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where do people sell their unwanted day-pass

any suggestion how to obtain all-day pass in secondary market (from people who may not need any more)

I need one to use on weekend of oct 13th or 14th

(for a foreigner visting just for a day or two, SBB is pretty expensive)

is there a web site like ebay or craiglist?
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Old 06.10.2012, 23:14
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any suggestion how to obtain all-day pass in secondary market (from people who may not need any more)

I need one to use on weekend of oct 13th or 14th

(for a foreigner visting just for a day or two, SBB is pretty expensive)

is there a web site like ebay or craiglist?
Are you talking about selling on a travel ticket after you've used it? (Sorry but your English isn't clear).

If so, I'm pretty sure it's illegal. And there's quite a sentiment here that illegal things are BAD, so don't expect any useful information to help you in this.
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Re: where do people sell their unwanted day-pass

Day passes ( Tageskarte ) sold by the parish are meant for residents especially those in the lower income bracket. It is a good 30% off from the SBB version.

These tickets are dated ie of no use either before or later and can only be purchased up to 2 months ahead, by a resident in the parish. Demand usually outstrips supply but if you can manage German, you might find it at the Swiss version of Ebay, called Ricardo ( www.ricardo.ch - registration required ).

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http://www.tageskarte-gemeinde.ch/Da...S/Default.aspx

Ticket bourses for abroad:

NL http://kopen.marktplaats.nl/tickets-...uig/c1998.html

DE http://www.ebay.de/sch/Bahntickets-/37352/i.html

FR http://www.trocdestrains.com/recherc...let-train.html and http://www.covoiturage.fr/lang/en
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Re: where do people sell their unwanted day-pass

I'm guessing the OP is asking about buying a gemeinde tageskarte from someone...
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Re: where do people sell their unwanted day-pass

The last thing one wants to do in a foreign country is to break rule/law or even local custom knowingly.

IN th epast, I have seen posting about people having bought a day-pass and find that they can no longer use. (people might have bought to omany Migross passes for example or expected guests may have cancelled their plans)

No, I was certainly not looking for anything illegal. I re-read my post and wonder how I gave that impression.

Apologize for bad english (it is my fourth language)

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The last thing one wants to do in a foreign country is to break rule/law or even local custom knowingly.

IN the past, I have seen posting about people having bought a day-pass and find that they can no longer use. (people might have bought to omany Migross passes for example or expected guests may have cancelled their plans)

No, I was certainly not looking for anything illegal. I re-read my post and wonder how I gave that impression.
It was my misunderstanding, thinking that you meant you wanted to buy a tocket that had already been used. That sort of thing used to be quite common in London some years ago

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Apologize for bad english (it is my fourth language)
No worries, just pointing out that my reading might not have been what you intended, which turned out to be the case.
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Re: where do people sell their unwanted day-pass

desi420, if you will be traveling with your friend, then the current SBB deal on companion passes, covered in this thread, may be a good option.
If you have friends and acquaintances travelling in Switzerland with a GA travelcard, a 1-day travelpass for the Half-Fare travelcard or a 9 o’clock travelpass for the Half-Fare travelcard, the companion ticket lets you come along for the ride: on journeys by train, postbus and boat. You can get on and off public transport services as you wish.
http://www.sbb.ch/en/leisure-holiday...ttinfo-en.html
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