Consumer advocates are calling for: For at-risk groups continue to travel warning maintain trip |

The planned lifting of the travel warning for 31 European States, according to consumer activists, a lack of clarity for holidaymakers. consumer advocates have

Consumer advocates are calling for: For at-risk groups continue to travel warning maintain trip |

The planned lifting of the travel warning for 31 European States, according to consumer activists, a lack of clarity for holidaymakers.

consumer advocates have criticized the approach regarding the travel warning* for the European countries. the hygiene should continue to be adhered to. Just at-risk groups should not continue to travel.

consumer advocates demand clarity for travellers: "persons belonging to risk groups ..."

"hygiene rules should be European uniform", asked Klaus Müller, Executive Director of the consumer center Federal Association (vzbv). " people who belong to risk groups , need to continue to be the travel warning, unless there are effective and reliable vaccine." In addition, the Federal government should ensure that holiday makers in uncertain travel conditions, the rest would have to make payments until shortly before commencement.

Different quarantine regulations, hygiene regulations and contact restrictions travel* were currently complicated. "In order to avoid Surprises and Trouble, travel companies, consumer advice and be authentic and honest and transparent about it, to enlighten, to anticipate what specific limitations you have,“ demanded Miller.

The planned abolition of the travel warning from 15. June 2020 is to give, in good time before the holiday season, the start signal for cross-border summer vacation in Europe*. In addition to the 26 partner countries of Germany in the European Union, the EU leaked the UK and the four countries in the border-free Schengen area, which is not a member of the EU: Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein belong.

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Association welcomes proposed lifting of travel warning for 31 countries

The tourism industry has the plans of the Federal government for a waiver of the worldwide travel warning from the 15. June for 31 European countries welcomed. "This not only gives the companies in the travel business perspective, but also the many Germans, who are looking forward to your holiday, for example, in the Mediterranean," said the President of the travel Association DRV, Norbert Fiebig, on Tuesday on request. In the industry, with about 2300 operators and more than 11 000 travel agencies in Germany is of the Corona-crisis hit hard. The summer business has the highest turnover of the season is normally .

the lifting of The travel warning is now in good time before the holiday season, the start signal for cross-border summer-type holiday in Europe. In addition to the 26 partner countries of Germany in the European Union, the EU leaked the UK and the four countries in the border-free Schengen area, which is not a member of the EU: Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein belong.

German foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD) had the a worldwide travel warning on may 17. March, pronounced - a unique step. This ban is not a travel, but travel cancellations booked. The travel warning is to be replaced - so the Plan by the individual trip notes, which show for each individual country risks.

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Updated Date: 27 May 2020, 16:34

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