regular testing in schools - entitles them to entry. Children up to the age of 12 are generally exempt from any verification requirements.

 

FFP2 mask

FFP2 masks are mandatory in all publicly accessible indoor areas.

 

Entry registration for guests from Germany

According to the latest requirements, guests from Germany are required to register before heading home as of 14 November 2021. This is necessary because Austria has been classified as a coronavirus risk area by German authorities. Kleinwalsertal is excluded from this requirement. To register, please visit www.einreiseanmeldung.de and upload your proof of vaccination or recovery there before heading home to Germany. Guests who do so will avoid the requirement to quarantine that would otherwise apply when returning from high-risk areas. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age must quarantine for 5 days after returning home.  

The goal of all these regulations is clear: the ability for all hosts and guest alike to enjoy the winter season to the fullest. Of course, all known hygiene measures such as thorough hand washing, regular disinfection, keeping a safe distance, etc., will still apply.


We are looking forward to your holiday!

 

PS: Please check the very latest regulations before you leave. The most up to date information and detailed regulations can be found at our website: www.vorarlberg.travel/en/visiting-safely

 

 

Our prevention & hygiene concept

The most beautiful days of the year will certainly be different this year than before. But that doesn't mean you have to give it up. Below you will find our most important measures, which are constantly adapted to the new laws and regulations.

Through these measures we protect you - dear guests - and our employees. Above all, it is important to have the individual responsibility of each individual. This allows us to create a positive co-leader.

 

General hygiene measures:

  • Surfaces, door handles, ... are cleaned and disinfected several times a day
  • All employees wear a FFP2 mask for your and your own safety.
  • We keep at least 2 meter distance from each other
  • Disinfection dispenser can be found at strategic points on site
  • Guests from 14 years old wear an FFP2 mask in the building, children from 10 years of age a mouthguard. Children do not need mouthguards until 10 years. However, we recommend that you also wear a mouthguard for your little ones if possible.

B & B - Landhaus Walch

  • They wear an FFP2 mask throughout the building.
  • After 48 hours you will need to test yourself again, but you have recovered or been vaccinated. Vaccination is considered vaccinated after 22 days after the first vaccination.

Walch's Camping - campsite & building

  • They wear an FFP2 mask throughout the building.
  • You do NOT need any further testing after 48 hours during your stay at the campsite, unless you use the wellness area

Arrival and Departure:

Check-in:

  • On request, we offer you the possibility to do the check-in from home in a convenient and easy way.
  • When you arrive, we greet you warmly, but do not shake your hand or hug you.
  • Disinfected pens are available at reception.
  • Your keys will be disinfected before handover.
  • They travel tested, recovered or vaccinated. This must be shown upon arrival.

Check out:

  • As convenient and fast as check-in, we also arrange the check-out: You are happy to pay your bill the evening before your departure.
  • Possibility of contactless payment

 

Consumption:

  • You will continue to enjoy our delicious regional breakfast buffet. We have packaged most products such as butter, honey, jams, spreads, Nutella.
  • At the buffet we ask you to wear a FFP2 mask. All surfaces are of course thoroughly cleaned and continuously disinfected. This applies to the kitchen as well as to the entire buffet area and the breakfast room.
  • Disposable gloves are available at the buffet.
  • Each room or reservation has a fixed table in our breakfast room, which is allocated.
  • We do not use tablecloths but only placemats that are cleaned.

Your wellness area:

  • In the son and in the rest area, the minimum distance of 2 meter applies.
  • Infusions are allowed, but wagging with towels is not.
  • The wellness area is continuously supplied with fresh air via our ventilation system. The air flows through special filters in advance and is thus cleaned again.
  • To use the wellness area, you are well-tested, recovered or vaccinated. You register for the sauna until 11.00 am and register in the wellness area.

Your rooms:

  • All rooms are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected according to the cleaning concept of the company Holluschek.
  • Our employees were trained on special hygiene measures.
  • Our housekeeping team thoroughly cleanse, ventilated and disinfected the rooms every day and after each departure.

Mouth & nose protection with FFP2 mask:

Please wear your mouth and nose protection in the following areas:

  • In public transport and taxis
  • In cable cars
  • In grocery stores
  • In bank and post offices
  • In pharmacies
  • In health areas such as doctors, hospitals...