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Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

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Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

Just wondering will my hire car from Avis from Geneva Airport will come with a vignette for the Swiss motorways or will I need to buy one ? Can anyone clarify ?

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1. Re: Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

Almost certainly, unless you are the first person to use it. I don't think it's in the hire agreement that they provide it, but practically any previous hirer couldn't have driven around without one.

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2. Re: Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

Unless the previous hirer was spiteful and took off the windscreen at the end of the hire !

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3. Re: Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

<Unless the previous hirer was spiteful and took off the windscreen at the end of the hire !>

But that in itself is a virtually impossible operation involving a Swiss army knife, lots of time and lots of swearing... as those of us who live here will confirm as we have to do it every January ;-)

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4. Re: Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

Using a hair dryer helps a lot! You may even get back the Vignette in one piece ;)

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5. Re: Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

"Unless the previous hirer was spiteful and took off the windscreen at the end of the hire !"

Really, who would do that? Especially if you're in a rush to get to the check-in.

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6. Re: Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

But if when I get to my car and find no vignette I would have to buy one ? If so, where would I be able to do this ?

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7. Re: Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

I have never had a hire car without a vignette.

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8. Re: Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

If you take it away you will destroy it automatically. Nobody would do this.

Don't worry. there will be a vignette. Almost certain.

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9. Re: Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

Hi all

I contacted Avis this morning and when I came back from beautiful Andermatt I found the answer:

ALL AVIS CARS IN SWITZERLAND ARE EQUIPPED WITH VIGNETTES!

I would have woundered if this would not have been the case as I know Avis as a very good rental car compagny!

pore

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10. Re: Vignettes on Hire Cars ?

Pore, thank you for the peace of mind !