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Budget Campervan Hire Switzerland

A Campervan hire Switzerland holiday is a great alternative to sharing hotel space and is catching on as the safe way to holiday. Choosing campervan hire Switzerland gives you the control of where you go and how much you choose to interact with other campers. This safe way of holidaying is seeing a huge demand for campervan Hire Norway and other European locations is now in high demand.

The Alpine mountains of Switzerland are the ultimate holiday destination for activities and outdoors enthusiasts. Activity options run the whole gamut, from hiking to paragliding. During the winter months, Zermatt and the nearby Matterhorn is among the legendary ski destinations that draw visitors from all over Europe. Geneva, Basel and Zurich as well as the capital city of Bern are all located on the Swiss Plateau and make ideal start points for travel odysseys around the country.

The Alpine mountains of Switzerland are the ultimate holiday destination for activities and outdoors enthusiasts. Activity options run the whole gamut, from hiking to paragliding. During the winter months, Zermatt and the nearby Matterhorn is among the legendary ski destinations that draw visitors from all over Europe. Geneva, Basel and Zurich as well as the capital city of Bern are all located on the Swiss Plateau and make ideal start points for travel odysseys around the country.

Pick up and drive from Zurich

Campervan and motorhome rental is available from all the major Swiss airports including Geneva Airport, the Swiss side. The mots popular pickup location is Zurich, followed by Brig Glis, Lucerne and Zug-Baar

Why Campervan Hire Switzerland

Accommodation in Switzerland is not cheap, and campervan hire Switzerland enables you to reduce costs. It also gives the freedom to explore without any restraints. All the major cities and airports in Switzerland offer motorhome hire. There are abundant campsites in all regions of the country where campervan users can stay overnight or base themselves for longer.

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Switzerland campervan hire is one of the most cost-effective ways to explore Switzerland and reach its most untouched areas. The team at RVRentaCampervan can help arrange your campervan rental at a competitive price. Our award-winning customers service team are always on hand should you need any help or have how do type questions.

To the west of Switzerland, you will find French-speaking cities such as Geneva and Montreuz. Touring this part of Switzerland which borders France will leave you awestruck with the lakes and accompanying views.


Recommended campervan hire Switzerland drives

  • Furka Pass: Muskoka Region: is known for its picturesque lakes, forests and rock inlets, and is home to the spectacular Algonquin Park and the beautiful Georgian Bay. While exploring the region, rest overnight in Algonquin Trails Camping Resort, Lafontaine RV Park, and many others.
  • The Great St Bernard Pass : The Great St Bernard Pass is one of Switzerland’s highest roads, and as such it offers unrivalled views of the surrounding Alps. Camping du Grand-Saint-Bernard at Bourg-St-Pierre is a bucolic site with magnificent vistas. Camping de la Sarvaz is a camp ground with excellent amenities just outside Martigny.
  • Interlaken : The lakes of Interlaken offer picturesque journeys. Roads running alongside lakes Thun and Brienz give spectacular views over the water, with peaks such as the Eiger providing a majestic backdrop. Camping Du Lac occupies a beautiful spot beside Lake Brienz while Camping Jungfrau is located in the mountains and is an excellent vantage point for views over the lakes.

Driving a RV rental in Switzerland

Road network:

The road network is first class and links the entire country, and all routes are well signed. There are plenty of petrol stations and camping sites on all drives.

Speed limits:

Urban roads: 50kph where there is no signpost
Provincial Roads: 70 to 90kph
National roads and highways: 110 km/h for cars without a trailer, 100 km/h for cars with a trailer

Alcohol / limits and Medication:

0.02 per cent; main routes regularly policed; jail time for violators. Often overlooked, but some common medications can be prohibited when driving, so if you are on any medication make sure you will pass any drug driving test,

Safety:

On top of the general Swiss traffic rules, additional restrictions and requirements apply to larger vehicles.

