THE BEST DEALS IN INTERLAKEN
Interlaken is the world’s premiere destination for adventure!
To help you pull off the greatest holiday you’ve ever had, here are some of the best deals in Interlaken!
If you want to get the most out of your holiday / travels / adventures, you’re going to need to move around a little. Trains and buses are your friends here and do a great job of getting you where you need to be.
INTERLAKEN GUEST CARD
Guests in the Interlaken holiday region are liable to a resort tax. In return for the tax, you will receive this awesome Guest Card! With this card, you will be entitled to a range of discounts (anything from 10% to 100%) in the whole Jungfrau Region for transportation AND shopping!!
NOTE: The card is just for YOU, and only valid during your stay in our region.
Q. Where can I find this visitor card you speak so highly of?
A. Generally, the reception of where you're staying is the best place to ask.
The Guest card also gets you a free ride on public transport to Iseltwald, Saxeten, and Niederried!!
REGIONAL PASS BERNESE OBERLAND
Whether you're going to be spending 4 days or 10 in the area, this is the way to go! You get unlimited travel throughout the Bernese Oberland region with just the one ticket!
The ticket is available for 4, 6, 8 or 10 days
Let's run some numbers just for comparison and see if it's worth your while.
4 Day pass = 240 CHF
Here are some regular ticket prices charged by mountain railways on which you can travel free with the Regional Pass (prices for adults in CHF)
This pass also includes discounts on the Jungfraubahn routes. For example going up Harder Kulm is free and Jungfraujoch is only CHF 93 for an adult from Interlaken Ost station (down from CHF 204.40)!!
For more information, head on over to: http://www.regiopass-berneroberland.ch/
|Interlaken – Bern - Interlaken||56.-|
|Interlaken – Luzerne – Interlaken||64.-|
|Brienz - Brienzer Rothorn||88.-|
|Erlenbach - Stockhorn||56.-|
|Grindelwald - First||58.-|
|Grindelwald Grund - Männlichen||58.-|
|Interlaken Ost - Kleine Scheidegg||80.-|
|Mülenen - Niesen Kulm||57.-|
|Wilderswil - Schynige Platte||64.-|
|Beatenbucht - Niederhorn||52.-|
SUPER SAVER TRAIN TICKET
Get up to a 50% discount on special trains within Switzerland.
*Valid for certain times and trains only (ie. early morning trains, not during peak hours etc.)
HOT TIP: The earlier you check, the more supersaver tickets are available and the better deal you can get!
While this isn't exclusive to Interlaken, it's well worth checking out if you're going to be travelling around Switzerland. They offer a few different types of passes depending on what your needs.
For example, The Swiss Travel Pass gets you unlimited access to to the Swiss travel system and gets you free entry to museums and exhibitions. There is also a Half Fare card available which costs 120chf. It is valid for 1 month and you get 50% off all train, bus, boat and some cable car tickets.
Know more: Swiss-Travel-Pass
JUNGFRAU TRAVEL PASS
This is surely one of the best deals in Interlaken for those who are going to blaze a trail through the area!! You can travel for a number of consecutive days, as often as you want on the route network listed below:
Jungfrau Travel Pass 3-6 days
Bernese Oberland Railway: Interlaken Ost - Lauterbrunnen
Bernese Oberland Railway: Interlaken Ost - Grindelwald
Schynige Platte Railway: Wilderswil – Schynige Platte (from 28 May 2016)
Wengernalp Railway: Lauterbrunnen - Kleine Scheidegg - Grindelwald
Jungfrau Railway: Kleine Scheidegg - Eigergletscher
Lauterbrunnen-Mürren railway: Lauterbrunnen - Grütschalp - Mürren
Harder Railway: Interlaken – Harder Kulm
First Railway: Grindelwald - First
Gondola cableway: Grindelwald - Männlichen (from 28 May 2016)
Aerial cableway: Wengen - Männlichen (from 21 May 2016)
Local bus: - Grindelwald - Grosse Scheidegg (from 21 May 2016)
Local bus: Grindelwald - Bussalp (from 21 May 2016)
Local bus: Grindelwald - Waldspitz (from 11 June to 16 October 2016)
Jungfrau Travel Pass 5-6 days also valid on the following routes
BLS: Interlaken Ost - Interlaken West
BLS: Boat journey on Lakes Thun and Brienz.
