UPDATED: Who can travel to Switzerland right now?
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UPDATED: Who can travel to Switzerland right now?

Making sense of ever-changing rules about who can enter Switzerland, and when, is not easy. Here's who is allowed to enter, who is not - and the applicable rules.

UPDATED: How to get Switzerland’s Covid-19 health pass
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UPDATED: How to get Switzerland’s Covid-19 health pass

Entry, masks and nightclubs: What are the rules in some of Switzerland’s favourite holiday destinations?
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Entry, masks and nightclubs: What are the rules in some of Switzerland’s favourite holiday destinations?

Can I travel to Switzerland if I’ve been vaccinated?
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Can I travel to Switzerland if I’ve been vaccinated?

Travel: What documents do tourists need to visit Switzerland?
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Travel: What documents do tourists need to visit Switzerland?

Travel: How to have your Swiss vaccination recognised abroad
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Travel: How to have your Swiss vaccination recognised abroad

‘Test tsunami’: Swiss test centres booked out ahead of summer holidays
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‘Test tsunami’: Swiss test centres booked out ahead of summer holidays

Travel: What documents do Americans need to visit Switzerland?
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Travel: What documents do Americans need to visit Switzerland?

Covid travel cancellations: What costs will Swiss insurers cover?
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Covid travel cancellations: What costs will Swiss insurers cover?

How a rental car shortage in Europe could scupper summer holiday plans

How a rental car shortage in Europe could scupper summer holiday plans

Covid-19: What lessons can Switzerland learn from Israel?
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Covid-19: What lessons can Switzerland learn from Israel?

READER QUESTION: What are the rules for children and minors entering Switzerland?
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READER QUESTION: What are the rules for children and minors entering Switzerland?

Q&A: What you should know about travelling abroad from Switzerland right now
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Q&A: What you should know about travelling abroad from Switzerland right now

Here is the form you need to enter Switzerland

Here is the form you need to enter Switzerland

‘Travelcheck’: This tool shows you what you need to enter Switzerland

‘Travelcheck’: This tool shows you what you need to enter Switzerland

Switzerland relaxes travel rules for vaccinated Americans and Brits: What you need to know
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Switzerland relaxes travel rules for vaccinated Americans and Brits: What you need to know

EXPLAINED: The European countries on UK’s ‘green’ travel lists and what that means

EXPLAINED: The European countries on UK’s ‘green’ travel lists and what that means

UPDATE: Switzerland confirms vaccinated Americans and Brits can enter from June 26th
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UPDATE: Switzerland confirms vaccinated Americans and Brits can enter from June 26th

COMPARE: What are the entry rules around Europe for American travellers?

COMPARE: What are the entry rules around Europe for American travellers?

IN DETAIL: Which Covid measures will the Swiss government decide to relax on Wednesday?
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IN DETAIL: Which Covid measures will the Swiss government decide to relax on Wednesday?

COMPARE: What are the Covid test requirements around Europe for child travellers
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COMPARE: What are the Covid test requirements around Europe for child travellers

Six beautiful Swiss villages located near the Austrian border

Six beautiful Swiss villages located near the Austrian border

US reclassifies Switzerland: What does it mean for American travellers?
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US reclassifies Switzerland: What does it mean for American travellers?

This Swiss canton allows vaccinated people to skip quarantine
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This Swiss canton allows vaccinated people to skip quarantine

UPDATE: When will Americans be allowed to travel to Switzerland again —and vice-versa?
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UPDATE: When will Americans be allowed to travel to Switzerland again —and vice-versa?

Unmarried couples: How can I visit my partner in Switzerland?
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Unmarried couples: How can I visit my partner in Switzerland?

UPDATED: Everything you need to know about the ‘green pass’, Switzerland’s coronavirus immunity card
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UPDATED: Everything you need to know about the ‘green pass’, Switzerland’s coronavirus immunity card

‘I’m going crazy’: Why international residents in Europe will travel this summer despite Covid

‘I’m going crazy’: Why international residents in Europe will travel this summer despite Covid

How does a country ever get off Switzerland’s ‘variant’ list?
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How does a country ever get off Switzerland’s ‘variant’ list?

EU delays adding UK to ‘white list’ for non-essential travel

EU delays adding UK to ‘white list’ for non-essential travel

What are the current rules on travelling from Switzerland to neighbouring countries?
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What are the current rules on travelling from Switzerland to neighbouring countries?

How will the EU’s ‘Covid passports’ work for travellers?
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How will the EU’s ‘Covid passports’ work for travellers?

EXPLAINED: What are the latest quarantine rules for arrivals in Switzerland?
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EXPLAINED: What are the latest quarantine rules for arrivals in Switzerland?

SURVEY: Are you planning to travel abroad this summer despite the pandemic?
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SURVEY: Are you planning to travel abroad this summer despite the pandemic?

How can tourists and visitors in Switzerland get a Covid test?
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How can tourists and visitors in Switzerland get a Covid test?

Switzerland removes Austria, Hungary and parts of France and Italy from quarantine list

Switzerland removes Austria, Hungary and parts of France and Italy from quarantine list

EU nations agree to open borders to vaccinated travellers from outside bloc

EU nations agree to open borders to vaccinated travellers from outside bloc

What does UK’s new travel advice for Europe’s ‘amber’ countries mean?

