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Switzerland Removes All Entry Requirements

In more travel news this week, officials in Switzerland announced on Thursday that the nation will be removing its covid-related entry requirements for travelers. The updated guidance will come into effect on May 2nd, 2022. The announcement was made by Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) on Thursday via a post on Twitter, confirming that …

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Switzerland Drops All Covid Entry Requirements

***Important Note/Correction, February 18 2022 @ 9:00am. Since publishing this article, the SEM migration police have informed us they are currently amending the federal government’s official removal of all entry requirements so they don’t apply for third-party travelers at this time. While the federal government (including the federal department of home affairs and the federal …

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Switzerland Removes Testing & Masks For Vaccinated Tourists

The Swiss government removed nearly all pandemic restrictions at midnight today, as the country believes they’re over the worst of the pandemic as hospitalization rates drop.  Swiss President, Ignazio Cassis, said at a press conference: “Switzerland is taking a decisive and important step towards normality,” “The virus is there. We are learning how to live …

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Sweden and Switzerland Remove Testing Requirements For Entry

The two European travel destinations of Sweden and Switzerland have both removed their pre-departure Covid-19 testing requirements for international travelers. In doing so, the two travel hot spots are joining a rapidly growing list of other EU and Schengen destinations that have recently toned down their entry restrictions and requirements in a bid to facilitate …

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Switzerland Removes Quarantine For All Travelers

After enforcing quarantine on November 27, Switzerland has reversed the decision and dropped quarantine for all arrivals. The news is a massive relief to U.S, British, and Canadian travelers visiting Switzerland this winter. A statement said, “In order to continue to prevent the new Omicron variant from entering the country as far as possible, a …

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Switzerland To Require Proof Of Vaccination For Indoor Activities

Switzerland has announced that from the 13th of September, the government will require a COVID-19 vaccination certificate to enter various indoor activities until January 2022. The news comes as various EU countries raise entry restrictions and ban unvaccinated U.S travelers due to rising cases of COVID-19 in the United States.  Switzerland is currently open to …

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The Best Beginner Hiking Spots in Switzerland

Whether you are gearing up to climb the Matterhorn, or just want to find a fun family-friendly trail to hike: these ten trails will get you started. Unique, beautiful, and accessible for all skill levels, these hiking spots are our top picks for Swiss scenery. Don’t forget to bring your hiking poles, comfortable shoes, and …

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Switzerland Reopens To U.S. and Canadian Tourists

Switzerland has reopened for U.S. and Canadian travelers as the country attempts to salvage the summer and attract visitors from North America.   The country first set out a plan to allow vaccinated tourists from “third countries” at the start of June. However, the Swiss authorities didn’t decide on this subject until last week.  The country …

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Switzerland To Reopen For Vaccinated U.S. Travelers

Switzerland has set out its plan to reopen to international tourists – including U.S. travelers – who’ve had a COVID-19 vaccine from June 28th. The move follows many of Switzerland’s European neighbors, which reopened for vaccinated tourists in the last month. These nations include France, Portugal, Spain, Greece, and Denmark.  *note: This news story was …

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Switzerland’s Entry Requirements For Travel in 2022

Tourists are eager to return to beautiful Switzerland known for it’s 208 mountains, over 7000 pristine lakes, extremely high quality of life, and awe-inspiring views. Below we have all the information you’ll need for travel to Switzerland in 2022, including which countries can visit, if testing and or quarantines apply to your trip, and everything …

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European Ski Season In Doubt As Resorts Stay Closed

With the Covid-19 situation in various countries in Europe failing to improve, and the popular skiing period of Christmas and the New Year already lost to the pandemic, there is a real chance that this year’s ski season may pass without millions able to take to the slopes. With several countries either closing resorts or …

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France Stops Citizens From Going Abroad To Ski With New Border Checks

Following the news that French ski slopes are to be closed whilst Swiss ones remain open, French Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced that France is to start carrying out random checks along the border in order to prevent travelers from spreading Covid-19 further. Here’s a look at the problem, and the implications that it …

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