The Swiss government has outlined the return to normality after the global pandemic including the complete opening to international guests and the full opening of tourist infrastructures (restaurants, events, leisure facilities).

New York/San Francisco, June 11, 2021. The Swiss government announced today that it is opening the country’s borders to fully vaccinated travelers from the USA from June 28, in time for the summer holidays. Switzerland Tourism is already actively present in North America to provide information about existing protection measures and rules, as well as travel opportunities in Switzerland for the summer and autumn 2021. “I’m not only thrilled but also feel quite emotional that we finally can go back to what we do best; host guests from America in our magnificent country. I have long believed that Switzerland, with its small boutique towns, rustic villages dotted along picturesque valleys, and wide-open alpine landscapes is the natural choice for a post-Covid holiday. Now that the borders will be open, together with everybody in the Swiss Tourism Industry, we can’t wait to welcome each one of you.” says Claudio Zemp, Director Americas for Switzerland Tourism.

American guests, who can proof that they are fully vaccinated will be able to travel without quarantine or PCR tests as early as June 28th. The law will be ratified by the Swiss government on June 23.

Maximum protection concepts.

Over 4,000 tourism businesses use the Swiss “Clean & Safe” label to document the application of comprehensive protection concepts. Guests can get information on the current various protection concepts on the corresponding website mutual safety. Guests appreciate – especially after the pandemic – Switzerland’s values such as reliability, cleanliness, safety and naturalness.


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