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Dec 31, 2016 - 1:25 AM

Happy New Year to everyone from the Texas, USA.

I tried to buy a Swiss Rail Pass to begin on 22.03.2017, but the system would only show the calendar out to 01.03.2017....am I doing something wrong? Was hoping to beat the 2017 price increase.


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Dec 31, 2016 - 10:02 AM

Hi kickin904,

I'm not sure where you tried to purchase. The recommended websites are listed here and all except one allowed me to purchase for March 22. The page at www.raileurope-world.com/pass/swiss-travel-pass-82 does not allow to purchase any pass at the moment because they are performing end of year maintenance.

I often recommend the SBB web shop at www.swissrailways.com/ en (pick Online Ticket when asked for a delivery option). Note that some sites charge the 2017 prices if ordering a pass for 2017. The site I recommended does this as well, but is still cheaper than the other websites.

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