Coronavirus (Covid-19) emergency information

STATUS OF DEPARTURES AND DOCUMENTS TO TRAVEL

update 15/04/2021

Grimaldi Lines requires boarding prior to the withdrawal of the following self-certification form completed in CAPITAL CAPITAL in all its parts. Customers who arrive at the port with the forms already filled in (passenger access) access quick check-in. Those who do not have it will have to go to the ticket office to collect it, losing their place in the queue.

Since the regulatory provisions change abruptly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

Information on changing and canceling tickets is available on the dedicated page.

To resolve any other doubts consult the FAQ section (answers to frequently asked questions)

TRAVELS TO SARDINIA

  • Livorno – Olbia
  • Civitavecchia – Olbia (seasonal)
  • Civitavecchia – Porto Torres
  • Salerno – Cagliari
  • Palermo – Cagliari

Since the regulatory provisions change suddenly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government until April 30th, please consult this page http://www.governo.it/it/articolo/domande-frequenti-sulle-misure-adottate-dal-governo/15638?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI58a6z7Oy7wIVEud3Ch2DRQysEAAYASAAEgK7S_D_BwE#zone or http://www.governo.it/it/articolo/comunicato-stampa-del-consiglio-dei-ministri-n-10/16525

If the region of departure or arrival is orange or red, the movements are subject to a self-certification model

All passengers travelling to Sardinia are required to register in the “New Coronavirus” section on the home page of the institutional website of the Sardinia Region (www.regione.sardegna.it) or through the “Sardegna Sicura” application, downloadable from the app-stores for iOS and Android.

Each passenger must show a copy of the registration receipt upon boarding, which must be verified by the Company.

Through the platform, arriving passengers can confirm the vaccination done (inoculation of both doses) and / or undergo molecular diagnostic examination of the rhino-pharyngeal swab for covid-19 and / or undergo the examination of the antigenic swab , with negative results performed no later than 48 hours from departure.

Passengers who have not been vaccinated or who have not undergone the swab before arriving in Sardinia, must alternatively:

  1. go to the dedicated areas in ports and airports, in order to undergo the rapid antigenic swab. In the event of a negative antigenic swab, the passenger can go home, with the recommendation to keep personal protective equipment, avoid contact with other people and undergo an antigenic swab again, by their doctor, on the fifth day following that of the first swab. In the event of a positive outcome, the subject must follow the ordinary procedures provided by current legislation for positive Covid-19 cases;
  2. go, within 48 hours of entering the region, to an authorized facility (public or accredited private) and undergo the molecular swab, at their own expense; the facility must notify it to the territorially competent health authority;
  3. obligatorily put themselves in fiduciary isolation at their home, for the following ten days from the entrance into Sardinia, with the responsibility of informing their doctor, paediatrician or, for non-residents, the Territorial healthcare company in charge, through the toll-free number.
  • Barcellona – Porto Torres

For passengers coming from Spain and heading to Porto Torres visit the Travels from / to Spain section.

TRAVELS FROM SARDINIA

  • Porto Torres – Civitavecchia
  • Olbia – Livorno
  • Olbia – Civitavecchia (seasonal)
  • Cagliari – Salerno
  • Cagliari – Palermo

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government up to April, 30th please see http://www.governo.it/it/articolo/domande-frequenti-sulle-misure-adottate-dal-governo/15638?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI58a6z7Oy7wIVEud3Ch2DRQysEAAYASAAEgK7S_D_BwE#zone or http://www.governo.it/it/articolo/comunicato-stampa-del-consiglio-dei-ministri-n-10/16525

If the region of departure or arrival is orange or red, the movements are subject to a self-certification model.

TRAVELS TO SPAIN

  • Civitavecchia – Barcelona
  • Porto Torres – Barcelona

All passengers (except children under 6) who come from Italy must have a certificate with a negative result in the molecular swab (PCR or TMA- Transcription Mediated Amplification), carried out within 72 hours prior to arrival in Spain. Other diagnostic tests, such as rapid antigen swab or serological testing, will not be accepted. Passengers who do not bring the aforementioned certificate with them will be subjected to a health check upon arrival in Barcelona and a penalty; for more details: https://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2020/11/12/pdfs/BOE-A-2020-14049.pdf

Furthermore, all passengers must fill in this form and submit it to the authorities at the disembarkation.

Starting from March 29th, the PCR test will be necessary for passengers arriving from Sardinia (Porto Torres – Barcelona line).

