Swiss Half Fare Card Conditions - International Rail

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Swiss Half Fare Card Conditions

Swiss Half Fare Card Conditions

Pass Conditions

  • A start date for this pass is required at the time of booking.
  • Passes must be validated prior to your first train trip. Once issued you cannot start travel on this pass before your nominated start date.
  • Swiss passes cannot be used by residents Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
  • Your Swiss Pass is valid in the class indicated on the Pass. 1st class passes can also be valid in 2nd class cars. For 1st class travel with a 2nd class pass, you need to pay the full difference between 1st and 2nd class fare locally on the respective route.
  • There is no refund for 1st class pass holders traveling in 2nd class.
  • Seat and Sleeper reservations are not included in the price of a pass. They must be purchased in addition to the pass and are subject to availability.
  • Passholder seats are limited.


Pass Refunds

  • Passes must be returned to International Rail within 12 months from the date of issue.
  • Passes must be unused and in original condition.
  • A cancellation fee of 25% applies to approved refunds.
  • Lost or Stolen passes are not refundable and cannot be replaced.


Reissuing Passes

This usually occurs if a pass needs to be changed due to incorrect spelling of a name or a different passes is required.

  • Refund conditions apply.