Your membership number

You can start earning points as soon as you become a member. You will get a membership number once you sign up for the program. To earn points, you must have your membership number on hand every time you buy a ticket. You can also use your membership number to sign in to your account at so you can update your profile and access personalized content and special offers created just for you.


Welcome bonus

VIA Préférence offers a Welcome Bonus of 500 points for all new members after they've spent and travelled for $250 or more on VIA Rail travel in the first six months following their registration. With free travel starting at only 550 VIA Préférence points, a first reward trip could be just around the bend!