Vignettes - a really stupid question!

Print this page
Create an account to receive an e-mail when someone replies to this thread
Posts: 3
This thread is closed. You are welcome to log in and submit a new thread.
RAlderwick
RAlderwick
1 post
new member
Jul 10, 2015 - 5:57 PM

Greetings all

We've bought our vignette in advance (fantastic service - thank you) and it has just arrived. So here's the stupid question: it is adhesive on the back, so if we stick it to the windscreen, only the reverse will show. Are we missing something? How should it be attached to the windscreen?

THanks - and apologies for being so daft!

Slowpoke
Slowpoke
5563 posts
expert
Jul 10, 2015 - 10:33 PM in reply to RAlderwick

<<"THanks - and apologies for being so daft!">>

Not daft.

To explain - I have driven rental cars in Switzerland for years, and have occasionally noted the presence of the vignette on the windscreen ( or, windshield, if my brain was still thinking USA).

But, I have no idea what the correct technique is.

After all the experts have refused to commit, the last resort is stick it on and hope that the inspectors take pity on a tourist.

;-)

Slowpoke.

Arno
Arno
12134 posts
expert &
moderator
Jul 11, 2015 - 6:39 AM

You need to apply the sticky side to the inside of the windscreen, so that the readable side is visible from the outside. Be careful when applying it, as it easily falls apart. They did that intentionally to prevent people selling their sticker to someone else after using it.

Further details are available on myswissalps.com/ motorwayvignette.

Last modified on Jul 11, 2015 - 6:40 AM by Arno

More on MySwissAlps.com

Get a free account to plan your trip

Planning your trip is much easier with a free MySwissAlps account. Learn all about Switzerland and get in touch with us quickly if you have questions.

Learn more

Get a customized itinerary for your trip

Let Swiss travel consultants create a customized itinerary. They will book your entire trip.

More
© MySwissAlps.com 2002-2019