NOTE: All Jungfrau Travel Pass holders also benefit from a 50% discount on the route Eigergletscher - Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe
Know More: Jungfrau Travel Pass
SBB FLIGHT CHECK-IN AND LUGGAGE DROP
If you're one of those people who hate dealing with your luggage through the airports... which let's face it is most of us, this deal might get you excited.
Register your luggage at selected stations (Interlaken West can do it) on the day before your flight and collect it again from your destination airport abroad. While you're at it, you can check in for your flight.
Find out all you need here: SBB Luggage Drop and Check-in
JUNIOR TRAVEL CARD
If you're travelling with kids, this is a must. With the Junior travelcard, children from the age of six up to their 16th birthday can travel on public transport for a whole year, accompanied by a parent with a valid ticket.
30CHF ... done deal!
Find out more here: Junior Travel Card
BLS BOAT TRIP DEALS
Who's up for a boat trip around lake Brienz or lake Thun? Make sure you line up one of these deals and save some of that hard-earned money. A few things from BLS on offer:
- Pay for 2nd class and get a free upgrade to 1st
- Monday deals, there are a number of options and they're all nearly half the price of a normal ticket.
- Children from 6 up to the 16th birthday can score super cheap day passes.
- FREE Saturdays for children
- It's your Birthday!! That means you can ride 1st class all day long for FREE. Thanks, BLS.
Find all the details here: BLS DISCOUNTS
Making a decision on what to do in Interlaken is not easy! There are so many activities on offer. A good place to start is the Adventure Pass. It gives you the freedom to choose, and saves you a ton of cash!
Vertical rush consists of 4 high adrenaline activities. 20m up in the trees there's a platform from which you have a Giant Swing, Highline, Speed Line and BASE jump simulator. As if this wasn't an incredible deal as it is, you also get FREE entry to The Adventure Park, including 9 challenging ropes courses!
JET BOAT INTERLAKEN
Blast around the incredibly scenic lake Brienz in a beast of a boat! This thing is crazy powerful, you won't be able to wipe the smile off your face.
When you join a Jet Boat ride you will be given a voucher booklet, which includes discounts for the following.
+ 2 beers for price of 1 in Brasserie 17
+ 50% discount on St.Beatus Höhlen
+ 50% off photo/video package with Bumblebee Hang-gliding
+ 2nd run for Free Heimehfluh Interlaken
+ 20% off on a 1-day ticket Lake Thun and Brienz with BLS boat trips
+ 20% off on all food and Beverage services, Spa treatments Lindner, Grand Hotel Beaurivage
+ 20% off admission fee Ballenberg Swiss Open-Air museum
+ 20% off bike rentals with Flying Wheels Interlaken
+ Save 10 CHF on canyoning, Rafting, Seilpark and Vertical Rush
+ 15 minutes more on Segway PT with Mobileo Interlaken
+ 10% off Chocolate Making Workshop at Funky Chocolate Club Interlaken
+ Free drink with menu at Layaaly Beirut, Lebaneese Restaurant Interlaken
+ 10% off every meal in Little Thai Restaurant in Matten
+ Save 5 CHF on legendary 007 Burger at Schilthorn Piz Gloria
+ 10% off on all food at Seehotel Bönigen
+ Large Pizza for the prize of mini pizza at Seiler duLac, Bönigen
+ 10% off normal prize at Mystery Rooms.com
+ 10% discount at Bowling-Interlaken
+ 1 Free drink with your main meal at Hüsi Bierhaus
After thrilling hang-gliding experience you will receive these discount vouchers:
+ 5 CHF of Chocolate-making Workshop at Funky Chocolate Club, Interlaken
+ 10% off shopping at Vertical Sport and Outdoor shop, Interlaken
+ 1 x Free beer at Brasserie 17, Interlaken
FREE WALKING TOUR
All participants of the Free Walking Tour get a 10 CHF discount for canyoning, rafting, skydiving, and paragliding! Plus you get to learn about and discover Interlaken with true locals... win win!
JUNGFRAUJOCH SKI PASS DEAL
For holders of a Jungfrau Sportpass that is valid for at least three consecutive days, there is a 50% discount on a rail ticket for the route Eigergletscher - Jungfraujoch.
That makes it only 58CHF!! Check out the details here: Jungfrau Pass | Jungfraujoch
SKI RENTAL DEALS
Skiing in the Jungfrau region is some of the best in Switzerland. Interlaken is the perfect place to stay for access to everywhere. Be sure to make use of the free ski-bus and travel from Interlaken directly to the Jungfrau skiing region.
