Sunday and public holiday exemptions Granting in the travel industry

Anyone who operates a travel business must in principle comply with the provisions of the Act on Closing Hours (LadSchlG) and the Lower Saxony Act on Public Holidays (NFeiertagsG). An exception to the Sunday and holiday rest applies to the offering (offering for sale) of goods as well as to hospitality activities in the travel industry. In addition, the derogations apply to self-employed traders who visit other persons in the course of their business.

Further exceptions must be expressly permitted upon written request by the competent authority.

Related Links

  • Lower Saxony Act on Shop Opening and Selling Hours (NLöffVZG)
  • Lower Saxony Act on Public Holidays (NFeiertagsG)
  • If applicable , identity card or passport
  • Excerpt from the commercial register
  • Travel trade card
  • if applicable, documents documenting the project

Related Links

  • § 55e paragraph 2 Of the Industrial Code (GewO)

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport

Last update or date of publication
13.09.2018