Here you will find important tips and useful information for Switzerland / Liechtenstein.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
Local currency / ISO Code
Swiss Franc CHF
Currency exchange rate
CHF 1 = ~ CHF 1.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ CHF 1.00 (07/2020)
Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
If you are carrying (the equivalent of) CHF 10,000.00 or more, you must be able to provide information on the beneficial owner and on the origin and the intended use of the funds. For amounts of (the equivalent of) CHF 10,000.00 or more, an entry will be made in the information system of the Customs Administration. If there is a suspicion of money laundering or terrorist financing, the funds will be confiscated and handed over to the police.
for Germany: 0049
for France: 0033
for Great Britain: 0044
for Italy: 0039
for Canada: 001
for Austria: 0043
for USA: 001
230 volt / 3-pronged plug
Passport or valid ID card.
Schweizerische Botschaft im Fürstentum Liechtenstein
Bern, Bundeshaus Nord
Tel: +41 31 323 07 25 / +41 31 323 01 95
Minimum age for car rentals: 18 to 25 (varies by company).
Headlights must be on even during the day.
Mandatory road tax (sticker).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.5 ‰.
L'acqua di rubinetto è perlopiù potabile.
+/- 0 h Austria, France, Germany, Italy
+ 1 h Great Britain
9.00 - 16.30 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 16.00/17.00 (sa)
8.30 - 18.30/19.00 (lu - ve)
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