How tourists and visitors in Austria can get a free Covid test

How tourists and visitors in Austria can get a free Covid test

Tourists and visitors to Austria are entitled to free Covid testing. Here's what you need to know.

How a rental car shortage in Europe could scupper summer holiday plans

How a rental car shortage in Europe could scupper summer holiday plans

British drivers will no longer need an insurance ‘green card’ to visit Europe, EU rules

British drivers will no longer need an insurance ‘green card’ to visit Europe, EU rules

Austria lifts worldwide travel warning – with a few exceptions

Austria lifts worldwide travel warning – with a few exceptions

Austria to allow American arrivals from Thursday

Austria to allow American arrivals from Thursday

Entry, masks and nightclubs: What are the rules in some of Austria’s favourite holiday destinations?
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Entry, masks and nightclubs: What are the rules in some of Austria’s favourite holiday destinations?

Austria’s ban on British arrivals extended until September

Austria’s ban on British arrivals extended until September

Night subway set to run again in Vienna

Night subway set to run again in Vienna

EXPLAINED: The European countries on UK’s ‘green’ travel lists and what that means

EXPLAINED: The European countries on UK’s ‘green’ travel lists and what that means

UPDATED: When will Americans be able to travel to Austria again?
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UPDATED: When will Americans be able to travel to Austria again?

COMPARE: What are the entry rules around Europe for American travellers?

COMPARE: What are the entry rules around Europe for American travellers?

Spain lifts Covid testing requirement for travellers from Germany, Italy, Austria and more EU countries

Spain lifts Covid testing requirement for travellers from Germany, Italy, Austria and more EU countries

Austria ends ban on British flights: What does this mean for travellers?
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Austria ends ban on British flights: What does this mean for travellers?

COMPARE: What are the Covid test requirements around Europe for child travellers
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COMPARE: What are the Covid test requirements around Europe for child travellers

Six beautiful Swiss villages located near the Austrian border

Six beautiful Swiss villages located near the Austrian border

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Tuesday

Can I travel to Austria if I’ve been vaccinated?
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Can I travel to Austria if I’ve been vaccinated?

Austria removed completely from Germany’s Covid risk list

Austria removed completely from Germany’s Covid risk list

The best lakes and swimming spots in Austria
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The best lakes and swimming spots in Austria

‘I’m going crazy’: Why international residents in Europe will travel this summer despite Covid

‘I’m going crazy’: Why international residents in Europe will travel this summer despite Covid

EU delays adding UK to ‘white list’ for non-essential travel

EU delays adding UK to ‘white list’ for non-essential travel

Austria imposes new ban on direct flights from UK

Austria imposes new ban on direct flights from UK

How will the EU’s ‘Covid passports’ work for travellers?
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How will the EU’s ‘Covid passports’ work for travellers?

SURVEY: Are you planning to travel abroad this summer despite the pandemic?
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SURVEY: Are you planning to travel abroad this summer despite the pandemic?

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Wednesday

Austria to reinstate ban on direct flights from UK

Austria to reinstate ban on direct flights from UK

This new European high-speed rail network will take you from Vienna to Berlin in four hours

This new European high-speed rail network will take you from Vienna to Berlin in four hours

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

Today in Austria: A roundup of the latest news on Friday

EU nations agree to open borders to vaccinated travellers from outside bloc

EU nations agree to open borders to vaccinated travellers from outside bloc

Here is the form you need to enter Austria

Here is the form you need to enter Austria

What does UK’s new travel advice for Europe’s ‘amber’ countries mean?

What does UK’s new travel advice for Europe’s ‘amber’ countries mean?

Where in Europe are Covid curfews and early closures still in place?
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Where in Europe are Covid curfews and early closures still in place?

What does the UK’s new ‘traffic light’ system mean for travel to Austria?
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What does the UK’s new ‘traffic light’ system mean for travel to Austria?

Travel: When will Brits be allowed to travel to Austria again?
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Travel: When will Brits be allowed to travel to Austria again?

When will tourism in Austria open up again?
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When will tourism in Austria open up again?

