Safe holidays

Current information from the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region

13.10.2021

Holiday in Mayrhofen-Hippach

We want to ensure that our guests enjoy the safest holiday possible and take all  Covid-19 protective measures very seriously. Our accommodation facilities, catering establishments, mountain huts and restauants couldn't be better prepared and are excited to look after you all over again!
The existing safety concept and free cancellation option up to 2 days before arrival gives you extra peace of mind and enables you to enjoy a carefree holiday in Mayrhofen-Hippach.

MEASURES IN AUSTRIA

From 19th May, Austria will be open for business again - across the board. During a recent press conference, the government announced new entry requirements issued by the Austrian Ministry of Health.
 
In principle, guests with proof of vaccination/past infection, or a negative COVID test will be allowed to enter the country. 

Further details can be found here.

Find out more

Information

FOR ENTERING THE COUNTRY

Useful information

3-G-Rule from 1 July 2021

Question:

3-G-Rule (Testing, Vacciation, Recovery) : What will apply from 1 July 2021?

Answer:

From 1 July, the 3-G rule will apply in the following areas:

  • Gastronomy
  • Hotel industry and accommodation
  • Recreational facilities (e. g. dance schools, animal parks)
  • Cultural establishments (except museums, libraries, libraries and archives)
  • Sports facilities
  • Meetings (from one participant: more than 100 people)
  • Trade and public fairs, congresses
  • Testing obligation


The compulsory test is valid for persons aged 12 years and over.

Mouth and nose protection

QUESTION:

When do I have to wear a mouth and nose protection?

ANSWER:

From 15th September 2021:

Masks will only be required in

  • Wherever mouth and nose protection is currently provided (shops for daily needs, public transport), a FFP2 mask will become compulsory.
  • Wearing a FFP2 mask will be obligatory for unvaccinated persons who have not recovered in all retail outlets, day care facilities for the elderly and disabled, and cultural institutions (museums, libraries, theatres, cinemas, etc.).

 

Accommodation

QUESTION:
What are the requirements for a stay in an accommodation establishment?


ANSWER:
The following requirements apply from 19. 5. 2021

In pure accommodation (without gastronomy or services) an entrance test is sufficient for the entire stay.
When catering (breakfast, other meals) or services (wellness) are offered, then catering rules apply.
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Catering Establishments

QUESTION:
Which regulations apply to restaurants?


ANSWER:

From 19 May all previous proofs are valid, from the beginning of June also as certificates/QR codes in the digital green passport.
For the purposes of the “3G rule” the following shall be considered as valid proofs:

  • Testing: Negative PCR test (3 days), negative antigen test (2 days), self-use antigen test with digital recording (1 day). On-site self-testing will also allow access. However, this test is only valid for this one visit and only at the plant. For children, school tests will also be considered as entrance tests. No test obligation for take-away or suppliers.
  • Vaccination: Can be proven by vaccination card, vaccination card or printout
  • Recovery: secretion notification, antibody test, etc.

 

▲ Contact Tracing in Mayrhofen-Hippach
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Which rules apply to clubs and night clubs?

Since 22.07. the application of the 2-G rule (vaccinated or PCR-tested) in night catering establishments is in force.
 

PCR tests for visitors to night catering establishments are offered free of charge to both locals and guests in the screening streets of the province (The nearest test street offering free PCR tests is in Schwaz - Stanser Au 1 car park of the former disco Mausefalle). Registration is possible at www.tiroltestet.at.
 

In addition, free PCR testing is available at Tyrolean pharmacies for holders of an Austrian national insurance number.

Further information

Zillertal Cable Cars

QUESTION:

What to consider when using the cable cars?

 

ANSWER:

The cable cars want to make their time on the mountain as safe as possible for their guests and employees and therefore take the Covid-19 protection measures very seriously.
It is therefore requested to observe the code of conduct and to wear mouth-nose protection during the gondola and lift rides. Learn more

Contact Tracing

Obligation to register in the catering industry
According to the official regulation, registration is mandatory in the catering industry. Throughout the Zillertal, contact tracing is carried out using “TRACY”, a contact tracing web app.

Simply scanning a QR code makes tedious filling out a thing of the past.
Contact details only need to be entered the first time. Visitors have to check out again when they leave the restaurant etc.

READ MORE

 

Travel Insurance

QUESTION:

How can I protect myself as best as possible under travel law when booking accommodation?


