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. 

Your new favourite day of the week

Your new favourite day of the week

Don't miss our incredible Discount Tuesday deals. Make sure you visit the page every Tuesday to snag big savings on last-minute Economy class trips across Canada. Book on Tuesday for travel between Saturday and Friday.

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.