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Travel Restrictions due to Covid + Current Rules

so that your Trip to Italy with us can be Safe and Wonderful!

Dear Travellers, we have extracted the following information from the  Official Italian Government & the Official EU Council Sites.

If you still have questions please contact us at info@selectedtoursitaly.com

Note:  We will be updating our page as new information on the travel restrictions and the rules in force in Italy become available. What we offer our Travellers is initial information that needs to be reconfirmed with the Italian Embassy in your country before making any arrangement to travel to Italy.
Latest update: 12th January 2022

Latest NEWS

 

NEARLY 47 MILLION ITALIANS ARE FULLY VACCINATED

(nearly 86% of the Population over 12, who can receive the vaccine)

Right now, the Booster dose is available for everyone over 18 years old

From 16th December 2021, if you are traveling to Italy from the USA, Canada, and Japan, you will need to:

✔ Show a Green Certificate proving you have been fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines approved by EMA: AstraZeneca, Pfizer-Biontech, Moderna, Johnson (American CDC Card accepted) or proving that you have fully recovered from Covid (no more than 180 days after the first positive test)

✔ Show a Negative result to a swab test taken 24 hours before your arrival in Italy if Antigenic or 72 hours before if PCR.

✔ Fill out a digital Passenger Locator Form (dPLF).

From 16th December 2021, if you are traveling to Italy from the U.K., you will need to:

✔ Show a Green Certificate proving you have been fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines approved by EMA: AstraZeneca, Pfizer-Biontech, Moderna, Johnson.

✔ Hold a negative result of a swab test taken 24 hours before traveling to Italy (if Antigenic) or 48 hours before (if PCR)

✔ Fill out a digital Passenger Locator Form (dPLF).

From 16th of December 2021: If you are an EU Citizen, in order to travel to Italy you will need to:

✔ Show a valid Digital Covid Certificate. This Certificate will prove that you have been either VACCINATED against COVID-19 or you have RECOVERED from COVID-19 (within the previous 6 months)

✔ Show a Negative result to a swab test taken 24 hours before your arrival in Italy if Antigenic or 48 hours before if PCR (this is required at least until 31st January 2022).

✔ Fill out a digital Passenger Locator Form (dPLF).

Once in Italy, you will need a Green Pass to:

✔ Access Museums or Exhibitions

✔ Attend Shows open to the public, Concerts, Events and Sporting Competitions

✔ Take part to indoor Activities of Cultural, Social and Recreational Centers

✔ Enter indoor Wellness Centers and Sports facilities

✔ Access Theme Parks

✔ Take part to Parties, Fairs, Festivals, Conventions and Congresses

✔ Travel on Intercity or High-Speed Trains

✔ Travel on Domestic Flights

 

This Certificate will need to prove one of the following conditions: you have been VACCINATED against COVID-19 or you have RECOVERED from COVID-19 (within the previous 6 months)

Leisure Travel to Italy is permitted from

CAN I TRAVEL TO ITALY?

If you are arriving from or have been visiting these Countries within 14 days prior to your visit to Italy you will need to:

a. Show a Green Certificate provided by your Government proving you have been vaccinated with one of the EMA-approved Vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson, AstraZeneca) (the American CDC Card accepted) or proving that you have fully recovered from Covid (no more than 180 days after the first positive test).

b. Hold a negative result to a swab test (either antigenic – taken 24 hours before your arrival – or PCR – taken 72 hours before your arrival)

c. Fill the EUROPEAN DIGITAL PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (dPLF) at the following link

CAN I TRAVEL TO ITALY?

If you are arriving from or have been visiting these Countries within 14 days prior to your visit to Italy:

a. Prior to your departure, you will need to fill the EUROPEAN DIGITAL PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (dPLF) at the following link

b. You will need to hold a Green Certificate proving one of the following:

  1. You have received a full Vaccination with one of the EMA-approved Vaccines (completed at least 14 days prior to your arrival in Italy)
  2. You have recovered from COVID (and you have terminated your prescribed isolation period)

c. You will need to hold a negative result to a swab test (either antigenic – taken 24 hours before your arrival in Italy – or PCR – taken 48 hours before)

CAN I TRAVEL TO ITALY?

