Rugby Ontario partnering up with Merit Travel

April 11, 2018


Rugby Ontario announces partnership with Merit Travel

We would like to welcome Merit Travel as part of the Rugby Ontario family!

Merit Travel has been carefully selected as a preferred partner to Rugby Ontario. This appointment means that Rugby Ontario members will now have access to exclusive travel services catered to any need.  Rugby Ontario members will benefit from experienced travel consultation and professional travel management solutions for all individual and Rugby Ontario-sanctioned domestic and international trips. Through direct phone and e-mail contact, members will be able to reach Rugby Ontario-dedicated travel consultants ready to service individual, team, and family travel. Enjoy unique value benefits, travel discounts with select tour operators, and the peace of mind that comes with Merit Travel’s 24/7 emergency travel support.

At a provincial level, the partnership between Rugby Ontario and Merit will support Rugby Ontario’s High Performance Program in their various competition travel throughout the season. This summer alone, Ontario Blues teams will be travelling to Ireland on an Academy tour (AAA Jr. Blues Program – approximately 150 people), Halifax for the Eastern Canadian Championship (AA Jr. Blues Program – approximately 300 people) and Saskatoon for the Canadian Rugby Championship (U19 Men, U20 Women and Sr. Women – approximately 100 people). On top of supporting the travel of these teams with preferred group rates and travel agent assistance, this partnership will also add value to families looking to attend these events to catch the teams in action.

Merit Travel Consultants will do everything they can to surpass your travel needs and ensure your planning and trip experience is flawless. To contact the Merit Travel Consultant dedicated for Rugby Ontario members, call 1-866-341-1777 ext. 6900 or visit for more information.


As a full service travel company, Merit Travel connects people to exceptional travel experiences. From adventure travel, cruises to extended stays and golf weekend getaways. 

When working with a Merit Travel consultant, there's no reason to scour websites in search of the best value. They are a team of travel experts who can bring the perfect vacation to you! Merit knows how to bring value and service to your vacation experience.

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Rugby Ontario is the provincial sports governing body responsible for the organization of rugby in Ontario. Our mission is to establish a stronger identity for rugby in Ontario by promoting the sport’s core values and by fostering a culture of inclusiveness and excellence on and off the field of play.

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Kevin Baxter

Communications Coordinator - Rugby Ontario

647-560-4790 x 1006