MONTREAL, Aug. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - With September just around the corner,
VIA Rail Canada wishes to remind students about the special passes and
great discounts available for their back-to-school travel plans.
Serving a number of destinations throughout the Quebec City-Windsor
corridor including university cities such as Windsor, London,
Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa, Montreal and
Quebec City, VIA makes going back to school comfortable, convenient and
VIA's 6 pak provides students with a budget-conscious option for
travelling between home and school. Available to students holding an
ISIC card ( href="http://www.isic.org/">www.isic.org), VIA's 6 pak
offers savings of up to 50% on the adult regular fare for six one-way
trips between the same two stations.
VIA's Youth fare also makes travelling affordable, offering
travellers between the ages of 18 and 25 year round discounts in
Economy, Sleeper and Sleeper Touring classes.
All travellers - students, adults and kids alike - can take advantage of
last minute savings with VIA's online Express Deals. Updated
each week, these deals apply to trains across VIA's coast-to-coast
network. For more information and to check out the latest Express
Deals, customers can visit www.viarail.ca/deals.
Some conditions may apply. For more information or to buy tickets,
customers can visit VIA's website at viarail.ca.
Customers can also contact VIA at 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245) or at
1 800 268-9503 (for the hearing impaired).
About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada's mandate
is to provide efficient, environmentally sustainable and cost-effective
passenger transportation, in both official languages. Every week, VIA
operates 503 intercity, transcontinental and regional trains linking
450 communities across its 12,500-kilometre route network. The demand
for VIA services is growing as travellers increasingly turn to train
travel as a safe, hassle-free and environmentally responsible
alternative to congested roads and airports.
SOURCE VIA Rail Canada Inc.
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