Which of Austria’s neighbours can I enter – and what are the rules?
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Which of Austria’s neighbours can I enter – and what are the rules?

EU plans to open borders to vaccinated tourists from outside bloc

EU plans to open borders to vaccinated tourists from outside bloc

Today in Austria: A round up of the latest news on Wednesday

Today in Austria: A round up of the latest news on Wednesday

Vaccinated Americans will be able to travel to Europe this summer, says EU chief

Vaccinated Americans will be able to travel to Europe this summer, says EU chief

Travel: Who is allowed to enter Austria right now?

Travel: Who is allowed to enter Austria right now?

UPDATED: Which countries are now on Austria’s quarantine list?

UPDATED: Which countries are now on Austria’s quarantine list?

Green pass: Austria’s coronavirus immunity card one step closer to reality

Green pass: Austria’s coronavirus immunity card one step closer to reality

Covid-19: Italy cuts quarantine time for travellers from the UK and Austria

Covid-19: Italy cuts quarantine time for travellers from the UK and Austria

Why some Britons will have to leave EU countries by March 31st

Why some Britons will have to leave EU countries by March 31st

EU vaccine chief hopes for tourism boost as he unveils Covid-19 ‘health passport’

EU vaccine chief hopes for tourism boost as he unveils Covid-19 ‘health passport’

What are the best things to do in spring in Austria?

What are the best things to do in spring in Austria?

Austria to lift UK flight ban from Monday

Austria to lift UK flight ban from Monday

Today in Austria: A round-up of the latest news on Friday

Today in Austria: A round-up of the latest news on Friday

Could ‘health passports’ kickstart travel around Europe?

Could ‘health passports’ kickstart travel around Europe?

Are you as adventurous as this Nordic couple at Christmas?
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Are you as adventurous as this Nordic couple at Christmas?

QUIZ: Which up-and-coming city should you visit in 2019?
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QUIZ: Which up-and-coming city should you visit in 2019?

Win a trip for two to Lisbon, Budapest or Turin!
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Win a trip for two to Lisbon, Budapest or Turin!

Five beautiful places you probably haven’t thought of visiting
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Five beautiful places you probably haven’t thought of visiting

Meet the friends who will take you around Lisbon, Turin and Budapest
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Meet the friends who will take you around Lisbon, Turin and Budapest

VIDEO: Friends separated by the Bosnian war reunited in Lisbon
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VIDEO: Friends separated by the Bosnian war reunited in Lisbon

VIDEO: Whirlwind bromance! How to spend 48 hours in Budapest
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VIDEO: Whirlwind bromance! How to spend 48 hours in Budapest

VIDEO: Two days in Turin, the birthplace of chocolate and vermouth
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VIDEO: Two days in Turin, the birthplace of chocolate and vermouth

How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time
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How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time

IN PICTURES: Inside Austria’s Europe-wide ‘night train of the future’

IN PICTURES: Inside Austria’s Europe-wide ‘night train of the future’

UPDATED: Germany set to extend border closure with Tyrol until March

UPDATED: Germany set to extend border closure with Tyrol until March

EU agrees list of accepted Covid rapid antigen tests and says results should be in English

EU agrees list of accepted Covid rapid antigen tests and says results should be in English

Austria: Mobility declines after Tyrol travel ban

Austria: Mobility declines after Tyrol travel ban

Austria: What are the rules for crossing into Germany?

Austria: What are the rules for crossing into Germany?

Austria: How did the South African coronavirus mutation come to Tyrol?

Austria: How did the South African coronavirus mutation come to Tyrol?

EXPLAINED: Why has Austria locked down the state of Tyrol?

EXPLAINED: Why has Austria locked down the state of Tyrol?

Austrian politicians slam Germany’s new border measures

Austrian politicians slam Germany’s new border measures

UPDATE: Germany to close borders with Austria’s Tyrol and Czech regions

UPDATE: Germany to close borders with Austria’s Tyrol and Czech regions

Could Austria’s Stop Corona app be used as a vaccine passport?