What does UK’s new travel advice for Europe’s ‘amber’ countries mean?

What will summer look like in Switzerland in 2021?
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What will summer look like in Switzerland in 2021?

Where in Europe are Covid curfews and early closures still in place?
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Where in Europe are Covid curfews and early closures still in place?

Switzerland adds several new countries to quarantine list

Switzerland adds several new countries to quarantine list

What does the UK’s new ‘traffic light’ system mean for travel to Switzerland?
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What does the UK’s new ‘traffic light’ system mean for travel to Switzerland?

Switzerland to remove quarantine for vaccinated people

Switzerland to remove quarantine for vaccinated people

EU plans to open borders to vaccinated tourists from outside bloc

EU plans to open borders to vaccinated tourists from outside bloc

UPDATED: Switzerland adds Mexico and Egypt to quarantine list

UPDATED: Switzerland adds Mexico and Egypt to quarantine list

UPDATE: When will Brits be allowed to travel to Switzerland again?
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UPDATE: When will Brits be allowed to travel to Switzerland again?

Switzerland places India on quarantine list effective immediately

Switzerland places India on quarantine list effective immediately

Travelling from Switzerland: Five websites that help you plan your holidays abroad
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Travelling from Switzerland: Five websites that help you plan your holidays abroad

Vaccinated Americans will be able to travel to Europe this summer, says EU chief

Vaccinated Americans will be able to travel to Europe this summer, says EU chief

Will summer holidays be possible in Switzerland this year?

Will summer holidays be possible in Switzerland this year?

Where are Switzerland’s best and worst train stations?

Where are Switzerland’s best and worst train stations?

Switzerland’s ‘risk list’: Turkey, Canada and parts of France, Germany and Italy added to quarantine list
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Switzerland’s ‘risk list’: Turkey, Canada and parts of France, Germany and Italy added to quarantine list

Swiss airlines and unions unite to demand return of air travel

Swiss airlines and unions unite to demand return of air travel

What do Switzerland’s foreigners miss most during the pandemic?
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What do Switzerland’s foreigners miss most during the pandemic?

PCR, rapid and self-tests: Your guide to coronavirus testing in Switzerland

PCR, rapid and self-tests: Your guide to coronavirus testing in Switzerland

Reader question: What documents do I need to enter Switzerland?

Reader question: What documents do I need to enter Switzerland?

Switzerland-United States travel: The crucial document you might not know about

Switzerland-United States travel: The crucial document you might not know about

Travel: Where can Swiss residents travel to without quarantine?
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Travel: Where can Swiss residents travel to without quarantine?

Everything that changes in Switzerland in April 2021
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Everything that changes in Switzerland in April 2021

Today in Switzerland: A round-up of the latest news on Thursday
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Today in Switzerland: A round-up of the latest news on Thursday

EU vaccine chief hopes for tourism boost as he unveils Covid-19 ‘health passport’

EU vaccine chief hopes for tourism boost as he unveils Covid-19 ‘health passport’

Travel agency offers ‘vaccination holiday’ from Switzerland to Russia

Travel agency offers ‘vaccination holiday’ from Switzerland to Russia

EXPLAINED: Can people from the United States and Great Britain come to Switzerland?
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EXPLAINED: Can people from the United States and Great Britain come to Switzerland?

Switzerland to remove United States and United Kingdom from quarantine list

Switzerland to remove United States and United Kingdom from quarantine list

Reader question: Are antigen tests sufficient for entry into Switzerland?
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Reader question: Are antigen tests sufficient for entry into Switzerland?

Could ‘health passports’ kickstart travel around Europe?

Could ‘health passports’ kickstart travel around Europe?

Swiss holiday demand surges as Spain and Portugal removed from quarantine list

Swiss holiday demand surges as Spain and Portugal removed from quarantine list

Are you as adventurous as this Nordic couple at Christmas?
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Are you as adventurous as this Nordic couple at Christmas?

QUIZ: Which up-and-coming city should you visit in 2019?
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QUIZ: Which up-and-coming city should you visit in 2019?

Win a trip for two to Lisbon, Budapest or Turin!
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Win a trip for two to Lisbon, Budapest or Turin!

Five beautiful places you probably haven’t thought of visiting
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Five beautiful places you probably haven’t thought of visiting

Meet the friends who will take you around Lisbon, Turin and Budapest
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Meet the friends who will take you around Lisbon, Turin and Budapest

VIDEO: Friends separated by the Bosnian war reunited in Lisbon
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VIDEO: Friends separated by the Bosnian war reunited in Lisbon

VIDEO: Whirlwind bromance! How to spend 48 hours in Budapest
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VIDEO: Whirlwind bromance! How to spend 48 hours in Budapest

VIDEO: Two days in Turin, the birthplace of chocolate and vermouth
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VIDEO: Two days in Turin, the birthplace of chocolate and vermouth

How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time
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How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time

Which of Switzerland’s neighbouring countries can you enter – and what are the rules?

Which of Switzerland’s neighbouring countries can you enter – and what are the rules?