Habitual residents of the European Union, associated Schengen States or Andorra, Monaco, Vatican City (Holy See) or San Marino may arrive in Spain, with supporting documents. You can check other categories at this link: https://www.boe.es/buscar/act.php?id=BOE-A-2020-8099

In any case, given the changing regulatory situation, passengers are strongly advised to always consult the regulations in force in order to verify that they are duly compliant with the legal and administrative requirements for entry into Spain and that they are not subject to entry restrictions in the national territory. Non-compliance with the regulations is the responsibility of travellers and the competent administrative authorities can deny entry if they do not meet the required criteria

  • Savona – Barcelona

The line is suspended.

TRAVELS FROM SPAIN

  • Barcelona-Porto Torres
  • Barcelona-Savona
  • Barcelona-Civitavecchia

Since the regulatory provisions change abruptly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

Passengers returning to Italy from Spain must fill in a ministerial self-declaration form to be presented to the Carrier upon boarding.

On the basis of the Prime Ministerial Decree of March 2nd, whose provisions are valid until April 30th 2021, journeys from Spain to Italy are permitted, but with the following anti-contagion measures: obligation to present to the carrier upon boarding and to anyone is in charge of carrying out checks on the attestation of having undergone, in the forty-eight hours prior to entry into the national territory, to a molecular or antigenic test, carried out by means of a swab and negative result. In case of non-presentation of the attestation relating to the prescribed molecular or antigen test, you are subjected to fiduciary isolation and health surveillance.

In addition to the provisions above, from March 31st to April 30th, all passengers returning to Italy, who have stayed or transited in Spain in the 14 days prior to arrival, regardless of the outcome of the molecular or antigen test already required for entry into Italy, will also have to undergo a period of 5 days of quarantine at your home, upon notification of your entry into the national territory to the Prevention Department of the competent local health authority. It is also mandatory to carry out a further molecular or antigen test at the end of the five days of quarantine.

All passengers travelling to Sardinia (Barcelona – Porto Torres) are required to register in the “New Coronavirus” section on the home page of the institutional website of the Sardinia Region (www.regione.sardegna.it) or through the “Sardegna Sicura” application, downloadable from the app-stores for iOS and Android.

Each passenger must show a copy of the registration receipt upon boarding, which must be verified by the Company.

Before embarking on the journey, consult the pages http://www.viaggiaresicuri.it/approfondimenti-insight/saluteinviaggio; http://www.viaggiaresicuri.it/country/ESP)

TRAVELS TO SICILY

  • Livorno – Palermo
  • Salerno – Palermo

Since the regulatory provisions change abruptly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government until April 30th, please consult this page http://www.governo.it/it/articolo/domande-frequenti-sulle-misure-adottate-dal-governo/15638?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI58a6z7Oy7wIVEud3Ch2DRQysEAAYASAAEgK7S_D_BwE#zone or http://www.governo.it/it/articolo/comunicato-stampa-del-consiglio-dei-ministri-n-10/16525

If the region of departure or arrival is orange or red, the movements are subject to a self-certification form.

From December  14th, 2020 to  May 31st, 2021 anyone arriving in Sicily must register on the www.siciliacoronavirus.it platform (Commuters and those who have left the island in the days immediately preceding it to go to the national territory for a period of less than 4 days are excluded) and be in possession of the negative result of the molecular swab carried out in the last 48 hours.

If the returning person has not been able to undergo the molecular swab, drive-in stations will be available at the port to carry out a quick test with a result in 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can go to an authorized laboratory and undergo the molecular swab, at your own expense, with the obligation for the structure to notify the result to the Prevention Department of the Asp.

Those who do not follow any of the previous procedures, as a last resort, have the obligation to place themselves in fiduciary isolation for 10 days, at their home, notifying their general practitioner, the pediatrician of free choice or the provincial health authority (ASP) reference.

TRAVELS FROM SICILY

  • Palermo – Livorno
  •  Palermo – Salerno

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government until April 30th, please consult this page http://www.governo.it/it/articolo/domande-frequenti-sulle-misure-adottate-dal-governo/15638?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI58a6z7Oy7wIVEud3Ch2DRQysEAAYASAAEgK7S_D_BwE#zone or http://www.governo.it/it/articolo/comunicato-stampa-del-consiglio-dei-ministri-n-10/16525

If the region of departure or arrival is orange or red, the movements are subject to a self-certification form.

To find out about the restrictions affecting your region, consult the updated color map on the Ministry of Health website http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/nuovocoronavirus/dettaglioContenutiNuovoCoronavirus.jsp?lingua=italiano&id=5351&area=nuovoCoronavirus&menu=vuoto

If you are an Italian citizen returning from abroad or a foreign citizen in Italy, consult this page https://www.esteri.it/mae/it/ministero/normativaonline/decreto-iorestoacasa-domande-frequenti/focus-cittadini-italiani-in-rientro-dall-estero-e-cittadini-stranieri-in-italia.html

TRAVELS TO GREECE

  • Brindisi-Igoumenitsa
  • Brindisi-Patras
  • Brindisi-Corfu
  • Ancona-Igoumenitsa
  • Ancona-Patras
  • Ancona-Corfu

The procedures for entry into Greece described below have been extended until April, 19th 2021.

