To keep you up-to-date we’ve prepared a short summary of the current rules regarding hygiene and safety in tourism available on our website. This article will be updated every two weeks to help you plan your stay in Poland after lockdown.
Coronavirus in Poland: travel advice (1.06.2020)
Current government hygiene and safety regulations in Poland:
Mask: Must be worn in public transport, stores, cinemas and theatres, churches, offices (you don’t have to cover your nose and mouth at work and in bars/restaurants while sitting)
Hand cleaning: Visitors are asked to use hand sanitizers before entering a shop, shopping mall and all other facilities.
Social distancing: 2 meters distance in public space (people living together, parents with children, people with disabilities and people who cover nose and mouth are excluded).
Public transport: on the bus, tram or subway, only half of the capacity can be used.
Social life in Poland:
Payment: Digital / touchless payments are preferred in shops and other facilities.
The shopping malls are open without the limits of customers.
Restaurants and bars: Free access (no quotas) to restaurants, cafes and bars. Keeping 2 meters distance remains mandatory.
Services: All hairdressing salons are open. Saunas, solariums, massage and tattoo parlors are able to resume their activities under certains sanitary conditions (from June 6th).
Culture: cinemas, theatres, operas, ballet, swimming pools, theme parks, gyms, fitness clubs are able to resume their activities under certains sanitary conditions (from June 6)
Meetings and events: fairs, exhibitions, congresses, weddings up to 150 people are allowed (from June 6). Outdoor concerts can be organized, however participants must cover their mouth and nose and maintain 2-meter social distance.
Traveling in time of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Poland:
Polish borders: crossing Polish borders by foreigners is generally prohibited.
Flights: all international passenger flights remain grounded.
International railway traffic: international trains are suspended.
Hotels: hotel and accommodation services may be provided if specific hygiene rules are observed.
Tours: Guided tours are allowed.
Museums: museums and libraries are open with the new hygiene restrictions (limited capacity).
The full list of current restrictions (and exclusions) is to be found on this government website (in English).
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Coronavirus in Poland: travel advice; Last update: 1.06.2020