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I am an Indian citizen currently in Norway and I have a residence permit. I have to travel to Switzerland but I do not have my passport with me as it is gone to another embassy for visa stamping. Can ...

I want to travel by rail in Europe in 3 connecting countries for 11 days. So I wanted to ask, is it good to book tickets in advance or is good to book from station A to B? My itinerary starts from ...

I'm going to Zürich, Hardbrücke tomorrow evening. I have a big suitcase with me which I don't want to carry all along. So I want to place it in a locker. In the Internet I can't find any information ...

I am flying from Berlin to Zürich and continuing my travel by train. I am considering booking a fixed-connection train ticket, which is available for a train departing 1 hour 3 min after landing. I ...

On Sunday, I was walking in Zürich and came across St. Jakob Church. When I approached the door, I saw that a chorus was performing. Since there was nobody around except the people seated in the ...

I am an Australian who has spent the last 85 days in the Schengen zone. Of those 85 days, 70 were in Switzerland and 15 were in Germany. Today I got a working holiday visa in Germany under the youth ...

I am a US citizen with a US passport, traveling to Mumbai through Zurich. Indian travel visas have already been obtained. The return flight has an extended layover for a few hours, and my wife and I ...

I am aware that the weather changes often and that I should wear layers, but I also read that locals tend to dress quite modestly (dark, plain clothing). Is that so? I will note that I am going to a ...

I will be driving from Geneva to Lyon this week (planning on taking this route). If I recall correctly, the toll roads in France I paid by card but is this the same case with Switzerland? I don't plan ...

I'm about to rent a car to travel in Switzerland and I'm unsure what kind of fuel they use there. When you rent a car, do they specify what fuel is used or the entire Switzerland uses the same fuel ...

I'm going to be in Switzerland for around 10 days and I do not feel like planning my whole trip out beforehand, do I HAVE to pre-order my tickets if I have the swiss travel pass?

My passport is expiring on July 4, 2018 and I'm traveling from Chicago to Delhi. Being an Indian citizen, can I stay for a 2-hour layover in Zurich, Switzerland, without getting into trouble, or ...

Several years ago I was a resident of Switzerland and attempted to trade my European but non-EU driver's license for a Swiss one. To do that, I had to take a road test which I unfortunately ended up ...

I really don't like tilting trains, because I always feel slightly sick in there. With normal trains I don't have any problems at all. Unfortunately, there are a lot of tilting trains on the route ...

I'll be flying from Asia to Europe via Zurich in the summer. I bought a ticket with Oman Air to Zurich. Now I'm planning to buy a ticket from Zurich to my home country on a different company, Swiss ...

I work as a software developer in a part of the world that has a lot of road / traffic noise. I live in Europe and want to move countries, to somewhere quieter. Due to my job, it would have to be near ...

I have been issued a Swiss visa with one entry. I had requested for multiple entries. I will be entering Zurich on the first day of the visa. I also will be visiting the UK, Italy and France by train....

A friend of mine has been to Switzerland recently and has purchased the one-year motorway vignette for 40CHF. Now I'm planning a car trip of my own, so I was thinking I could simply borrow his highway ...

We are spending a week in Grindelwald (Jungfrau) in January 2018 and are not skiers. Does the hiking pass cover public transport and the cable cars in Jungfrau? Is this the same as a non skier pass? ...

I received a student visa from Switzerland on 17th October 2017, which is valid for three months. I plan to start January 11th 2018. The visa is valid until January 16th 2018. Will I encounter any ...

Yesterday I went by bus from the Euroairport (French sector) to Zurich. Unusually, two Swiss border checks took place. First, at the St-Louis border checkpoint, officials boarded the bus, asking ...

What's the easiest way to get a tourist visa for Switzerland as a Chinese living in Hainan, China? What's the process and what requirements are there?

I recently applied for a business Schengen visa to Switzerland (from India). However my visa approval is delayed and the purpose of the trip, which was to attend some crucial meetings, is not ...

I had applied with Swiss embassy in New Delhi India through VFS for Visitor visa as I have to meet my brother and his family who lives in Geneva, Switzerland. I had applied for myself, wife and 3 year ...

The embassy said that I didn't need to appear in person because I had a previous Schengen visa from the French embassy. So I mailed in an application on October 31. The tracking number from the post ...

