Swiss Travel Pass - first class vs second class

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Mar 1, 2018 - 2:09 PM

Thinking of 8 days consecutive Swiss Travel Pass . I have been reading up some differences between First class vs Second class and wondering if extra money in First class is worth it? Does it give definite edge over second class? This is for three people (2 adults, one youth).

I will also be taking train from Paris to Zurich or Interlaken.

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Mar 1, 2018 - 3:33 PM in reply to amarmistry

Hi Amar,

No I don't think it is worth the cost. Some trips (like the Glacier Express) are a nice experience on 1st class though - but you can always upgrade just for one trip if you like at the station.

Mostly, the advantage is a quieter train carriage (less people) and more room for your luggage if you have a lot! Read more about 1st class vs. 2nd class here.

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