Dreaming of your next trip to Switzerland
? Now that we know the country is opening its borders to fully vaccinated travellers, eligible travellers can plan their next trip to the European country! With the beauty of the Swiss Alps, the perfect plan is definitely one that lets you marvel at more scenic beauty throughout your trip - and the Swiss Travel Pass
lets you do just that. The best part is that they're having a 25% discount
on the Swiss Travel Passes from now till 31 July 2021! Here's everything you need to know about the Swiss Travel Pass to fulfil your wanderlust 😊
Swiss Travel Pass
What is the Swiss Travel Pass?
The Swiss Travel Pass
is a ticket that lets you travel across Switzerland to visit over 41 cities
, have free entrance to more than 500 museums, discounted city tours
and access to private and scenic trains with a pre-requisite seat reservation.
By travelling on this travel pass, visitors get to enjoy unlimited access by public train, bus and boat to visit mountains and lakes!
When can I use the Swiss Travel Pass?If you're still thinking of packing up and flying to Switzerland, you'll be
glad to know that the Swiss Travel Pass is valid for 11 months within the date of purchase. This means that you can plan your trip to the beautiful country in the future! You can get the pass in two types;Continuous
and you can choose your length of travel from three to 15 days. The Continuous Pass lets you have unlimited rail travel for those who want to travel every day during their stay, while the Flexi Pass is valid for a specific number of days which can be used consecutively or non-consecutively within a longer period. The Flexi Pass is suitable for those who wish to travel only on certain days during your stay in Switzerland.
Am I eligible for the Swiss Travel Pass?
Switzerland is open to fully vaccinated travellers from these countries
. If you are an eligible traveller visiting from a country without variants of concern, you are able to visit Switzerland without any quarantine requirement. If you are above 26 years old, you may purchase the adult Swiss Travel Pass
, or the youth Swiss Travel Passif you are between 16 and 25 years old. The Swiss travel system also offers
the Swiss family card. This card provides free travel for children under 16 years when travelling with at least one parent.
What happens when I am unable to use my Swiss Travel Pass?
The Swiss Travel Pass can be cancelled free of charge until two working days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of validity. After that, a 15% penalty applies to completely unused passes. Once the pass has been cancelled, the passenger will not be able to use it.
What can I do in Switzerland with the Swiss Travel Pass?
The Swiss Travel Pass lets you travel on the trains operated by SBB (Schweizerische BundesBahn), the national railway company of Switzerland without any prior bookings. Exceptions are the special scenic trains such as Bernina Express, Glacier Express, Golden Pass and Wilhelm Tell Express. For mountain excursions, you can get up to 50% off for various excursions and pay in one go!
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