Could Austria’s Stop Corona app be used as a vaccine passport?

Austria imposes statewide isolation order in Tyrol due to coronavirus variant

Austria imposes statewide isolation order in Tyrol due to coronavirus variant

Austria: Vienna to open two more testing centres this week

Austria: Vienna to open two more testing centres this week

‘Austria is acting irresponsibly’: Germany considers border closures with neighbour

‘Austria is acting irresponsibly’: Germany considers border closures with neighbour

Coronavirus: Austria increases checks along border

Coronavirus: Austria increases checks along border

Austria issues travel warning for Tyrol due to coronavirus mutation

Austria issues travel warning for Tyrol due to coronavirus mutation

Border restrictions tighten as Austria loosens lockdown

Border restrictions tighten as Austria loosens lockdown

‘It’s a grieving process’: The difficulties of moving home from Europe

‘It’s a grieving process’: The difficulties of moving home from Europe

Could Austria’s digital ‘Covid passport’ idea restart summer travel?

Could Austria’s digital ‘Covid passport’ idea restart summer travel?

Danish ski tourists travel to locked-down Austria under pretence of work: report

Danish ski tourists travel to locked-down Austria under pretence of work: report

Austria considers travel privileges for vaccinated people

Austria considers travel privileges for vaccinated people

Austria extends flight ban from Britain and South Africa, bans Brazil flights

Austria extends flight ban from Britain and South Africa, bans Brazil flights

Which countries in Europe would be on the EU’s list of ‘dark red zones’ for Covid-19?

Which countries in Europe would be on the EU’s list of ‘dark red zones’ for Covid-19?

UPDATE: These are latest travel restrictions in place around Europe

UPDATE: These are latest travel restrictions in place around Europe

Europeans urged not to travel as EU Commission proposes ‘dark red zones’ for Covid hot spots

Europeans urged not to travel as EU Commission proposes ‘dark red zones’ for Covid hot spots

Could all passenger traffic to Europe from non-EU countries be halted over Covid variants?

Could all passenger traffic to Europe from non-EU countries be halted over Covid variants?

Reader question: Can Brits stay more than 90 days in the EU if they have a spouse with an EU passport?

Reader question: Can Brits stay more than 90 days in the EU if they have a spouse with an EU passport?

Austria updates countries on coronavirus quarantine exception list

Austria updates countries on coronavirus quarantine exception list

Bovril, tea… ham sandwiches: What can you bring back from the UK into your EU country?

Bovril, tea… ham sandwiches: What can you bring back from the UK into your EU country?

Austria to close borders with Czech Republic and Slovakia at midnight

Austria to close borders with Czech Republic and Slovakia at midnight

UPDATE: British residents of EU told not to worry about ‘souvenir’ passport stamps

UPDATE: British residents of EU told not to worry about ‘souvenir’ passport stamps

‘We warned you’: Call for urgent action after Britons living in EU denied entry

‘We warned you’: Call for urgent action after Britons living in EU denied entry

BREXIT: What Brits in Europe need to know about travel from January 2021

BREXIT: What Brits in Europe need to know about travel from January 2021

Austria extends ban on flights from Britain and South Africa by two weeks

Austria extends ban on flights from Britain and South Africa by two weeks

All travellers to UK to soon need negative Covid-19 test

All travellers to UK to soon need negative Covid-19 test

UPDATED: Who can enter Austria right now?

UPDATED: Who can enter Austria right now?

Should Paris allow cafés and restaurants to permanently extend their terraces?

Should Paris allow cafés and restaurants to permanently extend their terraces?

EU says blanket UK travel ban should end to allow people to return home

EU says blanket UK travel ban should end to allow people to return home

UPDATE- Travel chaos in Europe – Which countries have imposed transport bans on UK?

UPDATE- Travel chaos in Europe – Which countries have imposed transport bans on UK?

‘Landlocked’ in the EU: Are you affected by loss of onward freedom of movement?

‘Landlocked’ in the EU: Are you affected by loss of onward freedom of movement?

