Pe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19245 posts, RR: 52 Posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2577 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?
YOUTH FARE (Age 12-25)
Before departure changes are not permitted. After departure the homebound journey may be changed if routing is the same.
Ticket is non-refundable. Cancellation more than 1 day before departure, refund 50% of the fare.
No children discount. Infant under 2 without a seat 90% discount.
Valid for youth confirmed 12-25 years with ID-card travel on SAS and certain partner airlines for one way or round trip travel.
Ticket can be bought up to departure. Payment must be made within 72 hours after reservation.
Id-Card. Change and refund restrictions
No minimum stay
Stopover not permitted."
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KaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12263 posts, RR: 35
Reply 6, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2436 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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Zweed From Netherlands, joined Apr 2004, 455 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2432 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.
Starlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17115 posts, RR: 66
Reply 8, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 2415 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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