OPC

For payments by credit card and PayPal an additional price per ticket (OPC) is collected, if your journey commences in one of the following countries: Switzerland (CH), Germany (DE),Belgium (BE), Netherlands (NL), Finland (FI),Great Britain (GB) or Ireland (IE). The OPC percentage amounts to 1.65% based on the ticket total and is uniform across all below mentioned points of origin. A fixed OPC applies to all areas of travel and booking classes.

The capping amounts are listed below.

  • Point of origin

    Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Finland, Great Britain, Ireland

  • OPC

    1.65 % of Ticket Total / Maximum 30 CHF (25 EUR / 20 GBP)

No additional OPC will be collected on bookings of insurance policies, seat reservations or in the context of re-bookings. Tickets for infants (younger than 2 years) and Miles & More Reward tickets are excluded from the OPC.

In the case of a cancellation, the OPC is non-refundable.

Purchase ticket without OPC

  • The OPC does not apply to non-credit card payments at the SWISS Ticket Office or to a travel agent.
  • Corporate customers do not pay the OPC if they use their AirPlus Debit Account.
  • The OPC does not apply to the following forms of payment when purchasing tickets through swiss.com. These depend on the country of departure1:
Instant transfers Maestro Debit PostFinance Visa Debit / Electron Air Plus Debit
Belgium
Instant transfers
X
Maestro Debit
X
PostFinance
Visa Debit / Electron
X
Air Plus Debit
X
Finland
Instant transfers
Maestro Debit
PostFinance
Visa Debit / Electron
X
Air Plus Debit
X
Germany
Instant transfers
X
Maestro Debit
PostFinance
Visa Debit / Electron
X
Air Plus Debit
X
Ireland
Instant transfers
Maestro Debit
PostFinance
Visa Debit / Electron
X
Air Plus Debit
X
Netherlands
Instant transfers
X
Maestro Debit
PostFinance
Visa Debit / Electron
X
Air Plus Debit
X
Switzerland
Instant transfers
Maestro Debit
PostFinance
X
Visa Debit / Electron
X
Air Plus Debit
X
UK
Instant transfers
Maestro Debit
X
PostFinance
Visa Debit / Electron
X
Air Plus Debit
X
  1. Current as of May 2016