Andorra will ask tourists to submit a PCR test the negative similar to power spend more than three nights in the country, As reported by the Government in a press release on the presentation of the strategy to fight Covid-19 designed for this winter.
The requirement is for all tourists over six years, with the exception of travelers coming from Spain, France and Portugal, and the test must have been carried out a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in the Principality.
Consequently, admission to the tourist accommodation in question will be linked to the presentation of said negative result.
The Minister of Health, Joan Martínez Benazet, has explained that for school groups traveling by coach, as occurs during the so-called white weeks, will also have to accredit the negative test, regardless of their origin.
The Minister of Tourism, Verònica Canals, has advanced that applicable insurance has been developed in the event that a tourist becomes positive during their stay in the Principality.
“Ski Andorra, the Hotel Union and travel agencies include insurance in their price to cover the repatriation of the positive person, and in some cases of the companions, the medical and hospital expenses and the reimbursement of the ski days or nights not enjoyed “, he pointed out.
In the ski resorts Will apply protocols with specific actions, including cleaning and disinfection measures of the facilities, a resizing of the waiting spaces and the limitation of the capacity of cabins and lifts to 75%, as well as for public transport.
Maintain recommendation rates
The strategy presented to fight Covid-19 for this winter season wants to guarantee Andorra as a “safe destination for both residents and visitors.”
The protocols they have worked on joint way and they have been agreed in different meetings with the private tourism sector, with representatives of the Andorran Business Confederation; the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services; the Andorran Family Business; Ski Andorra, which groups together the country’s alpine ski resorts; Naturlandia; the Hotel Union; Authentic Hotels of Andorra; the Association of Tourist Accommodation Companies; the Association of Travel Agencies, and the Central Axis Merchants Association.