A Swiss rail pass is the most prudent way to experience the beauty of Switzerland. Travel in Switzerland by train is no-fuss, no muss. Simply show your rail pas and you can hop-on on a Swiss train without reservations.
Note that reservations are sometimes required if you wish to experience Switzerland's most breathtaking scenic routes by panoramic train like Glacier Express or Bernia Express or Golden Pass.
But otherwise, you don't even have to bother traveling with your luggage! While you're online, simply arrange to have your luggage sent from the airport where you are departing to any Swiss railway station that has "Fly Rail Baggage Service".
Your Switzerland rail pass is all-inclusive as it covers boats, buses, cable cars, and trams in Cities like Basel, Bern, Lake Luzern, St Moritz, Intertaken etc, and gets you a hefty 50% off the majority of cable cars and mountain-top trains.
As a bonus, you get free admission to 400 plus museums with the Swiss Museum Pass that comes with your Swiss rail!
Note: If you are holder of European rail pass, you might use it to travel to anywhere in Switzerland by train, but Zermatt is not included, you would have to pay for train ticket to Zermatt, be sure to inquiry ticket window at the Visp Train Station.
You might not be aware Switzerland is an eco-conscious country. Their trains are powered by hydroelectricity, making your travel in Switzerland eco-friendly. Go green!
Be sure to include Schilthorn as part of your adventures. Not only will you be privilege to jaw-dropping scenery, but you'll be in the land of James Bond! Eat a leisurely lunch at the Piz Gloria, which honors James Bond. It's a spectacular mountaintop restaurant that revolves to give you a panoramic view of the Black Forest, lakes and glaciers. Take a moment to toast 007 with a "vodka martini, shaken not stirred"!