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Denmark - Covid-19 regulations:

Overview

Denmark can now be considered open (albeit with travel restrictions outside the EU and some specific countries within EU). Services are already operating as normal in acccordance with the new guidelines on social distancing.

Sources:
politi.dk/corona
https://um.dk/da
www.visitcopenhagen.com/covid19.
Last updated: 10th August 2020

National movement

No restrictions.

Cross-borders

The Danish government has announced the relaxation of entry conditions for tourists from most EU countries as of 27 June – both incoming and outbound travel. The requirement is to have less than 20 infected persons per 100,000 inhabitants. The list is updated weekly. As per 6th August, in/out travel is not recommended from Spain, Bulgary, Luxemburg, Romania, Ireland and Andorra.

New travel advice for countries outside of EU/Schengen and UK as per 2nd of July. The travel advice will be eased for countries that both meet the EU’s new COVID-19 criteria for entry into the EU and do not have significant entry restrictions or quarantine requirements for incoming Danish travellers. At present, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark advises against all non-essential travel to more than 160 countries outside of the EU/Schengen area. Any changes to the travel advice for countries outside of the EU/Schengen will generally be announced on Thursday at the same time as changes to the travel advice for the EU/Schengen. At the moment, tourists from most European countries as well as Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and Thailand can enter Denmark. Unless they show clear signs of illness.
To visit Denmark for tourism, visitors must prove they have booked a minimum of 6 nights in Denmark (not necessarily the same place).

Airports

The Danish authorities have decided to introduce stricter border controls. Copenhagen Airport remains operational and supports airport traffic. It is mandatory to wear face masks in the airports.

Public Transport

Local DSB/S-trains and metro are running according to normal schedules.

It is recommend to wear face masks on public transportation in most of Denmark. But in Århus and Silkeborg it is a mandatory requirement to wear face masks on public transportation.

Taxi

OPEN and running as normal. Preferred payment by contactless credit card.

Large Taxi companies have installed protective screens between the driver and the passengers and disinfect the inside of cars after each trip. There is also hand sanitizer available to passengers as they enter the car.

Guides / Assistants

Can work and guide by following National Board of Health recommendations such as keeping a 1m distance from guests.

Coaches

Local Transport - Fully open. All seats available for use. Drivers are doing extra cleaning. No need for masks. Seats behind drivers are kept empty.

Coaches LDC – Long-distance buses can carry a maximum of half the number of passengers inside the coach. Masks not mandatory. Disinfection of coaches recommended.

Rail / Cable Cars

Running according to regular schedule during the day. Commuters need to pay attention to social distancing rules, it is recommended to wear face masks. Passengers need to buy seated tickets at DKK 0.

Shops

Reopened and functioning according to governmental guidelines on social distancing. Visible signs on the floor asking customers to keep a safe distance. In many shops, customers are asked to pay by contactless credit card. Hand disinfectant is available at the entrances and some stores have installed protective screens at the counters.

Restaurants

OPEN as of 18 MAY with the below restrictions:
- a special m2 requirement of 2m2 pp has been introduced, unless customers essentially stand up, then the requirement is 4 m2 floor area per person.
- Restaurants and cafes must be arranged so that it is possible to keep at least 1-meter distance between different parties (max 10 pax per party). This applies to both indoor and outdoor dining.
- buffets are allowed using disposable utensils or serving bowls that can be used for self-service. The buffet should also be arranged so that it is possible to keep a safe distance of 1m between guests.

Hotels

Restrictions about social distancing apply, hotels themselves can decide adjustments needed for safe operations. Some might provide breakfast bags instead of a buffet.

Attractions

Cultural and recreational activities such as museums, theatres, art exhibitions, cinemas, public aquariums, zoos, botanical gardens, as well as outdoor amusement parks and summer activities for children and young people are open.

Events

Still limited to maximum 100 people. It is not allowed to host and attend indoor and outdoor events, activities etc. with more than 100 participants. However, this only applies if more than 100 people are gathered simultaneously at the same location. Events where social distancing rules are maintained and participants are not at the same place simultaneously can be attended by max. of 500pax.