Hungarian authorities have modified restrictions on vacationers from international locations within the Visegrad Group (V4) till November 1, the Hungarian authorities has introduced.
Regulations for residents of the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia expired on September 30, whereas the brand new authorities decree was put in place on Tuesday, SchengenVisaInfo.com reviews.
"Hungarian residents and their members of the family returning to Hungary from the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia, if that they had booked lodging in one of many V4 international locations earlier than the restrictions have been launched present, are exempt from quarantine in the event that they present a unfavorable PCR check end result, ”reads the assertion launched by the Hungarian authorities web site.
In keeping with the nation's authorities, residents of the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia who booked lodging in Hungary in October, earlier than the restrictions imposed have been identified, are excluded from quarantine guidelines if they’re have a unfavorable PCR end result upon arrival in Hungary.
Hungarian International and Commerce Minister Péter Szijjártó underlined that the Visegrád group regularly seeks to strengthen cooperation, after the assembly with its Czech counterpart, Tomáš Petříček, which was held in Prague.
“We agree mechanism be put in place to coordinate measures and change experiences. Czech nationals who had beforehand booked holidays in Hungary can, like final month, enter the nation freely in October, ”he stated.
On September 1, Hungarian authorities determined to shut their borders for all worldwide arrivals, changing into the primary Schengen nation to make such a choice, as a part of efforts to cease the unfold of the lethal virus.
Nonetheless, shortly after the adoption of this determination, the Hungarian authorities introduced that the brand new rule would exclude residents of the Visegrad (V4) group in the event that they present a unfavorable end result within the PCR check, not more than 5 days, to their arrival in Hungary.
This announcement led the European Fee to ship an open letter to the Hungarian authorities, asking it to finish discrimination in opposition to residents of the European Union.