In order to access the country, the completion of the Passenger Locator Form (PLF), available on this site https://travel.gov.gr/#/ (not accessible with explorer), remains an indispensable condition, with which travellers must provide information on place of origin, the duration of previous stays in other countries and the address of their stay in Greece.

The form contains a series of questions about your trip, including the “cabin or seat number” and “ship name” fields where you can enter the words “TBA” (as this will not yet be known). Once the questionnaire is completed, you will receive an email containing a QR code, the possession of which will be checked by the Company during boarding.

For those who enter Greece, two additional preventive measures will be applied: the obligation to comply with a precautionary quarantine period of 7 days and a quick test on arrival, carried out on a sample basis.

The lockdown, introduced throughout the national territory from 7 November, has been extended until a date to be decided.

For the entire duration of the lockdown, the ability to travel within the country is limited. It is possible to move between different regional units only in the event of an emergency (return to the place of main residence, family reunification, professional reasons and health reasons), to be proven with official supporting documents.

TRAVELS FROM GREECE

  • Igoumenitsa – Brindisi
  • Patras – Brindisi
  • Corfu – Brindisi
  • Igoumenitsa – Ancona
  • Patras – Ancona
  • Corfu – Ancona

Since the regulatory provisions change abruptly, it will be the responsibility of each passenger to check the national and regional restrictions in force before each journey – both outward and return journeys.

Passengers returning to Italy from Greece must fill in a ministerial self-declaration form to be presented to the Carrier upon boarding.

Based on the Prime Ministerial Decree of March 2nd, 2021 valid until April 30th, 2021, travel from Greece to Italy is allowed, but with the following anti-contagion measures: obligation to present it to the carrier upon boarding and to anyone appointed to carry out checks on the attestation of having undergone, in the forty-eight hours prior to entry into the national territory, to a molecular or antigen test, carried out by means of a swab and negative result. In case of non-presentation of the attestation relating to the prescribed molecular or antigen test, you are subjected to fiduciary isolation and health surveillance.

In addition to the provisions above, from March 31st to April 30th, all passengers returning to Italy, who have stayed or transited in Greece in the 14 days prior to arrival, regardless of the outcome of the molecular or antigen test already required for entry into Italy, will also have to undergo a period of 5 days of quarantine at your home, upon notification of your entry into the national territory to the Prevention Department of the competent local health authority. It is also mandatory to carry out a further molecular or antigen test at the end of the five days of quarantine.

Before embarking on the journey, consult the pages http://www.viaggiaresicuri.it/approfondimenti-insight/saluteinviaggio; http://www.viaggiaresicuri.it/country/GRC)

TRAVELS FROM/TO MOROCCO

  • Savona-Tanger and viceversa
  • Barcelona -Tanger and viceversa

passenger transport is suspended.

TRAVELS TO TUNISIA

  • Civitavecchia – Tunis
  • Salerno – Tunis
  • Palermo – Tunis

All travellers entering Tunisia, regardless of nationality and country of origin, are required to:

Starting from March, 8th

All travelers entering Tunisia are required to:

  1. show confirmation that an RT-PCR analysis appointment has been set 48 hours after arrival in Tunisia (via rdvtestcovid.tn) for travelers and arrivals whose stay in Tunisia exceeds 48 hours
  2. submit a COVID-19 negative RT – PCR test certificate (nasopharyngeal swab) carried out in the 72 hours prior to boarding. Children under 12 are exempted;
  3. undergo fiduciary isolation at the place of residence for 48 hours after arrival in Tunisia
  4. perform a second RT-PCR analysis after the expiry of the self-quarantine period (48 hours after the date of arrival in Tunisia) at your own expense; only in the event of a negative analysis, the traveler is allowed to leave the self-quarantine, while respecting the required precautions

TRAVELS FROM TUNISIA

  •  Tunis – Civitavecchia
  •  Tunis – Salerno
  •  Tunis – Palermo

Travel from Tunisia to Italy is permitted.

Those returning to Italy from Tunisia must still complete a specific SELF-CERTIFICATION ON THE REASONS FOR THE TRIP, must undergo fiduciary isolation for 14 days and cannot use public transport other than the one used to enter Italy. The rental of cars and the use of taxis or rental with driver is allowed.

The self-certification must be presented for boarding in duplicate.

For more information, please write to info@grimaldi.napoli.it