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Category: VIA Rail (VIA Preference)

[PROMOTION] 50% Sale with VIA Rail (expired on November 2, 2014)

VIA Rail is offering a 50% sale (off the fare price only) for travel by February 28, 2015. You just need to book your trip between October 30, 2014 and November 2, 2014. There is a 7-day advance purchase...

[PROMOTION] Back-to-School with VIA Rail (expired on September 19, 2014)

VIA Rail Canada is introducing 2 new back-to-school products. The 2 products are for travellers aged 12 to 25 years old, as well as travellers aged 26 years old and above with an ISIC card. The 2 new products...

[PROMOTION] Unlimited Summer Travel Pass with VIA Rail (expired on August 31, 2014)

VIA Rail is offering a Summer Pass promotion for passengers between the ages of 12 and 25, or those 26 and over with an ISIC card. The Summer Pass will be good for unlimited travel in Economy class between...

[TRAIN] Elite Status with VIA Preference

If you travel with VIA Rail, you can sign up for free with VIA Preference to earn loyalty points. We have written extensively about the VIA Rail program. Today, we will discuss the perks of elite status...

[TRAIN] VIA Rail Enhances Business Class

I received an email from VIA Rail about some exciting new upgrades to the business class service, including: new ergonomic seating, new meals, personalized service, refurbished lounges, and greener trips. Some...

[PROMOTION] 40% Reward Sale and a Few Suggestions to VIA Rail (expired on March 31, 2014)

VIA Rail is currently running a promotion where you can use 40% fewer points to redeem for a reward trip on the Ocean or the Canadian. Trips are available in any class of service on board the Canadian...

[TRAIN] Traveling on VIA Rail Business Class

I’ve sat in my fair share of Business Class and let me tell you right away that after experiencing it for the very first time, I never wanted to go back to Economy. You really do get a little spoiled...

[PROMOTION] VIA Rail (expired on November 26, 2013)

VIA Rail is at it again. This time, some of the trips are even cheaper than last time, notably the Toronto – Montreal trip is $27 this time instead of $29 last time. You will however have to travel...

[TRAIN] VIA Preference (Part 2)

When I first joined VIA Rail, I bought the VIA 6 Pak during my university days is what got me started with VIA rail. Basically the VIA 6 Pak is when you pre-pay for 6 tickets that you can use at anytime...

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