The turn of the year is one size smaller this year. On New Year’s Eve, the lockdown rules for private meetings are? different than at Christmas ?? not relaxed. And other things that are normally taken for granted at the turn of the year are also forbidden. An overview: Private meetings: New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Eve can only be spent with members of your own household as well as members of another household. The total number of five people may not be exceeded.