The Welcome Package enables newcomers to Switzerland to settle in and gives them time for all the important things they need to deal with after their arrival.
That's generally more than they would like! There is always time to look into the huge variety of insurance products in more detail later on.
5 advantages of taking out an insurance Welcome Pack
- A worry-free start in Switzerland: well insured from day one
- It covers all your main insurance needs for a 90-day period
- Attractive pricing - premiums start at just CHF 1.- per day
- Professional follow-up advice from a trusted adviser on what to do next
- It is suitable for singles, couples and families
Calculate and conclude online
The Helvetia Welcome Package for expats is available for private persons or for companies for their employees from abroad. On the Helvetia website you can sign up for your Welcome Package insurance policy and pay directly with your credit card.
Arrive and settle in
You have relocated, started your new job and explored the neighbourhood. Now you need to invest a little more time in order to find out what is what in the jumble of insurance solutions.
Apart from the mandatory insurances (health insurance scheme, pension and motor liability insurance) that Swiss law requires you to have, a few other important insurances are well worthwhile. This is because the right insurances protect you against painful financial losses that can be caused by everyday mishaps.
The insurance advisors at Helvetia are happy to take the time to show you the various options available. Insurance is their daily business and so they have an excellent overview. This allows them to put together an individual portfolio that is tailored precisely to your individual needs.
First-hand account: German newcomer reveals all
In the Helvetia blog, Eva Bajer talks about leaving her homeland and adapting to life in Switzerland, what drew her to Zurich and what advice she has for new arrivals. Which stereotypes proved correct, and which did not? It is also interesting to find out what took the most getting used to for Eva Bajer. Read the whole exciting story in the Helvetia blog.
Expert advice «straight from the horse's mouth»
Helvetia's Hansjörg Ryser is an expert in matters of insurance for immigrants. In a blog article he points out that, for example, private pension plans should not be underestimated: Many employees who start a new job in Switzerland have considerable contribution gaps. That may not seem very important here and now, but when it comes to retiring, foresight in this area literally pays off!
Private pension planning gives employees a second financial string to their bow that allows them to ensure that their pension is sufficient to maintain their accustomed standard of living. You find more information about this and a wealth of other important tips in the Helvetia blog.