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Which Swiss pass?


I need some advice please.

We will be travelling to Interlaken next Sep for a week, 2 adults, a 5 yr old and a 3 year old. We are staying with eurocamp who say train, bus, boat travel is included to 'Interlaken & beyond' (have enquired as to where beyond may be, but nobody seems to know) Does anybody know?

I am thinking the above is probably just local travel, if so we need to look at a Swiss Pass,

As we have 2 young children we won't be taking them on big journeys each day, so am thinking a 4 day swiss pass would be best,

But do we need a 4 day flexi pass? or is just a 4 day swiss pass ok?

Is the half price card an option if we are only going to be doing maybe 2 or 3 big trips in a week.

hopefully all the above makes sense.

Thank you

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1. Re: Which Swiss pass?

> Does anybody know?

I expect they are talking about the Interlaken Guest Card.



Without knowing where you intend to visit by public transport it is impossible to say which pass if any would save you money over p2p tickets. The Swiss Travel Centre say 'The Swiss Half-Fare Card is especially beneficial to motorists'.


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2. Re: Which Swiss pass?

The free transport in Interlaken definitely should be what swissaholic already provided links for. You get a guest card when you check in which gives you "free" transport in the Interlaken area (as you pay resort tax it is not really free)

Do you just want to do day trips in the region up to Lucerne, Bern and south up to Brig? The Bernese Oberland regional pass might be an alternative.

If beyond of course then a Swiss pass or a half fare card might be better. But only you can decide/do the math depending on what you plan to do. Use http://www.sbb.ch to calculate fares and to get an idea what suits you best.

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3. Re: Which Swiss pass?

Hello, and thank you for replying, apologies for delay in responding, I have had very intermittent internet!!

Yes we are wanting day trips within the Lucerne region etc, I don't want to be dragging the children around too much and want to have a relaxing holiday without having to stick to a rigid itinerary. The Bernese pass sounds like a good option.

Thank you for your help!!

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