Old Sep 9, 20, 2:22 pm
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Unmarried partners from third countries can enter Germany again

On Aug 10 the GERMAN PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EU announced that unmarried partners from third countries can enter Germany again, with proper documentation. https://www.bmi.bund.de/SharedDocs/k...-paare-en.html In my case, I am in a ten-year relationship with my GF in Munich, and we have spent extensive time together over the years. (I've counted my trips to Europe over that timespan--44.) I am a US citizen. I'v e searched with success FT for information on what travelers have experienced since this policy was issued a month ago as I have a flight booked from Lubbock, TX to Munich, on AA, on September 29 (that's just a few days before new quarantine rules go into effect). I have all my documentation in hand (handwritten invitation letter from GF; completed and signed official "declaration" with both of our original signatures (https://www.bmi.bund.de/SharedDocs/d...cationFile&v=5); print-outs of personal blogposts as well as joined AirBnB receipts and flight tickets that prove that we have met before "at least once") to satisfy the official requirements under this policy. However, I am extremely concerned about not being able to board either my originating flight or my connecting international flight to London, where I am scheduled to transit on the way to MUC. I am well aware that things change very quickly these days, and I am aware of test and quarantine requirements; this question is simply meant to find out whether others have already used this avenue to see their partners and what their experience has been. Apologies if there's already a thread dedicated to this, but I couldn't find anything.

PS: IATA's world travel map does mention "unmarried partners." https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/world.php

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