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ID Card For SK's Youth Tickets  
User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19203 posts, RR: 52
Posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2488 times:

I am looking to purchase a youth one-way ticket on SK from ARN to LHR via OSL. When I looked at the requirements, it says that I must possess an ID card to show that I'm aged between 12 and 25, but it does not state what constitutes an ID card. Would my passport suffice, or do they mean something different?

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YOUTH FARE (Age 12-25)
Change
Before departure changes are not permitted. After departure the homebound journey may be changed if routing is the same.

Refund
Ticket is non-refundable. Cancellation more than 1 day before departure, refund 50% of the fare.

Discount
No children discount. Infant under 2 without a seat 90% discount.

Valid on
Valid for youth confirmed 12-25 years with ID-card travel on SAS and certain partner airlines for one way or round trip travel.

Advance reservation/ticketing
Ticket can be bought up to departure. Payment must be made within 72 hours after reservation.

Product description
Id-Card. Change and refund restrictions

Minimum stay
No minimum stay

Maximum stay
1 year

Stopover
Stopover not permitted."


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User currently offlineSwissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 33
Reply 1, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2464 times:

If you don't have an ID card with you, I'm sure they would be happy with your passport as well! I doubt that they would check it at the check-in or gate, but rather when making the booking.


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User currently offlineOV735 From Estonia, joined Jan 2004, 909 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2460 times:

I figure they require a national identity card, which I think are used in many of the EU countries, though I'm not sure about UK.

Anyway, a valid passport should be more than okay to prove your age, I think. But I suggest you still check from a more official source.

OV735


User currently offlineDaumueller From Germany, joined Nov 2003, 690 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2446 times:

usually, when a policy says sth about ID CARD, any photo ID (drivers license, national ID, military ID etc.) including passports will be just fine.

User currently offlineZweed From Netherlands, joined Apr 2004, 455 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2441 times:

Being a swede and under 25 I have done this many times. Your passport is enough or your national Identity card who should be valid for travelling within Schengen countries. (is the UK schengen?)

User currently offlineACAfan From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 710 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 2400 times:

What is a Schengen country?


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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12241 posts, RR: 35
Reply 6, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2347 times:
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Zweed, no, the UK is not part of Schengen.

ACAfan, Schengen is a lot of European countries that went together and basically decided that when travelling between countries that are members of Schengen, you don't need a passport, just like travelling between different US states. It is, however, advisable to bring your passport, as it is the most widely recognized ID.



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User currently offlineZweed From Netherlands, joined Apr 2004, 455 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2343 times:

Swedish drivers licenses (the new ones), dutch National ID cards and mayn others cards are valid for travelling in between the Schengen countries.
The main thing is, if it shows your nationality on the ID-card. Then you can use it.


User currently offlineStarlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17015 posts, RR: 67
Reply 8, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 2326 times:

As Zweed hints at, Driver's Licences and ID cards are being harmonized between EU countried. If it has an EU flag on it, it's probably enough. Call the airline and ask, or bring your passport to be 100% certain.

ACAfan, KaiGwyer told you what The Schengen Treaty entails. the "unsexy" name is after the town where it was signed.



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User currently offlineSupersonic78 From Switzerland, joined May 2004, 146 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2293 times:

You just require a valid travel document (ID or passport) and they normally check this at the check in to make sure that you are allowed to travel with a youth fare ticket... no cheating  Smile/happy/getting dizzy !

and as already mentioned UK is not Schengen member...


User currently offlineMrniji From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2281 times:

Call the airline and ask, or bring your passport to be 100% certain.

No need, Daumueller is 100 % correct, Pearson, Passport, Licence etc all is fine. Not a big thing at all


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