Regional pass Berner Oberland with Haltaxabo

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Slowpoke
Slowpoke
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Feb 11, 2016 - 9:45 AM

Hi Arno or Annika-

A new thread promoted by the posts in the discussion about the best pass for 18 days rail travel.

I hold a Halbtaxabo.

The Regional Pass BO seems to be available at a discount for me:

Quoting from the SBB website on who can buy one -

<<"Half-Fare travelcard / Reduced (Holders of: Swiss Travel Pass, Swiss Travel Pass Flex, Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi, Swiss Half Fare Card, Halbtaxabo, Genaralabo)">>

However, possible valid dates seem to end in late February.

SBB Ticket Shop says

<<"Please select a date [DD MM YYYY] within the valid date range: 11.02.2016 to 21.02.2016.">>

I could be interested in June.

Can you help me understand the availability in early June?

Slowpoke

Annika
Annika
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Feb 11, 2016 - 11:04 AM

Hi Slowpoke,

You'd better buy your pass through one of the resellers listed at our Regional-Pass Bernese Oberland page, rather than through the SBB shop. The easiest option for you is to use www.swissrailways.com. You can indicate that you'll be having a Swiss Half Fare Card (in terms of the discount you'll get, this equals the Halbtax-abo you're using) and ordering for June is no problem. They have the option of shipping to any Swiss address for CHF 6.

Last modified on May 17, 2018 - 11:54 AM by Arno
Slowpoke
Slowpoke
6736 posts
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Feb 11, 2016 - 11:23 AM in reply to Annika

Hi Annika-

Thanks for the fast answer:

<<"The easiest option for you is to use www.swissrailways.com. ">>

That works.

Slowpoke

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