Switzerland: Parts of Austria and Italy added to quarantine list

Switzerland: Parts of Austria and Italy added to quarantine list

Covid-19: What’s the outlook for Easter weekend in Switzerland?

Covid-19: What’s the outlook for Easter weekend in Switzerland?

‘A ticket back to normality’: Swiss support for vaccination pass grows

‘A ticket back to normality’: Swiss support for vaccination pass grows

Swiss president: People who want to travel ‘will have to be vaccinated’

Swiss president: People who want to travel ‘will have to be vaccinated’

REMINDER: These regions of Switzerland’s neighbours are now on the quarantine list

REMINDER: These regions of Switzerland’s neighbours are now on the quarantine list

UPDATED: What are Switzerland’s travel and quarantine rules?

UPDATED: What are Switzerland’s travel and quarantine rules?

Which cantons are Switzerland’s coronavirus mutation hotspots?

Which cantons are Switzerland’s coronavirus mutation hotspots?

UPDATED: Who can enter Switzerland right now?

UPDATED: Who can enter Switzerland right now?

Coronavirus: Can Americans come to Switzerland?

Coronavirus: Can Americans come to Switzerland?

How Swiss holiday habits have changed

How Swiss holiday habits have changed

‘It’s a grieving process’: The difficulties of moving home from Europe

‘It’s a grieving process’: The difficulties of moving home from Europe

Which countries in Europe would be on the EU’s list of ‘dark red zones’ for Covid-19?

Which countries in Europe would be on the EU’s list of ‘dark red zones’ for Covid-19?

UPDATE: These are latest travel restrictions in place around Europe

UPDATE: These are latest travel restrictions in place around Europe

Europeans urged not to travel as EU Commission proposes ‘dark red zones’ for Covid hot spots

Europeans urged not to travel as EU Commission proposes ‘dark red zones’ for Covid hot spots

Reader question: Can Brits stay more than 90 days in the EU if they have a spouse with an EU passport?

Reader question: Can Brits stay more than 90 days in the EU if they have a spouse with an EU passport?

Could all passenger traffic to Europe from non-EU countries be halted over Covid variants?

Could all passenger traffic to Europe from non-EU countries be halted over Covid variants?

Rail services to remain disrupted in Switzerland in the coming days

Rail services to remain disrupted in Switzerland in the coming days

Covid-19: Does your Swiss insurance cover cancelled travel?

Covid-19: Does your Swiss insurance cover cancelled travel?

Switzerland imposes retroactive quarantine on arrivals from UK

Switzerland imposes retroactive quarantine on arrivals from UK

UPDATE: Everything you need to know about Switzerland’s quarantine rules
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UPDATE: Everything you need to know about Switzerland’s quarantine rules

UPDATED: Which countries are currently on Switzerland’s quarantine list?

UPDATED: Which countries are currently on Switzerland’s quarantine list?

Switzerland imposes coronavirus quarantine on Irish arrivals

Switzerland imposes coronavirus quarantine on Irish arrivals

Bovril, tea… ham sandwiches: What can you bring back from the UK into your EU country?

Bovril, tea… ham sandwiches: What can you bring back from the UK into your EU country?

All travellers to UK to soon need negative Covid-19 test

All travellers to UK to soon need negative Covid-19 test

UPDATE: British residents of EU told not to worry about ‘souvenir’ passport stamps

UPDATE: British residents of EU told not to worry about ‘souvenir’ passport stamps

‘We warned you’: Call for urgent action after Britons living in EU denied entry

‘We warned you’: Call for urgent action after Britons living in EU denied entry

BREXIT: What Brits in Europe need to know about travel from January 2021

BREXIT: What Brits in Europe need to know about travel from January 2021

Coronavirus mutation in Switzerland since early December

Coronavirus mutation in Switzerland since early December

Should Paris allow cafés and restaurants to permanently extend their terraces?

Should Paris allow cafés and restaurants to permanently extend their terraces?

Switzerland to allow UK flights from Thursday but only for certain travellers

Switzerland to allow UK flights from Thursday but only for certain travellers

Switzerland: Baden-Württemberg closes border due to coronavirus risks

Switzerland: Baden-Württemberg closes border due to coronavirus risks

EU says blanket UK travel ban should end to allow people to return home

EU says blanket UK travel ban should end to allow people to return home

UPDATE- Travel chaos in Europe – Which countries have imposed transport bans on UK?

UPDATE- Travel chaos in Europe – Which countries have imposed transport bans on UK?

Where can you travel by international train from Switzerland this Christmas?

Where can you travel by international train from Switzerland this Christmas?

‘Landlocked’ in the EU: Are you affected by loss of onward freedom of movement?

‘Landlocked’ in the EU: Are you affected by loss of onward freedom of movement?

British tourists set to face Europe’s Covid-19 travel ban from January 2021

British tourists set to face Europe’s Covid-19 travel ban from January 2021

Covid-19: What you need to know if you are travelling abroad from Switzerland
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Covid-19: What you need to know if you are travelling abroad from Switzerland

Travel in Switzerland: Geneva airport launches more Christmas flights

Travel in Switzerland: Geneva airport launches more Christmas flights

Switzerland’s new coronavirus measures explained

Switzerland’s new coronavirus measures explained

Switzerland and Italy to suspend cross-border train services indefinitely

Switzerland and Italy to suspend cross-border train services indefinitely

EU announces no-deal plans to guarantee road and air travel with UK in January

EU announces no-deal plans to guarantee road and air travel with UK in January

UPDATE: Where in Europe will it be possible to go skiing this year?
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UPDATE: Where in Europe will it be possible to go skiing this year?

