Due to a significant increase of coronavirus infections in Bulgaria and Romania, the German Federal government warns against tourist travel in several regions of the two countries in the EU. The Bulgarian tourists is one of the stronghold of Varna with the German Party tourists in the popular holiday resort of Golden beach, which is often compared to the Ballermann on Majorca. Varna is also one of the two most important airports is located on the Bulgarian black sea coast.
affected Next affected in Bulgaria, according to the Travel advice of the foreign office on the Internet, Blagoevgrad and Dobrich, in Romania, in the districts of Arges, Bihor, Buzau, Neamt, Ialomita, Mehedinti and Timis. The most important Romanian holiday regions in Transylvania and the Black sea are excluded from the warning.
The ten regions in Bulgaria and Romania were at the same time recognised by the Robert Koch-Institute as at-risk areas. Holidaymakers returning from such areas, must be since Saturday on the Coronavirus test.
the Germans are The most important group of tourists for Bulgaria, in addition to the Russians and the British. Gold beach is considered the longest party mile in Bulgaria, and eifert for many years, the Ballermann on Majorca. There are some Bars such as "beer king", and "Ballermann 6" after the fashion of the Playa de Palma are even named. Reports about the lack of Corona-protection measures in the destination has rejected the Bulgarian tourism industry.
Bulgaria and Romania are already in the fourth and fifth country of the European Union, for the in whole or in part prior to holiday travel will be warned. In addition, there are travel warnings for Luxembourg, the Belgian province of Antwerp, and three regions in Spain: Aragon, Navarra and Catalonia with the tourist metropolis of Barcelona and the beaches of the Costa Brava. The only regions outside of Europe, for which the travel warning was previously repealed, are four holiday regions in the Asian part of Turkey, the third most popular Travel destination for Germans.
bookings can be canceled free of charge
A travel warning is not a ban, but should have a significant deterrent effect. However, it also has a positive side for consumers: it allows travelers to cancel reservations free of charge.
After the outbreak of the Corona of a pandemic, the Foreign office had at 17. March pronounced for the first time a global travel warning for tourist travel. For more than 30 European countries, it was repealed in mid-June, first of all, again, in the meantime, but for the five countries referred to reactivated. This usually happens when the number of Corona-new infections exceeds the mark of 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants within seven days. However, it can also block other reasons, such as Entry or lack of hygiene measures.Updated Date: 08 August 2020, 14:20