The corona pandemic has serious consequences worldwide: overloaded health care systems, closed-down stores, rising unemployment. Many Swiss abroad and Swiss returnees are affected, too. But help is available - at least for emergencies. We show you what kind of aid is available.
Simple, clear and uncomplicated - in recent years ever more Swiss travellers are booking hotel rooms online using platforms such as booking.com or expedia.com. However, there are risks involved. While a room may look good in the pictures and the (currently) low price my be irresistible, serious deficiencies may surface once you arrive... Beyond cleanliness, service or adequate facilities, the hotel neighbourhood might hold unpleasant surprises: high crime rates, large numbers of homeless people or aggressive drug addicts are hardly the ideal conditions for a relaxing and safe stay abroad.