Frequent Questions

What’s the best time of the year to visit Switzerland ?

Whatever the season, Switzerland offers a wide variety of things to see and do. Summer lasts from June until September and offers the most pleasant climate for outdoor activities. Spring and autumn are somewhat cooler but there are still plenty of things to do. Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of activities beginning in late November and ending when the snow melts in the spring.

What currency is used in Switzerland ?

The official currency is the Swiss franc (CHF). The Euro is however accepted by the majority of merchants in major cities and tourist areas.

How much luggage can I take with me on the train ?

We recommend you limit your luggage to one reasonably sized suitcase (maximum weight limit of 14kg maximum) and a small handbag. It is important to be able to easily manipulate your own luggage.

Are the hotels within the “’Moments Suisses” packages well located ?

The selected hotels are located close to the train stations.

Should I undertake preventive measures against altitude sickness ?

For the mountain excursions such as the Jungfraujoch, we advise people suffering from altitude sickness to take the necessary preventive measures. Bring your medicines and bring snacks to help alleviate any possible dizziness.

What is a Swiss historical hotel ?

The Swiss historical hotels are family owned and operated through generations. These delightful establishments offer a unique architecture, beautiful decoration as well as historical furniture. An unforgettable atmosphere of authenticity awaits you.

What is the « vignette » ?

When traveling through Switzerland by car you will take advantage of an efficient motorways network. The use of a “vignette”, a window sticker, is compulsory for circulation across the country’s motorways. The sticker must be affixed to the windshield. If you take possession of the vehicle in Switzerland, the cost of the “Vignette” is included in the vehicle rental fee. However, if you take possession of your vehicle in another country, you must pay the “vignette” fee at the border crossing at a cost of 40 CHF. This amount is subject to change without prior notice.