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Coronavirus: what travellers from Luxemburg need to know

Published on 05.05.2021

How to stay safe – cautionary measures and regulations.


Always find out about the current situation at the Embassies or official websites of the relevant countries before entry/transit. And the ACL and the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs are always on hand to assist you.
Tourist travel in Europe is currently dependent on the status of the health crisis. The situation remains difficult and the authorities in individual countries may change entry conditions at any time and at short notice. ACL provides regular updates with the latest information for individual European countries. 

General situation and detailed information regarding the various European countries


Attention: if you find yourself in a risk zone before your departure, you may also be banned from entering the country of destination. Precautions must also be taken when you return home.

In order to give you the most recent information, we publish the list below, updated regularly (French or German only).
All information has been carefully retrieved. Nevertheless, ACL does not guarantee its accuracy, completeness and timeliness.


Traffic conditions from Luxembourg

Whether you’re travelling or decide to stay at home, always minimise your personal risk of infection! 


ACL member trip organisation during the coronavirus pandemic 

The coronavirus pandemic has had the world in its grip since early this year and is making demands of us on a scale we’ve never seen before. Two ACL member trips have already been run, taking into account the current situation and in compliance with the health and safety regulations. 

The feasibility of every individual ACL member trip is carefully assessed in consultation with our partner organisations! If the situation worsens, we and our partners will obviously take the necessary steps to cancel member trips in affected areas or adapt the programme to protect travellers. We are in regular contact with our partners and the authorities and are keeping a very close eye on developments. We can assure you that, if the situation gets worse or if health organisations re-evaluate the situation, we will immediately take action according to the latest instructions from the EU Commission or government of the specific country. We will never take any risks when it comes to health and safety or the travel experience itself.

If dates have to be cancelled, our partner organisers will inform you of the option to change your ACL member trip booking or put yourself down on the list for 2021.


Individual travel

Important information for air travel
Restrictions apply with regard to persons authorized to enter Luxembourg by air.In addition, there is an obligation to present a negative COVID-19 test result (not older than 72 hours) before boarding any flight to Luxembourg. The costs of these tests are payable by the person who requests them.
 
Free PCR tests for travellers arriving at Lux-Airport
From 9 April, all travellers arriving in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg by air will again be able to benefit from a free PCR test at Findel airport. Passengers must be tested on the day of their arrival at the COVID-19 testing station at Lux-Airport, by presenting their voucher (available at the baggage claim area) and flight ticket. The PCR test results are usually available within 24 hours.
 

COVID-19-Test for holiday trips
Free "holiday" tests will no longer be offered via the MyGuichet.lu procedure from 5 April onwards. It is therefore recommended that people who are planning to travel abroad should contact the medical analysis laboratories (Laboratoires Réunis, BioneXt LAB or Ketterthill) directly and in due time to fix an appointment for a test.

 

Further essential information and links about coronavirus and travel


Daily European travel updates at “Re-open EU”
The EU Commission uses their website to provide prospective travellers with daily updates on current coronavirus regulations in European holiday destinations. The interactive tool is available in 24 languages.

The European Consumer Centre Luxemburg offers more detailed information about “Coronavirus and Travel”
The European Consumer Centre Luxemburg has published a guide to EU passenger rights in connection with the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

ACL recommends: Registration with the MAEE when staying abroad 
When staying abroad, register with the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs - MAEE.

World Health Organisation (WHO)
WHO issues a detailed daily report on the coronavirus situation.

German Foreign Office
You can also find information on the German Foreign Office website. You’ll find in-depth exit and entry information for Germany plus country-specific coronavirus precautions. 

ADAC
And the German Automobile Club (ADAC) provides a very good overview (in German only) of the latest global situation.

and of course...

ACL teams
In the meantime, if you have any individual questions about member trips, please contact us at +352 450045-4000 or acl-voyages@acl.lu
If you have any questions about individual entry/transit or European travel planning, please contact our tourism department at +352 450045-4100 or acl@acl.lu.

 

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