COVER FEATURE: What’s new in cruising 2017

Originally published: March/April 2017 Travelers reap the rewards as cruise lines try to stay one wave or river bend ahead of each other.   Food Cooking classes have become extremely popular that many cruise lines have added culinary arts kitchens onboard. Courtesy of Regent Seven Seas Cruises Foodies will relish new offerings as cruise lines… Read more »

yourAAA: Member Benefits News

The tents of Denver International Airport’s Main Terminal reflect in the windows of The Westin DIA, a new AAA Four Diamond property. Courtesy of The Westin Hotel Originally published: March/April 2017 Colorado’s top AAA-rated properties Two Colorado hotels recently joind the list of AAA Four Diamond rated properties, while a Five Diamond hotel continues its… Read more »

President’s Message: Invested in the future

Originally published: March/April 2017 In April, AAA Insurance will again be the presenting sponsor of the Denver Auto Show. I am looking forward to seeing all the new car models there. The show has something for everyone—whether you favor domestic brands such as Ford, Chevy, or Chrysler; or you lean toward foreign automakers such as… Read more »

Safe Roads: Protecting those who protect us

By Tom Hess Originally published: March/April 2017 While assisting a motorist on the side of I-25 south of Castle Rock, Colorado State Trooper Cody Donahue was struck and killed Nov. 25, 2016, by a trucker who allegedly failed to move over into an open lane—the latest of several recent fatalities and injuries involving roadside emergency… Read more »

Insurance FYI: Savvy shopping

By Tom Hess Originally published: March/April 2017 If you’re shopping for or renewing an auto insurance policy, chances are you’re looking for solutions that will be light on your wallet. Take a few minutes to become insurance savvy and save time and money—and help protect your family and property. “As with any major purchase, it’s… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2017: EUROPE

Ancient fortification of Dubrovnik, seen from Fort Minceta, with Lokrum Island in the background. © Philippe Giraud/Corbis via Getty Images Originally published January/February 2017 Where will you go in 2017? AAA Travel Agents add significant value, convenience and peace of mind to your special holiday at the destinations listed here—value found only through one of… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2017: EXOTICS

The marabou stork, with its unmistakable pink gular sac at its throat, is among the largest birds in the world, gregarious and colonizing—one of more than a thousand avifauna that join animal life in Kenya. © Micato Safaris Originally published January/February 2017 Where will you go in 2017? AAA Travel Agents add significant value, convenience… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2017: TROPICS

Vintage cars and their owners mingle in Parque Central, with Gran Teatro de La Habana, home of the Cuban National Ballet, in the background. © Lucas Vallecillos Originally published January/February 2017 Where will you go in 2017? AAA Travel Agents add significant value, convenience and peace of mind to your special holiday at the destinations… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2017: CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA

The Amazon River cruise available through Natural Habitat Adventures can be a noisy affair—with the sounds of birds. © WWF-US/J.J. Huckin Originally published January/February 2017 Where will you go in 2017? AAA Travel Agents add significant value, convenience and peace of mind to your special holiday at the destinations listed here—value found only through one… Read more »

yourAAA: Member Benefits News

Originally published January/February 2017  Show time How do you decide on the travel plan, of the thousands available online, that offers the best value on the most memorable adventure your money can buy? Attend the Vacations Showcase presented by AAA Travel on Feb. 4 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High and you’ll begin an… Read more »

President’s Message: Let’s dream together

Originally published January/February 2017 AAA Colorado will host the 2017 Vacations Showcase on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. This will be a perfect chance for AAA Colorado members to discover many of the worldwide travel options available to you, learn about special show deals, and receive expert travel-planning advice. Linda… Read more »

Insurance FYI: Small cracks, big problems

Water pours from a crack in a freeze-damaged pipe. © Shutterstock/Paul Tessier Originally published January/February 2017 Freezing temperatures can burst both plastic and copper pipes, and an 1/8-inch crack can spew up to 250 gallons of water per day, causing flooding, serious structural damage, and the potential for mold. Recovery can be difficult and costly…. Read more »

yourAAA: Member Benefits News

Originally published: November/December 2016 Discount ski lift tickets AAA members can save on single-day lift tickets at Copper Mountain Resort. Adult 1-Day tickets are $80, and Child 1-Day tickets are $58. Tickets are valid any day of the 2016–2017 ski season with no blackout dates. Purchase tickets at online AAA.com/CopperMountain. Bigger and better So many people attended… Read more »

Road Review: Past v. present

Toyota 4Runner. Courtey of Toyota The Toyota 4Runner looks something like a tank, and the Nissan Pathfinder a boring people-mover. So who will get the reviewer’s love?  By Bryce Crawford Originally published: November/December 2016 There’s a certain level of brawny truck that gets me going. I’m not talking about the one with 42-inch Super Swampers… Read more »

President’s Message: Not all heroes wear capes

Originally published: November/December 2016 I recently attended a retirement celebration for an employee that had been with AAA Colorado for more than 40 years. As I looked around the room, I noticed other employees that had been with AAA Colorado for many years. This got me thinking: What keeps an employee satisfied with his/her job… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: Gold Rush 2016: Living color, living history

Passengers aboard the Cumbres & Toltec arrive in time to see peak color along the Toltec Gorge in northern New Mexico, on the way north to the final stop in Antonito, Colo., about 30 miles south of Alamosa. © Blaine Harrington III Colorado faithfully preserves its steam-driven trains to grant passengers access to world-class autumn… Read more »

yourAAA: Member Benefits News

West Metro Travel Agent, Stephanie Portugal, assists a member with planning his dream vacation. Originally published: September/October 2016 Retail Store Spotlight: West Metro, Denver AAA Colorado’s West Metro store, serving the West Denver communities of Wheat Ridge, Lakewood, Arvada and Golden, is hosting an Open House and Car Care Event on Saturday, October 15, 2016,… Read more »

Insurance FYI: What to buy your teen driver

Originally published: September/October 2016 Getting a driver’s license is an important milestone for both teens and their parents, but each may differ in their vision of the ideal car. While young drivers may choose power and style, most parents want to keep their children safe, and at affordable insurance rates. According to the Insurance Institute… Read more »

yourAAA: Member Benefits News

Originally published: July/August 2016 Retail Store Spotlight: South Metro, Denver AAA Colorado’s South Metro store, serving the South Denver communities of Southglenn, Centennial, and Highlands Ranch, is hosting an Open House Event on Saturday, August 20, 2016, from 9 a.m.–1 p.m., at 7400 S. University Blvd., in the Albertsons shopping center on the corner of… Read more »

Road review: Battle of the beasts

Which 2016 pickup rises above the other—the Ford F-150 or the Chevrolet Silverado? It’s hard to lose between the two, our writer says, but he had a clear favorite.  By Bryce Crawford Originally published: July/August 2016 Pitting the new 2016 Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado against each other creates a clear dichotomy, splitting full-size supporters… Read more »

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