Coronavirus (Covid-19) emergency travels information

STATUS OF DEPARTURES AND DOCUMENTS TO TRAVEL

update 02/05/2022

Due to the protracted state of epidemiological emergency, passengers are invited to constantly check the institutional portals in order to verify the updated legislation to access the transport services, together with the related conditions and containment measures applicable to passengers.

https://www.gazzettaufficiale.it/dettaglioArea/12

https://www.governo.it/it/articolo/domande-frequenti-sulle-misure-adottate-dal-governo/15638

https://www.salute.gov.it/portale/documentazione/p6_2_6.jsp?lingua=italiano

https://www.viaggiaresicuri.it/

https://www.mit.gov.it/comunicazione/news/le-misure-del-mitmims-per-il-covid-19

For further information, please look at the sections dedicated to each connection.

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)

In compliance with the Law Decree n. 221 of 24th December 2021, until the end of the epidemiological emergency from COVID-19, access to ships and ferries used for interregional transport services is only allowed to passengers wearing FFP2 respiratory protection devices. The prescription does not apply to children under the age of 6.

 

TRAVELS TO SARDINIA

  • Livorno – Olbia
  • Civitavecchia – Olbia (seasonal)
  • Civitavecchia – Porto Torres
  • Naples – Cagliari
  • Palermo – Cagliari
  • Civitavecchia – Cagliari
  • Civitavecchia – Arbatax
  • Barcelona – Porto Torres (visit the Travels from / to Spain section)

Since the regulatory provisions may change, 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, consult this page https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

From 1st May 2022 the access and use of all means of transport that make sea connections to and from the major islands (Sardinia and Sicily) is allowed to passengers also without GREEN PASS.

For more information, please consult the government platform: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page Covid-19, domande frequenti e tabella delle attività consentite

TRAVELS FROM SARDINIA

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

Since the regulatory provisions may change, 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, consult this page https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

From 1st May 2022 the access and use of all means of transport that make sea connections to and from the major islands (Sardinia and Sicily) is allowed to passengers also without GREEN PASS.

For more information, please consult the government platform: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page Covid-19, domande frequenti e tabella delle attività consentite

TRAVELS FROM ITALY TO SPAIN

  • Civitavecchia – Barcelona
  • Porto Torres – Barcelona

Since the relevant legislation is subject to frequent updates by the Competent Authorities, we remind you that it is the responsibility of travelers to inquire about the necessary requirements for entry into the country of destination in force on the date of departure therefore the information reported therein do not guarantee entry into the country, which is left to the assessment of the border control officers, both in Italy and in the country of destination, but provides a general indication of the provisions of current legislation.

It should also be noted that upon arrival in the country of destination the local Competent Authorities reserve the right to discretely check and evaluate all the documentation to authorize entry and therefore the carrier cannot be held responsible for any refusals to authorize the entry even if not motivated.

At the following link https://infocovid.viaggiaresicuri.it/dadoveparti.html a questionnaire is available for those who are leaving for abroad or must return to Italy, based on the Italian legislation currently in force. The questionnaire is purely informative, has no legal value and the result obtained does not guarantee entry into Italy or the country of destination. In case of doubts, for the return to Italy it is recommended to contact the Border Police, the Prefecture or the competent Health Authority for the area. For travel from Italy to abroad, it is recommended that you consult the Country Sheet of interest on www.viaggiaresicuri.it and also contact the Embassy or Consulate of the country of interest in Italy.

Starting from April 7th, all passengers who present European digital certification (our basic green pass) at boarding can arrive in Spain which certifies one of the following requirements:

  • complete anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination occurred, in EU Digital Certification format or equivalent certification with certification of completion of the prescribed vaccination cycle for at least fourteen days and carried out for less than 9 months;
  • complete vaccination and booster dose, in EU Digital Certification format or equivalent certification;
  • recovery from COVID-19, with simultaneous cessation of the isolation prescribed following infection with SARS-CoV-2, which does not exceed 6 months;
  • molecular test (PCR) with negative result for the SARS-CoV-2 virus carried out in the seventy-two (72) hours prior to departure; or rapid antigen test with negative result for the SARS-CoV-2 virus carried out within twenty-four (24) hours prior to departure

They are exempt in children under the age of 12.

