The district of Weilheim-Schongau: bus operators suffer from regulations - in the hope of loosening | Region of Weilheim

Since a few weeks the bus company in Bavaria may offer bus tours. However, the requirements are high, the Demands, however, rather low. We spoke with entreprene

The district of Weilheim-Schongau: bus operators suffer from regulations - in the hope of loosening | Region of Weilheim

Since a few weeks the bus company in Bavaria may offer bus tours. However, the requirements are high, the Demands, however, rather low. We spoke with entrepreneurs, what this means for you and your operation.

County – The rules for bus travel are currently not entirely clear: Although the bus companies are able to offer travel, but nevertheless, it has to mean on the Bus, at least one and a half metres between each of the guests adhered to it, by a spokeswoman of the Bavarian state Ministry for economy, regional development and energy. In plain English, this means that not every seat in the buses, could be occupied.

boar began: Only twelve sick and tired of 50 people are allowed> in a large tour bus

test way have Oppenrieder looked ("of Course, with mouth protection"), how many persons with the applicable spacing rules in the Bus space. Twelve passengers was the answer – otherwise, a good 50 people in it. "Because it is simply not profitable, a Coach under these conditions," says the entrepreneur. He had even considered his operation, "economic restructure". The good German: Oppenrieder think about it, his bus company to take you to give up. "Sure it is, but still. We need to clarify all this, and this decision does not go from today to tomorrow,“ he said in an interview.

Bern Beuren: people are for bookings reserved

The operation of "on" will Beuren lead Michael Sprenzel from the bus company, "Heinz Sprenzel travel" from Bern. Because it put "a lot of heart blood" in the company. While enquiries and bookings are coming in currently, but only to a small extent. He understand that the people in the Moment even more cautious, what to coach, obviously, so Sprenzel.

But there is light at the end of the tunnel: at the end of June, a day trip to the island of Mainau was planned. Because Sprenzel currently offers mostly day trips and weekend trips in Germany. "Of course, trips are subject to", especially because there is no uniform regulation for travel within Germany.

If a big Bus is occupied, or the guests will be divided into two small buses, will still have to decide. "We sit together every day with the family and consider what is the best solution," said a bus operator Sprenzel more in an interview with the local newspaper.

Peiting: From July back to normal bus travel

For the Swiss coach tourism from Peiting planned, the situation is different: Starting in July, normal trips are planned, such as Susanne Huhs, who is planning a trip in the Swiss coach tourism charge, said. Correctly it'll start and then probably in August or September, said Huhs.

The focus will be on travel within Germany, to Austria, South Tyrol and in the Czech Republic. If it were, would occupy the company of the buses as full as allowed. "But we are pleased also, if there are 20 or 25 people are allowed per Bus," said the travel planner. "We hope and think positively", also, because we are well into planning for the coming year. The crisis had also affected the bus company to take you to Swiss, "but we have come through," said Huhs.

Currently, the planning for the Corona-measures is still relatively difficult. However, the bus operators in the district are hoping for further easing from July, the buses occupy full of the guests more travel without restrictions offer.

current rules

are to be observed According to a spokeswoman for the Bavarian state Ministry for economic Affairs, state development and energy in the Bus to the applicable spacing rules of one and a half meters between the guests. Persons from a household or friends from two households may, however, sit together. A maximum number of passengers per Bus, it is not, the spokesperson of the Ministry there. Throughout the journey, the mask is mandatory. "For a regular air exchange in the vehicle" must be completed at least every two hours breaks in between. All passengers must leave the Bus for at least 15 minutes and also the applicable spacing rules to comply with. Also when Boarding the Bus and when getting Off, pay attention to the distance. In addition, the "spread of virus by aerosols must be excluded by appropriate ventilation" it States. Group travel – for example, for clubs – are still not allowed back. "It is only individual bookings can be made", it is part of the Ministry to continue. Travelled could be only in the regions and countries that are approved by the authorities, the spokeswoman.

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Updated Date: 10 June 2020, 02:34

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