Hello, When you purchase a vaporetto pass (24, 48 hour etc), does the clock start ticking from the time of purchase or the first time you use it? I can't seem to find an answer on the actv website or the guidebook. I used the 72 hour pass last visit but we bought it right before getting on the boat for our first ride. This time we may not be getting on until we're at an unmanned stop. Which I guess brings me to my second question: can you buy the passes at the ticket machines at every stop vs. staffed ticket booths? Thanks so much, Jodi
We got our pass online weeks before we used it, so obviously the clock ticked from the first use. I don't know about getting passes from machines.
From the first time you swipe it before you get on a boat. I don't remember seeing any ticket vending machines - there may be some but I've never noticed any.
I didn't realize that I could buy them online. Thank you, I will look into that!
Here is a step by step for buying from the vending machines. When we bought our online passes, we got an email with a 7 character alphanumeric code which we enter into the ticket machine and it dispened our vaportteo tickets.