Two Types of Passes Make it Easier and Affordable for Youth 12-25 to
Visit Canada by Train This Summer
MONTREAL, June 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The school year is over and it is
time to book travel for the summer! VIA Rail Canada announced today a
new rail pass: the Summer Pass for youth, aged between 12-25 years old
(and 26+ with the ISIC card). "Canada is one of the most beautiful
countries in the world and summer is a glorious time to discover it. By
creating this new Summer Pass for youth, we want to encourage them to
travel by train and explore Canada's matchless parks and scenery, as
well as its bustling cities and their cultural events, or just visit
friends and family", says Martin R. Landry, Chief Marketing and Sales
There are two options for the new Summer Pass for youth:
Unlimited travel in the Québec City - Windsor corridor, valid from July 1st to August 31, 2014, in Economy class for $499 + taxes
Unlimited travel across VIA Rail network, valid from July 1st to August 31, 2014, in Economy class for $999 + taxes
Purchase must be made by either calling 1 888 VIA RAIL (1 888 842-7245)
or going to a station ticket office. You cannot buy the Summer Pass for
youth online. However seat reservations can be handled online, like VIA
Rail Canada's other rail passes.
Hurry - this offer is available for a limited time only. The earlier you
purchase this new rail pass, the more you get to travel across the VIA
Rail Canada network.
For information, visit http://www.viarail.ca/en/youthpass.
About VIA Rail Canada
As Canada's national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada's (viarail.ca) and its 2,500 employees are mandated is to provide safe, efficient and
economical travel, in both official languages of our country. VIA Rail
operates intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking 450
communities across its 12,500 km network. Recipient of the Railway
Association of Canada's Safety Award in 2012 for the 11th time in 12
years, and of Baxter Travel Media's 2013 Agent's Choice Award (voted on
by Canadian travel agents), VIA Rail safely transports nearly four
million passengers annually. Since 2007, the Government of Canada has
invested more than a billion dollars in VIA Rail. Follow the progress
of our transformation at viarail.ca/transformingvia.
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SOURCE: VIA Rail Canada Inc.
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