Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact email@example.com.
SOURCE VIA Rail Canada Inc.
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 Officer.
There are two options for the new Summer Pass for youth:
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.
©2012 PR Newswire. All Rights Reserved.