Ski and Winter Holidays in Times of Coronavirus

    We answer your most important questions about ski and winter holidays in Austria.


    Restrictions in Place

    The following measures are in place in Austria's ski resorts:

    • Hotels are closed to leisure travellers/tourists.
    • Restaurants can only offer takeout/delivery services (except in the province of Vorarlberg).
    • Strict entry restrictions into Austria are in place.
    • Cable cars have reopened. However, due to entry restrictions and hotel closures, skiing is only possible for locals.
    • Events are cancelled. Certain exemptions apply to the province of Vorarlberg.
    Find all measures here
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    The following rules are in place:

    • FFP2 masks are required on public transport

      Face Masks: FFP2

      FFP2 masks are mandatory in shops, on public transport, in cable cars, and in most other public spaces.

    • COVID19 safety measures in Austrias ski resorts

      Ski Courses

      Ski courses for children/youths up to 18 years can take place with up to 10 participants plus 2 guardians. Other ski courses can take place with one instructor, up to 3 participants living in the same household plus up to 6 children.

    • COVID19 safety measures for hotel restaurants in Austria's ski resorts


      There will be no après-ski as we know it. All restaurants and huts are currently closed (except in Vorarlberg). After lockdown, food and drinks will be consumed sitting at tables; no dancing/singing in crowds.

      Read more about Coronavirus measures in Hotels and Restaurants
    • COVID19 safety measures in Austrias ski resorts

      Ski Lifts

      Guests have to keep a distance of 2 m (6.5 ft) and wear a FFP2 mask. Passenger numbers for closed cabins are reduced to 50%. People are advised to wash hands regularly and use contactless payments.

      Read more on measures for cable cars

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Find Out Which Measures Are In Place In Your Ski Resort

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