MAP: Return of night trains across Europe comes a step closer

MAP: Return of night trains across Europe comes a step closer

Switzerland adds US and parts of Austria and Italy to mandatory quarantine list

Switzerland adds US and parts of Austria and Italy to mandatory quarantine list

‘Freedom Pass’: Will Switzerland introduce a British-style coronavirus immunity card?

‘Freedom Pass’: Will Switzerland introduce a British-style coronavirus immunity card?

Switzerland gives green light to Christmas skiing

Switzerland gives green light to Christmas skiing

Switzerland: Should binational couples get priority access to coronavirus vaccine?

Switzerland: Should binational couples get priority access to coronavirus vaccine?

Brexit: European nationals warned of change in travel rules when visiting UK in future

Brexit: European nationals warned of change in travel rules when visiting UK in future

’The Swiss way is right’: Switzerland defends decision to keep ski resorts open

’The Swiss way is right’: Switzerland defends decision to keep ski resorts open

Could Swiss authorities prevent you from travelling if you refuse the coronavirus vaccine?

Could Swiss authorities prevent you from travelling if you refuse the coronavirus vaccine?

Can Switzerland still save its ski season?

Can Switzerland still save its ski season?

UPDATE: Switzerland removes France and Belgium from travel quarantine list

UPDATE: Switzerland removes France and Belgium from travel quarantine list

Covid-19: What kind of Christmas can we expect in Switzerland this year?

Covid-19: What kind of Christmas can we expect in Switzerland this year?

VIDEO: Why little Malta is a big attraction
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VIDEO: Why little Malta is a big attraction

Swiss airlines considers mandatory coronavirus testing for flights

Swiss airlines considers mandatory coronavirus testing for flights

Travel: Are neighbouring countries still open to Swiss tourists?

Travel: Are neighbouring countries still open to Swiss tourists?

US arrivals in Switzerland no longer required to quarantine

US arrivals in Switzerland no longer required to quarantine

Swiss airlines pays out executive bonuses despite coronavirus pandemic

Swiss airlines pays out executive bonuses despite coronavirus pandemic

European airlines cutting fares to woo back passengers

European airlines cutting fares to woo back passengers

UPDATE: What restrictions do travellers from Switzerland face?

UPDATE: What restrictions do travellers from Switzerland face?

Train links between Switzerland and Paris to be reduced

Train links between Switzerland and Paris to be reduced

Switzerland to expand night train links to Rome, Barcelona and Amsterdam

Switzerland to expand night train links to Rome, Barcelona and Amsterdam

European airlines demand end to quarantine ‘chaos’

European airlines demand end to quarantine ‘chaos’

‘We will be hit hard’: Swiss tourism officials call to cut quarantine

‘We will be hit hard’: Swiss tourism officials call to cut quarantine

UPDATE: Will France be placed on Switzerland’s coronavirus quarantine list?

UPDATE: Will France be placed on Switzerland’s coronavirus quarantine list?

Quarantine in Switzerland is ‘not a reliable system,’ say The Local readers

Quarantine in Switzerland is ‘not a reliable system,’ say The Local readers

What’s changing in Switzerland this week

What’s changing in Switzerland this week

Will France be placed on Switzerland’s coronavirus quarantine list?

Will France be placed on Switzerland’s coronavirus quarantine list?

Explained: What’s the difference between Switzerland’s two lists of high-risk Covid-19 countries?

Explained: What’s the difference between Switzerland’s two lists of high-risk Covid-19 countries?

Arrivals to Switzerland from Spanish islands and Belgium must quarantine from Thursday

Arrivals to Switzerland from Spanish islands and Belgium must quarantine from Thursday

Coronavirus: Masks required on all planes from Saturday

Coronavirus: Masks required on all planes from Saturday

How Swiss businesses are using temperature scanners to cut coronavirus risks

How Swiss businesses are using temperature scanners to cut coronavirus risks

Will the UK place Switzerland on its quarantine list?

Will the UK place Switzerland on its quarantine list?

What is it like to return to Switzerland from a country at risk?

What is it like to return to Switzerland from a country at risk?

Switzerland to guarantee wages for quarantined travellers returning from Spain

Switzerland to guarantee wages for quarantined travellers returning from Spain

Norway introduces quarantine for arrivals from France and Switzerland

Norway introduces quarantine for arrivals from France and Switzerland

UPDATED: Which countries have been added to Switzerland’s quarantine list?

UPDATED: Which countries have been added to Switzerland’s quarantine list?

Arrivals to Switzerland from Spain must quarantine as of Saturday

Arrivals to Switzerland from Spain must quarantine as of Saturday

Geneva remains on Belgium’s travel ban list as Vaud and Valais removed

Geneva remains on Belgium’s travel ban list as Vaud and Valais removed

Norway’s Covid-19 travel rules: Switzerland amongst next group of likely ‘red’ countries

Norway’s Covid-19 travel rules: Switzerland amongst next group of likely ‘red’ countries

Unmarried partners again allowed into Switzerland

Unmarried partners again allowed into Switzerland

Sweden removes Switzerland from travel warning list

Sweden removes Switzerland from travel warning list

Which countries have quarantines for Swiss arrivals?

