AAA offers up to $500.00 in travel savings
Tampa, FL – This summer is an ideal time to travel to Europe as the U.S. dollar is nearly equal in value to the euro, helping travelers stretch their vacation budgets further. In addition to warm-weather destinations across the U.S. and Caribbean, European cities including Rome, Dublin and Paris are among AAA’s top vacation destinations this summer.
According to the U.S. Office of Travel & Tourism Industries, the number of Americans traveling to Europe so far in 2015 has increased 2.4 percent over last year.
Domestic travelers are seeking sunny destinations this summer, and many are planning vacations to Orlando and beaches throughout the U.S. According to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey, 77% of people will take a least one summer vacation; 76 percent of travel plans include driving, 43 percent will fly.
Travelers who book a vacation with AAA by June 20th can receive up to $500.00 in savings or onboard credit.
“Florida cities continue to top the list of desirable summer destinations for their theme parks and beautiful beaches,” said Brent Stahlheber, Sr. Vice President – Brand Marketing and Travel, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Now is an excellent time for travelers to plan and book their dream vacations to Europe. Not only can travelers save big money by booking through AAA right now, but favorable exchange rates make popular European destinations more affordable than in recent years.”
This summer, many travelers are choosing AAA Vacations for trips to Europe, as well as destinations across the world. This collection of specially designed cruises, guided tours and independent vacations feature unique, engaging travel experiences.
Each itinerary is designed with the AAA member in mind and includes built-in value along with exclusive member benefits such as 24/7 Member Care and Best Price Guarantee. AAA Vacations can be booked at more than 1,000 AAA Travel offices.
AAA’s Top International Summer Travel Destinations:
- Cancun, Mexico
- Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
- London, England
- Rome, Italy
- Montego Bay, Jamaica
- Dublin, Ireland
- Paris, France
- Vancouver, British Columbia
- Nassau, Bahamas
- Edinburgh, Scotland
To maximize a summer vacation, AAA recommends travelers seek the expert advice of a trusted travel advisor, who can provide personalized service, inside information to experience local and authentic moments and first-hand destination knowledge and first-hand destination knowledge to create a memorable vacation experience.
Also, download the AAA Mobile app for easy access to hotels and car rentals, maps and routing tools, trip planning resources from AAA travel experts, current gas prices, exclusive member discounts and more.
About The Auto Club Group
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members across eleven states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana.
ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 55 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety.
About the Survey
The AAA Consumer Pulse™ Survey was conducted online among residents living in the Southern Region of The Auto Club Group (Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee) from April 15th – 26th, 2015. A total of 1,206 residents completed the survey. The survey has a margin of error of ± 2.8 percentage points. Overall survey responses are weighted by gender and age within state to ensure reliable and accurate representation of the adult population (18+) in Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee.