Balearic Islands Are Ready To Welcome German Tourists

Balearic Islands Are Ready To Welcome German Tourists

15/06/2020 0 By M Zaman

Balearic Islands are the dream destination among many of the European holiday makers. Balearic Islands are ready to welcome German tourists.

There are 11,000 German holidaymakers will visit on Balearic islands as part of ‘safe corridors’ scheme. According to The Guardian reports.

This trial scheme will begin from 15 June, 2020 since Spanish government shut its border as a precautionary measure to handle Covid-19.

However, the “safe tourist corridors” initiative will serve as a trial scheme. As the Spanish government is preparing to re-opening its borders to EU countries and those in the Schengen area on 21 June.

As part of the scheme 10,900 German tourists will arrive on 47 separate flights over the upcoming days and spend at least five days on the islands.

Playa de Alcudia

Playa de Alcudia (Image: Tripadvisor)

Most of the tourists will stay on Majorca, one of the largest islands of Balearic Islands. There will be eight flights to Ibiza and one to Menorca.

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Also, German tourists will exempt from Coronavirus tests. There will be no requirement to follow mandatory two-week quarantine period.

Since, Coronavirus pandemic crisis swept across other parts of Europe. Germany, only had 187,671 confirmed cases and 172,600 recovered (as of 15 June, 2020).

There were 8,870 deaths were recorded in Germany.

However, tourists will have to fill out a public health form , alongside their contact details and the address of accommodation.

Cala Major Beach

Cala Major Beach, Palma de Mallorca (Image: Tripadvisor)

Airport authorities will take passengers temperature on arrival at the airport. If they develop any symptoms, a team will carry out a PCR test.

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Health authorities will also regularly keep in touch with the tourists via their mobiles.

Francina Armengol, the regional president, added “an important step in helping to restore the Balearics’s reputation as a safe, quality destination”.

Spanish government has preferred to choose German tourists as part of the scheme because Germany’s health situation was similar to that of the islands.

Once, this pilot is successful. There are certainties that Balearic Islands will welcome British tourists soon.

There are more information about Major a Balearic Islands available from here.

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