Which countries have quarantines for Swiss arrivals?

How to register for self-quarantine in Switzerland

How to register for self-quarantine in Switzerland

Will Switzerland introduce coronavirus testing at airports to cut quarantine?

Will Switzerland introduce coronavirus testing at airports to cut quarantine?

EU to make face masks compulsory on all European flights for passengers aged 6 and over

EU to make face masks compulsory on all European flights for passengers aged 6 and over

Who is allowed to travel to Switzerland from outside the EU?

Who is allowed to travel to Switzerland from outside the EU?

How Switzerland’s airports are stepping up the fight against coronavirus

How Switzerland’s airports are stepping up the fight against coronavirus

‘Anyone could be quarantined’: Switzerland repeats advice not to travel abroad

‘Anyone could be quarantined’: Switzerland repeats advice not to travel abroad

UPDATE: Switzerland’s expanded quarantine list will apply retrospectively

UPDATE: Switzerland’s expanded quarantine list will apply retrospectively

These countries have been added to Switzerland’s mandatory quarantine list

These countries have been added to Switzerland’s mandatory quarantine list

UPDATED: Can I get a refund if Switzerland puts my destination on its quarantine list?

UPDATED: Can I get a refund if Switzerland puts my destination on its quarantine list?

‘We advise you not to travel’: Sweden retaliates against Switzerland’s quarantine order

‘We advise you not to travel’: Sweden retaliates against Switzerland’s quarantine order

Switzerland to carry out random checks to ensure quarantine compliance

Switzerland to carry out random checks to ensure quarantine compliance

Switzerland opens borders to travellers from certain countries outside Europe

Switzerland opens borders to travellers from certain countries outside Europe

Covid-19: Is Switzerland’s 10-day quarantine really long enough?

Covid-19: Is Switzerland’s 10-day quarantine really long enough?

The cheapest way to travel by train in Switzerland

The cheapest way to travel by train in Switzerland

Swiss authorities consider implementing stricter quarantine control measures

Swiss authorities consider implementing stricter quarantine control measures

Switzerland: Can your employer prevent you from attending nightclubs or travelling abroad?

Switzerland: Can your employer prevent you from attending nightclubs or travelling abroad?

Switzerland: Fines of up to CHF10,000 to be handed out for breaching coronavirus quarantine

Switzerland: Fines of up to CHF10,000 to be handed out for breaching coronavirus quarantine

Four tips for for a cheap family holiday in Switzerland this summer

Four tips for for a cheap family holiday in Switzerland this summer

Q&A: What travellers to Switzerland should know about the new 10-day quarantine rule

Q&A: What travellers to Switzerland should know about the new 10-day quarantine rule

How the Swiss quarantine rule will impact work and holiday plans

How the Swiss quarantine rule will impact work and holiday plans

Switzerland’s ten most beautiful villages you have to visit

Switzerland’s ten most beautiful villages you have to visit

UK publishes list of European countries exempt from quarantine rule

UK publishes list of European countries exempt from quarantine rule

Switzerland to impose ten-day quarantine on ‘high risk’ arrivals from on Monday

Switzerland to impose ten-day quarantine on ‘high risk’ arrivals from on Monday

Are flights around Europe returning to normal after borders reopen?

Are flights around Europe returning to normal after borders reopen?

From masks to spas: Crossing the French-Swiss border in the Covid era

From masks to spas: Crossing the French-Swiss border in the Covid era

Far-right SVP calls for 14-day quarantine in Switzerland

Far-right SVP calls for 14-day quarantine in Switzerland

UPDATE: EU agrees to reopen borders to 15 countries but excludes US from safe travel list

UPDATE: EU agrees to reopen borders to 15 countries but excludes US from safe travel list

Q&A: What impact will Switzerland’s mask rule for public transport have?

Q&A: What impact will Switzerland’s mask rule for public transport have?

EU delays decision on when Europe’s borders will reopen

EU delays decision on when Europe’s borders will reopen

American tourists could be barred from Europe when borders reopen

American tourists could be barred from Europe when borders reopen

What you need to know about travelling from the US to Switzerland

What you need to know about travelling from the US to Switzerland

What you should know before you travel abroad from Switzerland

What you should know before you travel abroad from Switzerland

International night train services from Switzerland to resume this week

International night train services from Switzerland to resume this week

UPDATED: Where can you travel to from Switzerland – and when?

UPDATED: Where can you travel to from Switzerland – and when?

