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Zurich ZVV monthly/annual pass: how many trips per day?

As many as you would like (and physically possible) within the zones chosen (some night buses and trains may require additional supplement). Like your own link says With a monthly travelcard you ...
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What happens if my Zurich public transportation ticket expires while I am traveling?

When your ticket expires, you become a hare exactly at that spot. It does not matter that the ticket was valid when you boarded. Buy another ticket from the driver, SBB app on your mobile phone, or, ...
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How can I find my train platform number at Zurich?

You can find this information On the SBB website. Just use the trip planner, which gives you platform numbers. Zurich is an efficient, well signposted station, and 16 minutes is a generous transfer ...
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Do I need to go through customs at Zurich for connecting flight to Geneva?

You will enter the Schengen area in Zürich, because Geneva is a domestic destination (both in the sense it is within the same country and within Schengen). Therefore, you will pass through border ...
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Public Transportation Pass for 3 days in Zurich (2 zones)

Tickets prices for public transportation in Zurich can be found here: Tickets - ZVV. Be aware that regarding fares, Zurich (110) as well as Winterthur (120) count as two zones. For your travel ...
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What happens if my Zurich public transportation ticket expires while I am traveling?

See https://www.zvv.ch/zvv/de/abos-und-tickets/tarif/verbundtarif-und-richtlinien/preisgestaltung-nutzung-gueltigkeit.html . Should I be fined or is this okay? Depends on when you present your ...
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How to fight being charged for a full tank at Enterprise Zurich?

Whilst it's possible that this is a scam, there are also many legitimate reasons that something like this could happen - from simple human error on behalf of the person checking in the vehicle on ...
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Do I need cash CHF for a weekend in Zurich?

You will be able to get by with credit card + Euros. However, you may run into situations where Swiss cash may be needed, so when in doubt, ask. Note that you'll be able to pull CHF out of ATMs with ...
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Would I need to go thru Immigration in Zurich to connect to Kyiv? SwissAir entire trip

The word “immigration” seems to be creating a lot of confusion so here is a detailed description of what should happen during your trip: When leaving Spain, there shouldn't be any police check, the ...
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Is it okay to fly from a Swiss airport to Vietnam with German residence permit?

Your residency permit is valid for the entire Schengen area, not just for Germany itself. Therefore you may fly from Switzerland or just about any other Schengen airport. Enjoy your trip.
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What does this tiny window balcony spotted in Zurich stand for?

My guess is that it's for growing flowers and vegetables, simply a small greenhouse. They are sometimes called Greenhouse Windows or Garden Windows. Because they have windows on 3 sides they'll let ...
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What does this tiny window balcony spotted in Zurich stand for?

It's a bay window or Oriel window, they are pretty common in German- and English-speaking areas. They have an ornamental role They allow to look left and right of the building (instead of just in ...
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Layover in Zurich from US to Milan in 2022

If you have a single ticket through to Milan, you will not have to go through customs in Zurich as your luggage will be tagged through to Milan. You will have to go through passport control in Zurich ...
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Best Route from Zurich Airport to Rhine Falls

As for the ticket you can get a 9 o'clock day pass at the ticket machine at the station in the Airport (the machines are on the floor above the rails). It is valid on all trains, busses and trams ...
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Train from Zurich to Salzburg and February 2022 COVID restrictions

The RJ between Zürich and Salzburg runs through Germany as a corridor train. That is a train that runs through a foreign country without stopping, with the special privilege that the passengers on ...
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Is 1 hour sufficient to transit in Zurich (Montreal to Rome)?

I don’t see an issue with this connection if it is a legal connection. I’ve done shorter in ZRH (BRU-IAD) although there was no customs. It is stressful because the only viable way between the two ...
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Is there a maximum daily amount of Series 8 Swiss Francs which can be exchanged for current series at SNB in Zurich?

There is no daily limit. After all, Switzerland is well known for not really caring about where your money comes from. Of course, nowadays there are more anti-money laundering and anti-tax evasion ...
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Zurich Lake boat ride

As far as I can see from the link, you can probably book and load from everywhere. Any harbor on the lake of Zurich This other boat tour says it departs from Zürich Bürkliplatz Zurich Lake boat ...
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Which terminal does Vueling use for arrivals in Zurich airport?

There is only one terminal. For departures, there are four gate areas: A, B, D and E (A+B=Schengen, D+E=Non-Schengen), and Vueling usually departs from area A. For arrivals, there are two areas, ...
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Avoiding tilting trains in Switzerland

Late to answer but notheworthy: During the December 2017 timetable change of Swiss railways, decision was taken to phase out the ICN designation of tilting trains (this was related to a specific ...
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Do taxis accept non cash payment in Zurich

"Do taxis accept non cash payment in Zurich?" Yes, you can pay by Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Amex and Diners. See HERE "Is there any alternative transportations from Airport to Stadion Letzigrund?" ...
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How much time is needed for check-in at Zurich?

Take a look at this list of Swiss Airlines check in times: https://www.swiss.com/us/EN/prepare/check-in/checkin-times If you only have carry on you can check in online and/or get an electronic ...
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Do I need to go through customs at Zurich for connecting flight to Geneva?

If your ticket is a single ticket (same PNR), you will pass through customs at your final destination in the Schengen area. And you will pass through passport control at the first port of entry in the ...
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Best Rail pass for Switzerland

I'll try to make this answer a bit more general than for your specific itinerary. Quick conclusions Many trips on mountain railways/cable cars: Swiss Travel Pass Simpler planning and more flexibility:...
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Travel plan for Interlaken from Lausanne

It's definitively possible. I would use the train to do that. It's definitively also possible by car. From Lausanne to Interlaken you need around 1:45 by car and from Interlaken to Zurich around 1:30. ...
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Milano style hot chocolate in Geneva-Bern-Zurich?

I know exactly which kind of hot chocolate you are talking about, as kids we used to go to Domodossola on weekends to get that hot chocolate which can make your spoon stand up in the cup. If I ...
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How far in advance do tickets on Czech Railways become available near the yearly timetable change?

The relevant information from the always excellent Man in Seat 61: https://www.seat61.com/Europe-when-do-train-bookings-open.htm : Many central & eastern European countries still open ticket ...
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How far in advance do tickets on Czech Railways become available near the yearly timetable change?

The Man in Seat 61 is a good resource for updates on booking windows. I checked his news archives, and found the following in the November 2016 update: Hungary, Czech Republic, Renfe etc... Expect ...
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Is this image, taken about 1900, actually from Nuremberg?

I would suggest asking the Nuremberg Municipal Museums about this image or others tagged as Nürnberg. Local museums are often interested in receiving such images taken by visitors since sometimes ...
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