Covid-19 Restrictions on Cruising: Netherlands
Restricted. Borders closed (except EU nationals) until at least 15/06/20.
- Dutch Government web page
- Dutch Government web page, advice from 11 May
- UK FCO (Foreign & Commonwealth Office) web page
Other Information Sources
15/05/20: Marina Stellendam will be open to visitors.
12/05/20: The visitor harbours on the Wadden Islands have announced that they will open up at 40% capacity as of 15 May 2020. You need to call ahead one day before arriving. You need to be self supporting as facilities are still closed. Facilities should re-open on 1 July.
12/05/20: Phased rule relaxation announced: From 11/05/20 open for primary schools, non-contact sports, dentists, hairdressers, etc. From 01/06/20 all schools will open, restaurants & cafes (outdoor, max 30 people). Further relaxations planned for 15/06/20, 01/07/20, 01/09/20.
07/05/20: Most waterways are open though off barge routes (waterways with PK numbering) there are reductions in opening hours of locks and bridges.
20/04/20: Use of private craft is allowed. But different regions have different rules as far as opening of harbours and facilities are concerned, and some bridges still operate as per the 'winter schedule '.
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