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Country Information

Denmark

Travel money

Recommended:
  • Travel Cash Card in Swiss francs (CHF)
    For ATM cash withdrawals
    For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
  • Banknotes in local currency
    For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination

Travel Cash

Phone +41 31 710 12 15
  • An additional charge per withdrawal may apply in this country.

Credit cards

  • Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
  • Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.

Banknotes

Local currency / ISO Code
Danish krone DKK
Currency exchange rate (effective date)
DKK 100 =~ CHF 15.25 ; CHF 1 =~ DKK 6.56 (01/2020)
Import local currency
unlimited; the equivalent of EUR 10'000.00 or more must be declared
Import foreign currency
unlimited; EUR 10'000.00 (equivalent) or more must be declared
Export local currency
unlimited; the equivalent of EUR 10'000.00 or more must be declared
Export foreign currency
unlimited; USD 10'000.00 (equivalent) or more must be declared

Time difference with Switzerland

+/- 0 h
- 1 h (Färöer Islands; - 4 h (Greenland)

National language

Official language
Danish
Language capabilities
English and German

Capital

Copenhagen (København)

Country code for calling Switzerland

00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)

Voltage

220 volt / adapter required for 3-pronged plug

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Valid passport or valid ID card for stays up to 3 months.

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Regional consular center for the Nordic Countriesn
Stockholm, Valhallavägen 64
Tel.: +46 8 676 79 00

Opening hours

Banks
9.30 - 16.00 h (Mon - Wed, Fri)
9.30 - 18.00 h (Thu)
Stores
9.00 - 17.30 h (Mon - Thu)
9.00 - 19.00 h (Fri)
9.00 - 12.00/14.00 h (Sat)

Driving

Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals.
Minimum age for car rentals: 23 to 25 (varies by company).
Headlights must be on even during the day.
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.5 ‰.

Health situation

Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.

Tourism

For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/

Important

While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.