In view of the spread of the coronavirus, more and more countries are tightening their entry requirements for Germans too. As of Friday, the USA will no longer allow people from the Schengen area to enter the country, and Israel is asking tourists to leave the country. Airlines are cutting more and more connections.
Travelling amid coronavirus: What you need to know
The Federal Foreign Office generally advises against unnecessary trips to Italy after the government there has declared the whole country a security zone.
At the same time, many tour operators, railway companies and airlines offer free rebookings and cancellations under certain conditions.
What rights travelers have if they are currently on the move or if they want to postpone or cancel a vacation.