British tourists set to face Europe’s Covid-19 travel ban from January 2021

British tourists set to face Europe’s Covid-19 travel ban from January 2021

Can Austrians go shopping or fill their tank in Germany?

Can Austrians go shopping or fill their tank in Germany?

EXPLAINED: How Austria is making train travel safer this Christmas

EXPLAINED: How Austria is making train travel safer this Christmas

UPDATED: Train connections between Austria and Italy suspended due to coronavirus requirements

UPDATED: Train connections between Austria and Italy suspended due to coronavirus requirements

EU announces no-deal plans to guarantee road and air travel with UK in January

EU announces no-deal plans to guarantee road and air travel with UK in January

UPDATE: Where in Europe will it be possible to go skiing this year?
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UPDATE: Where in Europe will it be possible to go skiing this year?

MAP: Return of night trains across Europe comes a step closer

MAP: Return of night trains across Europe comes a step closer

Kurz blames Austrians ‘of foreign origin’ for high infection rates

Kurz blames Austrians ‘of foreign origin’ for high infection rates

Switzerland adds US and parts of Austria and Italy to mandatory quarantine list

Switzerland adds US and parts of Austria and Italy to mandatory quarantine list

Brexit: European nationals warned of change in travel rules when visiting UK in future

Brexit: European nationals warned of change in travel rules when visiting UK in future

UPDATE: Switzerland removes France and Belgium from travel quarantine list

UPDATE: Switzerland removes France and Belgium from travel quarantine list

VIDEO: Why little Malta is a big attraction
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VIDEO: Why little Malta is a big attraction

Austria’s most beautiful spots for lake and river swimming

Austria’s most beautiful spots for lake and river swimming

Austria: Man handed seven month jail sentence for travelling despite quarantine

Austria: Man handed seven month jail sentence for travelling despite quarantine

Germany introduces new quarantine and testing rules for travellers from risk zones

Germany introduces new quarantine and testing rules for travellers from risk zones

All of Austria now placed on Germany’s ‘high risk’ quarantine list

All of Austria now placed on Germany’s ‘high risk’ quarantine list

Cities across Europe unite to demand tougher rules for Airbnb rentals

Cities across Europe unite to demand tougher rules for Airbnb rentals

Switzerland to expand night train links to Rome, Barcelona and Amsterdam

Switzerland to expand night train links to Rome, Barcelona and Amsterdam

European airlines demand end to quarantine ‘chaos’

European airlines demand end to quarantine ‘chaos’

Travel between EU and UK: Pet owners warned about four-month waiting period

Travel between EU and UK: Pet owners warned about four-month waiting period

New night train takes tourists from German beaches to Austrian ski resorts

New night train takes tourists from German beaches to Austrian ski resorts

Are flights around Europe returning to normal after borders reopen?

Are flights around Europe returning to normal after borders reopen?

EU delays decision on when Europe’s borders will reopen

EU delays decision on when Europe’s borders will reopen

Austrian low-cost airline Level Europe files for insolvency

Austrian low-cost airline Level Europe files for insolvency

Restored historic train line to connect Berlin with Prague and Vienna

Restored historic train line to connect Berlin with Prague and Vienna

EU proposes ‘progressive and partial’ reopening of external borders in July

EU proposes ‘progressive and partial’ reopening of external borders in July

Coronavirus: 300 jobs lost as Ryanair’s Laudamotion closes Vienna base

Coronavirus: 300 jobs lost as Ryanair’s Laudamotion closes Vienna base

Austria and Slovenia impose tight border restrictions with Italy over coronavirus

Austria and Slovenia impose tight border restrictions with Italy over coronavirus

Austria places Innsbruck hotel under lockdown over coronavirus

Austria places Innsbruck hotel under lockdown over coronavirus

Austria removed from Switzerland’s quarantine list

Austria removed from Switzerland’s quarantine list

Will Austria reduce quarantine to five days?

Will Austria reduce quarantine to five days?

