Event: Luxembourg Airport, Restaurants, Churches to Open
Please share this information with other U.S. citizens in Luxembourg.
The Government of Luxembourg moved to Phase 3 of its exit strategy on May 25, as planned, and announced the reopening of restaurants, cafés and churches beginning May 29, 2020, with obligatory safety measures:
- Restaurant terraces opened on May 27.
- Restaurants can reopen indoor service on May 29.
- Churches can reopen on May 29.
- Tables will be limited to four guests unless they come from the same household.
- No standing at bars allowed in cafés.
- No late-night licenses. Establishments must close by midnight.
- Tables must be two meters apart.
- Guests must wear masks when they enter and move about the restaurant, but not at the table.
- Guests will not have to leave their contact details for tracing purposes.
Additional developments include:
- Sports matches can now have an audience, but organizers need to allocate seats to visitors to maintain social distancing.
- Gyms may reopen on May 29 if they have conditions in place to comply with physical distancing.
- Swimming pools can reopen on the same conditions as above.
- Indoor and outdoor playgrounds remain closed.
- Up to 20 people can meet outside if physical distance is maintained.
- More than 20 people can attend outdoor funerals, weddings, protests, congresses, and cultural events.
The Luxembourg Airport announced the resumption of some flights within the Schengen Area beginning May 29, 2020. Protective measures are to be implemented to secure the safety of passengers and staff. Read more here.
Travel restrictions for non-EU citizens related to entry into Luxembourg remain in place through June 15, 2020. U.S. citizens are reminded to follow all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Please reference the Luxembourg Government’s website for the country’s exit strategy and the latest guidance on conditions in Luxembourg.
The Department of State maintains a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19 advising Americans not to travel internationally unless returning to the United States from abroad.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Warning for COVID-19.
Actions to Take:
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information on the COVID-19 outbreak.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Luxembourg.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
- U.S. Embassy Luxembourg
22 Boulevard Emmanuel Servais
L-2535 Luxembourg City
+352 621 547 133
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Luxembourg Country Information
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