St Moritz Travel Planner by Tom Brosnahan

  Travel Details for St Moritz, Switzerland
Business hours, communications, electricity, health and medical care, money and costs, passports, tipping, tourist information sources, useful links...



 
 

Remember that Switzerland is different: it is not part of the European Union, so EU laws, rules and money do not apply. (though GSM mobile phones work here as usual).

Business Hours

 

BUSINESS HOURS

Monday—
Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Banks

8:30am—4:30pm

Closed

Closed

Shops

9am—6:30pm

9am—4 pm

Closed

Post Offices

8:30am—6:30pm

7:30—11am

Closed

Business

8am—12 noon
& 2—5pm

Closed

Closed

Communications

Email, Internet, mobile phone, land-line phone...even normal post! More...

Electricity

220-240 volt AC, 50Hz. More....

Health

Swiss medical care is both public and private. Outdoor activities entail risks. Protect yourself! More...

Links

Other useful websites.

Money

Swiss francs (CHF, SF, FS, SFr), not Euros. Merchants may accept euros in payment, but you'll get your change in Swiss francs. More...

Passport

You'll need a valid passport to enter Switzerland.

Sales Tax/VAT

Value Added Tax of 7.6%. If you spend CHF400 or more in a shop, ask for a Global Refund Check and the tax will be refunded to you.

Tipping

Hotel and restaurant bills, taxi fares and most other service include a service charge so no tipping is necessary. Leave small-coin change in cafes, if you like. Tip luggage porters CHF2 per bag.

Tourist Information

Lots of it, well-delivered. More...

—by Tom Brosnahan


What to See & Do

Art & Culture

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Other Luxury Hotels

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Restaurants

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St Moritz Transport

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