Coronavirus: Struggling Swiss airlines offer ‘return flight guarantee’

Coronavirus: Struggling Swiss airlines offer ‘return flight guarantee’

Where can you travel in Europe? EU launches new website to help tourists

Where can you travel in Europe? EU launches new website to help tourists

Switzerland orders temperature checks for travellers from Sweden

Switzerland orders temperature checks for travellers from Sweden

Swiss government issues advice on travelling abroad as borders reopen

Swiss government issues advice on travelling abroad as borders reopen

Open borders: Europe’s haphazard route to ending travel restrictions

Open borders: Europe’s haphazard route to ending travel restrictions

These are the airlines restarting flights to and from Switzerland

These are the airlines restarting flights to and from Switzerland

EU proposes ‘progressive and partial’ reopening of external borders in July

EU proposes ‘progressive and partial’ reopening of external borders in July

What you need to know about UK quarantine if you are travelling from Europe

What you need to know about UK quarantine if you are travelling from Europe

Switzerland to open EU borders from June 15th

Switzerland to open EU borders from June 15th

Living in Europe: An update from the team at The Local
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Living in Europe: An update from the team at The Local

Switzerland relaxes work and residency restrictions: What does this mean for foreigners?

Switzerland relaxes work and residency restrictions: What does this mean for foreigners?

UPDATE: What can passengers expect at Swiss airports and on planes?

UPDATE: What can passengers expect at Swiss airports and on planes?

Five incredible places to visit in Switzerland this summer
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Five incredible places to visit in Switzerland this summer

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Switzerland’s long-distance bus lines fall victim to coronavirus crisis

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Coronavirus: Easyjet to resume flights from Geneva in mid-June

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Swiss public transport passengers to be reimbursed for delays from 2021

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Swiss travel agencies extend cancellation deadline for foreign trips

Coronavirus around Europe: Will foreign travel be possible this summer?

Coronavirus around Europe: Will foreign travel be possible this summer?

Swiss airline to resume some flights in June

Swiss airline to resume some flights in June

Calendar: When can Swiss residents travel abroad this summer?

Calendar: When can Swiss residents travel abroad this summer?

Tourism despite coronavirus: Swiss can holiday in Germany, France and Austria this summer

Tourism despite coronavirus: Swiss can holiday in Germany, France and Austria this summer

Switzerland backtracks on advice not to holiday abroad until 2021

Switzerland backtracks on advice not to holiday abroad until 2021

Swiss Federal Railways: Services resume gradually after lockdown

Swiss Federal Railways: Services resume gradually after lockdown

Coronavirus and travel: Will it be possible to leave Switzerland in the summer?

Coronavirus and travel: Will it be possible to leave Switzerland in the summer?

Coronavirus in Switzerland: Can I travel over Easter?

Coronavirus in Switzerland: Can I travel over Easter?

Easter travel: Will you get a refund in Switzerland if you cancel your trip?

Easter travel: Will you get a refund in Switzerland if you cancel your trip?

Around Switzerland: Visit stunning Lauterbrunnen thanks to this drone video

Around Switzerland: Visit stunning Lauterbrunnen thanks to this drone video

UPDATE: Germany imposes border controls with five countries due to coronavirus crisis
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UPDATE: Germany imposes border controls with five countries due to coronavirus crisis

EXPLAINED: Why Switzerland is ‘the world’s safest country for travellers’
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EXPLAINED: Why Switzerland is ‘the world’s safest country for travellers’

12 hurt as train hits buffer at Lucerne rail station

12 hurt as train hits buffer at Lucerne rail station

Five iconic spots in Switzerland to visit in 2020
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Five iconic spots in Switzerland to visit in 2020

Swiss government set to change mobile phone roaming laws

Swiss government set to change mobile phone roaming laws

How the Swiss take to the trains more than any other European nation

How the Swiss take to the trains more than any other European nation

Switzerland ranked favourite European destination among Asian visitors

Switzerland ranked favourite European destination among Asian visitors

The apps you need for getting around Switzerland
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The apps you need for getting around Switzerland

Nearly 200 airports across Europe ‘risk going bankrupt’

Nearly 200 airports across Europe ‘risk going bankrupt’

Switzerland lifts quarantine rules for most travellers from abroad

Switzerland lifts quarantine rules for most travellers from abroad

Why is Basel’s EuroAirport constantly being evacuated?

Why is Basel’s EuroAirport constantly being evacuated?

VIDEO: Three surprising facts that will make you want to visit Malta
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VIDEO: Three surprising facts that will make you want to visit Malta

What you need to know about taking a night train from Switzerland
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What you need to know about taking a night train from Switzerland

How to see the very best of Europe this summer
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How to see the very best of Europe this summer

Airbnb taps luxury market with 50,000 franc a night Swiss chalets

Airbnb taps luxury market with 50,000 franc a night Swiss chalets

Five unusual things you can do in Malta
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Five unusual things you can do in Malta

Over an hour wait in Gotthard Tunnel for holiday weekend

Over an hour wait in Gotthard Tunnel for holiday weekend

Welcome to Bitsch: Swiss village parodied by Instagram star

Welcome to Bitsch: Swiss village parodied by Instagram star

Confirmed: UK nationals won’t need visas for Switzerland after Brexit

Confirmed: UK nationals won’t need visas for Switzerland after Brexit

IN PICTURES: Six swimming pools with stunning mountain views in Switzerland

IN PICTURES: Six swimming pools with stunning mountain views in Switzerland

How the Stagiaire visa took two Swiss cabinet makers to San Diego

How the Stagiaire visa took two Swiss cabinet makers to San Diego

Switzerland: Will I have to quarantine when I enter Germany?

