Swiss Travel Pass - email or snail mail?

Swiss Travel Pass - email or snail mail?

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brimsco
brimsco
2 posts
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Jul 23, 2015 - 6:42 PM

We are visiting Switzerland the end of September. We are going to take advantage of the current deal on the 1st Class 15 day pass. We have plenty of time to receive the passes. Is there any difference/advantage to the mailed passes over the e-passes?

Arno
Arno
9364 posts
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Jul 24, 2015 - 11:07 AM

Hi brimsco,

Welcome to MySwissAlps! In case of the mailed passes you should receive a pass that can be validated within 6 months after purchase (although they still ask for your first travel date while buying). So you can still choose when you start using the pass. The e-passes have the first travel date printed on them. So, that's a small difference, but not relevant if you already know the day you will start using the pass. You can have a look at www.raileurope.com/rai l-tickets-passes/swiss-pass/index.html for further details.

zohra11
zohra11
15 posts
new member
Jul 24, 2015 - 11:56 AM

hi Arno,

Im travelling in august to switzerland for 7 days(myself +2 children). i have booked my swiss pass online with fixed dates n taken a printout also.Could you please tell me if i need to submit the printout at the rail counter and take a card.Basically i dont know how to go about it.I am staying at interlaken- wilderswil for 4 nights and 3 nights at lausanne .i want to cover maximum places that i can and use the swiss pass to the maximum.Also please advice kidv friendly things to do in switzerland?

Arno
Arno
9364 posts
expert &
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Jul 24, 2015 - 12:41 PM

Hi zohra11, welcome to MySwissAlps,

Can you please open a new thread for your questions? Thanks!

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