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Well informed about the Kaunertal nature park and glacier region

Safe vacation in the Kaunertal nature park and glacier region

Spring/Summer 2022

The extensive, natural landscape and the wide range of leisure activities enable individual outdoor experiences - with sufficient distance and away from crowds.

This page is continuously updated. Last update: 04/25/2022
Despite the greatest possible care, we cannot guarantee the completeness and correctness.

  • The FFP2 mask requirement only applies in closed rooms of: public transport and its stops as well as taxis, customer areas of essential trade and health and care facilities
  • Entry into Austria: 3G (vaccinated, recovered or tested) - further information on the current entry requirements from all countries to Austria can be found HERE

Entry Austria

Since February 22, 2021, the following regulations apply to entry regulations into Austria:

A 3-G proof is required for entry into Austria (vaccinated, recovered, tested)
Further information on entry from all countries can be found on the website of the Austrian Tourist Board.
counts as a test

a PCR test that is not older than 72 hours. The test must be confirmed by an authorized body (such as a pharmacy, test facility).
or an antigen test not older than 24 hours. The test must be confirmed by an authorized body. Self-tests are not permitted.
exceptions for children

Children under the age of 12 do not require a 3-G ID.
Entry into Austria without 3-G

Persons who enter the country without 3G proof must fill out the pre-travel clearance and immediately start a 10-day quarantine in Austria. The quarantine can be ended with the submission of a negative test result.
Return journey Germany

Information: You can find more information on the website of Österreich Werbung

Return journey Netherlands

The entry and return journey to the Netherlands is possible with a 3-G proof (vaccinated, recovered, tested).
No quarantine is required.
Completing the Health Declaration Form is only necessary if you arrive by plane.

Validity of vaccination certificates in Austria

In Austria, the validity period of vaccination certificates was reduced on February 1, 2022. Affected are people who have received 2 vaccinations or a recovery in combination with a vaccination (so-called first series of vaccinations). These vaccination certificates are only valid for 180 days. The validity begins on the day of the last vaccination or issue of the recovery notice. The validity of the booster vaccination remains unchanged. This is still valid for 270 days. The 270 days run from the day of the booster vaccination received. There is an exception for anyone under the age of 18. Their first series of vaccinations (2 vaccinations or recovery + 1 vaccination) is valid for 210 days. Vaccination certificates or other proof of vaccination are still valid for 270 days when entering Austria (applies to all persons).

You can find more information on the website of the Federal Ministry for Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection.

Vaccinated persons

Vaccines with two vaccination doses: A vaccination is only considered to be proof of a low epidemiological risk if the immunization is complete. This proof is issued from the day of the 2nd vaccination and is only valid for 180 days from February 1st (valid for persons under 18 for 210 days). After that, a third vaccination (booster vaccination) is required.
Vaccines with one vaccination dose: For vaccinations where only one dose is planned (Johnson & Johnson / Janssen), a second vaccination has been mandatory since January 3, 2022 for validity. Validity since February 1st is 180 days from the day of the second vaccination (valid for persons under 18 for 210 days).
Vaccination for those who have recovered: A recovery in combination with a vaccination (both sequences possible) has been valid since February 1, 2022 for 180 days from the day of recovery or vaccination (valid for persons under 18 years of age for 210 days).
Third vaccination (booster): The third vaccination is valid for 270 days from the day of the third vaccination.
recovered people

The "recovered status" is valid for six months after an infection has expired. Evidence is considered to be a separation notice or a medical confirmation of a molecular-biologically confirmed (PCR test) infection. Proof of neutralizing antibodies is not valid!

Who is "boosted"?

With three vaccinations of the vaccines BioNTech/Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca. Valid for 270 days from the day of the third vaccination.
In the case of a recovery and then two vaccinations. Valid for 270 days from the day of the second vaccination.
With two vaccinations and a subsequent recovery. Valid for 180 days from the day of recovery.
There is an exception for anyone under the age of 18. Their first series of vaccinations (2 vaccinations or recovery + 1 vaccination) is valid for 210 days. Vaccination certificates or other proof of vaccination are still valid for 270 days when entering Austria (applies to all persons).
Tested Individuals

Negative PCR test valid for 72 hours
Negative antigen test valid for 24 hours
More information on the website of the Federal Ministry for Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection.

The Green Passport has been valid throughout the EU since July 1 and provides information on whether someone has been vaccinated, recovered or tested. The Green Passport can thus be used as an "entrance ticket" for those areas where such proof is required. Attention - the green passport is valid from February 1, 2022 for 6 months for people who have been vaccinated twice. After a booster vaccination, the Green Passport is valid for 9 months.

With the Covid validity calculator you can quickly and easily calculate how long your vaccination status or recovered status will still be valid in Austria.

  • Shops for daily needs (supermarket, bank, post office, pharmacy, etc.) and in hospitals and care facilities
  • Public transport & ski buses

 

Free PCR gargle tests are possible in the region for guests, employees and locals. Five test kits per month are available per person. The test kits can be picked up during opening hours in the MPreis supermarkets and Spar supermarkets in Prutz and returned there. According to information from the state of Tyrol, you will receive the test result by SMS or email within 24 hours if the tests are handed in by 10 a.m.

  • M-PreisBbaguette Prutz | Monday - Saturday
  • Spar Prutz/Bistro | Monday - Sunday (opening hours Sunday 07:30 - 11:00)
  • M-Preis Ried | only test delivery box | Monday - Saturday

Registration on the test platform of the state of Tyrol is required for processing.

Instructions for performing a PCR gargle test can be found HERE.

The tests at the doctors and pharmacies are subject to a fee for people who are not resident in Austria.
Tests in the test streets and screening streets e.g. Zams are free of charge (registration at https://tiroltestet.leitstelle.tirol/ is absolutely necessary).

You can find a complete overview of tests and registration HERE

 

Kaunertal Glacier

Summer mountain Fendels

► Here you can find the opening hours of other mountain railways in the Nauders-Tiroler Oberland-Kaunertal holiday region.

Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays