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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....

Unlimited VIA Rail Travel Across Canada for Only $150

VIA Rail is offering an unlimited travel pass for $150 for the entire month of July, 2017 for any travel across the country. This is an unbelievable deal. Let’s recap, $150 for unlimited train travel...

Happy Valentine’s Day! VIA Rail Discount Tuesdays

Happy Valentine’s Day! Though not related to VIA Rail, I do hope that you have a fun day! If you are eating out, remember to use one of the credit cards that give a multiplier bonus at restaurants. VIA...

Which Exclusive VIA Rail Coupons to Choose?

As an elite member with VIA Rail’s loyalty program, VIA Preference, you will qualify for either a choice of 2 or 4 coupons, depending on your status. The coupons are valid until April 30 of the following...

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