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Currency

6 posts
Currency

visiting switzerland from india..which currency should i take with me?

India
Destination Expert
for Switzerland
Level Contributor
1,143 posts
180 reviews
1. Re: Currency

CHF.

You can use Euro at some of the places, but then you will loose out on the conversion charges overtime you use it.

Mannheim, Germany
Destination Expert
for Zurich, Mannheim
Level Contributor
14,887 posts
5 reviews
2. Re: Currency

None. Just use your ATM card to withdraw money locally as needed.

Canton of Valais...
Destination Expert
for Switzerland
Level Contributor
44,170 posts
204 reviews
3. Re: Currency

You will need Swiss francs. As Altamiro suggests, use ATMs with your cash card from home. (tell your home bank before you leave that you will be doing that). There are lots of ATMs at the airports and there are ATMs at most of the stations as well.

If you try to pay in EUR many places will take them BUT the rate they will give you will be worse than at a bank. They have to send a member of staff to the bank to deposit/change the EUR into CHF.

4. Re: Currency

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