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34 posts, 02:04 today
Fahrzeugausweis - Vehicle registration document
Let me understand - anyone could take my fahrzeugausweis to the strassenverkehrsamt, cancel my registration and re-register the car in their name; yet I should keep this document with my car, where, if the car is stolen, the thief would…
Started by: fatih.erol · 3.Mar.2011 · Transportation/driving
20 posts, 01:59 today
World's worst driver? - how I passed my…
I suggest you have a look at this summary of the key theory and if anything is unfamiliar you should probably swot up. Also remember on the motorway it's double shoulder check before changing lane and on slip roads. It's not unusual…
Started by: holdsy · 20.Jun.2014 · Transportation/driving
20 posts, 01:41 today
Credit/Debit Card in GBP given Swiss Residence…
Many thanks, really! <3 Finally somebody who has answered my question, without making dumb assumptions on my situation. I am asking for a debit card in GBP because I need one and I do not care much about FX rates because I already…
Started by: Ciuccio · 8.Oct.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
4 posts, 01:38 today
Lexus rx400h buying advice
Started by: technix · 6.Oct.2015 · Transportation/driving
26 posts, 01:31 today
Are expats in Switzerland allowed to do…
Fully agree with dodgyken's comments. For more information on second income from your own business, you might wish to read this Beobachter Q&A on Nebenerwerb. Use a web translator to translate the German to English:
Started by: arthurq · 5.Oct.2015 · Employment
28 posts, 01:27 today
Working in Switzerland and Swiss culture
If you are in hurry, It's really hard to get a job quite normal one even an internship, you should represent yourself very carefully with a good CV and proper idea for your interview I wish you good luck :)
Started by: Gontran · 6.Oct.2015 · Employment
18 posts, 01:03 today
Roommate problems
As I have experience on living with the others on the same situation, although still is not so late for you to do sth, but better to open the problems one after the other one, after resolving then the next step, for example, by mail…
Started by: flubber03 · 7.Oct.2015 · Daily life
3 posts, 00:47 today
Transporting your own car from abroad to…
Started by: Rooz · 9.Oct.2015 · Travel/day trips/free time
3 posts, 00:28 today
Persian concert in Zürich (Hossein Alizadeh)
Started by: Rooz · 10.Oct.2015 · Concerts
55 posts, 00:14 today
Since vs for
Yes, and? It's not the passport that's being controlled. No, the passport is checked as part of the process of controlling who is allowed to cross. Controlling the border crossing implies an action as a result of the document check.
Started by: bugger · 6.Oct.2015 · Language corner
2 posts, 00:03 today
Apple Pay Mystery
Started by: Island Monkey · 9.Oct.2015 · Daily life
1 post, 23:59 yesterday
Interesting Concert of "Riverside" in Platteln
Started by: Rooz · 9.Oct.2015 · Concerts
2 posts, 23:39 yesterday
Auto Body Shop
Started by: golfer4430 · 9.Oct.2015 · Transportation/driving
6 posts, 23:04 yesterday
Lugano/Locarno = Montreux/Vevey?
It's the point that trains go either to Locarno, or Lugano, it's one of the only stops for inter-cities.. But, definitely more relaxed and less expensive than either, with three castles to visit. Really, I'd go there. Also, from…
Started by: McTAVGE · 9.Oct.2015 · Travel/day trips/free time
2 posts, 22:57 yesterday
Do you enjoy singing?
Started by: gaijin · 13.Nov.2011 · Other/general
8 posts, 22:51 yesterday
Stuck electric shutters
From the look of it, your shutter has been forced out of the guide channel. It is a relatively easy fix if you have the tools, patience and a mechanical knack. And are careful with the application of brute force. If not entirely…
Started by: JazzyJeff · 6.Oct.2015 · Housing in general
10 posts, 22:49 yesterday
ECJ: Data Transfer Law violates the right…
It was a bit questionable before Snowden. Afterwards was it absolutely obviously wrong. Snowden showed the world proof that the US authorities do not care about privacy laws and do not need formal and transparent court orders as soon as…
Started by: lorena1 · 7.Oct.2015 · International affairs/politics
4 posts, 22:48 yesterday
SAHDs in Vevey
Started by: CuppaTea · 9.Oct.2015 · Daily life
76 posts, 22:47 yesterday
Impossible to reclaim German VAT for goods…
It is Amazons duty to pay the tax not yours. If they still reimburse, even after the change, who cares. Get your stuff stamped at the French border. (Not really an option for me as France and Austria are to far away to be economical in…
Started by: 4rt · 14.Sep.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
3 posts, 22:29 yesterday
Golfers Beware
Started by: golfer4430 · 9.Oct.2015 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
3 posts, 21:24 yesterday
A guitar shop in Zurich that can service…
Started by: ozgur · 9.Oct.2015 · Other/general
62 posts, 20:57 yesterday
Books with a clear Swiss related content...
