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Visiting Vorarlberg safely

Holiday and Leisure

Current Corona measures in accommodation, gastronomy, cultural and leisure facilities as well as at events.
Updated on: 17 January 2022

Accommodation and catering establishments, ski resorts and retail are open, events can take place. The 2G rule applies in almost all areas. This means that only vaccinated or recovered persons have access. The 2G proof applies in principle to persons from 12 years. For not or not completely vaccinated or not recovered young people aged 12 to 15 from Austria and abroad an exception applies: The Austrian School Test Pass (Ninja Pass) or the Holiday Ninja Pass is equated to a 2G proof.
PLEASE NOTE: A 2G proof is only valid together with a photo ID!




  • In accommodations, the 2G rule applies. When entering accommodation for the first time, a valid proof of a complete vaccination or a confirmation of a recovered Covid-19 infection is required.
  • Services at the hotel may only be used with a valid 2G proof.
  • FFP2 masks are mandatory in all publicly accessible indoor areas.
  • Business Travel: For stays for urgently needed professional reasons, the 3-G rule still applies. For the gastronomic facilities of accommodation establishments, a 2G proof will be required.


  • In gastronomy, the 2G rule applies.
  • FFP2 masks are mandatory off the seat.
  • For optimal contact tracing, a guest registration requirement applies.
  • Closing time: 10 pm
  • The night gastronomy and après-ski are currently closed.

Ski lifts & cable cars

  • The 2G rule applies.
  • FFP2 masks are mandatory in closed and coverable gondolas or lifts  and in publicly accessible indoor areas.

The cable car companies in the ski resorts are also obliged to check compliance with the 2G rule. Therefore, please have your 2G proof ready at the ticket counter. Children from the age of 12 until the age of 15 need the school test pass (Ninja Pass) or the Holiday Ninja Pass as well as the corresponding test proof. In this way, please help to avoid waiting times due to the 2G checks.

Ski schools

  • The 2G rule for course participants applies.
  • Maximum group size of 10 (incl. teacher) as a guideline
  • Rules for course procedures and assembly points to maintain minimum distance to other groups
  • Guest registration

Leisure & Culture

  • The 2G rule applies for visits to leisure facilities vas well as events, guided tours and workshops in cultural facilities.
  • For visits in museums, wearing an FFP2 mask is mandatory.


  • For events from 25 people, the 2G rule applies.
  • FFP2 masks are mandatory in publicly accessible indoor areas.

Shops for daily needs, banks, post office, pharmacies, …

  • FFP2 masks are mandatory.


  • The 2G rule applies.
  • FFP2 masks are mandatory.

Public Transport & taxis

  • FFP2 masks are mandatory.

FFP2 masks are mandatory

  • in all publicly accessible indoor areas.
  • outdoors, wherever the 2-metre distance to other persons cannot be maintained (i.e. in pedestrian zones or waiting areas).

Mask requirement for children: Children up to 6 years of age do not need a mask. For children from 6 to 14 years, a simple mouth-nose protection is sufficient.


Vaccinated – Recovered – Tested (G rules: Geimpft – Genesen – Getestet):
Information on validity

Vaccinated (1G):

  • From 1 February 2022, the validity period of a double vaccination is to be reduced to 180 days. The vaccination certificate of the under 18s is valid for 210 days.
  • The certificate with 1 Johnson & Johnson vaccination is in Austria no longer valid from 3.1.2022! A second vaccination is required.
  • For recovered people who have been vaccinated once, the vaccination proof is valid for 270 days from the date of vaccination. From 1 February the proof is to be reduced to 180 days.
  • After receiving another vaccination (3rd dose, booster) the validity is again 270 days.

Approved vaccines: BioNtech/Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson/Janssen, Moderna, Novavax. Sinopharm and Sinovac are only valid for entry into Austria.
The digital EU-vaccination certificate, the yellow vaccination certificate, a vaccination card or a printout/PDF of the data from the e-vaccination certificate are considered as proof of vaccination.

Recovered (2G):

  • A certificate of segregation or a medical confirmation of an infection confirmed by molecular biology, for example, is considered as proof for 180 days.

Tested (3G):

  • Only for entry into Vorarlberg/Austria, a PCR test (72 hours, max. 48 hours for entries from virus variant areas) will be valid as proof of testing.
  • Exemption for not or not fully vaccinated or recovered kids and teenagers of school age 12-15 years with the Austrian School Test Pass (Ninja Pass) or Holiday Ninja Pass.
  • Children up to the age of 12 do not require testing or proof of 2G in Austria.

Persons who cannot be vaccinated for health reasons (medical certificate) and pregnant women are exempt from the 2G rule. They require a negative molecular biological test (PCR test) as proof. Validity: 72 hours (48 hours for entries from virus variant areas).