Switzerland: Will I have to quarantine when I enter Germany?

Switzerland placed on Germany’s ‘high risk’ quarantine list

Switzerland placed on Germany’s ‘high risk’ quarantine list

The 10 most interesting cities to visit in 2019
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The 10 most interesting cities to visit in 2019

Where to next? Join The Local’s new travel group on Facebook

Where to next? Join The Local’s new travel group on Facebook

Peak luxury: Switzerland’s most idyllic ski hotels

Peak luxury: Switzerland’s most idyllic ski hotels

Airbnb booms in Switzerland with almost 1 million yearly guests

Airbnb booms in Switzerland with almost 1 million yearly guests

Five reasons to meet up in Geneva in 2019
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Five reasons to meet up in Geneva in 2019

10 reasons you should visit Malta in 2019
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10 reasons you should visit Malta in 2019

Number of European nationals moving to Switzerland falls

Number of European nationals moving to Switzerland falls

SBB to introduce free internet from 2019

SBB to introduce free internet from 2019

IN PICTURES: Pop up hotels with a Swiss twist

IN PICTURES: Pop up hotels with a Swiss twist

Switzerland’s first carpool lane opens in bid to fight traffic

Switzerland’s first carpool lane opens in bid to fight traffic

Students use algorithm in bid to visit all 26 Swiss cantons in less than 24 hours…by train

Students use algorithm in bid to visit all 26 Swiss cantons in less than 24 hours…by train

Discount ‘rescue fares’ available for stranded SkyWork passengers

Discount ‘rescue fares’ available for stranded SkyWork passengers

This European island has ‘the best climate in the world’
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This European island has ‘the best climate in the world’

Game-changing flight tips for smart business travellers
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Game-changing flight tips for smart business travellers

This small Mediterranean capital is the perfect winter city break
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This small Mediterranean capital is the perfect winter city break

Eight hacks to turn your next long-haul flight into a holiday
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Eight hacks to turn your next long-haul flight into a holiday

French hotel giant AccorHotels buys Switzerland’s Mövenpick

French hotel giant AccorHotels buys Switzerland’s Mövenpick

Ten spectacular spring getaways in Switzerland

Ten spectacular spring getaways in Switzerland

Switzerland greenlights three ‘low-cost’ long-distance bus services

Switzerland greenlights three ‘low-cost’ long-distance bus services

Swiss trains: should the half-fare card be abolished?

Swiss trains: should the half-fare card be abolished?

2018 bucket list: what to do in Switzerland this year

2018 bucket list: what to do in Switzerland this year

Denmark advises against travel to Switzerland and three other countries

Denmark advises against travel to Switzerland and three other countries

How Switzerland plans to shorten its quarantine requirement to seven days

How Switzerland plans to shorten its quarantine requirement to seven days

The volunteer opportunity with a unique difference
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The volunteer opportunity with a unique difference

VIDEO: What do expats do with their pets when they travel?
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VIDEO: What do expats do with their pets when they travel?

Will Switzerland be added to Germany’s quarantine list?

Will Switzerland be added to Germany’s quarantine list?

Going underground: Ten fascinating sights below Switzerland’s surface

Going underground: Ten fascinating sights below Switzerland’s surface

The spookiest places in Switzerland

The spookiest places in Switzerland

10 reasons to get on board with Qatar Airway’s QSuite
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10 reasons to get on board with Qatar Airway’s QSuite

Upscale your coding skills in the Caribbean this winter
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Upscale your coding skills in the Caribbean this winter

This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret
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This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret

Swiss price watchdog slams Booking.com for ‘abusive’ fees

Swiss price watchdog slams Booking.com for ‘abusive’ fees

Ten fabulous city-breaks easily reached by train from Switzerland

Ten fabulous city-breaks easily reached by train from Switzerland

Switzerland: Parts of Germany, Italy and Austria added to coronavirus quarantine list

Switzerland: Parts of Germany, Italy and Austria added to coronavirus quarantine list

Ten stunning Swiss lakes to visit this summer

Ten stunning Swiss lakes to visit this summer

Easter getaways more popular than ever with Swiss

Easter getaways more popular than ever with Swiss

UPDATE: Which countries and regions are now on Switzerland’s quarantine list
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UPDATE: Which countries and regions are now on Switzerland’s quarantine list

UPDATED: Who can enter Switzerland right now?
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UPDATED: Who can enter Switzerland right now?

Quarantine: How does Switzerland decide a country is ‘high risk’?

Quarantine: How does Switzerland decide a country is ‘high risk’?

