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Holiday suggestions for a successful summer

How much money should I bring with me? What can I do to prevent my letter box from overflowing when I am away on holiday? If you're well-prepared for your holiday, your trip will be all the more relaxing. These simple tips will help.

Magalie Terre

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Tip 1: Tedious postcard writing is a thing of the past.

Is writing postcards not your thing? No problem. With the PostCard Creator App for iPhone or Android, you can send postcards without even having to pick up a pen. In just a few clicks, your holiday greetings will reach their destination in Switzerland or abroad in no time at all.

Tip 2: Do you have cash or a credit card in your wallet?

Do you have the correct way to pay for all your needs? PostFinance offers a variety of payment options:
for cashless payments, you can pay using a credit card with a bonus programme, or you can use the PostFinance Card for withdrawing cash worldwide. Would you like to change your money before you leave? Order the foreign currency you would like and it will be posted directly to your desired address.

Tip 3: Prevent your letter box from overflowing during your holidays

Would you like to have your mail retained or forwarded to your holiday destination during your break? Simply place an order to "Retain mail" or "Redirect mail" via the Post-App or at a branch.

Tip 4: Take out short-term travel insurance

Something could go wrong on holiday too. Protect yourself with travel insurance. "Die Mobiliar" offers good deals with various coverage options – cancellation costs, 24h personal assistance, 24h motor vehicle assistance and luggage. Ask your local branch for more information.

Tip 5: Hiking ideas – discover Switzerland on foot

Holidays are a great time for hiking – so let's go. Following the yellow signposts, hike over mountain peaks to the most beautiful vantage points. Enjoy a refreshing foot bath in a mountain lake and have a picnic in a flowery meadow. At (German version) you will find all kinds of inspiration for a day outdoors with the whole family.

Tip 6: Take the Postbus to the Napf region and have a golden experience

Have you ever dreamed of being a gold miner? Thanks to PostBus, your wish is within reach. Ride to the Napf in true yellow style and experience the fascination of gold in the wildly romantic gorges of the idyllic Napf region. Discover even more great excursion tips across the whole of Switzerland.


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Magalie Terre