Archive for Category: Austria News

Alcohol in Austria

Legal drinking age in Austria 16!

Why and how the legal minimum drinking age works in Austria In Upper Austria, minors can easily get hold of alcohol. However, alcohol abuse among young people also depends on the legal minimum drinking age! If you want to explore alcohol consumption, take a look at Austria.  Not only...

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self testing

Will there be access tests for going shopping?

Will there be access tests for going shopping? The opposition wants to delay a change in the law until June. Whether a mandatory test for customers would nevertheless be permissible is disputed. There should be access tests in non-vital trade in eastern Austria between April 7 and 10th. After...

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Will austria cars lose all value

Will Austrian cars lose all value??

Austria Car lobby writes to Kurz: No end to the internal combustion engine! Auto Industry representatives argue with the stated CO2 balance of internal combustion engines. They also fear an early loss of value for millions of cars in Austria. Vienna/Aurora/Laakirchen – The plan by the federal government and...

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self testing

Austrian supermarket sells personal corona tests

Austria has been pretty good with it’s corona testing as many free testing centres were set up around the country, for example in tourist offices and supermarkets. Now an Austrian supermarket retailer is selling self tests. Of course they are not valid for general exemptions, such as travel or...

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Austria records new corona cases

3,357 New corona Infections!

There is a high figure of 3,357 new infections in last 24 hours The Corona infection numbers are rising again in Austria. This mirrors what seems to be happening in Germany. Within 24 hours, 3,357 new infections were recorded throughout Austria. So far in total, there have been 504,581...

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Secondary residence

Corona increases 2nd residencies!

Corona provided all-time high in secondary residences Nearly 90 percent of all Austrian districts had more secondary residences at the beginning of 2021 than a year earlier. Winter sports resorts saw most declines in secondary residencies – due to seasonal residents. Secondary residences in Austria increased by almost five...

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Exit controls carinthia

Exit controls for Carinthia!

More local travel restrictions for Austrians: On Friday, 2,668 new Corona cases were registered in Austria.In the municipalities of Radstadt and Bad Hofgastein, exit restrictions went into effect today Friday, for two weeks. People can only leave the communities with a negative Corona test! Exit controls will be introduced...

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Austria news

Tyrolean district of Schwaz to be thoroughly vaccinated.

100,000 vaccine doses from Biontech/Pfizer to be delivered in advance to Tyrol. The Tyrolean district of Schwaz, which is particularly affected by the South African coronavirus variant, is to be vaccinated with the Biontech/Pfizer vaccine. In cooperation with the EU Commission, Biontech/Pfizer, the Federal Government and the Province of...

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