  • Driving is on the right-hand side. Roads are in excellent condition, with 24-hour roadside assistance available. Be cautious when driving at night if snowing.
  • Keep headlights switched on during daylight.
  • Pedestrians have the right of way at Zebra crossings, and you must stop.
  • Plan routes in advance, as some narrow pass roads aren’t accessible with large vehicles.
  • A motorway vignette is required to drive on the motorways

Driving in the Alps

Driving in the Alps can be difficult. You will have constant steep climbs followed by steep drops plus tight bends. All these make it a challenge to drive safely and roads may be RV unfriendly. Please check your campervan hire Switzerland route in advance to ensure it is suitable for a campervan.


Sweden : Local Attractions

Switzerland’s cities are its best kept secret and offer fine cultural establishments, the world’s greatest collection of shops and dining suitable for gourmands. Bern’s historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, situated in a loop of the River Aare. Notable attractions here are the Zytglogge clock tower, Munster Cathedral and the Albert Einstein Residence.

Geneva’s museum collection includes the Red Cross Museum and the Voltaire Institute. Jet d’Eau is a water fountain across from the city’s English Garden which shoots water 140 metres into the air. Basel Zoo is rated one of Europe’s best and is a wonderful day’s outing for the whole family. The Montreux Jazz Festival and the Locarno Film Festival are among the highlights on Switzerland’s annual calendar.

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Zurich is the largest city and its major airport, and a popular starting point for campervan hire Switzerland. We can help you find a good deal on both Budget and luxury campervan hire Switzerland.  W3e have some great deals with Black Sheep if you are considering Geneva campervan hire this summer. 

RVRentacampervan will help you find a great campervan rental in Switzerland. Enter your travel dates into our smart booking engine and see all the options in and around

Campervan Hire Switzerland FAQ's

Returning Your Swiss Camper Van Rental

Firstly, make sure you return on time and give your self extra time for the inspection and local paperwork. If you return late, they may charge you an additional day. Also consider that another party could be waiting to pick up the same campervan that same day.

If you are going to be late due to some emergency, you should inform the rental company. 

The campervan should be returned clean and tidy and in a similar condition of cleanliness as when received. If the van is excessively dirty, you could be charged an additional cleaning fee.

What Do I Need To Bring When I Collect The Campervan?

Prepare the following document for motorhome rental pickup in Italy

  • Original driving licence for the lead and named drivers (named drivers should be present at pickup or if return to depot can be added later)
  • Credit card in name of the lead driver (no exceptions)
  • Passport or official form of ID for all drivers

Is There A Minimum Age To Drive A Campervan In Switzerland?

The minimum age in Switzerland like other European countries is 21, some suppliers may charge an underage fee if you are under 25 and restrict the size of campervan to smaller 2 and 4 berth categories. For the class A campervans and larger motorhomes, further restrictions on age may apply, please refer to supplier terms.  If you enter your age correctly into the booking engine, the system will only display campervans that you would be permitted to drive given your age.

Can You Sleep Anywhere In A Campervan In Switzerland?

The answer is No free camping or wild camping is against the law in Switzerland.  Sleeping overnight is only permitted in campervan and motorhomes parks and camp sites. Sleeping overnight on private property is only permitted if you have the landowner's permission. Visit the local tourist information office for more information on campervan parks.

We recommend booking campsites in advance if travelling during peak season, specially in touristy areas that attract large numbers of tourists.make. Some of the more popular camper van parks are at full capacity during busy periods. Also, if travelling off-peak some parks be closed during Spring to Autumn.

When Should I Book My Swiss RV Road Trip Rental?

The member of motorhome rental companies in Switzerland is limited compared to Spain for example, as such you should aim to book as early as possible, 4 to 6 months in advance or longer if possible, especially during peak season or bank holiday weekends. 

Swiss Road Safety Tips

  • Driving is on the right-hand side. Roads are in excellent condition, with 24-hour roadside assistance available. Be cautious when driving at night if snowing.
  • Keep headlights switched on during daylight.
  • Pedestrians have the right of way at Zebra crossings, and you must stop.
  • Plan routes in advance, as some narrow pass roads aren’t accessible with large vehicles.
  • A motorway vignette is required to drive on the motorways
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