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Old 10.08.2012, 18:51
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How cheap is the Swiss Autobahn vignette

Sure to stir some emotions but after 2 weeks driving in France which cost close to 3 times the annual Swiss vignette price you realise how good it is here. Trip went via Milan area to Nice and back up via Geneva.

Tolls topped 100 Euros in 2 weeks showing just how cheap the vignette system is in this country! To anyone suggesting you can avoid them then thats ok if you want speed bumps and loads of 30 zones killing your fuel economy
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Old 10.08.2012, 18:56
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Re: How cheap is the Swiss Autobahn vignette

shhhhhhh !!!!

Don't give them any ideas...

(have heard that they're talking about raising the cost to around 100chf)
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Old 10.08.2012, 18:59
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Re: How cheap is the Swiss Autobahn vignette

The beauty with the Swiss system is that day trippers and those from the big canton in the north pay a year's rate for simply driving through..
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The beauty with the Swiss system is that day trippers and those from the big canton in the north pay a year's rate for simply driving through..
And that can still be cheaper compared to driving 300km in the north of Italy or south of France.
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Old 10.08.2012, 19:03
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Re: How cheap is the Swiss Autobahn vignette

And often it's still less than an equivalent distance on the Autoroutes.
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Old 10.08.2012, 21:30
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Re: How cheap is the Swiss Autobahn vignette

Even if it does go up to CHF100, it's still good value. Our trip to the UK last month cost nearly 50 Euros each way in tolls through France while the CHF100 would get us a whole year of travel. And it's way better than having to pay to cross the Thames at Dartford every day for work. That costs you a fortune each year to travel what - 5/6 miles max from side to side?
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Re: How cheap is the Swiss Autobahn vignette

Wasin Denner the other day and they were selling the vignettes for 35 CHF, which seemed like a bargain, but odd for a tax.
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Re: How cheap is the Swiss Autobahn vignette

The fact that you never have to pass through a toll gate makes the Swiss system a beauty!
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Re: How cheap is the Swiss Autobahn vignette

Only problem with the Swiss system is when you have multiple vehicles (i.e. a car and seven motorcycles).

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Only problem with the Swiss system is when you have multiple vehicles (i.e. a car and seven motorcycles).

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Hmmm..and you haven't yet developed a good system for this "problem"?
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Old 11.08.2012, 00:05
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Hmmm..and you haven't yet developed a good system for this "problem"?
I really cannot discuss this...

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I really cannot discuss this...

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In Geneva the securtas sellers are getting very picky if there are not well stuck on!
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