Wegen günstigen Corona-Tests: Deutsche Grenz-Apotheken von Schweizern überrannt

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Immer mehr Schweizer fahren für einen Corona-Test kurzerhand über die Grenze nach Deutschland. Kein Wunder: Der Preisunterschied ist enorm.

Wegen günstigen Corona-Tests: Deutsche Grenz-Apotheken von Schweizern überrannt
© imago images/Karina Hessland Deutsche Grenz-Apotheken von Schweizern überrannt

Wer nicht genesen oder geimpft ist, der braucht in der Schweiz einen negativen Corona-Test – zumindest, wenn man zum Beispiel ins Restaurant, in eine Bar oder ins Kino möchte. Seit Oktober gilt die Zertifikatspflicht. Mittlerweile müssen die Kosten für die Antigenschnelltests selbst bezahlt werden.

Das kann schnell ins Geld gehen. Und genau deswegen huschen immer mehr Schweizer über die Grenze, um sich in Deutschland den günstigen Corona-Test abzuholen. Neben dem üblichen Einkaufstourismus hat sich inzwischen ein regelrechter Test-Tourismus entwickelt, wie die «Aargauer Zeitung» berichtet.

Kein Wunder: Die Preisunterschiede sind gravierend. Während hierzulande ein Test um die 50 Franken kostet, fällt es bei unserem Nachbarn deutlich günstiger aus. Zum Beispiel im Medix-Testzentrum in Bad Säckingen. Dort kostet der Test etwas mehr als 11 Franken. So billig ist es aber nicht überall. Auch bis zu 30 Franken müssen an gewissen Stellen in Deutschland bezahlt werden. Und trotzdem: Günstiger als in der Schweiz ist es alle Mal.

Das Ergebnis ist innert 15 Minuten da

Besonders Apotheken nahe der Grenze bekommen den Run auf die Günstig-Tests zu spüren. «Der Anteil der Testpersonen mit Wohnsitz in der Schweiz hat sich bei uns auf 60 Prozent erhöht», sagt etwa eine Angestellte der Schwarzwald-Apotheke in Bad Säckingen.

Und warum auch nicht. Das Angebot ist üppig und das Prozedere unkompliziert. Es dauert keine 15 Minuten bis das Ergebnis da ist. Und bei der Gelegenheit kann man auch noch günstig in Deutschland posten. Besonders am Wochenende sei viel los, so die Apotheken-Angestellte weiter. (jmh)

Wegen günstigen Corona-Tests: Deutsche Grenz-Apotheken von Schweizern überrannt
Wegen günstigen Corona-Tests: Deutsche Grenz-Apotheken von Schweizern überrannt
Wegen günstigen Corona-Tests: Deutsche Grenz-Apotheken von Schweizern überrannt
Wegen günstigen Corona-Tests: Deutsche Grenz-Apotheken von Schweizern überrannt
Wegen günstigen Corona-Tests: Deutsche Grenz-Apotheken von Schweizern überrannt

Immer mehr Schweizer fahren über die Grenze nach Deutschland, um den Corona-Schnelltest zu machen.

Immer mehr Schweizer fahren über die Grenze nach Deutschland, um den Corona-Schnelltest zu machen.

Der Grund: die Zertifikatspflicht. Um im Restaurant essen zu können, braucht es einen negativen Corona-Test, wenn man nicht geimpft oder genesen ist.

Der Grund: die Zertifikatspflicht. Um im Restaurant essen zu können, braucht es einen negativen Corona-Test, wenn man nicht geimpft oder genesen ist.

Der Test muss inzwischen aus eigener Tasche bezahlt werden.

Der Test muss inzwischen aus eigener Tasche bezahlt werden.

Und genau deswegen fahren viele Schweizer über die Grenze. In Deutschland werden die Tests nämlich deutlich günstiger angeboten.

Und genau deswegen fahren viele Schweizer über die Grenze. In Deutschland werden die Tests nämlich deutlich günstiger angeboten.

Das Ergebnis gibt es innerhalb von 15 Minuten. Und manche Schweizer nutzen die Gelegenheit, um noch günstig in Deutschland einzukaufen.

Das Ergebnis gibt es innerhalb von 15 Minuten. Und manche Schweizer nutzen die Gelegenheit, um noch günstig in Deutschland einzukaufen.

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