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Switzerland

It may be a smaller country but its reputation didn’t get the memo. Switzerland is renowned around the world for many things that it does extremely well such as banking, neutrality, chocolate and watch making, the views it offers and much, much more. Its location means it has heavy influences from its neighbors making for a unique blend of cultures, language and food.   

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Basic Info

Drinking water: Safe to drink from the tap

Plugs: Type C and F (See photo below)

Covid Updates

Those fully vaccinated or recovered within the last 12 months must show entry form and proof. Those unvaccinated will need to have a negative PCR (72 hours) or rapid antigen (48 hours) upon arrival and must take another test 4-7 days after arrival and report the results. 

**Make sure to triple check entry requirements well before departure as protocols are constantly changing** 

Money

Official currency: Fr Swiss Franc

Credit cards: Common

Tipping: Included in the price but you can round up 

Visas

Schengen state. 62 countries can enter for 90 days within 180 visa free. 

**Always check with your government for the most up to date information on visa requirements.**

Vaccinations

None

**Assuming you are current on routine vaccinations. Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on required vaccinations specific to your home country**

Safety

Exercise Normal Precautions

**Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on safety**

Language

Official Languages: German, French, Italian, Romansh

Hello: Hallo      Goodbye: Auf Wiedersehen

Thank-you: Danke

Yes: Ja (ya)     No: Nein (nine)

Beer: Bier      Bathroom: Toiletten

When to go

The best time will depend on what you want to do. Spring and fall are the best for outdoor activities while still avoiding crowds. July and August are crowded and expensive but also the warmest. Those looking for some fresh pow will want to come between December and March for ski and snowboarding season. 

Responsible Travel

Hire local guides

Eat, stay and shop local

Always be environmentally conscious

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