If you are arrive from or have been visiting these Countries within 14 days prior to your visit to Italy you will need to:

a. Show Green Certificate provided by your Government proving you have been vaccinated with one of the EMA-approved Vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson, AstraZeneca)

b. Hold a negative result to a swab test (either Antigenic – 24 hours before your arrival in Italy – or PCR – 72 hours before). If arriving from Great Britain: Antigenic – 24 hours before or PCR – 48 hours before.

c. Fill the EUROPEAN DIGITAL PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM (dPLF) at the following link

Leisure Travel to Italy is temporarily suspended from

CAN I TRAVEL TO ITALY?

Travelling to Italy for Tourism from these Countries is not permitted at the moment.

You are allowed to Travel only for essential reasons:

  • work
  • health reasons
  • study reasons
  • absolute urgency
  • return to one’s domicile, home, or residence

 

You can also enter Italy if you have a proven and stable emotional relationship (even if not cohabiting) with Italian/EU/Schengen citizens or natural persons who are legally resident in Italy (long-term residents) and you need to reach their partner’s home/domicile/residence (in Italy). In this case, please contact the Italian Embassy in your Country to find out what documentation you need in order to prove your state, before making any travel arrangements. As of now, no clear indication has been given on that, so you need to verify the procedure with the Embassy.

CAN I TRAVEL TO ITALY?

Travel from the Country is not allowed, exceptions made for the following reasons (and with no COVID symptoms):

  • Italian residents returning home
  • People who are in a state of absolute need

You will need to:

a. Fill out the Digital Passenger Location Form before departure

b. Obtain a negative PCR test within the preceding 72 hours from your arrival

c. Undergo an additional test upon arrival at the Italian airport

d. Regardless of the test result, for the following 10 days you must undergo compulsory isolation at a COVID Hotel or other place indicated by the health authority or civil protection

e. After the 10 days of isolation, you will have to undergo an additional test

 Once in Italy

WHAT ARE THE HEALTH & SAFETY MEASURES IN PLACE?

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FACE MASK

*UPDATE: Until further notice, it is required to wear a mask (either surgical mask or FFP2/N95) in public indoor places and outdoor. The only exception is for kids under 6 and for people who have a certified pathology that does not allow them to wear one. It is mandatory to wear FFP2/N95 masks if you are attending public events, concerts, you are at the theatre, cinema, or any other event open to the public or if you are travelling by train or bus.

There are no exceptions for those who are vaccinated, recovered from Covid, or have had a negative test result.

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CURFEW

From Monday 21st June 2021 there’s no longer a night curfew in place in Italy.

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CULTURAL SITES, MUSEUMS, GALLERIES

Yes, of course. All the cultural Sites, Museums, and Galleries are open to those ones who hold a Green Pass (or an equivalent document) proving you have completed your vaccination or recovered from Covid. Please take into account that you will need to reserve your tickets in advance, as a limited number of visitors are allowed at a time.

***If you are willing to visit any of the Italian Cultural Sites, Museums or Galleries, please contact us in advance***

What we love the most is to ensure our Travellers can make the most of their experience in Italy. It might be the trip of your life, your second-time trip to Italy, your special Anniversary Trip, your first Trip after a long time… there are plenty of reasons to make it Special!

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EATING OUT

Sure, Restaurants are open. From January 10, 2022, you will be requested to show your Green Pass (or an equivalent document) proving you have completed your vaccination or have recovered from Covid (within 6 months) to seat and eat both indoors and in the outdoor areas and you will need to wear your face mask until you are seated.

 

***If you are willing to enjoy a lunch or a dinner at a local Restaurant, please let us know in advance***

We are happy to reserve a table for our Travellers!

You won’t need to stand and wait for a table to get available for you! You deserve some stress-free time! Just tell us what you’d love to eat and the magic is done!  Do you want one of our expert Local Drivers to take you there and back to your Accommodation on time? No problem, we can arrange that too. 

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MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION

If you are travelling by taxi or by Private Vehicle hired with a Chauffeur, you should sit on the back seats and wear your face mask.

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A COVID INFOLINE

If you have any of the Covid-19 symptoms, do not go to Hospital, but call the Local Authority Number “1500”  to ask for instructions.

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