FCO Travel Advice for - Switzerland

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  • Wintry weather has been causing disruption to air travel between the UK and Switzerland. Check with your airline or travel company before travelling.

  • There is a danger of avalanches at certain times of the year Take care and observe all written notices and warnings. See Outdoor sports activities.

  • There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

  • 683,050 British nationals visited Switzerland in 2011. Most visits are trouble-free. See Consular assistance statistics.

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. Make sure your insurance covers winter/mountain activities.

  • The official website of Switzerland tourism provides useful information for travellers in a wheelchair or with impaired mobility.
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