Cell phone charger kiosk are free

Battery empty? Chimpy = power battery :-) here!

Don't panic if your cell phone battery should run out. From Geneva to Scuol, from Chiasso to Thayngen with us, avec and Press & Books, there are pre-charged rental batteries from Chimpy for smartphones.

It's super easy:

1. Borrow Chimpy from us

2. Use on the go, i.e. charge your mobile phone

3. Bring back ... somewhere else.


• Single loan for 4 CHF plus 15 CHF deposit, payment on site
• Single loan with the Chimpy app. The money is withdrawn and credited directly to your credit card
• Chimpy by subscription: Premium customers can borrow a Chimpy with the app or the SwissPass. Payment is made via the credit card on file.
- Chimpy Premium Standard: 5 charges a month for 15 CHF
- Chimpy Premium Unlimited: Unlimited number of charges per month for 35 CHF




Depot: Your deposit of CHF 15.- is returned in full if:

  1. Chimpy power battery and label are undamaged.
  2. The return period of one week is adhered to
  3. The cable is there.

 That's how it's done

  • Come to one of our k kiosks of your choice (or avec, Press & Books)
  • Borrow the battery with the appropriate cable for your mobile phone
  • Charge on the go
  • Bring the empty battery back to any of the 1,000,000 kiosks, avec or Press & Books across Switzerland.

Loan period: The Chimpy, as the green battery is called, can be kept for a week.
In the case of a longer loan, a delay fee of CHF 2 will be deducted from the deposit for each additional week.


There is a practical app for the Chimpy rental battery, in which you can find all Chimpy locations.
You can also use the app to pay on site if you leave a credit card.

Download right here:

Chimpy app