Croatian camps, hotels and resorts open in May and June

After the Croatian Minister of Tourism presented the plan for the opening of the summer tourist season, which envisages that by the end of May travel will be facilitated for Slovenia, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, ...

After the Croatian Minister of Tourism presented the plan for the opening of the summer tourist season, which envisages that by the end of May travel will be facilitated for Slovenia, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and during June for Germany, Poland, and then for other countries. have a similarly certain epidemiological situation.

The Croatian Tourism Association has announced a plan to open tourist facilities. The plan for opening tourist facilities envisages that camps in Istria, Kvarner and Dalmatia and some hotels will be opened by the end of May, and during June most hotels and all other tourist services in destinations are expected to open, HUT points out and adds:

"Croatia has a great epidemiological situation, and for most guests from key emitting markets it is available as a self-destination. The Croatian tourism sector has adjusted safety standards to national and international recommendations, and we are ready to welcome guests", Said the director of the Croatian Tourism Association, Veljko Ostojic.

Croatian borders are open for tourists. Upon entry, tourists must have a confirmation of booking accommodation, and at the border receive instructions for a safe stay in the country. 

A tourist application is also being developed, with which guests will be able to announce their arrival in advance and which will enable them to cross the border faster. The application will enable the introduction of "fast line" entry regime for tourists to Croatia. 

During June, the countries from the main Croatian emitting markets are expected to enable their citizens to travel freely to Croatia and back, given the recommendations issued by the European Commission and the fact that Croatia is one of the countries with the lowest number of infected people in Europe. 

Croatian hoteliers and tourist workers are ready to welcome the opening of the season. All standards of safety of guests' stay have been implemented in accommodation facilities, restaurants and other tourist facilities according to the recommendations of Croatian epidemiologists, the World Health Organization and with regard to the recommendations from key emitting markets. 

Croatia has been managing the crisis very effectively throughout the epidemic, and according to international organizations, it is one of the most successful countries in the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic. 

New cases of infection currently appear only sporadically and Croatia has one of the best epidemiological situations in the Mediterranean. The health care system and the public protection system in Croatia have responded well to the crisis and suppressed the spread of the epidemic. The Croatian health care system is ready to respond in a timely manner in the event of a virus outbreak.

FACT SHEET - CROATIAN SUMMER SEASON 2020 - Basic information 

  1. CROATIAN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SITUATION AMONG THE BEST IN THE MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES  
  • According to all indicators, Croatia is one of the best EU countries when it comes to the epidemiological situation 
  • New cases of COVID-19 virus infection appear only sporadically in single digits 
  1. HOTELS, CAMPSITES AND ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES APPLY THE HIGHEST SAFETY STANDARDS
  • All tourist facilities as well as restaurants in Croatia are prepared for the restart of the season in new conditions
  • The highest epidemiological standards are applied to ensure safety for both tourists and staff and the local population.
  • The Croatian Institute of Public Health has defined measures for all who work in tourism in order to ensure maximum protection for guests
  • In addition to the recommendations of local epidemiologists, Croatian hotels and camps apply the highest standards prescribed by global safety and health certificates.
  1. BORDER PROTOCOL  

For foreign tourists who are citizens of EU countries, foreign citizens should present one of the documents upon entry:

- reservation of accommodation in a hotel, camp or other type of accommodation facility;

- lease agreement in the camp;

- agreement on permanent berth in the port of nautical tourism;

- confirmation of reservation for berth in nautical tourism port or

- travel agency voucher. 

  The document confirming the reservation of accommodation in Croatia must contain: 

- place / address of the accommodation facility where the guest will stay,

- contact telephone number and

- length of stay, ie the date when the guest plans to leave the Republic of Croatia. 

In addition to confirming the reservation, the reasons for entering Croatia can be: 

  • business reasons / economic interest: invitation of the economic entity, interest of the economic entity for the arrival of an individual, invitation to a business meeting, ownership of real estate or vessel (or vessel lessee), ownership of a company or membership in the company's management,
  • urgent personal reasons 
  1. APPLICATION FOR TOURISTS TO ENTER CROATIA AND FAST LINE COMING SOON
  • By the end of May, an application will be launched through which tourists will be able to announce their arrival in Croatia. That announcement will allow them to flow faster across the border 
  1. TOURISTS AT THE BORDER RECEIVE A FLYER WITH RECOMMENDATIONS
  • There is no obligation of self-isolation for EU citizens. Upon entering the Republic of Croatia at the border, tourists receive an information leaflet with general and special recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health. 
  1. QUESTIONS ABOUT ARRIVAL IN CROATIA
  • Citizens from the EU, but also from countries outside the EU can get all the information about the possibilities of entering Croatia by asking the e-mail address - uzg.covid@mup.hr
  • Detailed information with the online form, as well as answers to frequently asked questions can be found at this one connectors
  1. CROATIA IS SAFE FOR ALL VISITORS 
  • The health care system and the public protection system in Croatia have responded well to the crisis and suppressed the spread of the epidemic
  • The Croatian health care system is ready to respond in a timely manner in the event of a virus outbreak

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR GUESTS FROM CERTAIN EU COUNTRIES

UPDATED May 22nd Source. Koronavirus.hr

SLOVENIA
There are no restrictions on movement between the Republic Slovenia and the Republic of Croatia

for citizens of the Republic of Slovenia.

