COVID-19 Travel Restrictions In Poland: Learn Before You Plan
Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, travel advisory in Poland has imposed severe restrictions on travel to the country. In fact, the entry of foreigners was also restricted in the country. However, the reduction in the number of cases calls for easing unnecessary travel restrictions.
May 2021 showed a significant decline in the number of coronavirus cases in the country, resulting in decreased travel restrictions. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs consulted the Chief Sanitary Inspectorate and decided to come up with new limitations.
If you have decided to book a Poland vacation package, you must consider the travel advisory of the country. Here, in this article, we have detailed the travel restrictions imposed by the advisory. Make sure you keep in mind this information while booking a leisure travel package to Poland to enjoy a smooth travel experience.
Let’s take a look!
Occupancy Limits To Consider While Booking Poland Vacation Package
Here are the new occupancy limits that were imposed from June 26, 2021. Learn about the occupancy limits as it will help you know what you can do on your leisure travel package to Poland.
Area Of Restriction
(Fully vaccinated guests and children up to 12 years are excepted from the limit)
(only with masks covering mouth and nose)
Movies and Theaters
50% of total occupancy facility
Gyms, Fitness Clubs, & Casinos
1 person allowed per 100 ft2
Fairs & Conferences
1 person authorized per 100 ft2
Museums & Galleries
1 person authorized per 160 ft2
(in confined places)
Amusement Parks, Religious Places
(vaccinated individuals are exempted)
1 person per 15 m2
(Librarians are excepted)
Meetings and Gatherings
Up to 150 people
(with a minimum distance of 1.5 m between two individuals)
Stationary Learning but nurseries and kindergartens will be open for child care.
Quarantine Requirements On Poland Vacation Package
The U.S. and Canadian citizens and full-vaccinated individuals are legally allowed to enter Poland. For them, there’s no quarantine requirement on a Poland vacation package.
Other than that, travelers are subjected to a 10-day quarantine period. However, exceptions can be provided by fulfilling certain conditions. Following are the individuals on whom the restrictions will be imposed:
1. Travelers crossing the Republic of Poland border that constitutes of European Union's external border or from the Schengen zone.
2. Restrictions on individuals who are entering the country on a Poland vacation package from different parts of the world.
3. Individuals who came into contact with coronavirus infected people or are living with an infected person.
4. A person who was referred for a COVID-19 test by a primary care doctor or night care officer.
Note: Children under the age of 12 years traveling with vaccinated adults are not subject to quarantine on a leisure travel package to Poland.
Rules And Regulations For Travelers Booking Poland Vacation Package
For Those Who Are Traveling To Poland From The Schengen Zone:
Travelers from the Schengen Zone are required to quarantine themselves for a period of 10 days. However, a negative COVID-19 test report will exempt the traveler from quarantine restrictions. The test should be performed within 48 hours of crossing the Poland borders. From May 26, 2021, any individual who presents a negative test report after arrival at the airport will also be accepted.
For Those Who Are Arriving In Poland From Outside The Schengen Area And The European Economic Area:
All the travelers who fall under this category are required to quarantine themselves for a period of 10 days. This will include travelers booking Poland vacation packages from India, South Africa, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and other nations. All these travelers can ask for the exception by showing a negative COVID-19 report that should be performed after a minimum of seven days of quarantine.
For the Schengen Area and the European Economic Area travelers, the test report performed within 48 hours of arrival will not work.
If you are booking a Poland vacation package and looking forward to strolling across the streets and exploring the trip attractions, here’s what you need to keep in mind. These are some of the movement restrictions or requirements that everyone should follow.
Social distancing is a mandatory requirement in the country. All the pedestrians are required to maintain a minimum distance of 1.5 meters. However, the following individuals will be exempted from the restrictions of social distancing on their leisure travel package.
1. Parents who are taking care of their children (under the age of 13).
2. Persons who live together or run a household with each other.
3. Disabled individuals who are unable to move on their own.
Wearing A Mask
There are certain places where wearing masks in Poland is mandatory. Individuals wearing masks should cover their mouth and nose adequately. Following are such places:
1. Buses, trains, and trams
2. Shopping malls, shops, and markets
3. Post offices and banks
4. Cinemas and theatres
5. Clinics, hospitals, massage centers, and tattoo parlors
6. Churches and other religious places
7. Schools and universities
8. Government offices and other civic centers
Other than these, if you are on a Poland vacation package and walking across forests, parks, green squares, gardens, and beaches, wearing a mask is not required. Also, while traveling in a private car, masks are not needed.
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