Royal Decree-Law 463/2020

Who Can Travel and what is Open during the State of Emergency as at 19 March 2020?

1. INDIVIDUALS IN THE STREET:

•        Only 1 person is allowed out of their house at once, and only for JUSTIFIABLE reasons:

•        Work, Food Shopping, Pharmacy, Doctor or Hospital, Petrol.

•        The only exceptions here being with children, elderly or a disabled person for a justifiable reason, i.e. that they can’t be left alone…..

•        You may need to justify your reason to travel via documentation to the Police if questioned.

•        You will be fined for non-justifiable reasons for being out on the street.

2. VEHICLES:

•        Only 1 person should be traveling at one time in a vehicle

•        The only exception is for being with another person for a justifiable reason, who have to be seated in the back seat on the passenger side of the car to maintain a safe physical distance.

3. CAR POOL SHARING WITH WORK COLLEAGUES

•        It is possible for colleagues to car share to get to and from work if they have face masks provided to them by their employer.

4. SECOND HOMES:

•        It is not possible during the State of Emergency to move to your second property, ie holiday home.

•        If you are already there, you must now stay there until the State of Emergency is lifted.

5. FAMILY VISITS:

•        At present it is possible for children to visit with their other parent if they do not live with them…..following strict hygiene and physical distancing measures.

6. AGRICULTURE/FARMING:

•        Farming and agriculture business activities will continue as normal during this time.

7. AUTONOMOS:

•        You are permitted to continue to work, taking good hygiene and physical distancing measures.

•        Specifically; All tradesmen, delivery firms, builders, sales people, electricians, plumbers, gardeners, pool cleaners are encouraged to keep working where they can.

8. GARAGES FOR VEHICLES:

•        These remain open to the public for emergency vehicle repairs.

9. FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS:

•        These are all closed to the public except for Home Delivery Services

10. MOTORWAY SERVICE STATIONS:

•        These are still open for petrol but not the cafes or restaurants attached, except for delivery truck drivers and bus and ambulance drivers.

11. DIY STORES AND BAZAAR STORES:

•        All are closed.

12. CONSTRUCTION:

•        The building industry is authorised to carry on working.

•        Shops that sell building supplies will only be open to professional builders and tradesmen. Not to the general public.

13. HOSPITALITY: BARS, CAFES & RESTAURANTS:

•        Will all remain closed during the State of Emergency

•        They are authorised to trade a Home Delivery Service

14: WHAT IS OPEN?

The following are all open to public, following hygiene and physical distancing measures:

•        Supermarkets and other food stores

•        Chemists

•        Medical Centres

•        Opticians

•        Newsagents and tobacconists

•        Telecoms Stores

•        Pet Stores (For food supplies only)

•        Dry Cleaning stores

•        Launderettes