Customs and Duties
When entering Switzerland, a visitor who is 17 years or older may bring in a total of 250 units/grams of tobacco products (250 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco); 5 liters of alcohol up to 36 proof (beer, wine, and liqueurs); and 1 liter over 36 proof. Visitors over 17 may bring gifts valued at up to 300 SF duty-free. Medicine, such as insulin, is allowed for personal use only.
Federal Customs Administration. www.ezv.admin.ch/index.html.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection. www.cbp.gov.