Germany is tight in the summer? Here you may book

Finally, the prospect of a holiday – at least in their own country. Since it is known that some provinces open the end of the month Hotels, campsites and apartm

Germany is tight in the summer? Here you may book

Finally, the prospect of a holiday – at least in their own country. Since it is known that some provinces open the end of the month Hotels, campsites and apartments, again, is the fear of many that Germany is bursting in summer, bursting at the seams and there are no accommodations for more.

Actually, the demand in some regions is very high. In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, which has been proclaimed as one of the first Federal States, an Opening of tourism, there are the first bottlenecks. There Hotels are not permitted from the age of 18. May guests from the province and 25. May guests from the Federal territory to host.

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Hotels in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania overbooked to Pentecost

That there is already a lot of Hotels are overbooked, confirmed Tobias Woitendorf, managing Director of the tourism Association of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania compared to FOCUS Online: "Just for Pentecost, the demand goes over capacity, because the Hoteliers are allowed to show due to Corona their homes first of all, only 60 per cent." Since many of these Hotels had a high pre-Booking pre-Corona, you are forced to cancel bookings. "We usually have a Pentecost without Corona a capacity utilisation of 90 per cent here," explains Woitendorf.

However, he hopes that the situation will soon ease. Because if the infection happened in the state not deteriorated, should be able to demonstrate the Hoteliers according to the Plan, soon full again. "A 60 percent occupancy would be in the longer term, a Hotel is not economically viable," said the Association chief.

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Also of lower Saxony and the Saarland occupancy limits established by 50 percent, the latter state is already 31. May to 75 percent may increase. In Bavaria, where Hotels operational by the end of may again, there is no quota here, Hoteliers can rent all of the rooms. Since you may, however, open to the current condition, neither the Spa nor the Pool, worry about just Wellness Hotels cancellations, as well as a rather declining demand. Just, if those rules would also apply to the summer months.

bookings for the summer are below the previous year's level

Who benefits from the crisis, are apartments. As Michelle of sulphur from the German holiday home Association in Berlin, told FOCUS Online, were gone, all bookings due to the lock downs with a cancellation wave from one day to the other to Zero, but it increased, but since the easing announcements quickly. Because this type of vacation is in the Corona-times as ideal: "In an apartment no higher risk of infection than home, because here Hygiene and contact at the resort is particularly good meet," said sulfur.

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in Spite of the higher demand, capacities are still free: "For the summer season, the bookings for holiday accommodations in Germany, for example, 10 to 20 percent below the prior-year period". The sun to the cancellations, and also to the fact that many people are not able to travel due to short-time work, financial constraints, or from fear of infection or want to.

Who wants to take a vacation in a holiday apartment, should not wait too long. Because of the strict regulations in Hotels, there are apartments higher in the course. Even those who would normally travel abroad, book according to the Association even stronger now. Especially popular properties to the East and the North sea, followed by the regions of the Alps and the low mountain ranges. Caution: In lower Saxony to be re-occupancy period shall be seven days. That is to say: the landlord, their apartments are allowed to occupy only every seven days.

demand for Camping holidays rises sharply to

Camping holiday is now even higher in the course than was already the case. "We have directly after the announcement of the first locker is a very strong demand for Camping in Germany can be observed. The Camping Community has been waiting for this locker and want to start the same,“ says Uwe Frers, CEO of ADAC Camping on request by FOCUS Online. So there is certainly places that are already fully booked for the summer.

This is due to the fact that there are, depending on the state, similar to Hotels rates - just in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is valid for campsites currently have a capacity limit of 60 per cent and in lower Saxony, only 50 per cent. In addition, the sanitary facilities due to Corona must stay closed, so that only campers with their own sanitary can arrive equipment there.

"Even for ascension and Pentecost, it is therefore very, very closely," says Frers. Therefore, he advises all Camping travelers, not without a firm reservation to go - otherwise you could stand in front of closed barrier.

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Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 11:28

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