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Driving to Liechenstein

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Driving to Liechenstein

We are currently at Lake Constance. We would like to spend a day in LIechenstein. I have heard you need tio purchase some sort of a toll sticker? Our rental car has Swiss plates and we are US citizens. TIA.

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1. Re: Driving to Liechenstein

I do not know about Switzerland, although I believe their toll roads are pay as you go. Here is the information on Austrian road charges. We are doing a similar trip in two weeks.

austria.info/us/practical-information/drivin…

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2. Re: Driving to Liechenstein

It depends, coming from the northern shores of the lake in Germany and driving through Austria you need to buy a Korridor Vignette for the short distance between Germany and Switzerland; go to the bottom of this page for details http://www.asfinag.at/toll-stickers-and-rates

Your swiss rent a car should have the annual swiss Vignette already , check the windscreen genevalunch.com/files/2012/02/swiss_autorout…

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3. Re: Driving to Liechenstein

As the previous poster wrote, check on your car's windshield whether there is already a "vignette". If you do, you have nothing to pay on Swiss highways and there is none in Liechtenstein. If you don't either you avoid the Swiss highways (possible and somewhat nice) or you pay CHF 40 for the "vignette". You will have to pay in addition the Korridor EUR 4 (2x2) if you are coming from the North of the Konstanzsee.

Enjoy beautiful tiny Liechtenstein!

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4. Re: Driving to Liechenstein

we do have the swiss sticker on our car. thanks for all your help.

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5. Re: Driving to Liechenstein

it's Bodensee.

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6. Re: Driving to Liechenstein

Oups... But of course...

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8. Re: Driving to Liechenstein

For future reference: Keep in mind that you only need the road sticker (vignette) for major highways in Austria and Switzerland. You can always just stay off the expressways. But the Austrian 10-day sticker isn't expensive.

And Austria does require an International Driving Permit if you don't have a European driving license (with a few other exceptions). In the USA the IDP costs about $15 at AAA and it takes about 20 minutes to get one.

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9. Re: Driving to Liechenstein

I just returned from Europe and a 2033 mile driving experience through Germany, Czeck Rep, Austria, Lichtenstien, Switzerland and Italy. Window stickers are required in Austria and Switerland, not Lichtenstien. Caution !!!

I purchased the stickers and stuck them in the windowshield trim. Austrian police gave me a 150 euro ticket for not affixing (peeling sticker) to the glass.

Expensive lesson.

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10. Re: Driving to Liechenstein

Ouch... I am not sure about the Austrian sticker. But on the back of the Swiss one, the instructions are very clear... That said, I feel sad a policeman doesn't give a second chance to a tourist when it comes to where the sticker is placed...