About Switzerland
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Streaming Services

Watch your home country's TV abroad: a guide to international streaming ser...


With content delivery services that offer access to your favourite TV programmes from your home country around the world, living abroad has never been easier.

Ferries across the Channel

Ferries across the Channel: getting around Europe by boat


Travel between mainland Europe and the UK has never been easier, and if you’re sick of air travel there remains the classic option: take a boat.

Airports in Switzerland

International airports in Switzerland


A list of international airports in Switzerland, plus information on visa requirements for travelling to a Swiss airport.

Emergency numbers in Switzerland

Emergency numbers in Switzerland


What number do you call in an emergency in Switzerland? Here's a guide to emergency numbers and helplines in Switzerland, plus useful numbers for advice, lost property and general enquiries.

Swiss social security

Social security in Switzerland – and claiming your benefits

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Expats in Switzerland have to take out compulsory social insurance to access the Swiss social security system, in exchange for certain benefits.

Driving and parking in Switzerland


Before you drive in Switzerland, read the rules for driving licences, importing vehicles, car registration, parking and road regulations in Switzerland.

Crime and the legal system in Switzerland


Switzerland is a relatively safe European country and most people will not come in contact with crime. However, there are still safety precautions you can take to protect yourself in Switzerland.

Trains in Switzerland

Switzerland transportation: Trains, buses, and taxis in Switzerland

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How to travel in Switzerland by bus, tram, train, car and ferry.

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