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What to spend your franc on

  • A bar of authentic Swiss chocolate

    2.5 CHF

  • A cup of fresh coffee

    4.7 CHF

  • A cheese fondue for two in a restaurant

    32 CHF

  • A day-pass for all zones on the Zurich metro

    33.6 CHF

  • A day tour around the beautiful Mount Titlis

    156 CHF

How many Swiss franc will I need?*

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  • for people for
  • nights


Must-sees in Switzerland

  • Geneva
  • Located on the edge of Lake Geneva and the foot of the Swiss Alps, the city of Geneva is a beautiful combination of architecture, nature, commerce and culture. From the landmark Jet d’Eau shooting water over 400 feet in the air, to the numerous luxury timepiece manufacturers based in the city, Geneva exudes sophistication.
  • Zurich
  • Switzerland’s largest city, and winner of numerous ‘quality of life’ accolades, Zurich is a financial powerhouse with a scenery to match. When making a visit, the numerous art galleries, museums and theatres are a must for any traveller.
  • Verbier
  • For those with a penchant for powder, the slopes of Verbier offer breathtaking scenery and action-packed skiing. With views of the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc, this Alpine village offers a classic taste of Switzerland.

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A deeper look at the Swiss franc

It is important to note that although Switzerland is not a member of the European Union, it is a part of the European Economic Area. As a result, it does not make use of the Euro as the official currency. The Swiss franc is however, legal tender in Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the Italian exclave of Campione d’Italia.

More info on the Swiss franc

Banknotes are available in 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 1000 francs. Coins are available in 5, 10 and 20 centimes, and ½, 1, 2 and 5 francs.

Buying Swiss franc online is easy

Free next-day home delivery on orders over 500 CHF

  • 1. Select your currency
  • Just tell us how much you need and where you’re going

  • 2. Choose how to get it
  • Get your currency delivered to your door or collect at over 50 Travelex stores

  • 3. Pay online
  • Use either your debit card or credit card and you’re all set

*The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.

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