HOW DOES SWITCH CARS WORK?
Members select a car within desired category. Car is picked up at our drop off point in Prangins or delivered by our Switch Concierge to your destination of choice (against a one-off fee). You can then decide to Switch to another car type after 30 days and up to 4 times per year.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN YOUR SWITCH CARS MEMBERSHIP?
Full usage of the car until your next Switch. Up to 4 Switch per year. Full Insurance coverage. Swiss Highway Vignette. A full gas tank upon delivery. Car maintenance costs. Winter/ Summer tires management.
So in summary, everything but gas!
IS THERE A KILOMETRES LIMIT?
Base Switch membership covers 10’000 kilometres per year – prorated for the time used.
Should you exceed this limit, a standard fee of 1 francs per kilometre will be applied and charged when the vehicle is returned.
Alternatively, if you know upfront that you will need more kilometres, the monthly fee can be adjusted at the start of the contract.
HOW LONG CAN I KEEP A VEHICLE?
There is no time limit on how long you can keep your vehicle. If there is maintenance needed or tires should be changed, we will coordinate with you the different steps to be taken to make it happen.
HOW MANY TIMES CAN I SWITCH PER YEAR?
Your base subscription covers up to 4 Switch per year. If you wish to Switch more often, this will be possible against extra fee to be aligned at contract.
CAN I SWITCH BETWEEN DIFFERENT CATEGORIES?
No problem. You can freely switch from one car category to another with fees adjusted accordingly.
WHAT DOES YOUR INSURANCE COVERS?
All the Switch cars are insured as full casco. In case of accident, a deductible of CHF 1’000 per case will apply. An amount of CHF 1’000 will be charged upon conclusion of the contract to cover for the Insurance deductible. This amount will be refunded upon exit of the Switch Cars contract if no events occurred during usage.
HOW NEW ARE THE VEHICLES?
The majority of our vehicles are either current or prior model. If not new, the vehicle will be like new!
HOW DO I JOIN SWITCH CARS?
Just fill in the registration form or send us a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 079/ 4460174. Our concierge will get in touch and personalize your plan as per your wishes.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Anyone 25 years old with valid driving license and clean driving record
WHAT IS THE SWITCH ACTIVATION FEE?
It is a one time charge for new members giving access to the full concierge and Switch Cars services. Fee is not refundable.
WHERE DOES SWITCH CARS DELIVER?
For the time being, Switch cars delivers to members from Suisse Romande and Central Switzerland.
WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY OLD VEHICLE?
If you have an existing vehicle and would like to sell, Switch Cars will make you an offer – subject to kilometres and overall condition.
WHEN IS PAYMENT DUE?
A valid credit card is required during sign up. 1st month will be charged upon delivery of the vehicle as well as CHF 1’000 insurance security deposit (to be refunded when exiting the plan). Subsequent payment will be charged on a monthly basis, in advance.
CAN I PAUSE A SUBSCRIPTION?
Yes. You can Switch on and Switch off your subscription for a period of 30 days minimum as of month 4. Then start again where you left it.
WHAT ABOUT THE GAS?
All Switch Cars are delivered with a full tank of gas upon delivery. Gas costs is the responsibility of the Switch Members. Car should be returned with full tank. If not, no problem, we can simply fill it for you and charge your account at cost accordingly.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM COMMITMENT TO SWITCH CARS?
A minimum of 3 months. Monthly Renewal is automatic.
To cancel the contract, 15 days notice for the end of the month is required by either you or Switch Cars.
CAN ANYONE ELSE DRIVE THE VEHICLE?
Yes, you can add secondary drivers to your contract