Ljubljana, 4th of June.2020
Please receive update on current situation in Slovenia in regard to government measures and restrictions lifting up and re-establishing flights and border opening.
As you might know, Slovenia was one of the most successful countries in the world in managing COVID-19 situation due to very good response of the government and very disciplined response and behaviour of people living in Slovenia. According to that Slovenian the Slovenian government late on Thursday called an official end to its coronavirus epidemic, becoming the first European country to do so, after authorities confirmed less than seven new coronavirus cases each day for the past weeks. In last 21 days we saw minimal new cases, please find graph with identified new positive cases as per 04.06.2020:
Again, Slovenia has justified its reputation as one of the most safest countries in the world, not just in terms of crime but also in times of crisis.
Airports and borders
As per official information, form 12th of May onwards all air traffic and airports in Slovenia are opened again. Air Serbia already re-established flights. Most of other airlines will re-establish flights to Ljubljana by the end of June at the latest, with some exceptions. Like Aeroflot and British Airways. We suggests that you follow information on specific airline on website of Ljubljana airport here: https://www.fraport-slovenija.si/en/Main and individual websites of air carriers. Some carriers already offer option to buy tickets to Ljubljana. Please find latest information on the dates from when individual carriers are offering buying tickets for flights to Ljubljana airport:
Also some additional lines that were scheduled to start operating this spring will be added like Kiev, Madrid and Tel Aviv.
Please find latest information provided by Ljubljana Airport as per 04-.06.2020
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When entering Slovenia from abroad as from 14th of May 2020 regime is as follows:
Under the new rules, those with permanent or temporary residence in the EU will be given instructions issued by the National Institute of Public Health upon entering Slovenia but will not need to quarantine,
Entry into Slovenia without a quarantine
Incoming travellers from a European Union or Schengen Area member state may enter Slovenia without restrictions and quarantine if they are:
- Slovenian citizens, or
- foreigners with permanent or temporary residence in Slovenia, or
- persons with permanent or temporary residence in Croatia and Hungary (Croatia and Hungary are currently on the list of countries whose residents may enter Slovenia without restrictions), or
- listed among the exceptions in Article 10 of the ordinance .
Incoming travellers from third countries may enter Slovenia without restrictions and quarantine (regardless of their citizenship) if they:
- have permanent or temporary residence in Slovenia, or are
- listed among the exceptions listed in Article 12 of the ordinance .
- At the border, the police will provide these travellers with Instructions of the National Institute of Public Health on the implementation of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 .
More information on border crossings, etc is available in English language here:
Shops, Schools, Healthcare, Reasturants, etc.
Hotels and athore accomodotaions are also re-opened from 18th of MaySchools and kindergartens are re-opened from 18th of may onwards under special measures for kids in kindergartens and kids in primary school from 1st -3rd grade and kids in 9th grade and 4th grade in high schools. All other kids were allowed back to primary school from 1st of June. High schools are still closed. All bars and restaurants are already opened while observing measures of social distancing and disinfection.
All shops, repair shops etc, are already opened Including shopping malls.
Fitness studios and gyms, outdoor sports are also allowed including public pools etc. TPublic transportation is alsore-opened also and taxi service was operating the whole time already.
Use of mask is recommended but not mandatory. Individual instututions, businesss, shops, etc. Decided tthat in order to enter their premisise use of mask and other measueres is mandatory so we advise that you have a mask with you all the time.
More information is available here in English language: https://www.gov.si/en/topics/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/
If you require specific information or you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail: [email protected]