NOTE: You'll need to show your valid Jungfrau Ski Region sports, sledge, or hiking pass as well as a valid and completed Interlaken Guest Card. Done!
Find out more here: Free ski bus
KIDS SKI FREE
The terms are that one adult needs to buy a one-day or afternoon ticket at the regular price. Then up to three children (6 to 15yrs) receive a free day pass!
Step 1: Present your ticket purchase confirmation at a Jungfrau Region railway station.
Step 2: Receive a free day pass for three children.
Step 3: Enjoy the mountain!
For more information: Kids ski free on Saturdays!
HIKING AND SLEDGING PASS
There's no doubt the Jungfrau Region is incredible in winter for skiing and snowboarding. Did you know it's also awesome for hiking and sledging?
Grab yourself a hiking and sledging pass for two to seven days, and you can enjoy (nearly) unlimited hiking and sledging.
Check here for all available routes and pricing: Hiking and Sledging
FIRST FLYER INCLUDED
This is not a clever play on words. First is an area in the Jungfrau region and the 'First Flyer' is 800 meters of steel cable, up to 50 meters off the ground and you hit speeds of up to 84 km/h !!
Strap yourself in for a blistering fast descent from First to Schreckfeld.
In Winter, this is FREE for holders of a valid Jungfrau or Grindelwald-Wengen Sportpass (Sportpass valid for 1 day or longer)!
Find out more: First Flyer
ULTIMATE WINTER PACKAGE
It's widely known that Interlaken is the adventure sports capital of Europe. Why not get fully involved and find out why. The Ultimate Winter Package will save you some money (around 100CHF!!) and allow you to experience everything Interlaken is famous for!
The packages include winter gear rentals, ski passes + transport, Vertical Rush, Night sledding or snowshoe tour, skydiving or paragliding. How could you pass this up!?
Check out the details here: Ultimate Winter Package
This isn't as much a deal, as it is an awesome opportunity for big eaters!!
16 INCH PIZZA COMPETITION
+ If you can eat 2 x X-Port pizzas, you get the pizzas plus 1 drink for FREE.
You have 30 mins to complete the task.
FUNKY CHOCOLATE CLUB
You can send Swiss chocolate overseas to your friends and family. You can even make the chocolate yourself in their workshop. They provide free envelopes and arrange the postage, all you need to do is pick the chocolate!
VICTORIA JUNGFRAU - SUNDAY BRUNCH
Some of the finest dining in Interlaken. I'm not going to lie to you, it's not cheap... BUT! if you want the best Sunday Brunch, this is the one. All you can eat 5-Star buffet every Sunday from 11h30 to 14h.
"The perfect blend of traditional Swiss and Italian cuisine mixed with a soupçon of the Belle Époque"
Nobody knows what that means, but it's sounds incredible! The deal here is that children aged 7 to 12 get 50% off and under 6 get to eat for FREE!
CHF 78 per person and you can find out more here: Sunday Brunch at Victoria Jungfrau
JAMES BOND 007 BRUNCH ON SCHILTHORN - PIZ GLORIA
2970m above sea level is where you want to be on a Sunday morning! Served daily from 8h to 14h in the revolving restaurant on Schilthorn, Piz Gloria.
The deal is in the combination. Buy a cable car ride plus brunch and save some cash! Kids up to 6 eat for FREE. If you have a half-fare card or Swiss Travel Pass (mentioned above) you save even more.
Find out more here: James Bond Brunch
THE 3 TELLS IRISH PUB
Every good town needs a proper Irish Pub... the kind that welcomes you with beer and hearty meals!! This place is a local favourite and doesn't disappoint.
- 2 for 1 Fish and Chips every Tuesday 17h to 22h
- 20CHF steak night, every Thursday 17h to 22h
- 2 for 1 drinks for the ladies from 17h to 22h
More details here: The 3 Tells Irish Pub
Monday is the night you want to head on over to Hüesi Bierhaus!!
It's 20chf Schnitzel night. From 17h to 22h you can choose from 5 assorted schnitzel meals and receive 1 of their tap beers or sodas for free!!!!
Check it out: Hüesi Bierhaus Monday's
Do you know any other great deals around Interlaken that our readers would appreciate?
Let us know in the comments!