Does this count as a day's use against your allowance?
I think you mean the Swiss Travel Pass? This pass is valid for consecutive days so it will expire after 3, 4, 8 or 15 days after you start regardless of whether you use it or not.
If you want you can buy the Swiss Travel Pass Flex which can be used on non-consecutive days of your choice. But, yes if you use the pass to get a discount on a ticket then it would be "used" for that day.
Does that make sense?
Thank you Lucas, I do intend to get a Flexi pass. Your prompt replies are very much appreciated.
No problem! By the way, some people will also buy the Swiss Half Fare Card as well as the Swiss Travel Pass Flex (to use on days they don't want to use the STPF for).
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