When entering the Republic of Croatia as a tourist, citizens of the Republic of Slovenia must present a reservation of accommodation in the accommodation facility. The document confirming the reservation of accommodation in Croatia must contain: the place / address of the accommodation facility where the guest will stay and the contact phone number and length of stay, ie the date when the guest plans to leave the Republic of Croatia.

Upon entering the Republic of Croatia, citizens of the Republic of Slovenia will receive a leaflet with general and special recommendations and instructions from the Croatian Institute of Public Health.

There is no obligation of self-isolation when crossing the border between Slovenia and Croatia, and vice versa.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY

Citizens of the Federal Republic of Germany must present a reservation of accommodation in the accommodation facility when entering the Republic of Croatia as a tourist. The document confirming the reservation of accommodation must contain: the place / address of the accommodation facility where the guest will stay and the contact phone number and length of stay, ie the date when the guest plans to leave the Republic of Croatia.

For citizens of the Federal Republic of Germany there is no measure of self-isolation when entering Croatia, but upon entering the Republic of Croatia will receive a leaflet with general and special recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health.

Given that Croatia is an EU member with a very good epidemiological picture, most regions in Germany do not prescribe the obligation of self-isolation for their citizens. on return from Croatia. Thus, the regions of Bavaria, Nordhein-Westfalen, Baden Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Niedersachsen have already abolished the obligation of self-isolation or quarantine for returnees from EU countries and those associated with the Schengen Agreement, and the obligation of self-isolation or quarantine will be abolished on 25 May. (https://www.hessen.de/sites/default/files/media/1vo_corona25.05.pdf)

Travel between Germany and Croatia through Austria and Slovenia runs smoothly with a document confirming the reservation of accommodation in Croatia. We definitely recommend checking the applicable provision regarding the border crossing crossing regime. Additional information can be obtained at the following web site

CZECH REPUBLIC, SLOVAKIA, HUNGARY

Foreign tourists who are citizens of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary must present a reservation of accommodation in the accommodation facility when entering the Republic of Croatia. The document confirming the reservation of accommodation in Croatia must contain: the place / address of the accommodation facility where the guest will stay and the contact phone number and length of stay, ie the date when the guest plans to leave the Republic of Croatia.

For citizens of these countries there is no obligation of self-isolation when entering Republic of Croatia, but upon entering they will receive a leaflet with general and special recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health.

According to current and unofficial information for the citizens of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, it is expected that it will not be necessary to carry out self-isolation when returning from Croatia on 29 May. The exact dates will be known in the coming days, about which we will report later.

AUSTRIA

Foreign tourists who are citizens of the Republic of Austria must enter the reservation of accommodation in the accommodation facility upon tourist entry into the Republic of Croatia. The document confirming the reservation of accommodation in Croatia must contain: the place / address of the accommodation facility where the guest will stay and the contact phone number and length of stay, ie the date when the guest plans to leave the Republic of Croatia.

There is no obligation for citizens of the Republic of Austria to self-isolate when entering Republic of Croatia, but upon entering the country they will receive a leaflet with general and special recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health.

According to current unofficial information for Austrian citizens, it is expected that it will not be necessary to carry out self-isolation when returning from Croatia from the beginning of June. The exact dates will be known in the coming days, which we will report on later.

OTHER EU COUNTRIES

Foreign tourists who are citizens of EU countries when entering the Republic of Croatia must have a reservation of accommodation in the accommodation facility. The document confirming the reservation of accommodation in Croatia must contain: the place / address of the accommodation facility where the guest will stay and the contact phone number and length of stay, ie the date when the guest plans to leave the Republic of Croatia.

For foreign citizens from other EU countries there is no obligation of self-isolation approxupon entering the Republic of Croatia, but upon entering the country they will receive a leaflet with general and special recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health.

According to current and unofficial information for countries with a favorable epidemiological picture, it is expected that it will not be necessary to carry out self-isolation when returning from Croatia in June. The exact dates as well as the regimes by individual countries will be known in the coming days, which we will report on later.

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