Having scanned through the website, I noticed that the questions usually ask for extension of the Schengen 'C' visa after its validity date or the 90 days are up. For my case however, I currently ...

I have a work authorization for Switzerland valid until 19th April 2018 for 4 months max. I intended to get a short-stay work visa for 120 days (Type D visa) but due to an incorrect appointment at ...

Yesterday, I was on a Swiss train that was 10 minutes late. I thought perhaps it was the end of the world ... The Swiss railways have a reputation for being very punctual (the joke being you can set ...

Is it allowed in Switzerland to sleep in the car (2 people, small car, in small vilages)? I want to go there (near Lozana) but I have not much money, so I don't want to spent it on hostels. Is it ...

I am making a spontaneous day trip to Basel tomorrow, and there is the problem of choosing a nice restaurant for lunch. I don't want a famous place where you need reservations a month in advance to ...

During my journey, I need to go to Basel Airport in the early morning. I'm looking for popular on-demand taxi service in Basel. From: Feldbergstrasse, Basel To: Basel Airport Time of departure : 6:...

I am going on a Topdeck European bus tour that is passing through 20 countries. During the trip, we pass through many countries that don't use the Euro, such as Poland - which uses the Zloty or the ...

An Iranian citizen has recently joined my team, and he needs to attend company orientation in either the United States or Switzerland. All things being equal, when applying from Sydney, Australia, ...

Leaving from Geneva, I remembered after security that I didn't had any gifts... Amongst the usual chocolates, I found the perfect gift: a Swiss knife that I proudly bought. Few minutes later I ...

Arriving at Geneva airport on a Friday evening by Swissair, and then travelling by train to Aigle. If the plane is late do the railway inspectors get narked and charge you if the train we take is a ...

I am a citizen of India holding a B1B2 visa for US. I am planning to visit the USA for the first time via Zurich and want to stay in Zurich for 2 days. Will I need a Swiss visa for that?

I have planned to travel sightseeing at Jungfrau mountain in Switzerland. Since I have checked with many weather forecast website on my trip date, they said the weather probably be cloudy, partly ...

An Iranian colleague will travel from New Zealand to Iran and Europe with the following rough schedule: New Zealand (currently working here) -> Iran (5 days) ->Germany (2 days, conference) -> ...

I am a British citizen flying from the UK to Germany, stopping in Basel in Switzerland for about 5 to 6 hours waiting for a connecting flight to Dresden. Do I need to obtain a visa?

I'm looking to travel from Lugano, Switzerland to Menaggio, Italy in mid-October this year. I understand the C12 bus is the most direct public transport option, after leaving central Lugano on the #...

I have a multiple entry visa for Switzerland, but I will go to Switzerland via France. Is it possible that I can transit through France to Switzerland?

I was trying to find some information about how the Blue Zone works in Switzerland, but I've found many contradicting information: one queue says I can park 2 hours, other speaks about 1 hour. I've ...

I will be traveling to Basel, Switzerland in June and will be staying there for approximately 1 week. While there, am I free to visit neighboring Germany and France freely?

I am visiting Zürich and I don't speak any German. I do speak though both English and French. Which one should I use to communicate with the locals? How about the rest of German-speaking Switzerland?

I'm wondering if there are power outlets on the SBB Zurich-Milan train. The SBB page on the topic says: "Depending on the route and train type, you can enjoy the following services during your ...

I'm currently in Switzerland for a short term study & have been given a Swiss Permit (that expires October). Thing is: I have to return to my home country - for a short personal visit before ...

Does the Swiss Rail multipass make sense for this itinerary? Will the swiss rail pass cover travel slightly across the border into Italy? (Luino?) I have an itinerary like this: Day 1: Fly into ...

I am a UK citizen and my husband has applied for Schengen multiple entry visa through the Swiss Embassy. We are flying to and visiting Geneva but I accidentally booked a hotel which is across the ...

I will spend 3 days in Zurich and I plan to use public transportation. In order to avoid buying a single ticket every time I prefer to buy a 3 days pass (or a single day pass) to facilitate my trip. ...

Of course a crown jewel to any visit to the Alps is ascending the "Top of Europe" via Europe's highest train route, Jungfraujoch. However, I only have one full day in the Interlaken area, and I ...

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