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Leaving Switzerland - 4 weeks!

Hi all,

I am leaving Switzerland due to my fiance being posted further afield. We haven't had much notice and we are leaving in 4-5 weeks.

In order to cancel our utilities, does anyone know how much notice we need to give? Most of our bills are in my fiance's name. Will I be able to cancel on our behalf?

Many thanks!
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Old 02.04.2012, 17:36
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Re: Leaving Switzerland - 4 weeks!

Might be a useful thread for you:

Leaving Switzerland Permanently
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Old 02.04.2012, 18:19
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Re: Leaving Switzerland - 4 weeks!

The person that made the contract with the utility needs to cancel it. You can write the letters but your fiancé needs to sign them. Keep a local Post Finance / Bank account open to collect any reimbursements from tax and insurance companies.
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Re: Leaving Switzerland - 4 weeks!

Thank you for your help.

I've actually managed to sort out a few of the utilities on his (our) behalf by just phoning up.

I will definitely make sure we keep a bank account open for any reimbursements.

Thanks again!
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Re: Leaving Switzerland - 4 weeks!

It's very easy to have your mail redirected via the post office. either to a post box, or to a very reliable family member or friend in Switzerland, or possibly an international redirection...
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