If someone is interested in the life and works of Thomas Mann, you can visit the Thomas Mann Archives at the ETH Zurich free of entry. They have recreated his last office and included an amazing collection of his letters, diaries,…
Started by: Odile · 31.Aug.2015 · Entertainment & dining
8 posts, 20:35 yesterday
Poll: Surgical removal of the prepuce covering…
My suggestion for a poll would be: Didn't we argue this one to death last year? and the year before that? and the year before that? and the year before that? and the year before that? Doesn't anyone fancy another argument about…
Started by: aSwissInTheUS · 9.Oct.2015 · Family matters/health
10 posts, 20:34 yesterday
Annual leave at Nestlé?
You would be employed in Canton de Vaud, so below employee rights apply (in French though): You are entitled to minimum 4 weeks (20 days) if you are over 20 years old. Other rules/restrictions may apply but the minimum is set (as…
Started by: CuppaTea · 9.Oct.2015 · Employment
15 posts, 20:31 yesterday
Help Needed to test my cats with dogs
There shouldn't be any issues with a bored dog in the office if you give him plenty of exercise (physical and mental; 20 mins of sniffing games can be like 1 h of walking). A tired dog is a happy owner.
Started by: superlu79 · 7.Oct.2015 · Pet corner
23 posts, 19:49 yesterday
Online Bike store in CH?
Interesting, thanks. Clothes may be a lower VAT item (not 100% sure tho), but like you say, still high even on the Fx rate alone. Checked a couple of components and they are cheaper when switched to CH e.g. 228 GBP / 295 CHF. But…
Started by: ironman1974 · 9.Mar.2015 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
10 posts, 19:24 yesterday
How hard is it to find "a" job in Zurich?
Research assistant positions are definitely a good start! I know that it looks good to students CV's as well in Switzerland so go for it. If you can learn some german (even via skype) that will increase your chances a lot.. btw,…
Started by: HCN4 · 1.Oct.2015 · Employment
3 posts, 19:14 yesterday
Climbing/training Partner [Nyon/Geneve]
Started by: JMK · 7.Oct.2015 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
6 posts, 19:09 yesterday
Where is the chocolate experience? The ultimate…
Well of course the beauty about chocolate is that it goes with almost everything, except some meats. And it goes with itself in probably the best way. Different types of chocolate in one bite. Omg folks. Game changer. Instant…
Started by: McTAVGE · 9.Oct.2015 · Daily life
5 posts, 19:02 yesterday
Phone Contract
Started by: golfer4430 · 7.Oct.2015 · Leaving Switzerland
37 posts, 18:38 yesterday
Getting back VAT, buying from
You have to read the law to the end, and not stop after finding what you like. If you read §6 (1) 2; it might indeed give the impression that you're right. However, see §6 (4): The "Rechtsverordnung" which determines how this…
Started by: mkparasar · 10.Apr.2013 · Finance/banking/taxation
2 posts, 18:37 yesterday
Lumia 950, 950XL with Continuum
Started by: kaciak · 8.Oct.2015 · TV/internet/telephone
3 posts, 18:31 yesterday
Inexpensive Vespa/LML garage
Started by: Totoo · 9.Oct.2015 · Transportation/driving
76 posts, 18:18 yesterday
A whole new meaning to being Switzerlanded
We visited Finland a few years ago - 10 days in Helsinki and Turku. Food was lovely. I ate salmon nearly every day for breakfast, I liked the crunchy breads, and really interesting tea. I guess it's easy to tire of what you have every…
Started by: Markarina · 13.May.2014 · Daily life
1 post, 18:16 yesterday
Martin Walker (creator of Bruno, Chief of…
Started by: J.Marple · 9.Oct.2015 · Travel/day trips/free time
28 posts, 18:00 yesterday
Selling our house - real estate agents?
You sign the contract - they do work - you hear nothing - you get annoyed - you chase them - they provide list of people who have viewed/enquired about it. I would try an advert on Homegate to start with - and try to arrange viewings…
Started by: MLD · 12.Mar.2010 · Housing in general
79 posts, 17:35 yesterday
HEC Lausanne good school?
Hi All, I'm a student from the University of Zurich and I would like to do an exchange semester at HEC Lausanne. Has anyone of you done that too? It would be great if you could share your experiences:) Thank you so…
Started by: TuxedoPants · 28.Jan.2013 · Education
22 posts, 17:23 yesterday
Short term contract in the UK - What is…
Could you please elaborate on this point of liability? I am an EU citizen contracting in the UK via a Swiss contracting company of which I am not a director. I get paid a salary by that Swiss company. Where does this liability you…
Started by: Savski · 23.Feb.2010 · Employment
1 post, 17:17 yesterday
Hello! UK->Vevey
Started by: CuppaTea · 9.Oct.2015 · Introductions
24 posts, 17:08 yesterday
Oerlikon 30minutes ago
200000 of Serbs are violently forced to leave kosovo and you say that was not extreme. I dont spread any propaganda i dont even care about both of them i m just saying my oppinion. I saw with my eyes people with albanian flags shooting…
Started by: evangelia · 9.Oct.2015 · Daily life
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