VIA Rail Winter Getaways - Ideas and packages for a perfect winter escape

MONTREAL, Jan. 27 /CNW Telbec/ - With February just around the corner, now is the perfect time to plan a winter getaway. Whether planning a visit to one of the many seasonal festivals in cities across Ontario and Quebec or creating a romantic escape for Valentine's Day, VIA Rail Canada offers packages and ideas to make trip planning a breeze.

Some VIA getaways include:

VIA Getaways Quebec City Winter Carnival: Looking for that perfect snow-capped getaway? Why not celebrate Quebec City's 56th annual Winter Carnival. With VIA's Quebec City Winter Carnival package planning a trip to spend time with Bonhomme is easy and convenient. VIA's one or two-night packages include roundtrip train tickets to Quebec City, hotel accommodations and a VIP ticket to the VIA platform for the parade. For more information, customers can visit

Romantic Valentine's Escape: For those looking to spend quality time with that someone special, VIA's Valentine's getaways are just the ticket. Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Niagara Falls - the romantic destinations are endless! Visit to find the perfect package to enjoy time with the one you love.

Choose your own Adventure: Travellers can customize their travel plans to suit their own interests. Perhaps a trip to Ottawa to experience Winterlude, Canada's winter celebration? Or maybe a visit to Montreal's High Lights Festival offering a multitude of indoor/outdoor activities and concerts? With frequent connections throughout the Windsor - Quebec City corridor, VIA offers travellers a host of getaway options. With new deals every Wednesday, customers can visit to find VIA's latest Express Deals.

For more information on VIA's train schedules and fares or to book a winter getaway anywhere in the VIA system, customers can visit or call 1 888 VIA RAIL (842-7245), TTY 1 800 268-9503 (hearing impaired).

SOURCE VIA Rail Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: VIA Media Contacts: Ashley Doyle, (416) 956-7613,; Elizabeth Huart, (514) 871-6119,

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