26 Oct 2020
Czech Republic’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that it is not possible to travel to the country for the purposes of tourism or to visit friends.
This was confirmed in a tweet from the Ministry, "As a result of the crisis measures issued by the government, it is not possible to travel to Czechia for the purposes of tourism or visiting friends.”
Additionally, hotels can only accept business travellers, forcing tourists in the Czech Republic to have little to do.
Those travelling to the country by plane may be asked the purpose of their travel at the airport. Borders were closed once again October 22, restricting all international tourism. This move hinted that a potential lockdown in the future.
The Czech Republic recorded an all-time high of 15,000 cases in a 24-hour period. Soon after, the measures were also announced on its website, stating, “On 21 October 2020 the Government of the Czech Republic decided on the ban to the free movement of all persons in the territory of the Czech Republic. As a result of the crisis measures issued by the Government of the Czech Republic it is not possible to travel to CZE for the purpose of tourism or visiting friends.”
This is currently placed until November 3rd, when it will be reviewed once again.