Swiss rail pass + hotel vs. car rental + Airbnb

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Pinwheel
Pinwheel
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Apr 14, 2018 - 8:28 AM

My family and I (total 6 pax) are planning to spend 6 days in Switzerland this coming September for the first time!

Currently, our travel plans are as follows:

1. Lucerne (2 nights) - with day trip to Mt. Rigi

2. Interlaken (2 nights) - with day trips to Bernese Oberland & Grindelwald

. Zermatt (1 night)

urrently we are contemplating on whether we should opt for combination of Swiss Rail Pass + hotel or should we opt for renting a car + renting a whole unit through airbnb.

Appreciate your kind suggestions :)

Lucas
Lucas
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Apr 14, 2018 - 3:36 PM in reply to Pinwheel

Hi Pinwheel and welcome to MySwissalps!

I always recommend traveling in Switzerland by rail. In some circumstances a car can be beneficial and even economical for larger families. You can read about traveling by car vs. train in Switzerland here.

For accommodation help have a look here: https://www.myswissalp s.com/accommodation

Annika
Annika
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Apr 14, 2018 - 4:16 PM in reply to Pinwheel

Hi Pinwheel!

Those are very personal choices. We do recommend hotels over airbnb in general. Please read our thoughts about it here.

Pinwheel
Pinwheel
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Apr 19, 2018 - 7:10 AM

Thanks Lucas & Annika,

We decided to take the public transport for the upcoming trip. Thanks for the links as well.

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