Time difference with Switzerland
– 10 h (Alaska); – 11 h (Hawaii); + 8 h (Micronesia); + 11 h (Marshall Islands)
Country code for calling Switzerland
011 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
110/120 volt / adapter required
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Please inquire early at the U.S. Embassy in Berne about exact entry regulations.
All visitors must complete the entry form and customs declaration they received on board the aircraft.
Upon entry, digital fingerprint and digital portrait photo are taken of all travelers.
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Washington D.C., 2900 Cathedral Avenue N.W.
Tel. +1 202 745 7900
9.00 - 16.00/17.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.30 - 12.00 h (Sat)
9.30 - 18.00/21.00 h (Mon - Sat)
Many stores open 24 hours a day.
Swiss driver's license accepted; international driver's license recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.8 ‰.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.
Part of the USA are Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Marianas Islands, Marshall Islands and Micronesia.
Parts of the USA are exposed to the risk of earthquakes. The risk is greatest in Alaska, Hawaii and California.
Malgrado l'aumento delle misure di sicurezza esiste sempre il rischio di attacchi terroristici.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/