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Shipping and Corona virus


Lake Lucerne

Below you will find information from the Lake Lucerne Navigation Company (SGV) AG about corona virus and shipping on Lake Lucerne.

Update from 08 September 2021 - Covid certificate obligation

According to the decision made by the Swiss government on 8 September 2021, as of Monday 13 September 2021 it is required to provide an official Covid certificate that either indicates full vaccination, illness recovery or a current negative test result in order to gain access to all indoor catering areas on our ships, special culinary cruises or event cruises such as private charter cruises. Regularly scheduled, timetabled cruises are still accessible without a Covid certificate!

 

In all restaurants aboard our ships the following rules apply for regularly scheduled, timetabled cruises:

-Covid certificate requirement for anyone 16 or older

-In the marked catering areas everyone is required to order food or drink and wear a mask until seated at a table

-It is only permitted to eat or drink in the marked areas while seated at a table, no standing consummation

-The Covid certificate will be checked by our staff at the table, before an order is placed

-Sales from the buffet (kiosk sales) are possible without a Covid certificate, provided that consumption takes place outside. Please note that at the buffet, the masking policy still applies and the distance of 1.5 m must be maintained

 

Rules for specially themed, culinary cruises

-Covid certificate requirement for anyone 16 or older

-The Covid certificate will be checked by our staff during the boarding process

-There is no mask requirement aboard the ship during these cruises, either indoor or outdoor

 

Rules for event cruises/private charter cruises

-Covid certificate requirement for anyone 16 or older

-The Covid certificate will be checked by our staff during the boarding process

-There is no mask requirement aboard the ship during these cruises, either indoor or outdoor
 

The Covid certificate must be presented in electronic format with a QR code (for instance on a mobile phone) or in paper format printed out. Together with the Covid certificate, proof of personal identification must also be given by presenting a national ID card, passport or driver’s license. Covid certificates from EU countries are also accepted and valid in Switzerland