COVID-19: temporary limitations in Poland

update: 30.12.2020

COVID-19 is something we do not really need to explain to all of you. This disease has changed our lives completely from the simple everyday things such as going to the supermarket, visiting friends and family to eating in a restaurants,  and traveling outside the country.

In those difficult times, each of the country has put its own restrictions according to their government.

Below please find the temporary limitations in Poland.

Crossing Polish boarders:

  • EU citizens are now able to enter Poland without any obstacles.

International flights:

  • International flights were resumed on 16 June 2020. Flights from airports located in the territories of selected countries are banned. The full list of these countries can be found on the website.

Valid until further notice:

  • At least a 1.5-meter distance between pedestrians must be maintained (excluding: parents with children up to 13 years of age, people with disabilities, people living together).
  • Obligation to wear a face mask in all public places except parks, forest, botanical gardens and beach.
  • People under the age of 16 must by accompanied by an adult between 8 am and 4 pm from Monday to Friday.
  • Seniors over the age of 70 are requested to stay home.
  • Number of passengers travelling simultaneously by bus, tram or subway is limited.
  • 10-day quarantine is obligatory for people who cross the European Union boarder, cross the Polish boarder by public transportation or had contact with infected persons or live with a person who is in quarantine. People vaccinated against Covid-19 do not have to quarantine.

Valid until 17 January 2021:

  • Theatres, operas, exhibition centres, concert halls and cinemas are closed.
  • Meetings of more than 5 people in public spaces are prohibited.
  • Night clubs and discos are closed.
  • Meetings, events, congresses, fairs and conferences are prohibited unless they are organized online.
  • Schools remain closed and classes are held online.
  • Shopping malls and commercial establishments with a large sales area are closed (grocery stores, pharmacies ans shops with hygienic products are open).
  • Between 10:00 and 12:00 commercial establishments and post office are open exclusively to people over the age of 60.
  • Gyms and sports facilities are closed.

 

Hotels:

  • Tourists are not permitted to stay at a hotel or any other hospitality establishments.
  • On-site restaurants are allowed to reopen under strict sanitary regime exclusively for hotel guests.
  • At least a 1,5-meter distance between employees must be maintained.
  • Employees must be provided with face masks, gloves and hand sanitizing gel.
  • Common areas must be desinfected several times a day.
  • Elevators, handles, handrails, common toilets, reception desk, telephones and other frequently used objects must be desinfected every hour.
  • Hand sanitizing gel must be provided at the entrance hall, reception desk area, entrance to the elevators, on-site restaurants and close to the toilet exit doors.
  • Minimum distance of 2 meters between guests using conference rooms must be maintained.
  • Only hotel staff and guests with valid reservation are allowed to be at the hotel.
  • Limited routine room cleaning should only be done at the customer’s request.
  • Special room cleaning and desinfection procedures are recommended.
  • Certain services such as porterage service can be suspended to increase security.
  • A separate room for potentially infected guest must be prepared.

Restaurants:

  • Restaurants, bars and cafes are closed. Home delivery or pre-order for collection is permitted.

As you can see, we are slowly trying to come back to our normal life. We know it is a very difficult time for everyone but we believe that we can go through this. Our company still exists and we all are working from home. We are availabile from 10 am until 4 pm – Monday till Friday.

You can contact us via email:
incoming@wygodatravel.pl

or mobile phones:
Agnieszka: +48 504 786 960
Karolina: +48 500 069 732

Please, stay safe and healthy!

Wygoda Incoming Team

On Kwiecień 21st, 2020, posted in: News by ,

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