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 »

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 »

Why 2017 is the Best Year to Travel Internationally

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By Joe Maloney   Due to the current strength of the US dollar, Americans who plan to travel overseas can make their budgets go farther than ever this year without having to spend more money.  This year is the perfect time for savvy travelers to plan trips in foreign countries.   At the start of… 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 »

Why You Should Stop in Iceland on Your Next Trip to Europe

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Iceland has been growing in popularity in the recent years, and when you dive into all of the things this diverse country has to offer it’s easy to understand why. Iceland is in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and with that unique location comes a topography unlike anything else that you’ll find in Europe… Read more »

Get off our boat! – AmaWaterways Extended Interview

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AAA Colorado writer and Online Content Manager, Jesse Wilson, recently had the chance to speak with AmaWaterways’ Vice President of Sales, Gary Murphy, about why river cruises make for such enjoyable trips and what his company is doing to make their trips so memorable. AAA: Hi Gary. First off, what would you say are some… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: NORTH AMERICA

Dawes Glacier at the end of Endicott Arm is popular for kayaking and skiff rides among the icebergs. © Eric Lindberg Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your membership. Authoritative and comprehensive, these… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: EUROPE

The small town of Matera, in southern Italy, is home to the Sassi di Matera (ancient cave dwellings), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. © Francesco Iacobelli/Corbis Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: TROPICS

Visitors walk across one of eight hanging bridges in the Monteverde Preserve, Costa Rica. © Kerrick James Originally published January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your membership. Authoritative and comprehensive, these resources can help you plan… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: ASIA

The Ming dynasty portion of the Great Wall, measures 5,500 miles in length, from China’s East coast to the Gobi desert in the West. © Hung Chung Chih/Shutterstock Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: EXOTIC

The Bettys Bay penguin colony, situated at Stony Point, is one of two mainland-based penguin colonies in Cape Town, South Africa. © Jean Robert Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your membership. Authoritative… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: AMUSEMENT

The iconic, smoke-billowing Hogwarts Express steam engine, greets guests entering Hogsmeade, at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort. Courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with… Read more »

AAA Traveler: Italy’s secluded getaway

The small and charming port of Ponza, Italy. © Claudio Zaccherini /Shutterstock By Walt Bonora Originally published: June 2015 La dolce di far niente. The sweetness in doing nothing.  There are some places in the world where its people can be in that state of mind—Italy is one of them, especially on the island of… Read more »

Discover your cruise persona

Make 2016 your year for exploring the world of cruising. By Kerrick James Never been on a cruise? Don’t let all the choices intimidate you. I’ve experienced a wide range of cruises, and friends ask me how to choose wisely. I tell them the key to finding the right cruise is asking yourself a question:… Read more »

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