IT WILL NO LONGER BE NECESSARY TO REGISTER IN THE SPANISH PLF

TRAVELS FROM SPAIN TO ITALY

  • Barcelona-Porto Torres
  • Barcelona-Civitavecchia

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.

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR ENTRY / RETURN TO ITALY

From 1st May 2022, entry into Italy is allowed on the condition that the carrier, at the time of boarding, and anyone in charge of carrying out the checks are presented:

  • one of the following alternative certificates:
  • complete vaccination with a vaccine authorized by the EMA, carried out less than 9 months ago (EU Digital Certification or equivalent certification for the Italian authorities)
  • complete vaccination with a vaccine authorized by the EMA and booster dose, in EU Digital Certification format or equivalent certification for the Italian authorities
  • recovery from COVID-19, for less than 6 months (EU Digital Certification format or equivalent certification for the Italian authorities)
  • negative result of a molecular test conducted with a swab in the seventy-two (72) hours before entering Italy or an antigen test conducted with a swab in the forty-eight (48) hours before entering Italy.

Minors under the age of 6 can enter Italy without further formalities and are always exempt from the requirement of molecular or antigen tests

TRAVELS TO SICILY

  • Livorno – Palermo
  • Salerno – Palermo

Since the regulatory provisions may change, 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, consult this page https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

From 1st May 2022 the access and use of all means of transport that make sea connections to and from the major islands (Sardinia and Sicily) is allowed to passengers also without GREEN PASS.

For more information, please consult the government platform: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page Covid-19, domande frequenti e tabella delle attività consentite

TRAVELS FROM SICILY

  • Palermo – Livorno
  •  Palermo – Salerno

Since the regulatory provisions may change, 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, consult this page https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

From 1st May 2022 the access and use of all means of transport that make sea connections to and from the major islands (Sardinia and Sicily) is allowed to passengers also without GREEN PASS.

For more information, please consult the government platform: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

For more information on the measures adopted by the Government, consult this page Covid-19, domande frequenti e tabella delle attività consentite

TRAVELS FROM ITALY TO GREECE

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

Starting from 1st May 2022, for all passengers arriving in Greece, the presentation of the Covid-EU Digital Certification (so-called “Green Pass”), or equivalent, is no longer required, therefore passengers are no longer required to show a certificate valid vaccination or recovery from COVID-19, nor evidence of a negative SARS-CoV-2 infection test result (PCR or rapid antigen test). The PLF by travelers from all countries is no longer mandatory.

However, the measures that provide – in the event of a positive Covid-19 detected in Greece – a mandatory period of isolation for travelers who tested positive and for their next contacts remain in force. For an in-depth study of the quarantine procedures provided by the Greek authorities in the event of a positive Covid-19, a careful reading of the in-depth study by the Embassy is recommended.

More information on the measures envisaged for entry into Greece is available on the following website, by the Greek Civil Protection: https://travel.gov.gr/#/.

More information is available on the Coronavirus COVID-19 study. Focus Greece published on the website of the Italian Embassy in Athens.

TRAVELS FROM GREECE TO ITALY

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

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.

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR ENTRY / RETURN TO ITALY

From 1st May 2022, entry into Italy is allowed on the condition that the carrier, at the time of boarding, and anyone in charge of carrying out the checks are presented:

  • one of the following alternative certificates:
  • complete vaccination with a vaccine authorized by the EMA, carried out less than 9 months ago (EU Digital Certification or equivalent certification for the Italian authorities)
  • complete vaccination with a vaccine authorized by the EMA and booster dose, in EU Digital Certification format or equivalent certification for the Italian authorities
  • recovery from COVID-19, for less than 6 months (EU Digital Certification format or equivalent certification for the Italian authorities)
  • negative result of a molecular test conducted with a swab in the seventy-two (72) hours before entering Italy or an antigen test conducted with a swab in the forty-eight (48) hours before entering Italy.

