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Important information about
corona measures during winter vacation

In the rooms and apartments in Saalbach you can feel safe.

Safety in times of Covid-19.

The safety and health of our guests and employees is very important to us. At the rooms and holiday apartments in Saalbach we place great importance on hygiene and cleanliness. We train our employees in regular intervals to be always up to date.

Enclosed you will find a short summary of our Corona measures.

Special arrangements for summer 2021

Can I already book and when must I cancel at the latest?

FLEXI BOOKING summer 2021

  • 100% security - 0% cancellation fees
  • Cancellation or change booking free of charge up to 14* days before arrival

Only valid for corona-related cancellations such as official travel warnings or restrictions, proven illness, return travel restrictions or local travel bans that have a direct effect on your booking.

In any case, we recommend taking out travel insurance.

Obligatory measures for summer 2021

Corona rule as of July 1, 2021

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

Food service

  • Hotel and accommodation industry
  • Recreational facilities (e.g. dance schools, zoos)
  • Cultural establishments (with the exception of museums, libraries, libraries and archives)
  • Sports facilities
  • Meetings (from a number of participants of more than 100 persons)
  • Trade and public fairs, congresses
  • Compulsory testing
  • Mandatory testing applies to persons 12 years of age and older

Contact data collection
The contact data of visitors will be collected up to and including July 22 in catering and accommodation establishments, non-public sports and leisure facilities and at gatherings with more than 100 people.

Mouth/nose protection & FFP2 masks
In public places, public transportation, customer areas of business establishments (e.g., retail, other services), and museums, wearing mouth-nose protection is mandatory in enclosed spaces.

Catering (including night gastronomy)
As of July 1, 75% of maximum occupancy is permitted in food service establishments where consumption is primarily standing.
As of July 22, there are no capacity restrictions.

Meetings

Beginning July 1, the following regulations apply to gatherings:

  • Gatherings of 100 or more people are subject to notification requirements
  • From 500 persons gatherings must be approved
  • In principle, there are no maximum limits and capacity restrictions

Mountain lifts

  • The lift companies have implemented a comprehensive range of measures to ensure your safety. Use of tubular scarves and masks (MNS or FFP2 in gondolas and chairlifts for people aged 14 and over), organised queuing areas, hygiene and disinfection measures, employee screenings and much more.

TESTS FOR GUESTS

In cooperation with the doctors and pharmacies in Saalbach Hinterglemm, a testing strategy for guests has been developed. Seven days a week, guests can undergo a Sars-Cov-2 test quickly, easily and at a reasonable price if either symptoms occur or the test is required for other reasons (e.g. return journey, employer, access, etc.). The result of a rapid test is available within 15 minutes; for PCR tests, a waiting time of a few hours including digital reporting is to be expected.

  • Dr. Karl Schnell & Dr. Hermann Schnell in Saalbach +4365416287
    Antigen and PCR tests are available at any time during surgery times by appointment.
  • DDr. Reinhard Lanzinger in Hinterglemm +4365417878
    Antigen and PCR tests are available at any time during surgery times without prior appointment and during special surgery times by prior appointment by telephone.
  • Pharmacy Saalbach +4365416282
    Antigen tests are possible at any time during opening hours and without prior appointment.
  • Pharmacy Hinterglemm (as of mid June) +436641919219

Test costs

  • For persons with social insurance in Austria, antigen tests at the pharmacy are free of charge with the e-card.
  • For people who are not insured in Austria, antigen tests are available at pharmacies and doctors' surgeries for 25 €.
  • The costs for PCR tests (only possible in doctors' surgeries), which are usually rarely needed, amount to 120 €.

Test validity

  • Self-test with digital solution and QR Code: 24 hours
  • Antigen test: 48 hours
  • PCR test: 72 hours
  • If offered, self-tests on site are also permitted, these are only valid for the duration of the stay at the particular restaurant or facility.

Testing exemptions for people who have recovered and been vaccinated:

  • Recovered persons who were infected with Sars-Cov-2 are exempt from compulsory testing for 6 months after recovery. Proof by a segregation order from an authority, antibody test, etc.
  • Vaccinated persons (proof by vaccination certificate, vaccination card or printout, subsequently by EU-wide "green passport") are exempt from the testing obligation under the following conditions: 
    - from the 22nd day after the first vaccination, whereby this may not be longer than three months ago
    - after the second vaccination, whereby the first vaccination must not have taken place more than nine months previously
    - from the 22nd day after vaccination with vaccines for which only one vaccination is scheduled, whereby this vaccination may not have taken place more than nine months previously

  • Children up to the age of 12 do not need their own test result, a negative test from a parent or guardian is sufficient.
  • Children 12 years and older need their own test result.

How do you regulate the Corona measures in the Hotel & Apartment?

DISTANCE - fortunately, our facility has been planned generously and according to the latest guidelines, so that the necessary distance will always be given in all areas. From the underground car park to the reception and on to the spacious holiday apartment or room.

DESINFECTION - is available to our guests in the public areas.

HYGIENE - has been one of the most important areas in the hotel and restaurant industry for years. Therefore all our employees were thoroughly trained and instructed before Corona. In the specialist areas of hotel laundry and building cleaning, we rely on long-term partners who specialise in hygienic cleaning. For example, bed linen is cleaned to hospital standards.

CONTACTLESS - but not alone - you can check in ONLINE from home. All information about the resort and the region can be requested online or simply by phone through our reception staff.

STREAMS AND SURFING - we have WLAN which you can use in the holiday apartments and public areas.

MOUTH PROTECTION - Please wear mouthguards in the reception area and keep your distance.

CLEANING - we trust in experienced partners who are specialized in hygienic cleaning. Of course all areas have been and will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected, not forgetting door buckles, remote controls, telephone receivers, window handles, kitchen worktops ...

WHAT DO I HAVE TO CONSIDER WHEN ENTERING AUSTRIA OR RETURNING?

You can find all the detailed information on entering Austria or traveling home from Austria here.

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