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To better plan your trip to Canada, browse this section for practical - and oftentimes essential – information for the international traveller.
- If you live in a country other than Canada or the United States, purchase tickets through one of our Overseas Preferred Partners or with our online booking engine.
- Unpleasant surprises at customs can have a disastrous impact on your vacation. Be informed to avoid border issues.
- To help you choose an appropriate wardrobe, check out climate and weather information for all regions served by VIA Rail.
- Get useful tips on a wide variety of subjects, including business hours for stores, how to tip, and types of accommodations.
Other useful Web pages
- Browse our all-inclusive train packages.
- Visit the official Bank of Canada web site to compare the current value of the Canadian dollar with other currencies.