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Swiss Vs French – Which Side of Geneva Airport Should You Rent a Car From?

Here’s a question asked thousands of times every year – is it better to rent a car from the Swiss side of Geneva Airport or outside the other exit in France? A Unique Position There really is no airport in the world quite like Geneva – it’s the only transport hub that exists in both France and Switzerland. The vast majority of flights land on the Swiss side, which also happens to be the largest part of the airport by

A Half-Day at Lake Geneva – Why Not Escape the Airport?

No matter which way you look at it, Geneva Airport is a million miles from the world’s most exciting place…not that any airport is any different. It’s a great place to while away an hour or two, but when plans change and schedules conflict, passing six, seven or even 12 hours in Geneva Airport can feel like a lifetime. So here’s a suggestion from the pros – why not stop moaning about the horrors of your delays and make the

Three Reasons to Hit Geneva Airport Before the Slopes

Anyone looking to hit the French Alps in the foreseeable future will probably find they are rather spoilt for choice when it comes to the airports they could use as their primary hub. There’s Lyon, Grenoble, Chambery and Annecy to name just a few serving the area, but chances are that if you ask anyone in the know or that’s being heading to this neck of the woods for a while, they’ll tell you to head to Geneva as first

How to Sleep in Zurich Airport

If you’re of the type that believes sleeping in an airport is more of a challenge than a means of relaxing, rest assured you’re in good company. Contrary to what you might think, you aren’t the only one that hates the prospect of bedding down in a departure lounge for a few hours while the pilot decides whether or not to bother bringing the plane your way this day or any. So just to make matters worse, say for example

Germany’s Five Best Ski Resorts

Germany usually isn’t the first place to spring to mind when discussing the subject of winter sports and skiing – it’s usually the French and Swiss Alps that top the table. However, for those that care to find out for themselves it always comes as a pleasant surprise to discover the abundance of world class resorts Germany boasts that have to some extent stayed off the tourist map. From tiny mountain retreats to glacier skiing opportunities and so much more

The Best Resorts Within Easy Reach of Geneva Airport

It’s all well and good for folks heading to the French Alps for a fortnight, but what about those of us with just a few days to spare? Or maybe no more than a weekend? Sit in Geneva Airport and watch the happy arrivals trot off to their extended stays, or vow to make the most of every second and hit the slopes as quickly as possible? Well, we know which of the two we’d choose and figured you’d opt

Guaranteed Snow Near Geneva – Where to Go

A ski holiday with no snow is a bit like a beach holiday in the centre of a busy city – it’s just not going to work! Sadly, while sunseekers know exactly where to find the sea and the sand all year round, we don’t share the same privilege when it comes to snow. We might search far and wide, but guarantees are thin on the ground…if you’ll pardon the pun. However, thanks to some of the experienced globe-trotters out

Five Killer Ski Resorts Near Zurich Airport

  We know as well as anyone else that most of you have got way better things to do with your time that sit for hours on airport transfer services, eating into the precious time you have available for your ski jollies. That’s why we’re always doing our level best to promote the kind of resorts you can get to in no time at all and with next to no fuss – Zurich being a hotspot for these kinds of

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