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Zürich Travel warnings

Travel Health in Switzerland

Switzerland, as can be imagined, is one of the healthiest countries in the world. There are, however, a number of issues relating to health that a visitor to Switzerland should know. Make sure you are up to date with wh

Swiss Laws and Customs

Visitors to Switzerland often find it remarkable how obedient as a culture the Swiss are. There are rules and regulations for everything, some of which might surprise the outsider. In each canton there are traditions an

Scams & Crime in Switzerland

There is very little serious crime in Switzerland. But what petty crime exists is mainly aimed at tourists and focused on the visitor attractions in major towns. Most of the crime occurs at festivals and during the peak

Mountain Safety - Switzerland

One of the reasons people choose to holiday in Switzerland is because of the stunning alpine scenery which are year round attractions. But the mountains demand your respect, generations of Swiss have tales to tell abou

Recommended vaccinations for Zürich

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.


    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

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