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Klosters, Switzerland Guide
Klosters, Switzerland General Info
Klosters, Switzerland General Info

Currency, Location, Passports and Visa, Tipping

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Klosters, Switzerland Facts

Switzerland is a small, landlocked country in the heart of Europe. Surrounding countries: Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein. 

Klosters Nestling in what has remained the rural part of the Prättigau (Graubünden), Klosters, with its romantic village-like atmosphere, stands in stark contrast to the nearby Alpine metropolis of Davos. Thanks to the Vereina tunnel, even the Engadine has now become a direct neighboring region. 

Coordinates: 46.8699° N, 9.8829° E

Visas Requirements: Please visit VisaHQ to determine Visa requirements for your country.

Language: German, French, Italian and English

Capital City: Bern

Population: Klosters has 4400 permanent residents. The number of residents can dramatically rise in the winter season. 

Time Zone: Standard Time zone is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time(GMT+2).

Currency:  Swiss Franc (CHF)

Credit cards are widely accepted throughout Switzerland. Those commonly used include Visa and MasterCard. 

Electrical Current: The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Switzerland, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220 - 240 V (as is in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa).

Type J or C plugs.

Telephone code: Switzerland Country Code is 41. Klosters area code is 081.
Dialing internationally + 41 + area code + telephone number
Dialing locally dial the seven-digit telephone number   

Switzerland Transportation:  If taking a car in this area some of the pass roads are closed during the winter or liable to close at short notice, but the railway company also operates a car carrying service from Klosters to the lower Engadine or from Thusis to Samaden.

WiFi/Computers: Most villas and resorts offer WiFi internet. 

Tipping –  

Restaurants: A service charge is typically added into your bill at restaurants in Switzerland.If this is the case, you do not need to leave an additional tip.However, if you are exceptionally happy with your service, you can round the bill to the nearest franc.

Spa: Spa services generally include an extra fee for gratuity.For this reason, it is not customary to tip extra.However, if you are exceptionally happy with your service, you can round the bill to the nearest franc.

Taxi: Typically, you are not expected to tip your taxi driver. However, a service charge may be added.Round up or add 5% if you are happy with your service or even more if you taxi driver has been exceptionally helpful.

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