Nearly 200 airports across Europe ‘risk going bankrupt’

Nearly 200 airports across Europe ‘risk going bankrupt’

Austria: German tourist must remove ‘Nazi grandpa’ comments from travel sites

Austria: German tourist must remove ‘Nazi grandpa’ comments from travel sites

VIDEO: Three surprising facts that will make you want to visit Malta
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VIDEO: Three surprising facts that will make you want to visit Malta

How to see the very best of Europe this summer
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How to see the very best of Europe this summer

MAPS: Where can Austrian residents travel to right now?

MAPS: Where can Austrian residents travel to right now?

Five unusual things you can do in Malta
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Five unusual things you can do in Malta

Austria blamed for Bavaria’s Covid-19 surge

Austria blamed for Bavaria’s Covid-19 surge

Austrian train company denies plans for overnight Vienna–Malmö route

Austrian train company denies plans for overnight Vienna–Malmö route

Most of Austria placed on Germany’s ‘high risk’ quarantine list

Most of Austria placed on Germany’s ‘high risk’ quarantine list

The 10 most interesting cities to visit in 2019
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The 10 most interesting cities to visit in 2019

Where to next? Join The Local’s new travel group on Facebook

Where to next? Join The Local’s new travel group on Facebook

Five reasons to meet up in Geneva in 2019
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Five reasons to meet up in Geneva in 2019

10 reasons you should visit Malta in 2019
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10 reasons you should visit Malta in 2019

Should Germany impose border controls as Covid-19 rates rise across Europe?

Should Germany impose border controls as Covid-19 rates rise across Europe?

This European island has ‘the best climate in the world’
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This European island has ‘the best climate in the world’

Game-changing flight tips for smart business travellers
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Game-changing flight tips for smart business travellers

This small Mediterranean capital is the perfect winter city break
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This small Mediterranean capital is the perfect winter city break

Eight hacks to turn your next long-haul flight into a holiday
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Eight hacks to turn your next long-haul flight into a holiday

Ryanair swoops to snap up Niki Lauda’s Austrian airline

Ryanair swoops to snap up Niki Lauda’s Austrian airline

Austrian Formula One legend Niki Lauda climbs back into the cockpit of the airline he founded

Austrian Formula One legend Niki Lauda climbs back into the cockpit of the airline he founded

Austria extends border controls with Slovenia and Hungary until 2021

Austria extends border controls with Slovenia and Hungary until 2021

Austria to spend billions on making rail network greener

Austria to spend billions on making rail network greener

The volunteer opportunity with a unique difference
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The volunteer opportunity with a unique difference

VIDEO: What do expats do with their pets when they travel?
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VIDEO: What do expats do with their pets when they travel?

Upscale your coding skills in the Caribbean this winter
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Upscale your coding skills in the Caribbean this winter

This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret
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This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret

Why Salzburg is Austria’s most inspiring city

Why Salzburg is Austria’s most inspiring city

Austria’s Ischgl ski resort ‘mishandled coronavirus outbreak’

Austria’s Ischgl ski resort ‘mishandled coronavirus outbreak’

Vienna runway can go ahead despite climate change fears, court rules

Vienna runway can go ahead despite climate change fears, court rules

Switzerland: Parts of Germany, Italy and Austria added to coronavirus quarantine list

Switzerland: Parts of Germany, Italy and Austria added to coronavirus quarantine list

