Delivery of Swiss Half Fare Card

Delivery of Swiss Half Fare Card

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lenchwx
lenchwx
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Jul 17, 2016 - 10:56 PM

1. Can I purchase the Half Fare Card online, and is it sent to me in the US or can I print it out? We are leaving on July 27th and I want to see if we can just print versus sending out. If I cannot print out, what is the expedited shipping costs, time frame and procedures?

2. I was reading on previous posts that it can take up to 3 business days to process a request before it can be printed...is this correct?

3. Just wanted to confirm that the Half Fare Card is the only card that needs to be purchased, as well as the individual tickets per trip.

4. Also, does the Half Fare Card need to be validated at the Zurich Airport Train Station before we use?

Many thanks in advance!

Annika
Annika
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Jul 18, 2016 - 5:39 AM

Hi lenchwx, welcome to MySwissAlps,

1. You'll find all options here: www.myswissalps.com/sw isshalffarecard/price.

2. Yes, correct. You can order through www.swissrailways.com/ en.

3. Yes, correct.

4. No, once printed, it is ready to use.

lenchwx
lenchwx
5 posts
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Jul 18, 2016 - 1:21 PM in reply to Annika

Thank you Annika for the quick reply!

TomQtraveler
TomQtraveler
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Jul 19, 2016 - 3:23 PM

I ordered online last week from Boston MA and within 48 hours received an email with the PDF files attached along with instructions for use including this " You don`t need to validate your ticket. You can directly use it after your arrival in Switzerland." There were several purchase options on the site but Swissrailways appeared to be the only option online purchase and print.

Arno
Arno
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Jul 19, 2016 - 5:57 PM in reply to TomQtraveler

Good to hear it all worked fine for you, and welcome to MySwissAlps!

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