Minors under the age of 6 can enter Italy without further formalities and are always exempt from the requirement of molecular or antigen tests

TRAVELS FROM/TO MOROCCO

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

passenger transport is suspended.

TRAVELS FROM ITALY TO TUNISIA

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

Since the relevant legislation is subject to frequent updates by the Competent Authorities, we remind you that it is the responsibility of travelers to inquire about the necessary requirements for entry into the country of destination in force on the date of departure therefore the information reported therein do not guarantee entry into the country, which is left to the assessment of the border control officers, both in Italy and in the country of destination, but provides a general indication of the provisions of current legislation.

It should also be noted that upon arrival in the country of destination the local Competent Authorities reserve the right to discretely check and evaluate all the documentation to authorize entry and therefore the carrier cannot be held responsible for any refusals to authorize the entry even if not motivated.

At the following link https://infocovid.viaggiaresicuri.it/dadoveparti.html a questionnaire is available for those who are leaving for abroad or must return to Italy, based on the Italian legislation currently in force. The questionnaire is purely informative, has no legal value and the result obtained does not guarantee entry into Italy or the country of destination. In case of doubts, for the return to Italy it is recommended to contact the Border Police, the Prefecture or the competent Health Authority for the area. For travel from Italy to abroad, it is recommended that you consult the Country Sheet of interest on www.viaggiaresicuri.it and also contact the Embassy or Consulate of the country of interest in Italy.

Starting from February 26th, 2022, all travellers entering Tunisia must meet the following requirements:

1a) Passengers from 18 years of age who have completed the vaccination cycle: complete vaccination certificate or a vaccination passport certifying the completion of the vaccination cycle (carried out at least 28 days before boarding, in the case of “Janssen” vaccine; at least 7 days for other vaccines).

1b) Passengers aged 18 and over who have NOT completed the vaccination cycle: negative certificate COVID-19 of RT – PCR test (nasopharyngeal swab), carried out in the 48 hours prior to boarding OR of antigen test (TDR-Ag) carried out within 24 hours prior to boarding, a self-isolation period of 5 days, (in case of symptoms, 7 days).

2) Passengers under the age of 18: exemption from the obligation to present a complete vaccination certificate or a vaccination passport certifying the completion of the vaccination cycle. Minors are also exempted from carrying out RT – PCR tests (nasopharyngeal swab) in the 48 hours prior to boarding and from carrying out antigen tests (TDR-Ag) in the 24 hours prior to boarding.

Rapid Covid-19 tests and PCR tests can be carried out on a random basis upon arrival in Tunisia: travellers who test positive will have to observe a self-isolation period of 5 days (in case of symptoms, 7 days).

Unaccompanied or accompanied by fully vaccinated persons under the age of 18 are exempt from mandatory quarantine.

P.S. : For the purpose of border police control, non-Tunisian passengers (for example, Europeans or Algerians) who are not resident in Tunisia, must show a deed of ownership of a house or a rental contract in the country, or that they are married to a resident Tunisian, or to have a hotel reservation for the duration of the stay in Tunisia, in which case the passengers must already be in possession of the return ticket

TRAVELS FROM TUNISIA TO ITALY

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

DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR ENTRY / RETURN TO ITALY

From 1st May 2022, entry into Italy is allowed on the condition that the carrier, at the time of boarding, and anyone in charge of carrying out the checks are presented:

  • one of the following alternative certificates:
  • complete vaccination with a vaccine authorized by the EMA, carried out less than 9 months ago (EU Digital Certification or equivalent certification for the Italian authorities)
  • complete vaccination with a vaccine authorized by the EMA and booster dose, in EU Digital Certification format or equivalent certification for the Italian authorities
  • recovery from COVID-19, for less than 6 months (EU Digital Certification format or equivalent certification for the Italian authorities)
  • negative result of a molecular test conducted with a swab in the seventy-two (72) hours before entering Italy or an antigen test conducted with a swab in the forty-eight (48) hours before entering Italy.

Minors under the age of 6 can enter Italy without further formalities and are always exempt from the requirement of molecular or antigen tests

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

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