Coronavirus guidelines and regulations

Coronavirus guidelines and regulations

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Since the 2020 unexpected turn of events, including border closures and flights suspensions, you might wonder how safe is to travel to Romania? And what are the current guidelines and regulations?

This post will be updated with the latest information if you plan to travel in 2020 to Bucharest or anywhere else in Romania.

Update on the 07th of July 2020

The list of green countries as of today:
Algeria, Andorra, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Rwanda, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, UK, Uruguay, Vatican.

If you travel from any of the above countries, you don’t need to isolate/stay in quarantine if you are healthy.

Restaurants are still closed indoors. Only terraces are open.

Update on the 16th of June 2020

There will be no quarantine for healthy people traveling from: Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Croatia, Switzerland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary.
Flights will resume from/to these countries.

The decision is effective 15th of June 2020.

Update on the 28th of May 2020

From 1st of June:
• People can travel freely around the country
• Terraces will be open – maximum 4 people are allowed to sit at the table
• People can go to the beach as long as they maintain a 2 metres distance
• International road and rail transportation to resume services

Update on the 19th of May 2020
Starting with 18th of May the status is officially changed from state of emergency to state of alert. The current state of emergency is valid for one month.
From 1st of June terraces are expected to open up.  If there are no significant changes, June 15th will be the date for opening indoor spaces as well, but for a limited number of seats.

Update on the 15th of May 2020
First steps of relaxation start today (after the national state of emergency issued on 16th of March):
• People are allowed to go out freely inside their city but keep a distance between people.
• Henri Coanda Bucharest International Airport recommends you to arrive at the airport 3 hours prior to your flight given all the safety measures. Few more flights to Bucharest will be available starting with 1st of June.
Flights from/to: Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, UK, Netherlands, Spain, USA and Turkey are still suspended by the government for another 14 days.
• Hotels are open for business clients only.
• Museums are opened.
• Restaurants are still closed, only delivery allowed currently. Opening terraces is very much awaited (maybe in next stage).
• People need to wear masks in indoor public spaces and public transportation and maintain a distance from others.
• Individuals are allowed to walk in groups of maximum 3 people that are not family members.