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Luxembourg coronavirus travel restrictions

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Luxembourg is Closed for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Luxembourg. Luxembourg is part of Europe with main city at Luxembourg. Its Developed country with a population of 576K people. The main currency is Euro. The languages spoken are French, German and Luxembourgish.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Luxembourg

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for travel
International travel to Luxembourg is permitted for some vaccinated travelers. There are further exceptions for non-vaccinated citizens of the European Economic Area and those traveling for 'essential reasons'.
It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Exceptional travel

Exemptions to the border closure are in place for essential reasons, including travel for studies, highly skilled workers, or urgent family reasons.
Travel for tourism is not permitted unless fully vaccinated in an EU Member State, a Schengen Area Member State, or other specific countries.
The full list and further information on exemptions can be found at https://covid19.public.lu/en/travellers/visiting-luxembourg.html

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are permitted to travel and are exempt from testing requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
The vaccine must be authorized by the European Medicines Agency and issued by an EU Member State, a Schengen Area Member State, or other specific countries. The full list of acan be found at https://covid19.public.lu/en/travellers/visiting-luxembourg.html

EU Digital COVID Certificate

Travelers may provide their EU Digital Certificate in paper or digital format as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery. Health documents provided this way will not require further verification on arrival.
Full details on the EU Digital Certificate, including how EU residents can access their certificate, can be found at https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/safe-covid-19-vaccines-europeans/eu-digital-covid-certificateen

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) test taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided before departure. Accepted NAAT tests include PCR, TMA, or LAMP. Alternatively, travelers can present a rapid antigen test, taken within 48 hours.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing requirements and may provide proof of a positive antigen or PCR test, taken at least 14 days before departure and not more than 180 days, on departure. The certificate must be issued by an EU Member State or Schengen Area Member State.
Health documentation must be in Luxembourgish, German, French, English, Spanish, Italian, or Portuguese.
For more details Government of Luxembourg

Government measures

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Gatherings of more than 10 people can be organized with prior notification on the CovidCheck system. Further information can be found at https://covid19.public.lu/en/covidcheck/system.html
A negative COVID-19 test result, recovery certificate, or vaccination certificate may be required to access certain establishments and events. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Luxembourg can be found at https://covid19.public.lu/en/sanitary-measures.html

Use of masks

Face masks are required in all indoor public spaces, on public transportation, and in gatherings of more than 10 people.

Public transport

Public transportation is operational with social distancing rules in place. Drivers are currently not selling tickets so tickets should be purchased in advance.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open with seating limited to a maximum of 4 people indoors and 10 people outdoors. Those who wish to sit inside are required to present one of the following, proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival, a rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours of arrival, of which is certified by a civil servant, or perform an antigen self-test on site. This does not apply to outdoor service.
Restaurants that require a negative COVID-19 test result, recovery certificate, or vaccination certificate may operate without restrictions, such as closing times or capacity limits.

Bars

Bars are open with seating limited to a maximum of 4 people indoors and 10 people outdoors. Those who wish to sit inside are required to present one of the following, proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival, a rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours of arrival, of which is certified by a civil servant, or perform an antigen self-test on site. This does not apply to outdoor service.
Bars that require a negative COVID-19 test result, recovery certificate, or vaccination certificate may operate without restrictions, such as closing times or capacity limits.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs are open with seating limited to a maximum of 4 people indoors and 10 people outdoors. Those who wish to sit inside are required to present one of the following, proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival, a rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours of arrival, of which is certified by a civil servant, or perform an antigen self-test on site. This does not apply to outdoor service. Customers who have taken an antigen self-test must leave the premises by 1 am.

Shops

Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

On return

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 issued in the departure country, or other selected countries, are exempt from pre-departure testing, post-arrival testing on day 8, and quarantine requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
Vaccinated travelers are still required to book a rapid lateral flow test or PCR test for day 2 after arrival and complete a passenger locator form. Travelers testing positive on the rapid lateral flow test will undergo PCR testing. Those who test positive on the PCR test will be required to self-isolate for 10 days.
Vaccination exemptions will only apply if the full dose and certificate were issued in the United Kingdom, Europe, United States, and other specific countries. A full list of authorized vaccines and issuing countries can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-entering-england

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation, or the full duration of the trip if staying less than 10 days.
If traveling to England, travelers may apply for the 'Test to Release' scheme to be tested on the fifth day after arrival and be relieved from self-isolation early, if the result is negative. Those with a positive result will be required to self-isolate for another 10 days.
Further details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-test-to-release-for-international-travel

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative nucleic acid test, such as a PCR, LAMP, or antigen test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. This certificate must be in English, French, or Spanish.
Further information on tests such as the minimum standards accepted can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england#test-providers-and-type-of-test

Testing on arrival

Those traveling to England are required to purchase a 'COVID Testing Package' before departure, for 'Day 2 and day 8 tests'. These tests must be administered twice during isolation, on or before day 2 and on day 8.
Vaccinated travelers who meet the exemption criteria are only required to book a 'Day 2 test'.
Unvaccinated travelers staying for less than 10 days, and vaccinated travelers staying for less than 2 days, are still required to book the relevant testing package regardless of the duration of their stay. The tests only have to be taken if the travelers are still in England on the test dates.
Proof of purchase for this testing package must be provided on departure. This can be booked directly at https://quarantinehotelbookings.ctmportal.co.uk/ or a list of approved third-party test providers can be found at https://www.gov.uk/find-travel-test-provider

Travel restriction details for Luxembourg

🚫 Destination No quarantine
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine required
πŸ–οΈ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational transport
πŸ“… events Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Luxembourg

Restaurants, bars and cafΓ©s are open to the public both indoors and outdoors.
The accommodation of customers is subject to specific rules depending on the system under which these establishments choose to operate.
Both indoor and outdoor gatherings are permitted.
Owners of restaurants, bars and cafΓ©s can choose whether they want to opt for the CovidCheck system or not.
Shops, including non-essential shops, are open to the public.
Shopping centres with a sales area equal to or greater than 400m2 must in addition, provide a health protocol, which has be accepted by the National Health Directorate.
In order to enable the shops to welcome their customers in the best possible safety conditions, certain measures have been put in place:
-Masks must be worn for all activities in closed spaces, open to the public. -Try to keep an interpersonal distance of 2 meters. -Consider the protective measures. -Avoid hand-to-hand exchanges. -Not wearing a mask in shops is punishable and customers may be refused.
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