Bern, Switzerland (20 Minutes, Fre) – Travel on a train in Valais or Ticino and you should not be asked by a customs officer to show your goods – a situation that will soon change. Switzerland became part of the Schengen Area 12 December, which allows travelers to enter and leave Switzerland without routine passport […]
St Prex, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Switzerland officially becomes part of the Schengen Area today. To celebrate, and as a reminder that customs officers are still at the borders, GenevaLunch has revised its popular guide, How to make it happily through Swiss customs. (Ed. note: Details on Swiss customs and Schengen 2008, from the federal government). […]
Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Switzerland officially joins the Schengen space 12 December. Several changes that affect many foreigners visiting or living in Switzerland will take effect.
Switzerland (24 Heures, Fre) – The next step in Switzerland’s gradual move into the Schengen region comes 1 December, when passport controls at road borders will end, although customs officials point out that checks for merchandise will continue.