ANSWER:

We recommend taking out travel insurance for the coming season. Many of our accommodation providers offer Europäische Reiseversicherung (European Travel Insurance) when you make your reservation. This now covers Covid-19 illness, just like any other unexpected serious illness.

Go to Europäischen Reiseversicherung (European Travel Insurance)

Online ticketing

QUESTION:

How does online ticketing work?
 

ANSWER:

Help to reduce crowding at the ticket desk by buying your lift pass, tickets for the outdoor swimming pools, paraglide flights,... online at myzillertal.app.

On-site testing

Austria is using a system known as the "Three Gs" (genesen, geimpft, getestet – recovered, vaccinated, tested). Before entering many places, you have to provide proof that you have a negative test, have been vaccinated or have recovered from Coronavirus. There are several uncomplicated testing possibilities free of charge for holiday guests.

▲ Free on-site testing


Antigen self test with digital results

  • Anyone  wanting to take advantage of the tourism and leisure opportunities or attend an event, but has not been vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19, can now test themselves for COVID19 free of charge every single day - preferably as part of their morning routine.
  • The result of the antigen test is available after just a few minutes. The negative test result is then uploaded onto the www.selbsttest.tirol platform and the confirmation SMS or email is valid in Austria for 24 hours, permitting the bearer access to all amenities.
  • Overnight guests receive the self-tests daily from their host, free of charge. The test procedure is a simple nasal swab. Your host will be happy to assist, should you encounter difficulties with self-testing or the upload.
  • The test procedure is a simple nasal swab. In case of problems with the self-test or the upload, the host will be pleased to provide support.
  • Antigen self-tests with digital recording are only intended for use in Austria. If you need a negative test result for the return journey to your home country, a free antigen test can be done in one of the more than 40 test centres of the province of Tyrol or under supervision.


Antigen & PCR test in an official drive through testing facility in Tyrol

  • Anyone who wants to take advantage of the gastronomy and leisure facilities in Tyrol or attend events and is not vaccinated or recovered can be tested for COVID19 for FREE at one of the more than 40 test streets run by the province of Tyrol. The closesd free PCR test street is in Schwaz - Stanser Au 1 car park of the former disco Mausefalle.
  • The confirmation SMS or email is then valid in Austria for 48 hours / 72 hours, permitting the bearer access to all amenities.
  • Information on the nearest testing facility is available from your host.
  • Register for the test online under tiroltestet.leitstelle.tirol. Just enter the address of your holiday accommodation as your home address.
     

TEST CENTRE IN MAYRHOFEN (Antigentest)
Sportclinic Mayrhofen
Stillup claw 830
6290 Mayrhofen

Opening hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 08.00 to 13.00 hrs
To register
 

PCR TEST TO CHARGE

is available

  • at Steinbock Apothekein Mayrhofen at a price of € 69.00 (the PCR test is free of charge for holders of an Austrian national insurance number). Registration under T: +43 5285 62313 and 
  • at the Europa Apotheke in Ramsau at a price of € 69.00 (the PCR test is free of charge for holders of an Austrian national insurance number). Registration under T: +43 5282 2189
     

Information Portal on Travel Regulations

The European Commission has made an interactive map available on reopen.europe.eu which you can use to find out about applicable travel regulations and measures relating to services and health and safety in the EU member states. The data is updated weekly and is intended to make travel planning easier.

Correct conduct

QUESTION:

What safety measures apply in hotels?
What are the rules for using cable cars?
Sports equipment rental: What rules apply here?
What are the rules for using swimming pools and spas?
What are the rules for using public transport?
Restaurants, mountain huts, bars and cafés: What rules apply? 
 

ANSWER:

You will find answers to all these questions and more on the Corona information pages on  welcome.tirol

WELCOME.TIROL

Current Figures

QUESTION:

How many CoV cases are there in Tyrol?

 

ANSWER:

The latest figures on corona infections in Tyrol can be found here.

Contact

Still can't find the answer to your question? Our Info Team will be happy to help you.

Contact:
Mayrhofen-Hippach Tourist Board
T: +43 5285 6760
info@mayrhofen.at

Covid scheme for the autumn

Following consultations between the government and provincial governors, the new Covid rules for the autumn were announced today. Among other things, the FFP2 mask will again replace the mouth-nose protection from 15 September. In general, a phased plan based on the utilisation of intensive care capacities will come into effect.

We do ask for your understanding, however, that all information is provided without guarantee and is subject to change.