US-bound travelers grounded due to Trump immigration ban

US-bound travelers grounded due to Trump immigration ban

Vienna’s cool hipster neighbourhood that’s off the beaten track

Vienna’s cool hipster neighbourhood that’s off the beaten track

Grandhotel Panhans in Semmering declares insolvency

Grandhotel Panhans in Semmering declares insolvency

Wiener Linien promises to solve mystery of stinky station

Wiener Linien promises to solve mystery of stinky station

Tyrol’s alpine huts: From grand hotel to futuristic cubes

Tyrol’s alpine huts: From grand hotel to futuristic cubes

Eight incredible places to stay in Austria

Eight incredible places to stay in Austria

World’s shortest international flight of 8 minutes takes off

World’s shortest international flight of 8 minutes takes off

Austrian Railways invests in sleeper trains

Austrian Railways invests in sleeper trains

Suspicious wife travelled to Graz with husband’s entrails

Suspicious wife travelled to Graz with husband’s entrails

World’s ‘most beautiful airliner’ flies into Vienna

World’s ‘most beautiful airliner’ flies into Vienna

Surge in passports stolen on Austrian public transport

Surge in passports stolen on Austrian public transport

Learn to yodel on an Austrian mountaintop

Learn to yodel on an Austrian mountaintop

Forty things to do in Austria this summer

Forty things to do in Austria this summer

Help save Austria’s ‘Gasthäuser’

Help save Austria’s ‘Gasthäuser’

Five things to do if you are in town for the Rainbow Parade

Five things to do if you are in town for the Rainbow Parade

Top tips for affordable but stylish travelling
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Top tips for affordable but stylish travelling

Austrians shun Paris for spas after terror attacks

Austrians shun Paris for spas after terror attacks

Expat secrets: Travel more and spend less
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Expat secrets: Travel more and spend less

A slice of Austria in Oakhurst, CA

A slice of Austria in Oakhurst, CA

The luxury wood cabin that looks like a UFO

The luxury wood cabin that looks like a UFO

Speed limit lowered on Tyrol motorways

Speed limit lowered on Tyrol motorways

Vienna airport fastest for boarding

Vienna airport fastest for boarding

Women’s urinals fail to catch on in Salzburg

Women’s urinals fail to catch on in Salzburg

Vienna ranks among top ten places to visit in 2015

Vienna ranks among top ten places to visit in 2015

Ten travel warnings about Austria

Ten travel warnings about Austria

Plans unveiled for Iron Curtain bike trail

Plans unveiled for Iron Curtain bike trail

More than third choose to holiday at home

More than third choose to holiday at home

Air traffic control fails again

Air traffic control fails again

‘Glitch’ disrupts Austrian air traffic control

‘Glitch’ disrupts Austrian air traffic control

Vienna wins kudos for ease of getting around

Vienna wins kudos for ease of getting around

European airlines cutting fares to woo back passengers

European airlines cutting fares to woo back passengers

Germany declares Vienna as a coronavirus risk zone

Germany declares Vienna as a coronavirus risk zone

What’s it like travelling in Germany and crossing borders in Covid times?

What’s it like travelling in Germany and crossing borders in Covid times?

EU to make face masks compulsory on all European flights for passengers aged 6 and over

EU to make face masks compulsory on all European flights for passengers aged 6 and over

UK publishes list of European countries exempt from quarantine rule

UK publishes list of European countries exempt from quarantine rule

UPDATE: EU agrees to reopen borders to 15 countries but excludes US from safe travel list

UPDATE: EU agrees to reopen borders to 15 countries but excludes US from safe travel list

Austria lifts travel warning for German state of North Rhine-Westphalia

Austria lifts travel warning for German state of North Rhine-Westphalia

American tourists could be barred from Europe when borders reopen

American tourists could be barred from Europe when borders reopen

Where can you travel in Europe? EU launches new website to help tourists

Where can you travel in Europe? EU launches new website to help tourists

Open borders: Europe’s haphazard route to ending travel restrictions

Open borders: Europe’s haphazard route to ending travel restrictions

‘We really feel safe in this hotel’: German tourists help revive pandemic-hit Italian coast

‘We really feel safe in this hotel’: German tourists help revive pandemic-hit Italian coast

What you need to know about UK quarantine if you are travelling from Europe

What you need to know about UK quarantine if you are travelling from Europe

Living in Europe: An update from the team at The Local
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Living in Europe: An update from the team at The Local

Coronavirus around Europe: Will foreign travel be possible this summer?

Coronavirus around Europe: Will foreign travel be possible this summer?

UPDATE: Germany imposes border controls with five countries due to coronavirus crisis
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UPDATE: Germany imposes border controls with five countries due to coronavirus crisis

Journey of discovery: Three travel trends to try in 2019
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Journey of discovery: Three travel trends to try in 2019