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[PROMOTION] VIA Rail Travel with Kids for $15 Kids

VIA Rail is once again running its $15 (one-way) promotion for kids tickets. The last time we saw this was for travel during the summer. This time around, the promotion runs for Saturday winter travel. Children...

VIA Rail Black Friday Sale!

VIA Rail is currently offering its Black Friday sale that runs until December 2, 2019, as in you need to book your trip before then, but travel period starts runs from December 5, 2019 onward. The end...

High Frequency VIA Rail Project (Québec City to Toronto Corridor)

This summer, VIA Rail announced a proposal to increase high frequency rail in the Québec City to Toronto Corridor. This is going to be a joint project between Canada Infrastructure Bank and VIA Rail Canada. In...

VIA Rail’s Preference Points will No Longer Expire

You probably received an email a few days ago from VIA Rail with a few upcoming changes that will take effect on December 5, 2019. Below are some of the notable changes. No more points expiry VIA Préférence...

VIA Summer Sale!

I was waiting to see what VIA Rail is going to offer this summer. Looks like the sale is out! Note that the discounts are offered between May 22 and June 2, 2019, but the travel period varies depending...

Rundown of VIA Preference (updated March 1, 2019)

I have mentioned this many times throughout my blog that travelling by train is my favourite mode of transportation. The two mains are because it feels the most comfortable and most eco-friendly option. Before...

VIA Rail Targeted Promotions

It has been a while since I last wrote about VIA Rail. As you know, I am a huge fan of VIA Rail. Unfortunately there is limited news that I can share with you. But when there is, I am more than happy to,...

VIA Rail to Replace its Quebec-Windsor Corridor Fleet

As you may already know, I am a big fan of trains and it is by far my favourite way to travel. Especially in Canada! Unfortunately, there is limited news that I can write about in Canada as VIA Rail has...

VIA Rail Tuesday Discounts

Every Tuesday, VIA Rail offers its weekly discounts. The extend of the discounts vary from week to week. This week, we see one of the better deals. If your travel is extremely flexible, it is usually worthwhile...

Unlimited Train Travel Passes SOLD OUT??

VIA Rail’s popular Canada 150 Youth Pass was temporarily unavailable for almost 20 hours before being back up again. And then it is listed as sold out?? Timeline Check out the slew of tweets below....

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