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View Poll Results: How often do you leave Switzerland for more than 24hrs ?
Never : I couldn't bear to be away 0 0%
More than four times a week : I'm a border-hopper 3 5.56%
Once a week: My thoughts and body are elsewhere 5 9.26%
Once a month: Shopping and VFR 13 24.07%
Between one and three months: Occasional traveller 18 33.33%
Less than once ever three months: I have all I need here 15 27.78%
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Old 28.09.2006, 17:36
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How Often do you leave Switzerland ?

I know many of us have friends and relatives in other parts of Europe or beyond, or just fancy a weekend away. I'm curious to know how often you cross the revered borders of Switzerland for any reason for a period of more than 24hrs.

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Old 28.09.2006, 18:07
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Re: How Often do you leave Switzerland ?

I leave at least once or twice a week....but its normally work related. So far I have been trying to keep my spare time based in Switzerland.....part of my getting used to the culture idea.
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Re: How Often do you leave Switzerland ?

In the job I just left, most of my work was abroad, so I'd usually be away at least once a week. Sometimes I'd get back with enough time for a stop-over in my own apartment, before heading off again.

Now I'm hoping it won't be more than once a month.
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Re: How Often do you leave Switzerland ?

I flew to London in early September and found it was 2 years since I'd last flown. I don't count popping into Italy shopping and almost don't count a week in France..... Not very often indeed
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Old 28.09.2006, 19:19
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Re: How Often do you leave Switzerland ?

I leave the country on most days, but for 24 hours? Not too frequently, maybe twice a year and that's for our businesses, usually. If I only had more disposable income....
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Re: How Often do you leave Switzerland ?

I've been here for almost 7 years now and my life is here. I don't really get time anyway!

I get back to the UK about once a year to visit family. Usually for Christmas and/or birthdays, weddings and funerals.
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Re: How Often do you leave Switzerland ?

I flew to London last weekend, and that juste made me think how switzerland is boring...
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Re: How Often do you leave Switzerland ?

Living so close to the border - I leave CH practically every day - often without knowing it as there is NO bright line in the meadows or grass to tell which country I'm in! + of course lots of visits to family, grand-children and friends in the UK + travelling quite a bit, both CH and abroad. So lucky to have great friends who move in and look after the place and dog+cat - and security (as they are all armed customs officers on patrol at night!).
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Re: How Often do you leave Switzerland ?

Ah, but the question was how often do you leave Switzerland for more than 24 hours? I'm assuming you know which side of the border your house is on.

(I've reopened the poll... it's an old thread but I reckon one worth reviving.)
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Re: How Often do you leave Switzerland ?

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Ah, but the question was how often do you leave Switzerland for more than 24 hours? ...
Which means the option "More than four times a week : I'm a border-hopper " involves a pretty weird timetable.
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Re: How Often do you leave Switzerland ?

oooops ! Yes, I usually find my house at the end of the day - difficult to miss it.
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