Moving to Switzerland
Switzerland is an increasinly popular destination for Atlantic International Movers, offering comprehensive removals, shipping and storage services for this central European country.
Your specific move requirements can be discussed with one of our moving consultants, and every detail from the packing and collection through to delivery and unpacking will be agreed. Throughout your move, a move manager will ensure that everything goes to plan, and keep you informed of progress at all times.
Moves to Switzerland are usually carried out using a dedicated removals vehicle door-to-door. Other services provided can include full packing and unpacking, insurance and storage at either end.
Being part of the European Economic Area, Switzerland has few customs and import regulations that apply to moves from the UK. Your relocation consultant will be able to provide further information.
If you would like us to survey your possessions and provide a quotation to move to Switzerland please complete this simple form, or you can complete this online questionnaire and we can provide a quotation by email.
Once cannot begin to discuss Switzerland without mentioning the Alps, which attract skiers in the winter and for hikers in the summer from across the world. Skiing, snowboarding and mountaineering are all popular pastimes in Switzerland and at a professional level, the country does very well in the Winter Olympics amongst other competitions.
There are three main languages spoken in Switzerland, German, French and Italian, although Romansh is spoken in some valleys. Those who live in the upper valleys of the Rhine and the Inn work to preserve their rare linguistic tradition of Romansh. Despite speaking differing languages, the Swiss are very patriotic and National Swiss Day is celebrated annually. For this, amongst other reasons, the country is not part of the European Union. The Swiss Confederation has a long history of neutrality and was one of the last countries to join the United Nations, although Switzerland was a founder of the European Free Trade Association. Switzerland is a landlocked country and is boarded with Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein. The country is one of the richest in the world and is home to two of the world’s most important financial cities, Zurich and Geneva. Both of these cities respectively have been ranked as having the second and third highest quality.
Whilst Switzerland isn’t world renowned for its food like their French neighbours, Swiss cuisine is famed for chocolate and red wine in particular. Tourists and locals can enjoy the folk art on display and yodelling, a traditional form of Swiss music, at several music venues and shows. There are over one thousand museums throughout Switzerland, the number of which has more than tripled since 1950, so there is always something to keep tourists and residents occupied. The country also hosts many festivals, including the Locarno International Film Festival and the Montreux Jazz Festival.