Ordering Swiss Half Fare Cards

Ordering Swiss Half Fare Cards

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Removed user
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Jun 20, 2017 - 10:52 PM

We just ordered 7 Swiss Half Fare Cards and completed it with payment to our Visa card. However, the order process did not ask for 7 individual names and passport numbers. Are names and passport numbers required to complete the order? If so, what is the process for completing the order?

Carol
norcal300
norcal300
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Jun 21, 2017 - 12:59 AM

I just ordered two Swiss Half Fare Cards and choose e-delivery. It did ask for the names and passport numbers and I was able to downloaded usable PDF cards minutes later. I am not sure what the procedure is for other delivery options. Hope things work out easily.

PS I would have been nice to get an actual card but I needed the passes right away.

Lucas
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Jun 21, 2017 - 7:09 AM in reply to Removed user

Hi Carol and welcome to MySwissAlps!

Who did you buy the Swiss Half Fare Card from? Usually it will ask for those details as noted by norcal300, but if not you should be able to write it in onto the pass when you receive it. Click here for more details on how to use the Swiss Half Fare Card.

Lucas

Lucas
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Jun 21, 2017 - 7:11 AM in reply to norcal300

Hi norcal300 and welcome to MySwissAlps!

The E-ticket option is much more convenient and we always recommend it over buying the card when you arrive in Switzerland! It is the exact same product.

With an E-ticket you have an electronic back-up in case you lose it, and you don't have to wait in line at the Swiss railway office when you arrive as well. :) All bonuses!

Lucas

aholianmode
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Jun 21, 2017 - 8:52 AM

The half fare pass is supposed to be partially refundable (85%?) if it is not validated. Could any of you suggest the best site to buy a downloadable refundable half fare pass? Think you in advance. Alex

Lucas
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Jun 21, 2017 - 9:30 AM in reply to aholianmode

Hi aholianmode and welcome to MySwissAlps!

We recommend the following online retailers to buy your Swiss Half Fare Card:

The cancellation policies may differ, so be sure to check before you buy. Hopefully you won't need to cancel it !

Lucas

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