Switzerland is part of Europe with main city at
Bern. Its Developed country with a
population of 8M people. The main currency is Swiss Franc. The languages
spoken are German, French and Italian. the Swiss Confederation is the formal name of Switzerland It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~-2.64 °C 🌧 ~102.82 mm 👨👩👦👦 8M people
⚠️ Travel advice
fiber_manual_record Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our travel advice for Switzerland. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise normal safety precautions in Switzerland.
issued date: November 4, 2019
Switzerland uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type J.
The languages that are typically spoken are German, French and Italian
💱 Currencies Used
Switzerland uses the Swiss franc (symbol: Fr), code CHF.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 francs and 50, 20, 10 and 5 cents.
Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Switzerland (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.
Automatic teller machines are very common in Switzerland. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Switzerland. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.