When to book Golden Pass VIP seat and pass?

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mayabby11
mayabby11
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Jan 26, 2017 - 7:32 PM

Hi - two questions:

1. Do I need to buy the swiss rail pass before I book VIP seat reservations for the Golden Pass between Zweisimmen to Montreux? Or can I book the VIP seats and then later buy the pass/ticket?

2. I am looking at train 3115 between Zqeisimmen to Montreux on Wednesday June 7, 2017. I believe this is a panoramic train, however I dont see the VIP seats at the front of the train? I am looking at goldenpass.ch.

Thanks for the help!

Arno
Arno
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Jan 27, 2017 - 5:58 AM in reply to mayabby11

Hi Mayabby11,

1. You can buy reservations and the pass independently. For reservations, please see the link at the bottom of myswissalps.com/golden pass/tickets. For the best pass purchase options, please see myswissalps.com/swisst ravelpass/price (assuming the Swiss Travel Pass).

2. It is a panoramic train, but without VIP seats. Train 2119 at 12:25 has VIP seats. You'll find a detailed timetable through the link under "More on other websites" on myswissalps.com/golden pass/gettingthere.

mayabby11
mayabby11
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Jan 27, 2017 - 4:39 PM in reply to Arno

Thanks Arno! Looks like Train 2119 is not on the schedule for Wednesday June 7. Would you expect that train to be running on that day (as perhaps I missed it)? Otherwise, I will just book regular seats on a panoramic train. Thanks again

Arno
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Jan 27, 2017 - 5:09 PM in reply to mayabby11

You're welcome! Train 2119 operates every day, year round, so no problem there.

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