New rules if you want to travel to Austria: Who is quarantined and who is not from September 15
All Albanians who plan to travel to Austria must follow these new rules will take effect on 15 September.
Tirana International Airport announces that unvaccinated passengers can enter Austria if they present an anti-Covid test.
Once they arrive in Austria they will be quarantined for 10 days at their own expense. Quarantine can end after 5 days only if the persons submit a negative test.
Only fully vaccinated persons, either with a medical certificate who have passed Covid-19 and are cured, or aged 12 and over will be allowed to travel from Albania to Austria without having to be quarantined.
The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs announces that starting from 1 September 15, 2021, only fully vaccinated persons, either with a medical certificate who have passed Covid-19 and are cured, or aged 12 years and older will are allowed to travel from Albania to Austria without having to be quarantined.
All unvaccinated travelers can enter Austria, but:
must be pre-registered at (Pre Travel Clearance English) https://entry.ptc.gv.at/en.html,
submit a negative COVID-19 test and stay in compulsory quarantine for 10 days in a hotel or residence, at their own expense. Quarantine can end after 5 days with a negative test.
The categories that are excluded from the registration and quarantine requirements are:
Those who travel for business purposes;
Minors between the ages of 12 and 18 entering Austria under the supervision of fully immunized persons;
Those entering the country for unpredictable, urgent, family reasons such as (serious illness, family death, funeral, birth), which will be assessed and considered as such by the relevant authorities.
For more up-to-date and detailed information on entering Austria you can go to https://www.austria.info/en .