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Sep/Oct 2013 Issue

Notice of membership benefit changes

The following changes to the AAA membership benefits will be effective on Nov. 1, 2013.

Vehicle Locksmith Service or reimbursement of locksmith parts and labor will be increased for Classic members to up to $60 (previously $50) and for Premier members to up to $150 (previously $100) for service that is one of your four allowable roadside assistance calls per membership year. AAA Plus members will continue to be entitled to up to $100 for parts and labor.

Reimbursement for legal fees pertaining to qualifying traffic charges will be discontinued. Reimbursement requests must be made prior to Nov. 1, 2013, and within 90 days from the trial date.

The $5,000 Theft Reward for the vehicles of AAA members will be discontinued. Only eligible reward claims for incidents occurring prior to Nov. 1, 2013, will be accepted.

The Guaranteed Arrest Bond Benefit for qualifying motor vehicle law violations will be discontinued.

Free travel accident insurance will no longer be included with the purchase of eligible airline tickets through AAA Travel for Classic and Plus members. AAA Premier members will continue to be entitled to $300,000 in travel accident insurance at no cost with the purchase of regularly scheduled airline tickets through AAA Travel. Insurance coverage is underwritten by the Federal Insurance Company.

See the AAA Member Handbook for complete details and restrictions on these benefits, as well as information on how to apply for related claims. The AAA Member Handbook is available at Membership dues, fees, and benefits are subject to change.



Upgrade online with AAA

The AAA Web site has recently been enhanced to allow members to upgrade their membership online to either AAA Plus or AAA Premier at AAA Plus and AAA Premier offer expanded Roadside Assistance benefits and more.



AAA deters car theft with VIN etching

As a theft deterrent, AAA will offer window etch- ing of your vehicle’s VIN (vehicle identification number) at several offices this summer.

The cost for the service is $30 for AAA members and $40 for non-members, including six etchings per car. AAA offers discounts on insurance for VIN Etching. Please make appointments at least 48 hours before the below dates by calling (800) 222-7623 ext. 6821. Have your VIN number handy when you call.

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