Please Your Palate on a Wine-Themed River Cruise

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Rivers were the original highways, and there’s no better way to explore the cities along their shores than on a river cruise. If you want to add a little more flavor to your river adventure, why not try a wine cruise? AmaWaterways offers a unique, epicurean dimension to its itineraries with special wine-related experiences and… Read more »

Spread the Love: Explore Colorado’s More Remote Locales

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It’s no secret that we Coloradans love our state. We love talking about it, and we love exploring it. However, there’s a tendency to hit the same prevalent spots. There’s no denying the beauty of places like Rocky Mountain National Park, the Maroon Bells, Hanging Lake, and other prominent Colorado destinations. However, the state features… Read more »

Don’t Wreck Your Summer Road Trip

Advance preparation and planning are essential to a successful, fun-filled summer road trip. AAA recommends travelers seek assistance with their trip plans and preparations prior to departure. While many consumers have the confidence and knowledge to handle various aspects of their trip plans without help, having your vehicle professionally inspected by a trained technician before… Read more »

8 Places to Experience an Epic Vacation in the U.S.

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The summer travel season is almost here. If you’re seeking a fun getaway that doesn’t require a passport, you’re in luck. There are hundreds of exciting places to visit right here in the U.S., with plenty of attractions and activities to satisfy all kinds of travelers. AAA’s partner TravelBound has a few suggestions on cities… Read more »

Unusual Things Insurance Covers

Whether a satellite crashes into your home or a power outage spoils food in your refrigerator, your insurance might just cover some unusual damages. It’s a good idea to review your insurance policies so you know what coverage you have and if an unusual mishap – a lightning strike, aircraft crash or riot – will… Read more »

8 Reasons Why You Should Use A Travel Agent

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By Joe Maloney, Vice President, Travel and Retail Operations   Frequently, I am asked why, in this day and age, anyone would use a travel agent given the access to information and booking options online.  The answer comes down to the fact that not all travel purchases are the same. I generally put travel purchases… Read more »

Seven One-of-a-Kind Cities You Can Visit Along the Mekong River

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By Vanessa Day   The Mekong River is the lifeblood of Southeast Asia. The beautiful waterway flows through some of the region’s most stunning landscapes and diverse countries. The floating villages and bustling cities of Cambodia and Vietnam feature friendly locals, colorful markets, and intricate architecture. Uniworld Boutique River Cruises shares the beauty and history… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Your Car

Spring is upon us and now is a great time to give your car the same cleaning attention that you give your house. Here are a few tips on sprucing up your car for spring: Vehicle Interior Vacuum regularly and lightly shampoo the carpets as needed. Dirt remaining in the carpet greatly accelerates wear, but… Read more »

5 Experiences You Can (and Should) Have in Southeast Asia

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By Vanessa Day   Asia is the largest continent in the world, filled with incredible sites, culture and history. With so much to see and experience, it’s tough to narrow down the options. For those eager to explore this fascinating part of the world, it’s a smart idea to discover it one region at a… Read more »

EARTH-FRIENDLY AAA DISCOUNTS

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Earth Day is coming up April 22nd so we wanted to highlight some of our most environmentally-friendly discount partners this month and what they are doing to help save the earth.   SunPower   SunPower is a rooftop solar panel company that helps customers reduce their carbon footprint by powering their homes with solar energy. … Read more »

10 Wild Things You Can Experience While On Safari

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By Jesse Wilson   For many travelers, an African safari is a dream vacation that is sure to be unlike any other adventure they’ll experience elsewhere in the world. Safaris are often remembered as the trip of a lifetime because of the incredible experiences that will never be forgotten. Below are 10 wild and exotic… Read more »

The hottest trends for travel in 2017

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By Joe Maloney, VP Travel AAA Colorado   The booking season for people intending to travel during the peak travel months (May through September) is in full swing, and pent-up demand from a turbulent 2016 is resulting in record numbers of Americans traveling abroad this year.  The following are the most significant trends we are… Read more »

5 Great Cars for Teenage Drivers

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    Teenage drivers are everywhere. Whether they’re going to and from school, driving to extra-curricular activities, or socializing with friends, teens are often behind the wheel. Busy schedules and driving with friends can mean distracted driving. Coupled with inexperience, and the statistics show that teens are more at risk for accidents.   It’s certainly a very… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Hawaii’s “Big Island”

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By Jesse Wilson   Hawaii is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, hosting millions of visitors from across the globe every year. While there are eight main islands, most tourists spend their time on the three most popular islands: Oahu, Maui, or Kauai. Certainly, each of these islands is a wonderful… Read more »

Regarding the EU Commission and Travel Visas to Europe

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Dear AAA Members and Fellow Travelers,   Last week, the European Union Commission passed a resolution calling for an end to US citizen’s ability to travel to Europe without a visa. This was in response to the US not providing visa-free incoming access to citizens of five EU countries (Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania)…. Read more »

Your Savings Go Further as a AAA Member

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AAA isn’t just a roadside assistance service company. We help our member save money with a variety of benefits covering many different aspects of your day-to-day life. One of those lesser-known benefits is its access to preferred savings rate just for AAA members. If you’re considering opening a CD, Money Market account, or savings account,… Read more »

5 Ways to Increase the Romance on a Cruise

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Vacations can mean a lot of different things, depending on the traveler. They can be adventurous getaways, a chance to make family memories, a time to relax and unwind, or even a romantic escape for lovers. One of the most romantic ways to travel is via cruise ships, where all your needs are met with… Read more »

Most (and Least) Expensive States to Own a Car: Where Does Colorado Rank?

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The cost of owning a vehicle goes far beyond the price agreed upon at the dealership. There are car insurance premiums, sales tax, title and registration fees, repairs and maintenance, gas money, and more. To find out the real costs of owning a vehicle, GObankingrates.com recently analyzed key expenses of car ownership by state, excluding… Read more »

6 Awesome European Port Cities You Can Visit Via Ocean Cruise

By Jesse Wilson   Planes and trains aren’t the only way to travel to some of the world’s most famous cities. Cruising provides not only a fun and luxurious way of travel, but also an excellent mode of transportation to get to many of Europe’s popular destinations. The experts at Holland America Line highlight some… Read more »

Reasons you should take a European River Cruise NOW

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By Joe Maloney, Vice President Travel AAA Colorado   The rivers are the original highways in Europe, where indigenous peoples traded good and services for many hundreds if not thousands of years.  One could argue that many of the oldest established communities exist along the rivers, and because of the associated economic drivers the rivers… Read more »

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