World’s shortest international flight to be grounded for good

World’s shortest international flight to be grounded for good

VIDEO: Ten Swiss beauty spots you can visit without leaving your home

VIDEO: Ten Swiss beauty spots you can visit without leaving your home

Why slow-burn Lausanne is a place you grow to love

Why slow-burn Lausanne is a place you grow to love

Why you should visit Switzerland’s Italian-speaking region of Ticino this year

Why you should visit Switzerland’s Italian-speaking region of Ticino this year

Don’t let their names put you off, these Swiss places are well worth a visit

Don’t let their names put you off, these Swiss places are well worth a visit

‘Swiss ID no longer valid’: UK to require passports from October 2021

‘Swiss ID no longer valid’: UK to require passports from October 2021

Zurich named one of ‘most inspiring’ cities

Zurich named one of ‘most inspiring’ cities

Six brilliant ways to survive November in Switzerland

Six brilliant ways to survive November in Switzerland

World’s shortest international flight of 8 minutes takes off

World’s shortest international flight of 8 minutes takes off

Autumn in Switzerland: ten stunning Instagram photos

Autumn in Switzerland: ten stunning Instagram photos

10 great apps for exploring Switzerland this summer

10 great apps for exploring Switzerland this summer

Confirmed cases of Zika virus soar in Switzerland

Confirmed cases of Zika virus soar in Switzerland

SBB caves in over rail card passenger data

SBB caves in over rail card passenger data

Where to find out about last-minute train schedule changes in Switzerland

Where to find out about last-minute train schedule changes in Switzerland

Expat secrets: Travel more and spend less
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Expat secrets: Travel more and spend less

Travel: Where can you fly from Switzerland right now?

Travel: Where can you fly from Switzerland right now?

SBB moots free coffee for off-peak train users

SBB moots free coffee for off-peak train users

Learn how to live for free on your next holiday
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Learn how to live for free on your next holiday

Swiss leader’s commute turns Twitter sensation

Swiss leader’s commute turns Twitter sensation

Swiss travel firm Kuoni suffers weak results

Swiss travel firm Kuoni suffers weak results

Geneva and Vaud included on Germany’s travel warning list

Geneva and Vaud included on Germany’s travel warning list

‘The risk is too great’: Why Switzerland rejected a five-day quarantine

‘The risk is too great’: Why Switzerland rejected a five-day quarantine

Switzerland rejects call from cantons to cut quarantine

Switzerland rejects call from cantons to cut quarantine

Switzerland updates quarantine list: Croatia added but Belgium removed

Switzerland updates quarantine list: Croatia added but Belgium removed

Competition: Win flights to Paris
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Competition: Win flights to Paris

Switzerland to remove Belgium from quarantine list

Switzerland to remove Belgium from quarantine list

UPDATE: Belgium extends ‘do not travel’ recommendation to 13 Swiss cantons

UPDATE: Belgium extends ‘do not travel’ recommendation to 13 Swiss cantons

UK to impose compulsory quarantine on arrivals from Switzerland

UK to impose compulsory quarantine on arrivals from Switzerland

Coronavirus: Zurich emerges as Switzerland’s new ‘high risk’ area

Coronavirus: Zurich emerges as Switzerland’s new ‘high risk’ area

No quarantine? Swiss airlines calls for rapid coronavirus testing at airports

No quarantine? Swiss airlines calls for rapid coronavirus testing at airports

Swiss use cars to make half their annual trips

Swiss use cars to make half their annual trips

Apps aim to ease Swiss customs duty calculation

Apps aim to ease Swiss customs duty calculation

How to travel like a local and avoid the tourist traps
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How to travel like a local and avoid the tourist traps

Federal Railways guides commuters to seats

Federal Railways guides commuters to seats

Swiss to cut Madrid and Athens flights

Swiss to cut Madrid and Athens flights

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Swiss ease Egypt travel curbs

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Mubarak has ‘tens of millions’ in Swiss accounts

Gay trips to Islamic countries anger Swiss Muslims

Gay trips to Islamic countries anger Swiss Muslims

Duty-free shopping to be allowed on arrival

Duty-free shopping to be allowed on arrival

Swiss solar plane preps for Brussels flight

Swiss solar plane preps for Brussels flight

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High number of accidents on Swiss roads

Fake missionary betrayed by lack of Bible

Fake missionary betrayed by lack of Bible

Holidaymakers get gun training at secret Swiss military facility

Holidaymakers get gun training at secret Swiss military facility

Tourists flock to Swiss B&Bs

Tourists flock to Swiss B&Bs

Switzerland ranked top in adventure travel

Switzerland ranked top in adventure travel

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Money ‘stolen’ at Zürich airport security

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Stop construction of Swiss luxury resort: WWF

Swiss agency names ’10 safest airlines’

Swiss agency names ’10 safest airlines’

Solar plane completes 72-hour simulated flight

Solar plane completes 72-hour simulated flight

Swiss solar plane will try 48-hour flight to Morocco

Swiss solar plane will try 48-hour flight to Morocco

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Swiss fear of flying boosts therapists

Switzerland closes transit loophole for ‘high risk’ arrivals

Switzerland closes transit loophole for ‘high risk’ arrivals

Switzerland to be added to UK quarantine list: Reports

Switzerland to be added to UK quarantine list: Reports

Switzerland agrees to open borders to unmarried couples

Switzerland agrees to open borders to unmarried couples

Clarification: Can American visitors come to Switzerland?

Clarification: Can American visitors come to Switzerland?

Americans visiting Switzerland subject to ten-day quarantine

Americans visiting Switzerland subject to ten-day quarantine

What you should know about your Swiss health insurance before you go abroad
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What you should know about your Swiss health insurance before you go abroad

Journey of discovery: Three travel trends to try in 2019
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Journey of discovery: Three travel trends to try in 2019