Best Buys on Bags 

Stop by your local AAA Travel office  to see our new collection of anti-theft travel bags from Travelon.   Heritage Anti-Theft Backpack — Roomy main compartment with padded laptop sleeve, two lockable front pockets and a mesh pocket for a water bottle. Member price: $79.99 (Suggested retail: $110)               Heritage […]

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Category: Travel Tips

5 Travel Tips for Epic Summer Road Trips

The South boasts some of the lowest prices in gas, tolls and lodging in the U.S. It’s the perfect reason to hit the road and explore the Carolinas. Plan your road trip adventure with these helpful tips. Rent a car. Why add extra mileage to your car when you save up to 20 percent (and receive […]

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Category: Travel Tips

Cool Solutions with Travel Insurance

Cool Solutions with Travel Insurance Have you ever experienced a major inconvenience during a trip only to find out that your travel insurance policy didn’t cover it?    AAA Carolinas now offers the newest, most innovative travel insurance policies available in the U.S. Allianz Global Assistance recently launched Smart Benefits, and we’re one of only […]

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Travel: Then and Now

My, how travel has changed. I remember cruising for the first time in 1970 aboard Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam. It was a transatlantic crossing that offered two classes of service, first and tourist class. The tourist class passengers shared cabins with bathrooms down the hall. Today, cruise lines offer ships with up to 41 […]

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AAA Travel Store

Whether it’s a short getaway or an international vacation, there’s a luggage style for every need. Hardside  luggage like the Ricardo San Clemente or the Delsey Cruise is more weather resistant and offers protection for fragile souvenirs. Softside styles such as the Samsonite Mightlight 2 or the Ricardo Malibu Bay are lightweight and provide outside […]

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AAA Travel Store

New Baggalini pattern available now! Make waves on your next cruise with Baggallini’s new Wave print in the popular Pocket Crossbody bag. It features a quick access phone pocket, a removable RFID wristlet and interior organization. The Pocket bag is perfect for everyday errands, cruise shore excursions or your vacation sightseeing stops. It’s also available […]

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Category: Travel Tips, World

Cruise News

Old Montreal Gets New Cruise Terminal Montreal just marked its 375th anniversary. Just in time for the celebration, the city’s 50-year-old cruise terminal has received a nearly $80 million makeover. As part of the overhaul, the passenger terminal has been rebuilt so passengers disembark on the ground floor rather than a floor higher up. Also, […]

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Category: Travel Tips

The Real Deal of Real ID

If there has ever been a more confusing roll out of required documentation in the history of travel, I don’t recall it.  When it was announced that passports would be required for cruising, it was quickly communicated (and clearly stated) that if you traveled on a cruise that began and ended in U.S. ports, a […]

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