About Us

We’re one of the most experienced tour operators in Poland. Having been in the business for over 30 years, we gained in-depth expertise in organising domestic and multi-country group tours. Among other things, we arrange holiday stays and cultural trips as well as take care of accommodation, transportation and entertainment. Our mission is to serve people with quality, unforgettable experiences and unique emotions while visiting Poland.

JAN-POL was founded in 1990 in Krakow, time when Poland was undergoing one of the most spectacular social and economic changes in its history. From the very beginning, we have run Hotel Wyspiański located in the heart of Krakow and we have been operating as an incoming tour operator, showing to the world the beauty of our country. Nowadays, we are one of the most successful companies on the tourism market. Our vision is to be the first-choice travel partner providing services in Poland. For our customers we offer a wide range of services, wrapped in our core values: passion, quality and personal approach.


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Board of directors

Paweł Bączek
CEO & Partner
Monika Bączek-Bochenek
Jan Bączek

Management team


Situation in Poland (updated 03/01/2022, valid until further notice)

Polish government is monitoring restrictions level and at this point number of new infections is considered as decreasing. Therefore economy is slowly reopening following below plan. The below information refers to nationwide restrictions.

Entering and leaving Poland

After arriving to Poland, the release from quarantine will still apply to people who are vaccinated or tested negative for Covid-19. All travelers from Schengen zone who are not vaccinated to avoid quarantine should perform Covid test with a negative result. Travelers arriving to Poland from outside the Schengen Area are required to present a negative result of the COVID-19 test taken within 24 hours even vaccinated person. Travellers who failure to present a negative test will be directed to a 14-day quarantine which they will be able to shorten after obtaining a negative Covid test result not earlier than 7 days after crossing border. There are the same rules for all means of transport, including public and individual transport, as well as all persons crossing the border on foot. The tests are not publicly funded. Children under 12 years of age who are travelling under the supervision of adults vaccinated against COVID19 will not be quarantined. Any person who crosses the state border of the Republic of Poland by plane is obliged to fill in, prior to check-in, a Passenger Locator Form.


Flights from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe are banned. Persons arriving from these countries cannot be exempted from a 14-day quarantine.

Private coaches

100% of seats can be taken on coach and there is a disinfection after each drive. Wearing masks during a trip is obligatory.


Shopping malls, DIY and furniture shops are reopened under condition to operate under a strict sanitary regime, with a limit of 1 person per 10 m2. Pharmacies, services points, bakeries, constructional markets and grocery shops are open with limited numbers of customers.


Hotels are open with a limit of 30% capacity. The limit shall not apply to persons fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and organised groups of children and adolescents under 12 years of age.


Restaurants, pubs, bars are open under condition to operate under a strict sanitary regime at a max. 30% capacity, including keeping a safe distance between the tables and abiding by the limit on the number of people per table. Limit does not include persons vaccinated against COVID-19.


Museums and art galleries are open under condition to operate under strict sanitary regime, with a limit of 1 person per 10m2 Cinemas, theatres, operas, philharmonics are open and must operate under a strict sanitary regime at no more than 75% occupancy.

Public transport

Trams and busses in the cities operates with 100% of seats taken. Domestic flights and train connections are available. These limits do not apply to vehicles for the transport of disabled passengers. Again masks are obligatory in all above transport means. Limit does not include persons vaccinated against COVID-19.

General information

It’s compulsory to cover your nose and mouth in shops, museums, public transport and all closed and areas. On the street it’s required to keep the distance of 2 m one from another. A certain sanitary regime (like disinfection) applies in all of the below.

Social life

Up to 100 people may participate in events and meetings, either outdoors, indoors or in designated gastronomic areas. The sanitary regime will still apply. This number does not include persons vaccinated against COVID-19. Limit dies not include night clubs, discos and other dance clubs which are closed. Fairs, exhibitions, congresses and conferences may be held only with a limit of 1 person per 15 m2.