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Ukrainians in Switzerland: which mobile applications will facilitate their stay in the country

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Ukrainians in Switzerland: which mobile applications will facilitate their stay in the country

Ukrainians who have moved to Switzerland or found temporary shelter in the country may not be able to navigate the area. Learn more about which mobile applications on your smartphone will make your stay in the country easier

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Since the beginning of the full-scale war, many Ukrainians decided to leave for Switzerland. At the end of last year, there were approximately 70,000 Ukrainian citizens in this country. However, not everyone knows that Switzerland is one of the most developed countries in Europe in the field of digitalization. In this regard, we tell you which mobile applications can facilitate the stay of foreigners in this country.


Switzerland has a number of popular apps to help you with food delivery, transportation, sightseeing, car rental and financial services.


What mobile applications will help during a visit to Switzerland?


• SwitzerlandMobility - an application with a map of the country, which displays regional routes, a network of pedestrian routes, transport and train stops tied to the schedule. Also, here you will find information about sights and useful places for tourists. Citymapper is another program that will help with transport in Switzerland.

• TooGoodToGo - app with cheap food. His idea is that at the end of the day, restaurants and other establishments throw away a lot of good food. The program offers cheap products/meals that cannot be left until the next day.

• Just Eat - a global online platform for food delivery. Similar apps: HelloFresh and Smood.

• Babbel is an assistant application for learning foreign languages. In it, you can use the Ukrainian language as the language of the application.

• ViaMichelin is a useful application for drivers. It provides the latest information about routes and trips. The program will also be useful for planning trips.

• N26 is an Internet bank that operates in many European countries, including Switzerland. It allows you to open an account, which is important for foreigners in this country.

• Comparis Property – assistant in searching for housing in Switzerland. A large platform that will be able to find you a house or apartment for any taste and price.

• PubliBike – app for renting electric scooters. A must for those who shun harmful car emissions.

• Play Suisse - a streaming platform and at the same time a search engine for the best Swiss films and series. This program will help a foreigner get to know the local culture better.


We will remind you! Switzerland continues to provide assistance to Ukrainians. The country's army provided additional housing for the refugees and military personnel for security. Read more about the conditions for obtaining housing in our material.


Remember! An insurance policy is a guarantee of your safety and peaceful stay outside of Ukraine. In order to protect yourself from troubles abroad and to be calm for yourself and your loved ones, Visit Ukraine recommends not to delay and take out insurance online.

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