Covid-19 Situation and Measures Concerning the Filming Industry May, 25th 2020*

CROATIA|SLOVENIA

Croatia

  1. COVID-19 STATUS as of May 20th
  2. BORDER CROSSING
    • EU nationals, as well as Third-country nationals, are allowed to travel to Croatia under the following terms:
      • invitation from a business entity. These passengers must declare their address and contact number during their stay in Croatia, as well as their period of stay.
      • all other foreign citizens who have a business reason, which cannot be foreseen at this time, and do not have the appropriate documentation, are instructed to notify the Croatian Police authorities of their intention to cross the state border at uzg.covid@mup.hr and they will respond to that request as soon as possible.
  3. AIR TRAVEL
    • national flights Zagreb – Split / Dubrovnik resumed on May 11th
    • international flights on the line Zagreb-Frankfurt-Zagreb resumed daily on May 14th
    • Timetable changes are published at www.croatiaairlines.com/important-notice
  4. TRAVEL WITHIN CROATIA
    • Public transportation between cities has resumed on May
  5. ACCOMMODATION
    • Hotels have partially reopened with precautionary measures
    • Other hotels announced their opening in mid-June
  6. RESUMING OF BUSINESS / SOCIAL ACTIVITIES under precautionary measures
    • shopping centers, stores, restaurants, coffee-shops, hotels, health and beauty salons, sports venues, gyms, swimming pools, playgrounds, national parks are open
    • all public transportation between cities is operative
    • audiovisual production  can resume by following all the recommendations for the production and recording of audiovisual and music content during the COVID-19 disease epidemic. Learn more by downloading The Croatian Institute of Public Health recommendations document.
  7. WORKING REMOTELY
    • PAKT MEDIA has ensured remote filming/viewing/working solutions for those clients who are not able to join us at this moment.

You can also download Recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health

Slovenia

  1. COVID-19 STATUS as of May 25th
  2. BORDER CROSSING
    • At the moment, no restrictions apply only to Slovenian citizens and foreigners with permanent and temporary residence in Slovenia and those that are from Croatia, provided they have not left the EU or the Schengen Area for more than 14 days and are not SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) positive or have typical signs of infection with this virus (high fever, cough, shortness of breath).
    • All other travelers have to undergo a 14-day quarantine, with some exceptions:
      • Travelers from EU that have a proof of confirmed reservation in any tourist facility in Slovenia, that offers accommodation, can enter Slovenia without restrictions.
      • Business travelers from EU that will not leave Slovenia in one day need:
        • a valid form A1 for posted workers,
        • a provision of short-term services by an employer,
        • a negative test on SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) not older than 3 days and
        • an address of their accommodation in Slovenia.
      • Travelers from the Third country nationals need to go to a 14-days quarantine. As of May 29th we expect the Slovene Government to widen the list of countries that will be able to enter Slovenia without restrictions and quarantine (www.nijz.si).
  3. AIR TRAVEL
    •  As of May 12th, Airports in Slovenia are open.
    •  Currently, there is no additional screening at airports or other ports of entry.
    • First airlines expected to land in Slovenia:
      • Lufthansa:
        • Ljubljana – Frankfurt – from June 15th (expected to land every day)
        • Ljubljana – Munich – from July 1st (expected to land every day)
      • Brussels Airlines – od June 15th (expected to land every day): Ljubljana – Brussels – Ljubljana
      • Swiss Air – from July 1st (expected to land every day): Ljubljana – Zurich – Ljubljana
      • AirFrance – July 1st (expected to land every day, twice a day): Ljubljana – Paris – Ljubljana
  4. TRAVEL WITHIN SLOVENIA
    • Public transportation between cities has resumed on May 11th. This includes all ground transportation.
  5. ACCOMMODATION
    • Hotels with up to 30 rooms are open.
    • The following services are not yet allowed (but are expected to open in June): accommodation in facilities with more than 30 rooms, accommodation in facilities offering spa treatments, wellness and fitness centres, pools and water activities as well as discotheques and nightclubs.
  6. EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MEASURES / HEALTH MONITORING / RECOMMENDATIONS
    • keeping contact with other people to a minimum
    • keeping contact with other people to a minimum
    • following instructions to reduce the risk of disease transmission
    • avoiding physical contact, e.g. handshaking
    • maintaining a distance of at least 1.5 meters in face-to-face contact
    • often disinfecting of hands,
    • avoiding touching the face with the hands
    • recommendation to wear a face mask outside your home or accommodation
    • body temperature should be measured every morning. If it exceeds 37.2 degrees, it should be taken again after 10 minutes. If the temperature again exceeds 37.2 degrees, the person should stay at home/one’s accommodation and contact the chosen general practitioner, or a competent local epidemiologist.
    • In case of any symptoms of acute respiratory infection (cough, sore throat, high temperature, short breath/difficulty with breathing, loss of smell and taste), it is necessary to stay at home/your accommodation and contact the chosen general practitioner, or a competent local epidemiologist.
    • In case of sudden onset of severe, life-threatening symptoms, the person should contact the emergency medical services
  7. RESUMING OF BUSINESS / SOCIAL ACTIVITIES – TIMELINE
    • Reopened/ resumed under precautionary measures
      • shopping centres, stores, restaurants, coffee-shops, health and beauty salons
      • sports venues, playgrounds, national parks
      • kindergardens, elementary school up to 3rd grade
      • all public transportation between cities (planes, trains, buses)
      • gathering up to 50 people
      • accommodation up to 30 rooms
    • Not yet known (expected in June)
      • audiovisual production
  8.  WORKING REMOTELY
    • PAKT MEDIA has ensured remote filming/viewing/working solutions. Just get in touch to explore the options!

*The information contained herein is not intended to constitute legal or medical advice or recommendations, and is subject to modification in accordance with the development of the COVID-19 situation in Croatia and Slovenia and the relevant recommendations from the Croatian and Slovenian regulative bodies .

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