To make your travel planning even easier, we have created a new healthcare package, with the aim of avoiding unpredictable situations and enabling you to enjoy your holiday without worrying about your health and safety. All employees in our hotels, resorts and camping resorts have a COVID-19 vaccination or recovery certificate, or are regularly tested, so you can be sure of a safe welcome.
RAT (RAPID ANTIGEN) AND PCR TESTING
We offer RAT (rapid antigen) testing service at our hotels or camping resort at prices from €10 to €20 as well as PCR testing at prices from €50 to €120.
We offer online consultations with a doctor (24/7) and healthcare services at our hotels or camping resort or at a healthcare facility.
Available healthcare facilities
EXTENDED STAY AND RETURN JOURNEY
We cover the costs of an extended stay if guests become infected by COVID-19, as well as the costs of public transport for the return journey.
VALAMAR EMPLOYEES VACCINATED OR REGULARLY TESTED
All employees in our hotels, resorts and camping resorts have a COVID-19 vaccination or recovery certificate, or are regularly tested.
What is the V-care guarantee?
The V-care guarantee is part of the V-Health&Safety programme providing for all necessary healthcare services during your stay (also in the case of COVID-19).
V-care guarantee - Health care & assistance in our hotels in Austria
Who is entitled to the V-care guarantee?
The V-care guarantee healthcare package is valid for all reservations (including existing ones) made directly through valamar.com or the Valamar Reservation Centre. Guests who have booked their accommodation through online travel agencies or other partners should check with them regarding healthcare services and insurance options.
The V-care guarantee applies to all persons included in the reservation and is valid from the moment of checking into one of our hotels or camping resorts.
Important! To be eligible for free healthcare services in public healthcare facilities while staying at our destinations, you must have a valid European Health Insurance Card.1
What is included in the V-care guarantee
The V-Health&Safety Manager is available to our guests 24 hours a day during their entire stay and is responsible for ensuring medical assistance if necessary.
Free medical consultations (via message, telephone call or video call) 24 hours a day.
Healthcare service 24 hours a day in the Valamar hotel or camping resort where the guest is staying, or in healthcare facilities. Healthcare is available free of charge in public healthcare facilities via the European Health Insurance Card. Private healthcare facilities will charge for healthcare services.
RAT (rapid antigen) testing in, or close to, your hotel or camping resort. The price of the test is €10 to €20, to be paid by the guest (the cost of testing depends on the destination). To book an appointment, contact the reception or your V-Health&Safety Manager in your accommodation property by 12:00 (noon) on the working day before the desired test date (excluding Sundays, when tests are not performed). For a test on Monday, you need to make an appointment on Saturday by 12:00 (noon). You can also book an appointment before your arrival via the Valamar Reservation Centre. Test results will be delivered to your email address within two hours. There may be delays in the delivery of results in the event of an increase in demand.
PCR testing in, or close to, your hotel or camping resort. The price of the test is €50 to €120, to be paid by the guest (the cost of testing depends on the destination). To book an appointment, contact the reception or your V-Health&Safety Manager in your accommodation property by 12:00 (noon) on the working day before the desired test date (excluding Sundays, when tests are not performed). For a test on Monday, you need to make an appointment on Saturday by 12:00 (noon). You can also book an appointment before your arrival via the Valamar Reservation Centre. Test results will be delivered to your email address within 24 hours.
We will cover the cost of accommodation in case extension of stay is required for persons with a COVID-19 infection, as well as for all other persons named in their booking, for a period of up to 14 days.
Reimbursement of travel expenses for the return journey of persons infected with COVID-19 if the return dates are different from those regularly scheduled.2
Guarantee that our employees are vaccinated or regularly tested. Most of our employees have a COVID-19 vaccination or recovery certificate, and those who have not yet received the COVID-19 vaccine are regularly tested.3
1 European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
The European Health Insurance Card is a free card valid in the 27 member states of the European Union as well as in Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein. Guests from these countries carrying a valid European Health Insurance Card are entitled to free healthcare services (including treatment for COVID-19) in public healthcare facilities in the country they are staying in at the time.
Who can get the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)?
Anyone who regularly pays for health insurance in their home country either within the European Union or in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, or Switzerland can get the European Health Insurance Card. Every family member travelling must have their own card. Persons from outside the EU who are legally resident in the EU and covered by the state social security system can also be issued the card. The expiry date on the card differs from country to country. If you have applied for the card just before your trip but the card cannot be issued due to the short deadline, you are entitled to a certificate that affords you the same rights as the card during your trip.
Guests from the United Kingdom carrying the Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) are entitled to the same medical treatment and healthcare as all other guests from the European Union with the European Health Insurance Card.
2 A public transport receipt (train, bus, airplane, ship) must be submitted in order for guests to be eligible for reimbursement. The maximum refund amount is €400 per reservation.
3 Valamar employees are tested when the 14-day incidence rate is higher than 50 per 100,000 inhabitants or depending on the assessment of the epidemiological situation.
V-care guarantee is part of V-Health&Safety, a programme of health, safety, and ecological standards as well as improved cleaning protocols aimed at ensuring that enhanced and efficient hygiene standards are applied in all Valamar facilities.
The V-care guarantee is a healthcare package providing for all necessary healthcare services during your stay (and in the case of COVID-19). The V-care guarantee applies to all persons included in the reservation and is valid from the moment of checking into one of our hotels or camping resorts.
CleanSpace - 100% privacy guarantees that high-touch areas in accommodation units have been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected and that nobody has entered the unit before the guest’s arrival.
Our V-Health&Safety Manager is available 24/7 throughout your stay, and provides guest support in case of the need for healthcare.
Safety and health control from production to serving food in restaurants and bars.
The V-Health&Safety programme uses the best international practice, and includes the following most important standards: V-Health&Safety protocol in partnership with SGS, Safe Stay in Croatia, Safe Travels, ISO 9001, HACCP, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001.