Zurich day pass only valid on date of purchase?

Zurich day pass only valid on date of purchase?

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Beantree1
Beantree1
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Jul 25, 2017 - 7:41 AM

I bought a day pass on 24.07.17 to travel from Wilchingen to Zurich all zones.

In the past the day pass used to be date and time stamped and could be used within a 24-hour period.

I have noticed that the pass I bought on 24.7.17 was not time-stamped. Does this mean that it can now only be used on the date of purchase?

Thank you

Lucas
Lucas
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Jul 25, 2017 - 2:24 PM in reply to Beantree1

Hi Beantree1,

Day passes don't need to be time-stamped normally. It should only be valid for the day of purchase...but the date of purchase should be on the pass.

Lucas

Last modified on Jul 25, 2017 - 2:25 PM by Lucas
Beantree1
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Jul 25, 2017 - 2:34 PM in reply to Lucas

Thank you Lucas. Your response is very much appreciated

Mvmomcat
Mvmomcat
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Jul 26, 2017 - 9:44 PM

Hello Beantree,

We bought the Zurich 24 hour pass earlier this month and when we went to use it for a boat ride on Lake Zurich, for 5 SF, the boat ticket seller said she couldn't accept it until it was date stamped. Fortunately there was a ticket machine close by and when we looked closely we saw that there was a place to buy the ticket and a separate place to date stamp it. So we date stamped it at noon instead of 9:00. We had no idea that it was a two step process, but now we do!

Arno
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Jul 27, 2017 - 8:03 PM in reply to Mvmomcat

Hi Mvmomcat,

Was your pass the ZurichCARD by any chance? It includes museums entrance as well. This one indeed needs to be stamped. At least the last time I used it.

Mvmomcat
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Jul 27, 2017 - 11:35 PM in reply to Arno

Yes, it probably was the Zurich Card, so many options.

Beantree1
Beantree1
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Jul 29, 2017 - 7:52 AM in reply to Mvmomcat

Thank you

Beantree1
Beantree1
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Jul 29, 2017 - 7:53 AM in reply to Arno

No it wasn't. It was a FlexPass

Arno
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Jul 29, 2017 - 8:11 AM in reply to Beantree1

Hi Beantree1,

Yes, so that explains it. Your pass was dated when you purchased it, so no need for a stamp. Mvmomcat had another passes which was not dated.

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