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25% off the best available fares
VIA is proud to offer 25% off the best available fares throughout the year—in all classes (excluding
Prestige class) and on all trains—for qualifying members of the Canadian Armed Forces, National
Defence civilian personnel, veterans, and their immediate families.
Maintaining a long and proud tradition of supporting members of the military and Veteran communities,
VIA Rail has worked with governments and representatives of the Canadian military community
to valorize the work of those who served or are serving Canada, and contribute to their well-being
and that of their families.
Log in to your profile or
create one prior to booking.
Book your one-way or round trip ticket in your preferred class and fare (excluding on Prestige Class).
On the “Passenger Information” screen, select "Corporate Rate" as the Discount Type, and enter "
12070" as the Discount Code. No serial number is required.
The price of the ticket will be adjusted automatically if the trip meets all of the conditions of this
Advise the VIA agent that you wish to use discount code “12070” prior to the agent booking your travel.
Offered to Active and Veterans members of Canadian Forces. Civilian employees must present their card DND
AND CFOne card.
The offer is valid for any passenger 18 years of age or older who has at least one of the following forms
of identification plus, if needed, one additional piece of photo identification:
o DND ID card for National Defence (NDI 20)
o Record of Service Card (NDI 75)
o Any Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) Benefit Card (Please contact
Veterans Affairs Canada at 613 992-7470 in Ottawa to obtain the required identification to qualify
for this offer.)
o Discharge Certificate from any branch of the Canadian Military
o Statement of Service from any branch of the Canadian Military
o Certificate of Service (CF 54 or CF 75) from any branch of
o Valid DND Temporary ID card (NDI 10).
o Canadian Forces or Former member CFOne card (with photo ID).
Up to a maximum of five (5) family members* travelling on the same trains, dates and in the same classes
of service as the passenger in possession of one of the forms of identification listed above may
accompany the qualifying member.
The qualifying member must present specified identification at any time upon request by a VIA employee.
*Family members may include the qualifying member’s spouse/partner (including common law), minor or dependent children (including
children for whom the qualifying member is a legal guardian), parents, grand parents, great-grand, parents,
grand children or great-grand children.
The offer is applicable to new bookings made as of November 1, 2010.
Tickets must be purchased according to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the
additional 25% discount is applied.
The offer is valid for travel commencing as of November 1, 2010.
The offer is valid on all VIA trains and between all VIA stations in Canada (excluding on Prestige
Class or Discount Tuesday Sleepers Fares).
The offer is valid in all classes (excluding on Prestige Class or Discount Tuesday Sleepers Fares).
Refunds and exchanges:
Bookings are subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional 25%
discount is applied.
Refunds and exchanges for qualifying members' tickets will only be processed if companion tickets issued
with it are processed at the same time.
The offer cannot be combined with any other fare or discount which requires a discount code to qualify.
Cannot be combined to Prestige Class or Discount Tuesday Sleepers Fares. Cannot be combined with
tickets issued using a rail pass or employee rail pass, group tickets, VIA Préférence reward tickets,
charter car fare tickets or tickets issued by a tour operator.
Tickets must be booked in advance of travel. The offer is not applicable to tickets purchased on board
a VIA train.
Minimum fares after the application of the discount and other conditions may apply.