Your Questions Answered To The Lockdown

Your guide to what the decree locking down the country mean for citizen´s movement.

Can I leave my home?

  1. Yes – under the following conditions:
  • To buy food or medicine or other necessary ítems.
  • To go to work – including profesional visits not to your office.
  • To go to the doctor or hospital
  • To return to your principal residence
  • To go to the bank or insurance office for critical ( forcé majeur) matters
  • To provide assitance to elderly, handicapped and vulnerable people
  1. Can I take my dog out? – Yes briefly and within the vicinity of your home & without company.
  2. Can I take the kids for a walk or to the playground – No.
  3. Can I go for a walk or a run? No.
  4. Can I use my car? Yes for work, visits to hospital, supermarkets etc. Bear in mind there maybe road checks and road closures.
  5. Can I visit my friend´s house? No.
  6. Can I visit a relative in their home? No unless it is they are infirm, vulnerable and need assistance.
  7. What shops are open?
  • Press Kiosks
  • Tobaconists
  • Hairdressers
  • Dry Cleaners
  • IT Supplies
  • Opticians
  • Pet Supplies
  • Supermarkets
  • Bakeries
  • Orthopedic Supplies

NB. Trips to shops need to be direct & as brief as possible. There maybe some controls for access to avoid bunching.

  1. Are there any bar sor restaurants open? No – though some may continue to provide take-away services. Hotels can provide meals to guests in their hotel rooms.
  2. Are there any cultural or Sporting activities?  No all cinemas, theatres, concert venues are closed.
  3. What about Easter? All religious and public acts are presently suspended
  4. Is there public transport – yes all metro and bus routes are running a limited service. There maybe limited capacity on buses and train cars to avoid bunching.
  5. What happens if I ignore the decree? You can be fined up to 3,000 Euros or even imprisoned.












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