Be careful when looking for bargains across the border: there are duty-free allowances for importing certain foods, alcohol and tobacco into Switzerland. But when will you need to pay customs duty? Comparis sheds light on the matter.
Keen shoppers have reason to be pleased. Thanks to a reduction in VAT, shopping will be 0.3 per cent cheaper this year. But those who are sensitive to the cold will have to wrap up warm – or pay extra – because the price of heating oil is going up.