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Merit Travel Expo (9/24/2017)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Learn
Event Location: La Cite Francophone
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Sep 24 2017  11:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Sep 24 2017 10:30:00 AM
Event Duration:however long you wish!
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Coordinator(s): Sandie
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:20
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Come join me for Merit Travel's Edmonton Expo. Please register with Merit Travel by clicking HERE.

How to find us: Meet by the stairwell by the washrooms (look at pic #5). I will be wearing my royal blue EOC baseball cap. Please also refer to the Volunteer Page to view my profile pic so you can recognize me, if you've not met me before.

Here is some more info about the event:

Join us for our 4th annual Travel Expo. This year promises to be bigger and better. Chat with the experts, meet the best tour operators, get inspired with travel talks, win great prizes, and save with exclusive deals. This year we will have more presentations to choose from and more suppliers to chat with. Information will be updated as we have it.

This year we will have more presentations to choose from and more travel providers to chat with. Some of the experts attending will be:
Adventure Canada | Explore Worldwide | Exodus Travels | Exclusive Tours | G Adventures | Collette Tours | Merit Travel Long Stay Vacations and Hosted Trips | Insight Vacations | Tucan Travel | Allianz Insurance | Atlas Immunization | Topdeck Travel | Transat Holidays | WestJet Vacations | Plaza Premium Lounges | Globus/Avalon Waterways | Paul Gauguin Cruises | Fiji Airways

Tentative times for the presentations are:

L' Uni Theatre - main lobby of La Cite Francophone
11:00 11:30 Adventure Canada The Art of Expedition Travel and upcoming 2018 Adventures
12:10 12:40 Explore Worldwide Bhutan, Burma and Beyond
1:20 1:50 - Merit Travel Long Stay Vacations and hosted trips
2:30 3:00 Exclusive Tours Starclipper, Barge Cruises and Voyages to Antiquity
3:40 4:10 Exodus Travel - Best of Cycling and Walking Trips
4:10 4:40 Special Guest - Andrew Appleyard - Exodus UK - Best On Planet - Wildlife

Presentation Hall - next to the Expo Hall
11:35 12:05 Collette Tours Exploring South Africa
12:45 1:15 Avalon River Cruises Active Discovery River Cruising
1:55 2:25 G Adventures Galapagos and Peru
3:05 3:35 Insight Vacations - Touring Italy
3:40 - 4:10 Tucan Travel - Colombia and Patagonia
4:15 4:45 Paul Gauguin Cruises Small ship cruising in Tahiti, French Polynesia and Fiji

Required Items to Bring:
Your interest in travel!
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Money for snacks/beverages
Pen & notepad

How to Get There:
Event Directions:La Cite Francophone located at 8627 - 91st Street NW - click HERE for a map.


- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in EOC events.
- Please scroll through and read the entire online waiver when you sign up.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!