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The Advocate Advantage is a membership program for our subscribers, dedicated to offering perks and benefits that are only available to you as a member.

Your membership supports local journalism. From investigative journalism to the latest in food and entertainment - Advocate Advantage Members will get even MORE inside access, exclusive content, and opportunities to connect with journalists. The stories, photos, and exciting interactives are available anytime, anywhere and in the format you love. PLUS, News+ members will enjoy a faster browsing experience, more exclusive content, coupons, offers, and perks that are ONLY available to members. Already a subscriber? That means you're a member! To discover all of the amazing benefits of Advocate Advantage membership, click here. If you're not yet a Advocate Advantage members, check out our options here.

To discover all of the amazing benefits of Advocate Advantage membership, click here.

Advocate Advantage members will have access to the Victoria Advocate both online and in print. Plus, you will enjoy access to www.victoriaadvocate.com, the region's online leader in local news and information.

To access your Advocate Advantage benefits, you’ll need to log in with an email and password. If you don’t have one, you’ll need to complete a one-time registration and activate your account. For help, call 1-361-574-1200.

Yes, as soon as you activate your Advocate Advantage account at .

For Advocate Advantage Members, you have access to unlimited digital in addition to convenient home delivery of your newspaper. You’ll enjoy the timeless experience and feel of print, in addition to the up-to-the-minute breaking and local news on your phone, tablet, and computer. Platinum News+ Members get exclusive access to premium enhanced digital content. That includes our e-edition -- the replica edition of our newspaper that will include Comics, Puzzles, Discover 361, Best of the Best, and more. Plus, there will be specialty interest publications like Weddings and the Farm and Ranch Show. The Advocate Advantage offers several exciting new benefits to members that are new to subscribers under our previous subscription model. To learn more, click here.

If you would like to pause your home delivery service, make a payment or give a gift subscription, please visit our customer service website.

Upgrades, cancellations or changes in membership level services can be completed over the phone. Our customer service agents are happy to assist you! Just call 361-547-1200.

The local news and information published on our websites, in email newsletters, and in the printed newspaper serves a vital role in our communities. Much of the news on victoriaadvocate.com comes exclusively from the newsrooms of the Victoria Advocate. That means a lot of the news posted here can't be found anywhere else.

In short, your membership supports local journalism that makes a difference.

If you’re not yet a Advocate Advantage Member, check out our options here. We strive to make it easy to support local journalism in your community.

Advocate Advantage offers many exciting benefits to members. To learn more, click here.

Many features are available only online, including:

Members-only exclusive content and discounts! Click here to learn more.

Free access to the last 2 years of archives

Enrich your experience by connecting with the community

Convenient email newsletters and app alerts

Breaking News updated throughout the day

Multimedia photo galleries, videos and slideshows.

Click here to download our free apps, designed specifically to work fast on your mobile device. When prompted, accept notifications for an easy way to stay informed throughout the day. Or, visit our website on any device for a mobile view.

To experience faster, unlimited access with fewer interruptions on every device, make sure to log in with your email and password.

Your account login will allow access for up to five digital devices. For security reasons, you may occasionally be asked to log in again. Be sure that "remember me" is checked at login so you don't have to enter your information on every visit.

Yes! victoriaadvocate.com publishes an e-edition that is a PDF replica of the newspaper. It looks just like the printed newspaper and is specially formatted to work on your computer, laptop, iPad or tablet. It will also give you the latest updates, photos and videos that don't make it into our printed product.

The E-Edition is included in Advocate Advocate membership.

You asked - we listened! One of the amazing benefits of the Advocate Advantage Membership is a much faster reading experience, with fewer ads and interruptions. You’ll need to log in with your email and password to enjoy the faster experience.

If you’re not yet an Advocate Advantage Member, check out our options here..

Advocate Advantage Membership includes both home delivery and digital access, including the e-newspaper.

Home delivery members always enjoy the printed copy, but remember that when you are on the go, away from home for the day or on vacation, you can still keep up to date with all of the local news and events on your mobile device. All home delivery subscription packages include digital access.

As a bonus, all Advocate Advantage Members can share a log in with others in your household, just like you share the newspaper with family or friends.

Yes! As a bonus, Advocate Advantage Members can share a log in with others in your household, just like you share the newspaper with family or friends.

Please keep in mind, everyone who has access to a shared account also has the same access to account information and privileges.

Your account login will allow access for up to five digital devices. For security reasons, you may occasionally be asked to log in again. Be sure that "remember me" is checked at login so you don't have to enter your information on every visit.

We strive to make your Advocate Advantage membership worry-free. Please don’t hesitate to call us at 361-574-1200 for help. A customer service representative will be happy to assist you.

To learn more about a cancellation policy that applies to you, please contact customer service at 361-574-1200.

One of the amazing benefits of Advocate Advantage Membership is a much faster reading experience, with NO surveys blocking articles, plus fewer ads and interruptions. You’ll need to log in with your email and password to enjoy the faster experience.

If you’re not yet a member, see our options here.

If you choose not to log in, occasionally you will be asked to answer a short 1-2 question survey before reading a complete version of a story.

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