Quick Facts


Switzerland is located within a temperate climatic zone, the climate is moderate and generally agreeable. March: 51° / 37° (°F) | 11° / 3° (°C)

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Currency is the Swiss Franc (CHF). Currency converter - http://www.xe.com

Time Zone

Zurich’s time zone is Central European Time (CET): UTC/GMT +2

Emergency Services

Electricity & Conversions

Electricity in Switzerland is 230 V, 50 Hz AC. Plug types: C and J


Tipping in Zurich, Switzerland. Tipping is not a must in Switzerland as service is always included in the price. However, if you were pleased with the service you got, tips are appreciated and in restaurants many leave 5-10 percent of the bill or at least round up a couple of francs.