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Jul 22, 2015 - 10:52 PM

Thanks Arno for advice on purchase of Swiss Travel Pass.

I thought you (and other Australian readers) may be interested to know about my purchase experience. I purchased the passes through the Rail Europe Australian website (with promo code discount), I chatted on-line with the (very helpful) Rail Europe staff, and the passes arrived the next day (I paid a few dollars extra for courier delivery).

So .. my experience has been all good.

However, can I just check.. do we sign the passes now or when we validate ? (we will validate on the train from Munich to Lucern)..

Thanks again for any advice, regards Frank

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Jul 23, 2015 - 12:18 PM

Hi Frank,

Thank you for letting us know all went well with your purchase. Usually Rail Europe passes need a stamp from the rail staff (see here on the Swiss Travel Pass page). You can ask for that on the train to Switzerland, before you reach the border. That's the time to fill out any blank fields on the pass. Make sure you carry your ID while traveling.

Enjoy your European trips!

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new member
Jul 23, 2015 - 7:44 PM in reply to Arno

Yes - there is a section for an official stamp - and the date and passport details have to be added by hand (along with a signature). We will attend to this on the train. Thanks again, Frank

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