Earn points with AskingCanadians

Earn points with AskingCanadians

Here's an exclusive offer just for VIA Préférence members: Now you can earn points while making your voice heard with our new partner, AskingCanadians, an online research community.

To start earning more points, sign up with Asking Canadians and take part in surveys. From time to time, you'll be asked to fill out a survey for which you'll be awarded points based on its length, complexity, topic and question format. 

Add Texture to your life

Add Texture to your life

Texture by Next Issue is offering VIA Préférence members 50 points when you sign up for a Texture subscription, plus the first 60 days of Texture for free.

Take your pick of stories from some of the world's best titles such as People, Maclean's, Vogue, and many more. With our new, personalized experience, you can dive in and discover layers of rich stories on your tablet or smartphone, including dynamic articles tailored just for you.

You'll have an entire library at your fingertips - including back issues of all titles - at home or on the go. With Texture, you can download magazines when you're online, then read them anytime and anywhere. Enjoy enhanced digital features including videos, audio clips, and exclusive digital content. Texture is available on iPad®, iPhone®, and most Android™ tablets and smartphones.

Continue your subscription and receive up to 15 additional points per month.

40% reward sale

This winter, travel for fewer points than you think

There's no better time than now to experience Eastern or Western Canada. Redeem 40% fewer points when you book a reward trip on the Ocean or the Canadian, in any class of service, between December 17, 2015, and March 31, 2016.

To take advantage of this offer, call VIA Préférence at 1 888 VIA PREF.

Our new app

Our new app earns you points

Thanks to our new mobile app, you can manage your train trips no matter where you are and save. Book your trip using our app until October 31 for travel before November 30 and earn double the points.

Download it to your phone today.

Special VIA Rail offer for CAA Members!

CAA Members enjoy 10% off the best available fare* when they hop on a VIA Rail train to anywhere in Canada. What's more, VIA Préférence members will receive a one-time bonus of 100 VIA Préférence points on their first trip.

Youth Reward offer extended

We've extended our Youth Reward offer. Members aged 12 to 25 can redeem their points for a ticket for 20% fewer points than the adult redemption fare in Economy class. Just use the “Youth” passenger type to benefit from this exclusive discount online.


Share the stunning scenery, exceptional service and relaxing ambiance of train travel with someone you love this holiday season. VIA Rail offers gift cards for every budget, available at the ticket counter of VIA Rail stations and at participating retailers across Canada.

Booking a "Plus" fare has a lot of plusses.

Booking an Economy Plus fare gives you the flexibility to exchange your ticket or get a refund free of charge. Plus, you earn 50% more points. If you want to travel Business class while still enjoying the same flexibility and bonus points, choose the Business Plus fare!

The trendy Strathcona Hotel

Save at the Strathcona Hotel

The trendy Strathcona Hotel is ideally located in the heart of downtown Toronto, giving you convenient access to the city's entertainment, financial and sports districts. What's more, it's right across the street from Union Station—perfect! And exclusively for our VIA Préférence members, you can save 20% on your room.