More Questions about the Swiss Pass

Is the Swiss pass only for purchase outside of Switzerland or can I buy it from a ticket booth when I arrive in Switzerland? Second, I have viewed the map for the routes where the Swiss Pass is usable, however some details are not able too be seen. Is there a route map with zoom in and zoom out functions? Thirdly, is there a departure/arrival time tables for the boats that we can use the Swiss Pass on?
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  • Jeff (Official Rep) March 15, 2012 21:59
    Hello,

    We recommend that you purchase the pass in advance, prior to departing for Europe. Certain passes may be available for purchase locally, but we do not have information about what those would be or the cost.

    You can purchase the Swiss Pass by clicking here:
    http://www.raileurope.com/rail-ticket....

    Additionally, we are currently offering a promo for this pass that allows 2 passengers to travel for the price of one. This promo is called the Swiss Spring 2-for-1 Pass and is only valid for travel from April 1st to May 31st. If your travel meets these criteria, then you can purchase this pass by clicking here:
    http://www.raileurope.com/rail-ticket....

    You can view an interactive map of the rail lines in Switzerland by clicking on 'Switzerland' after clicking on 'Europe Map & Guide' from the homepage of our website. The direct link to this map is http://www.raileurope.com/europe-trav....

    Unlike other rail passes, the Swiss Pass is unique in that doesn't only cover the ticket costs for trains. The Swiss Pass covers boats and buses as well. I'm sorry to say, however, that we don't have access to actual schedules for boat services in Switzerland. I would recommend that you try contacting the National Tourism Board of Switzerland.
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